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Carri Walters is a producer here at WHNT News 19. Carri joined the WHNT News 19 team in June of 2012. She began working in the studio, but followed her passion of writing into the newsroom.

Carri is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, where she double majored in Communication and Journalism, with an emphasis in Media Studies.

She grew up in West Chicago, IL. She then lived in Boston, MA for a couple years after college before moving to the Tennessee Valley with her husband.

Carri is excited to be a part of the WHNT News 19 team and loves that she learns something new each time she comes in to work.


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    Michigan Teenager Ticketed for Cursing

    A Michigan teenager who muttered a few choice words in a playground was ticketed for swearing. According to LivingstonDaily.com, Colin Andersen was upset that his friend had been ticketed for skateboarding and vented with, “This is (expletive) bull(expletive).” He claimed no children were around to hear it, but a police officer was. The $200 fine was for disorderly conduct. Andersen fought the ticket but lost, LivingstonDaily.com reported. Click here to read more.

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    Albertville Students Create Safe Driving PSA

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Students at Albertville High School created a video to help spread a message of safety. The story brings awareness to the dangers of drinking and driving as well as texting behind the wheel. The video began as a contest submission, but soon blossomed into something that touched the lives of people in the school and city. Officers, paramedics, and other city workers got involved with the project by donating their services. The students behind the film […]

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    Possible Lawsuit Involving Proposed Gay Nightclub in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The owner of the building that once housed the Plush Horse club is now considering suing the city. According to our news partners at The Huntsville Times/Al.com, in a public hearing last week, the Huntsville City Council voted against granting a liquor license to a gay nightclub that wants to move in the vacant building on Golf Road. The owner of the building, Dewey Brazelton, said he is considering suing the city for discrimination against homosexuals […]

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    UPDATE: Albertville Missing Woman Found

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputies say the Albertville woman who had been reported missing for more than a week has been found. Friday deputies received a report Kaylan Ray Feenker, 20, of Albertville was last seen more than one week ago with friends. According to family members, Feenker  had no contact with family members. Saturday evening deputies say Feenker was found safe and sound. They haven’t said where she was found, or why she was missing without […]

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    Reminder: Photo ID Now Required to Vote in Alabama

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) —  Alabama voters now need to have a photo ID to cast a ballot. Not having one could get you turned away at the polls. Poll workers will get a long list of acceptable options, but if you registered and don’t have any of them, you still have a chance. You can apply for an ID to use for voting purposes only. You will have to provide some documentation to get the free photo ID used […]

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    The Death of the Dictionary?

    (CBS) — The Oxford English Dictionary has long been a standard in most schools, colleges and homes, but publishers say that is changing. Future generations may not be able to see the extended entries on paper that include the citations of material, and chart the development of the word in time. Oxford  publishers say smaller dictionaries will always be available , but the next complete edition will be so big – and so expensive – it may only be released […]

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    Sasha’s Last Wish Fundraiser

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) —  As storms rolled through, lots of people crowded together to enjoy music, inspiration, and community connections in Madison. And that was part of Sasha’s Last Wish — to raise money for animals. The 9 year old from Athens passed away Sunday morning, losing a battle with cancer of her muscles. Today, her parents and friends held Sasha’s funeral in Rogersville and then saw to it that “Taking Care of Paws – Sasha’s Way” was a success. […]

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    FDA Announces New Proposal for E-Cigarette Regulations

    (CBS) — The Food and Drug Administration announced a new proposal this morning to begin regulating electronic cigarettes as well as pipe tobacco and cigars. The Food and Drug Administration says it wants to reign-in e-cigarette manufacturers. “It’s like the wild, wild west. Companies can do anything they want,” said FDA Commissioner, Dr. Margaret Hamburg. The battery powered devices allow users to inhale vaporized nicotine. “We need to understand a lot more about how they’re being used and what are […]

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    ‘Palcohol,’ Powdered Alcohol, Loses Federal Approval

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.(WHNT)-A new powdered alcohol product has hit a hiccup in getting to market. The federal agency that originally approved “palcohol” reversed its position Monday. An agency spokesman says it approved palcohol’s powdered vodka, rum, and other cocktails — quote — “in error.” Tempe, Arizona-based Lipsmark LCC makes palcohol. It says there seemed to be a discrepancy on how much powder is in the packets, which are meant to be mixed with water. Lipsmark says that it will resubmit the […]

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    NASA Astronaut Takes Spacewalk Selfie

    Have you seen this selfie? It’s out of this world… literally! This is NASA astronaut, Rick Mastracchio. He’s currently at the International Space Station. Mastracchio posted this awesome shot of himself with the Earth and it’s horizon in the background on Twitter Wednesday. He was on a spacewalk at the ISS at the time he snapped this picture. He says the spacesuit he’s wearing makes it hard to take selfies in space.

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    State Representative Uses Gun Shaped Parade Float

    TALLADEGA, Ala. (WHNT) — Alabama Rep. Steve Hurst wants voters to know that he is pro gun rights. According to our news partners at al.com, the District 35 Republican from Talladega is getting this message across by creating a parade float in the shape of a giant revolver. The the gun is actually a barbecue. Hurst says the float is meant to remind people that he is a small business owner. Hurst owns a fencing company and also Haynes Street […]

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    Two Vehicle Wreck on I-65S

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A woman was sent to the hospital as a precaution after the car she was driving was rear-ended by a truck. The collision happened on I-65, just south of the Huntsville-Browns Ferry Interchange. Both vehicles were traveling southbound. A truck came up behind a car at a much faster rate of speed than the car and rear-ended it. The woman driving the car has what appear to be minor injuries. HEMSI took her to the […]

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