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Carri Walters is the Digital Marketing Coordinator here at WHNT News 19. Carri joined the WHNT News 19 team in June of 2012. She has played a variety of roles at the station. She started off working in the studio, but quickly followed her passion of writing into the newsroom where she worked as a producer. She’s now turned her focus to marketing, and is currently a happy member of our Sales team.

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.

Recent Articles
  • tax action line 2015

    WHNT News 19 hosts Tax Action Line with licensed CPAs to answer your tax questions

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — You’ve probably started receiving tax forms in the mail, so it’s time to start thinking about filing your taxes again.  Instead of waiting until the deadline, why not tackle them early? WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to help you get your tax questions answered.  We partnered with the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) on February 10, and licensed CPAs joined us at WHNT News 19 to take your calls and answer your tax questions. They took […]

  • Decatur Fire

    Fire at Decatur apartment complex

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — Emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex in Decatur this morning. The call went out just after 5:00 a.m. It happened at Dover Glenn Apartments, located on 2500 Spring Avenue Southwest. Crews were able to quickly put out the fire. They say nobody was living in the unit. There is fire damage to that unit and to the apartment unit above it. Nobody was hurt. Authorities are now working to determine the cause […]

  • Mobile Home Fire

    Late night fire leaves Limestone County couple without a home

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A Limestone County couple is looking for a new place to call home after theirs was destroyed in a late night fire. The home was on the 17000 block of Andrews Street, north west of Athens. Firefighters from Owens and Pleasant Grove responded to a mobile home fire just after 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, they found flames shooting from the home. The couple living in the home was able to make it out, […]

  • Two wrecks on Hwy. 231 delay morning traffic

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Two separate wrecks on Highway 231 slowed down traffic Tuesday morning. One wreck happened at Hwy 231 and Meridianville Bottom Road. The second was at Hwy 231 and Grimwood. Two vehicles were involved in each wreck. No word on injuries at this time.

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    UPDATE: Woman charged in hit and run that killed 1 child, injured 2 siblings

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Police have arrested a woman following a deadly hit and run late Sunday night on Highway 72, just east of Memorial Parkway.  One child was killed and his two sisters were critically hurt. Latonya Denise Haley, 31, is in custody. She is charged with vehicular homicide, felony leaving the scene of an accident and two counts of second-degree assault.  She has several past arrests. Emergency crews were called to the crash site, Highway 72 East and […]

  • Decatur Police Car Wreck

    Decatur police officer wrecks patrol car

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A Decatur police officer is recovering this morning after wrecking his car overnight. It happened at about 12:15 Monday morning.  Officials say the officer was on patrol, headed north on Central Parkway in south Decatur. He noticed a vehicle speeding south.  He attempted to make a traffic stop, but the officer lost control of his vehicle. The officer ran over a curb and knocked down a street sign and parts the a wooden fence of a […]

  • Police respond to the home on 3rd Avenue SW (Photo: WHNT News 19)

    UPDATE: Police charge man in Decatur stabbing investigation

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police have charged a man with second-degree assault following a stabbing early Friday morning.  Police say two neighbors got in an argument and the situation became violent. Police were called to 417 3rd Avenue SW just after 1 a.m.  An officer found Michael Lyn Smith, 49, suffering from a knife wound to the abdomen.  He was rushed to Huntsville Hospital by ambulance for surgery. Police found George Hollis Cantrell in the alley behind the home, and […]

  • Huntsville Police conduct a safety check point

    Huntsville Police issue more than 100 citations at safety check point

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police conducted their last weekly safety check point of the Summer Wednesday night. Officers set up on South Memorial Parkway, at Martin Road. Police asked drivers for their license, insurance, and registration. Police handed out a total of 119 citations to drivers. Most were for not having proof of insurance. Two people were taken to jail for driving under the influence. Three cars were impounded. Huntsville Police still plan to have other check points in […]

  • Bumpers Robbery

    UPDATE: Man tries to rob off-duty Madison police officer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Huntsville Police are looking for the man who attempted to rob a customer coming out of Bumper Billiards at the Gallery Shopping Plaza on University Drive. It happened just after 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. Madison Police tell WHNT News 19 the victim in the attempted robbery was an off-duty police officer on their force. Captain John Stringer identified the officer as patrolman Eric Parker.  He said Parker has been with the department for the past 18 months, […]

  • Hit-and-Run

    UPDATE: Huntsville Police looking for driver who hit cyclist, left scene

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are looking for help from the public as they search for a hit-and-run driver. A bicyclist was struck in south Huntsville early Tuesday morning and the driver left the scene. Fortunately the man’s injuries are not life-threatening.  As a matter of fact, he called police himself. “It was still dark outside, just after five in the morning and cyclist was hit by some type of a vehicle,” said Sergeant Clay Warmbrod of Huntsville Police. The south side […]

  • Indian Creek Wreck

    Three hurt when police chase ends in crash

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A driver is in critical condition, and his two passengers were taken to the hospital after a police chase ended with the car crashing off a closed bridge. “They tried to stop the vehicle because they recognized the vehicle and the driver as someone who fled from us last week,” said Captain Juan Joyner of Huntsville Police. The driver in this case, who police identify as 28-year-old Chaunce Martel Williams, also ran from officers on […]

  • Huntsville juvenile says he was shot

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Huntsville juvenile is recovering this morning after he says he was shot. Police say it happened at about 1:00 a.m. in the 3000 block of Autumnwood Drive. Officers say the victim reports walking around tennis courts in the area when he heard gun shots.  He felt some pain, then realized he had been shot. The boy was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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