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Christine Killimayer joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2010 as half of the brand new sports department.

She comes to the Tennessee Valley from Las Vegas, where she worked as a multimedia sports journalist for the Greenspun Corporation. Prior to that, Christine was a sports anchor and reporter at KTKA in Topeka, Kan.

A native of Latrobe, Pa., Christine graduated from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a degree in broadcast news.

Recent Articles
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    Alabama Supreme Court says Accountability Act does not violate state constitution

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – In a 222-page ruling issued late Monday, the Supreme Court of Alabama held that the Alabama Accountability Act does not violate the state constitution. The move overturned a lower court’s ruling that the school choice law was unconstitutional. The controversial act was intended to allow students in failing school districts to apply for scholarships to non-failing public or private schools. To read the 222 page ruling, click here.

  • Have snow, will play: Children take advantage of Wednesday’s snowfall

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Wednesday’s snowfall was a rare site in the Rocket City. “It’s Alabama, it’s not supposed to snow in Alabama,” said Patrick Ahearn. After listening to predictions of an elusive snowfall all week, the instant snowflakes appeared in the Five Points neighborhood, the Ahearn brothers bolted outside to play in them. “It was pretty hard [waiting], the snow doesn’t come a lot to here,” said Alex Ahearn. The list of snow day activities in the Huntsville neighborhood was […]

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    AHSAA cancels Wednesday basketball games, adjusts remaining playoff schedule

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – Due to the threat of winter weather throughout much of the state, the AHSAA cancelled the state basketball tournament games for Wednesday. The adjusted schedule is as follows: Thursday, February 26 – BJCC Legacy Arena 9:00 am – Homewood vs Austin (6A Girls Semifinals) 10:30 am – Homewood vs Lee-Huntsville (6A Boys Semifinals) Noon – Shades Valley vs Blount (6A Girls Semifinals) 1:30 pm – Woodlawn vs Carver-Montgomery (6A Boys Semifinals) 3:00 pm – Hazel Green vs […]

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    Taking Action: How to drive on ice

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — As the potential for significant ice accumulations continues to grow, so, too do your chances of hitting a slick spot while driving. Ice can be catastrophic and your first instinct when you find it is likely the worst. “When you’re on ice, you’re just at the mercy of Mother Nature, more or less,” said Richard Suttle. The former Alabama State Trooper and current Alabama Driving Academy director has seen ice freeze countless drivers in their tracks. “It’s […]

  • Local Indian residents continue discussions with Madison City leaders

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – The local Indian community continues to come together in the wake of an incident involving Madison Police and an unarmed Indian man. A small group met with Madison Mayor Troy Trulock and Police Chief Larry Muncey on Monday to submit ideas to help improve community relations. Pooja Moondra was one of the roughly 25 Madison residents in attendance. She said that while she understands that Officer Eric Parker’s treatment of Sureshbhal Patel is an isolated case, […]

  • Madison Police Chief: Officer charged with assault, also recommended for termination after incident that severely injured Indian man

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey says he has recommended one of his officers be terminated after an incident last week that left a 57-year-old Indian man severely injured.  The officer has also been charged with third-degree assault. Chief Muncey spoke at a news conference Thursday afternoon, discussing the department’s use of force investigation into the incident.  Police showed video and audio of the officers’ encounter with the man.  Afterward, Chief Muncey said the actions of Officer […]

  • Huntsville Iceplex plans to expand to attract more tournaments, generate more revenue

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Iceplex is calling for a change on the fly. After more than two decades of operation, the complex plans to undergo its first expansion. The complex will add at least two new locker rooms, restrooms and a multi-purpose room to the east side of the facility. The project is budgeted for $800,000, half of which will come from the City of Huntsville. The Iceplex is raising the remaining $400,000, the largest fundraising effort since building the […]

  • Left to right: Jeremy Jones, Audra Anderson Ikard and Brandy Seagroves (Photos: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

    Sheriff’s Office says no charges for homeowner in Owens Crossroads shooting, but 3 others in jail

    OWENS CROSSROADS, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it does not plan to charge a homeowner following a deadly home invasion Sunday night in Owens Crossroads. Three other people are charged, though, and investigators say they were in on it. At a news conference Wednesday, Sgt. Brian Chaffin said four people were trying to break in a home in the 100 block of Plainview Drive, near James Road.   One of the four, Richard William Taylor, […]

  • The bus is often parked at the corner of Airport Road and Memorial Parkway. (Photo: Liberty Learning Foundation)

    UPDATE: Police arrest man, return several items stolen from Liberty Learning Foundation’s tour bus

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Police Department has arrested a man in a recent case of vandalism involving a non-profit organization’s tour bus.  Liberty Learning Foundation discovered approximately $30,000 in damage to its Next Great Americans bus on Monday. According to a foundation spokesperson, police have arrested a man who police believe was breaking into cars at Drake Avenue and Whitesburg Drive.  Their investigation led them to a home off Golf Road and there they found some of the equipment stolen […]

  • Madison County Commission to approve land study for possible industrial park

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison County Commission is expected to take the first steps in developing an industrial park in the southwest corner of the county. Commission Chairman Dale Strong will ask for approval of a land study at Wednesday’s commission meeting. The study will assess the suitability and infrastructure of 248 acres of county-owned land at the corner of Wall Triana and 6th Street, near the Town of Triana. The land is divided into two tracts, one for […]

  • Debate continues over proposed Monrovia High School at Madison County BOE work session

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – More than 250 people attended the Madison County Board of Education work session on Thursday.  The biggest draw on the agenda was once again the continued discussion of the system’s capital plan and the future of a Monrovia High School. Many of those in attendance for the three-and-a-half-hour long meeting wore “Stand for Sparkman” T-shirts.  A few of the new high school opponents even addressed the board. “Diversity is our strength,” said Sparkman High teacher […]

  • Offensive lineman Dakota Siniard signs first Division-I football scholarship in West Limestone history

    LESTER, Ala. (WHNT) — Dakota Siniard became the first football player in West Limestone history to sign a Division-I college scholarship straight out of high school. The offensive tackle picked Southern Miss over four other D-I programs. “You can’t even explain the feeling of finally accomplishing your dreams as a football player,” said Siniard. His loved ones, along with former and current Wildcat coaches and players gathered in the high school’s cafeteria Wednesday to witness the memorable moment. As the […]


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