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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
  • Mock disaster, preparedness program helping to set a national standard

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A new batch of sixth graders from all over Alabama are now prepared for when disaster strikes. The group of nearly 100 students completed the ninth annual “Be Ready Camp” this week at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. It teaches the campers the basics of emergency preparedness, first aid and search and rescue. The curriculum also taught the campers how to develop an emergency plan, create an emergency kit and how to be aware of terrorism. Their newly […]

  • Two arrests made in connection to March 17th Union Drive shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville Police Department, along with the help of the U.S. Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, made two arrests in connection to shooting incidences earlier this month. Brandon Javon Woods, 18, was arrested in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Wednesday. Officials said they believe he is connected to the March 17th shooting on Union Drive in Huntsville. Woods will be extradited to Alabama. Huntsville Police arrested 17-year-old Lamarcus Adams, Thursday, in connection to the same shooting. […]

  • TAKING ACTION: Who is responsible for hiring mall Santas, Easter Bunnies

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. (WHNT) — This time of year many families throughout the Tennessee Valley head to the mall to visit the Easter Bunny, but the outing may not be as innocent as you think. Parents in Pennsylvania are demanding answers after learning that a registered sex offender worked as the Easter Bunny at a local mall, who outsourced the hire to Cherry Hill Photo. WHNT News 19 learned that the same company is also responsible for the hiring of holiday […]

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    UPDATE: Vehicle versus pedestrian in Hazel Green

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) – HEMSI officials confirm one person is reported being hit by a vehicle near McFarlen Drive in Hazel Green. WHNT News 19 reached out to HEMSI crews on-scene who tell us originally they thought the person was in “serious” condition, but that condition has been downgraded. They believe the person only suffered minor injuries. Refresh the page for the latest on this developing story.

  • Huntsville Housing Authority uses basketball tournament to help improve teen, law enforcement relations

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Hoops and harmony. That was the message on day one of Huntsville Housing Authority’s “All Lives Matter” Tournament. The four night tournament used basketball as a way to connect local teens with Huntsville police officers. “We want to have a relationship with the community that we serve and that’s why we’re taking this step and participating with the Huntsville Housing Authority with this initiative,” said Lt. Jeffery Rice. The program is a continuation of the “All Lives […]

  • Madison Police Department to get 28 new dash cams with help from the city

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – For more than a decade, the Madison Police Department has utilized dashboard mounted cameras in all of its vehicles. Some of the first cameras the department installed are still in use today, no longer covered by warranty and in need of repair. Thanks to some financial help from the City of Madison, the department will be able to get 28 new cameras in the next month. “We had this opportunity, another sheriff’s department purchased a number […]

  • TAKING ACTION: Subdivision residents concerned about nearby gunshots

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Cheyenne Sanderson was thrilled when she and her husband bought their first home more than a year ago. The mother of two, a four-year old and four-month old, loved everything about her peaceful Owens Cross Roads neighborhood, until Sunday. “We took the baby out in the stroller, walking down the road, then you start hearing gunshots going off,” she said. Sanderson said the new neighbors have continued every day since. “Every afternoon they’re out there […]

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    Torch Technologies to expand south Huntsville campus, create 150 new jobs

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Torch Technologies will create 150 new jobs for the Tennessee Valley as part of its expansion project. Torch executives broke ground for its $10 to $12 million construction project along South Memorial Parkway Friday.  They spoke exclusively with WHNT News 19 and AL.com about the development on Thursday. For the nearly 13-year-old employee-owned company, the expansion has been in the works for nearly five years, but it really started to gain traction in the last 18 months. […]

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    14-cent difference costs north Alabama gas station owner his only working pump

    ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – Fourteen cents. That was what led to a destroyed pump at a Marshall County gas station. It happened just after 10:00 Wednesday morning at Don’s Convenience Store on Highway 69 in Arab. Robert Starkey has owned the station for more than 16 years and he caught it all on camera. The surveillance video shows a woman enter the store and pay at the register. Starkey said she prepaid for about five dollars worth of gas. “This […]

  • Butler baseball team wraps up last homestand on brink of school closing its doors

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – After a school year mired in uncertainty, it is all but a done deal that Butler High School will be closing its doors at the end of this year. A federal judge still has to make it official, but while the decision looms, Butler’s student-athletes have been tasked with the responsibility of wearing the Rebel uniforms for the last time. The Butler baseball team played its final home games Tuesday in a doubleheader against Johnson. “The […]

  • Decatur’s Princess Theatre developing big plans for the future with push from city council

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur City Council approved its annual funding allotment for the Princess Theater, Monday, but the year’s stipend was not always a sure thing. Council members told the non-profit’s board of directors in order to earn their $80,000 allowance from the city, they needed to have some long-term plans in place. The city’s contribution is a small part of the theater’s $500,000 to $600,000 annual budget, but it plays a big role. “That’s more or less our […]

  • Huntsville Utilities to build its first and priciest water treatment plant in three decades

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – After nearly ten years of planning, Huntsville Utilities plans to build a new water treatment plant. With an $83.5 million price tag, it will also be the costliest project in the company’s 75-year history. The new plant will be build on 250-plus acres near Highway 431 and Guntersville Dam Road in Marshall County. Huntsville Utilities purchased the land in 2009, but ideas for the project began flowing in 2006. “It will provide for the future […]


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