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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
  • Natasha Townsend (Photo: Huntsville Police Department)

    Mother accused of trying to kill infant daughter asks for reduced bond

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A mother accused of trying to kill her infant daughter is looking to have her bond reduced. Natasha Townsend was arrested and charged with attempted murder in May. Police say the 31-year-old wanted to kill her then-three-month-old daughter then commit suicide. Her charges were waived to a grand jury in October, but Wednesday her attorney moved to have her bond reduced from $60,000 to $25,000. The judge has yet to rule on the motion. Defense attorney Jerry […]

  • UPDATE: One person shot at P&T Trailers

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) —  Huntsville Police and rescue crews responded to the scene of a  shooting at P&T Trailers on Highway 53 Monday evening. It happened around 7:30 p.m. near Blake Bottom Road. Employees were working after hours at the trailer outlet when two men came into the store. Police say the front door was locked and the men likely entered through a bay door looking to rob the local business. Officials say at least one of them had a gun […]

  • Real guns disguised to look like toys pose new threats to law enforcement

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Many fake guns look real, but now criminals are making real guns look like toys. Captain John Stringer of the Madison Police Department says these toy store wannabes are providing new challenges to law enforcement officers. “It’s another method of people on the street, especially some of our bad guys being able to hide the weapons from a distance. If it’s painted pink or blue we typically don’t associate that with a threat, it’s something that […]

  • Madison County Superintendent-Elect Matt Massey argues against new Monrovia high school

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala (WHNT) – Three weeks before he is set to take over his new role, Madison County Superintendent-Elect Matt Massey presented his plan for capital improvements in the district to the board Thursday night. His plans do not include a new $46 million high school in Monrovia. Massey had longed voiced his concerns over the proposal, but for the first time was able to discuss with the board his capital improvement plans. Instead of building a new school, […]

  • Kyle Parker, Madison City Parks and Recreation Aquatics Director. (Photo: Madison Rotary Club)

    Longtime Madison city employee killed in accident on Zierdt Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police said Madison city employee Kyle Parker, who had been reported missing earlier in the day, was killed in an accident on Zierdt Road. Huntsville Police arrived on the scene just after 6:00 pm Wednesday, but officials said the accident happened late Tuesday night. They do no believe foul play was involved. The Chevrolet Tahoe Parker was driving went down an embankment along Zierdt Road south of Ellsworth Boulevard and struck some trees. There are no guardrails along that […]

  • Huntsville School Board accepts teacher’s resignation after picking student up by her neck

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Huntsville City School Board accepted the resignation of Montview Elementary School Physical Education teacher Tuesday. Richard Bragg was removed from the school after a parent says she saw him pick her daughter up by her neck. The mother of the child notes that the act was meant to be playful, but it also left behind marks and exacerbated a pre-existing condition for the student. “He’ll be on to pursuing other opportunities in his life,” […]

  • Alpha Foundation grant of $320,000 buys Madison Police eight new patrol vehicles

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police received a much-needed Christmas bonus that will save both the department and taxpayers money. Thanks to a $320,000 grant from the Alpha Foundation, Madison Police will be able to buy eight, new, fully-equipped patrol vehicles. “We’re just thankful that they looked upon the City of Madison and said we’d love to give you $320,000 for eight police cars,” said Mayor Troy Trulock. Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey first received the news Thursday and the city council approved […]

  • Donations still needed for Kids To Love: Christmas for the Kids

    TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. (WHNT) – As donations are dropped off at the Kids to Love store at Bridge Street, volunteer Alice Eddy is overjoyed. She knows exactly what the recipients of these gifts have endured because she, too, was adopted. For the sixth straight season, Alice and her husband, Max, volunteer in every way possible for Kids to Love: Christmas for the Kids. Max says it is his wife’s calling. “She realizes that sometimes, you know, kids don’t get what they deserve […]

  • Kildare Mansion owners keep fence in new agreement with the city

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The year-long fight over a fence has come to a close. Huntsville City Council approved a new license agreement between the city and the owners of the Kildare Mansion, Thursday, allowing the fence surrounding the historic home to remain. The move ends a dispute that began in October 2013. “This has taken a long time to get to this point and everyone wants it to be concluded,” said city attorney Peter Joffrion. The owners have until April […]

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    Ardmore Band alumni sisters set up online donation account to help restore stolen funds

    ARDMORE, Ala. (WHNT) – It’s been an emotional roller coaster for students and supporters of the Ardmore High School Marching Band.  They recently learned the money they raised for this year’s trip had been stolen, and their now-former band director stands charged with theft. But people are standing up to support the band, including former members from far away. Whitney Reinhart, an Ardmore Band alum from the Class of 1993, now lives north of Salt Lake City, Utah.  However, she […]

  • Malware infections on the rise in the Rocket City

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Cyber criminals have Huntsville in their crosshairs. “There is a tremendous amount of hacking and cyber security issues here in Huntsville,” said GigaParts sales manager Ed Clifford. The computer repair center at Gigaparts has seen an alarming increase in malware infections over the past few months. Clifford says the Huntsville-based store fights more and more battles against CryptoWall, which is malware that holds your files hostage. “This virus encrypts your files with military-grade encryption and once you […]

  • Holiday gun sales booming locally and nationally

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) — When it comes to holiday gun sales, Last Resort Guns in Madison is right on target. “We did well better this month than a year ago,” said owner Russell Durling. “Our sales were up, our revenues were up and range use was up, so we’re happy as we could be.” Durling is quick to note that his new location had only been open for a few months during last year’s holiday rush, but the store’s success […]


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