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Drew Galloway is WHNT’s Interactive Content Producer. He is a lover of nerd-culture and literature.

Drew joined WHNT in February 2013 after writing for The Madison Weekly. He writes about a variety of topics, including crime, community, and other general stories that come our way on a given day.

Drew’s love for literature began at an early age when he picked up his first book, The Hobbit. His love for writing grew at UAH, where he studied English and Philosophy.

Drew loves movies and often writes movie reviews for Drew and a few others at WHNT love to attend the premiere showings on midnight of the first day a film is released.

Drew loves science-fiction and fantasy, including Star Wars, The Lord of The Rings, and The Marvel Universe films. Ask him about any Marvel character and he’ll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. He’s looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017.

He is also one of the cool people at WHNT who dress up for Halloween.

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, are a little afraid of commitment and still haven’t gotten their Pug puppy, but he’s trying to convince her to pull the trigger!

Top 5 movies, in no particular order:

1. Almost Famous
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Groundhog Day
4. Se7en
5. O Brother Where Art Thou

Recent Articles
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    A duck – stuck in the muck – rescued by a good citizen

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – If you need any perspective on just how dry it’s been in the Tennessee Valley lately, take a look at this video. A duck got stuck in a dried up pond in the Big Cove area of Huntsville. A couple that lives near the pond heard the duck’s cries for help and sprung into action. John Kvach put on some old clothes and got in the muck – up to his waist – and freed the duck. […]

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    Manslaughter charges filed against Tulsa officer in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

    Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters Thursday. Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher after his SUV broke down last week. From different angles, the videos show the same scene. An unarmed black man walks on a Tulsa, Oklahoma, road with his hands in the air. Police officers follow closely behind him as he approaches his vehicle. He stands beside the car, then falls to […]

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    4-year-old critically injured while trying to cross Huntsville street

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala – A child was critically injured after being struck by a motorcycle while trying to cross the street Thursday evening. It happened on East Tucker Road. Police on the scene told us the four-year-old girl was struck while trying to run across the street. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. There’s no word yet from police on the girl’s name. We’re tracking this breaking news story closely.  We will be sure to update you when we […]

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    Huntsville school board pulls Pinnacle Schools item from agenda

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A controversial agenda item was pulled from the Huntsville City School Board agenda Thursday evening. It had to do with paying invoices from Pinnacle Schools for services it provides to the school system. Interim superintendent Tom Drake said he recommended the item be pulled because he needs more information about what the school system would be paying for. He also said he needs more time to be brought up to speed. He did add that he believes […]

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    Community wants answers about 2-year Cecil Ashburn Drive construction project

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– 3.2 miles of Cecil Ashburn Drive will see construction from Fall 2017 through Fall 2019. It will start at Donegal Drive and end at Taylor Road. It’s a two-year ordeal the community is already preparing for. “It’s already a pretty dangerous situation, so I’m very interested in seeing what’s going to happen,” commented Byron Brown. Kathy Martin, Director of City Engineering, said teams have been hard at work planning the project since 2014. It involves widening the road to […]

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    Korean War veteran’s remains to be returned home to Cullman 66 years later

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – A soldier declared Missing in Action in the Korean War will make his final journey home to Cullman County soon. Corporal Larry M. Dunn served in the U.S. Army 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion B Company 1 BN Infantry Division. Dunn was born December 20, 1931, in Cullman. He shipped out to Korea as a young man and was captured and declared Missing in Action in 1950.  He was officially declared dead in 1953. As was the practice […]

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    Fight on Seminole Ave in Huntsville results in arrest after stabbing

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man is in custody Wednesday night after a fight almost turned deadly. Huntsville Police said Alexander Sheppard, 33, is charged with assault. It started during a fight involving multiple people on the 200 block of Seminole Ave. sometime before 9 p.m. Police said Sheppard pulled a knife and stabbed the victim. He was taken into custody at the scene. The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

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    Huntsville Police say shots fired near Highlands Elementary causes short lockdown at school

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Police said shots were fired during a domestic incident very close to the Highlands Elementary School parking lot  and caused the school to be temporarily locked down Wednesday afternoon. Huntsville Police Lt. Stacy Bates said a man and a woman had an argument in the parking lot of the elementary school when one of them fired shots at the other person’s car. Bates said the person and the gun were quickly detained by officers and are now in […]

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    Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ dead at 83

    STAMFORD, Conn. – Gene Wilder, the star of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” is dead at 83, his family announced. Jordan Walker-Pearlman, Wilder’s nephew, said he died from complication from Alzheimer’s Disease, which he had lived with for the past three years. He said Wilder passed away at his home in Stamford, Conn. “The choice to keep this private was his choice, in talking with us and making a decision as a family. We understand for all the emotional and physical challenges […]

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    Garden Cove Produce Center in Huntsville to close its doors permanently Friday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Garden Cove Produce Center will permanently close for business Friday, Sept. 2. A letter posted by Garden Cove owners/operators Artis and Edna Sidney said, “Eight years ago, as many of you know, Garden Cove experienced an embezzlement by trusted employees. Despite our greatest efforts to regain lost ground, we have not been able to do so.” Garden Cove has been in operation in Huntsville for 31 years. It’s located at the intersection of Pratt Ave. and Meridian St. […]

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    Public health officials investigate tuberculosis case at Hyundai Motor plant near Montgomery

    HOPE HULL, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is investigating a case of tuberculosis at the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama plant just south of Montgomery. “As with all identified cases of TB in Alabama, ADPH will implement precautionary testing, investigation and control measures”, stated Dr. Karen Landers, Assistant State Health Officer and Medical Consultant for TB Control. The ADPH plans to investigate the tuberculosis case and is working closely to ensure that the individuals potentially exposed are evaluated quickly. “Testing and evaluation of […]

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    Huntsville Police looking for armed & dangerous man after fatal shooting at Morland Pointe

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they are looking for a man they consider to be armed and dangerous after a fatal shooting at a neighborhood on Morland Pointe Friday evening. Deputy Coroner Tyley Berryhill confirms to WHNT News 19 that Kathleen Lundy, 72, was shot at her home on Morland Pointe and her car was stolen Friday evening. Police said Warren Hardy is the man they are looking for in connection to Lundy’s shooting death. Hardy is 6’3″ and weighs 320 […]