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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 WHNT.com. 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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    Huntsville investigators ask for help locating shooting suspect

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit need your help locating a shooting suspect. DeShawn Shoulders, 19, is wanted in connection to an April 26 shooting in the 4400 block of Bonnell Drive that left one person injured, police said. Shoulders is 5’8” – 5’10” tall and weighs between 150 and 165 pounds. If anyone knows where Shoulders is, please contact the Huntsville Police Department at 256-722-7100.

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    Vehicles overturned on University Dr slow westbound traffic near Research Park ramp

    Here on university drive at 255 ramp @whnt causing backups headed toward providence pic.twitter.com/Iw2E9vmSH3 — Kristen Conner WHNT (@KConnerWHNT) May 20, 2016 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Westbound University Drive traffic near the Research Park ramp is slow after a truck hauling vehicles to a nearby dealership lost at least two Friday evening. The trailer’s hitch broke around 6:30 p.m. as the truck was traveling down the ramp.  The truck and trailer overturned but there were no injuries. Police are doing their […]

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    New EPA health advisory about chemicals in drinking water impacts several north Alabama water systems

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – A new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) health advisory has impacted several valley water supplies’ drinking water. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADEM) said water from the following facilities have shown concentrations of certain chemicals to be above the newly released health advisory level:    West Morgan-East Lawrence Water Authority    Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board    Centre Water and Sewer Board    V.A.W. (Vinemont Anon West Point) Water Systems Inc.    West Lawrence Water Co-op    Northeast Alabama Water District   […]

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    Ala. Supreme Court denies former UAH professor’s appeal of murder conviction

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a former UAH professor convicted of murdering his wife. A jury convicted Andrew Pakhomov in the strangulation death of his wife in 2009. The 49-year-old was sentenced to 45 years in prison for killing his wife, Yelena Zakin. The once-physics professor dumped Zakin’s body in the Tennessee River after murdering her. The jury determined Pakhomov killed his wife when she wrecked his office after discovering him with another […]

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    6-year-old attacked by 5th grader in school bathroom

      McDonough, Ga. – Authorities are investigating an attack on a 6-year-old girl in an elementary school bathroom in Henry County, Georgia. Deputies say this 6y/o girl was attacked at school by student nearly twice her age. More at 10&11p @FOX5Atlanta pic.twitter.com/ecFSz5Pfao — Nathalie Pozo (@NathalieFOX5) May 19, 2016 Deputies say the little girl was attacked by a girl twice her age. The older student reportedly choked her, put her head in the toilet several times and hit her head on the toilet, […]

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    Fayetteville woman accused of stealing more than $3M while working as a bookkeeper

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Lincoln County woman is accused of misusing her position as a bookkeeper to steal more than $3 million from her employer, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said Tuesday. Special Agents from the TBI obtained indictments for Valorie Diane Bradley, 47, for theft, forgery, and money laundering. TBI Special Agents began investigating Valorie Diane Bradley on Jan. 25, a TBI spokesperson said. During the course of the investigation, agents found information that between May 2007 and January 2016, […]

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    Shaw Industries to close plant in Valley Head, 183 jobs impacted

    VALLEY HEAD, Ala. – Shaw Industries is closing its DeKalb County facility, impacting 183 jobs, WHNT News 19 learned Tuesday afternoon. Shaw Industries Group Inc. announced its plan to shift production from the plant in Valley Head into other facilities across Georgia and Alabama. The consolidation will impact 183 employees, and will close the plant. The process will begin in May and the plant will cease operations in July. This comes almost a year after the company announced 160 jobs cuts at […]

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    Huntsville Fire & Rescue fights fire at apartment complex on Bonnell Dr

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue has five units on the scene of an apartment fire on Bonnell Dr, Monday evening.   Firefighters were called to the apartments at 6:30 p.m. A pile of mattresses outside of the apartment was on fire. Fire Captain Frank McKenzie tells WHNT News 19 he believes that fire spread to the apartment. The cause of the mattress fire is still under investigation. However, McKenzie is not calling the fire suspicious. The apartment impacted […]

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    Madison Co. school bus driver arrested for DUI after crash, no students on board

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers arrested a Madison County school bus driver on Monday morning and charged him with driving under the influence. State Trooper Curtis Summerville said James Watwood, 40, of Brownsboro is charged with DUI.  Summerville said Watwood was driving a Madison County school bus when he left the roadway and struck a mailbox on Dug Hill Road, three miles east of Huntsville. Summerville said Watwood was not injured in the crash and there was no one else […]

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    Park service identifies man who drowned at Martha’s Falls in Little River Canyon National Preserve

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A man drowned at Little River Canyon National Preserve over the weekend, the state park service confirmed. Josh William Grunder, 39, drowned on Sunday after he jumped off of the cliff at Martha’s Falls, Chief Ranger Troy Muller told us. It happened around 6 p.m. Sunday. Muller said Grunder jumped off the cliff, resurfaced, but went back under and didn’t come up. Fischer Rescue Squad, Park Service, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office responded among other agencies. Martha’s […]

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    Only on WHNT: Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey talks about criminal contempt charge, appeal fight, & future

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey says its time to clear the air. The chief and his wife sat down Thursday afternoon for an exclusive interview with WHNT News 19. We talked with him and his wife exclusively for more than an hour about his federal contempt of court conviction, his pending appeal, and what’s possibly down the road for him and his family. Chief Muncey told us, “I have a lot of friends who keep asking, ‘You know, Larry, I […]

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    Power outage reported in northwest Huntsville & Harvest areas

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Utilities is experiencing two power outages, a spokesperson said. The first outage is located in Northwest Huntsville from Grizzard Rd south to Oakwood Ave and from Jordan Ln east to Pulaski Pike. The second outage is in and around the Harvest area and extends from Harvest Rd south to Kelly Spring Rd and from Old Railroad Bed Rd east to Hwy 53. While the cause of these outages is not known, Crews are enroute to restore […]

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