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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 and the Lord of The Rings, and now The Hobbit films. He also loves the Marvel Comics films and is looking forward to the next installment of The Avengers in 2014. Ask him about any Marvel character and he'll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. His favorite is Ant-Man, due for a film in 2015.

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

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, attend Willowbrook Baptist Church. They are planning to get a puppy very soon, possibly a Pug. Check back for updates!

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    UPDATE: State Bureau of Investigations takes over officer-involved shooting investigation in Marshall Co.

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Officials with the State Bureau of Investigations say that entity will proceed with the investigation into an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday night. Officials say this is at the request of the Albertville Police Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened at a home on South Cahill Road, just south of West Main Street in Albertville Tuesday night. The call came in around 7:30 p.m. Officials say a person attempted to break into the […]

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    UPDATE: Missing Lauderdale County boy found safe

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Just after 10:30 p.m., the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a 12-year-old was found safe. He was reported missing earlier in the night after last being seen at Brooks High School gym.

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    Friends rally around ‘rockstar’ Hampton Cove 4th grader as she undergoes treatment for rare genetic disorder

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A “rockstar” fourth grader from Hampton Cove Elementary School is in Minneapolis for a bone marrow treatment, and the community in Huntsville is rallying around her. 10-year-old Sydney Ann MacMurray was diagnosed with Fanconia Anemia in mid-February. Sydney and her family have been at the Masonic Children’s Hospital at the University of Minnesota for treatment. Fanconia Anemia typically leads to severe bone marrow failure, requiring a bone marrow transplant. Due to Sydney’s steadily declining blood cell counts, her doctor bypassed […]

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    Huntsville man charged with possession of child pornography

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville man was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography Friday. Sheriff Blake Dorning announced Monday that investigators with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division searched a residence on the 2500 block of Pioneer Road in Huntsville on Friday. Dorning said investigators there arrested Peter Reiling, 34, and charged him with possession of child pornography. Reiling was taken to the Madison County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

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    UPDATE: State Troopers investigate fatal wreck on Talucha Road

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A single-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon claimed the life of a Lacey Springs Man. 51-year-old Edward Morrison was killed when the truck he was driving left Talucah Road, just off Highway 36 and overturned. Morrison was pronounced dead at the scene. Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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    Photos: Remembering blues legend B.B. King

    We are collecting pictures of B.B. King with people from the Tennessee Valley. If you have a picture of him or a picture at one of his concerts, you can send it to us by clicking the “Submit Your Photo” button below or by emailing it to photo@whnt.com.

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    Investigation results in 13 arrested for drug charges in Decatur

    DECATUR, Ala. – A crackdown by the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit and Anti-Crime Unit resulted in 13 people being arrested for a variety of drug charges Tuesday and Wednesday. The investigation involved investigators purchasing cocaine,  marijuana, methamphetamine, synthetic marijuana (Spice) and prescription pills from suspects. Decatur Police released the following information about the charges against the people arrested: Ramsey Terron Swopes of 333 6th Ave. N.W. Decatur: Swopes was arrested at his residence and charged with two counts […]

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    Semi truck partially under water after wreck in Muscle Shoals

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Four people were hospitalized after wreck involving a semi truck that went off the road and partially in Gnat Pond Wednesday. The wreck happened on Gnat Pond Road at 6th Street. Officials are investigating what caused the semi and SUV to crash. Two people were flown to Huntsville Hospital, two others were taken by ambulance to Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital.

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    Librarians name Red-tailed Hawks nesting outside Huntsville Library

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library has named the three baby red-tailed hawks that hatched in April. Library patrons were asked to offer name suggestions, and then library staff voted. The winning names are: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis — the Three Musketeers in Alexandre Dumas’ novel of the same name. Library staff said the three youngsters are growing fast and keeping their parents, Scott and Zelda, busy hunting for food. You can view all five hawks from windows on the […]

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    First look at ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Angel From Hell’ and other new CBS shows

    CBS remains No. 1 in total viewers and still has a lot of strong building blocks on its schedule with the likes of “The Big Bang Theory,” the “NCIS” franchise and the NFL. But it also has more potential holes than in recent years, so it’s ordering more new shows than usual. Before the new season comes around, get the skinny on all of CBS’ new series here. CBS’ Fall Shows ‘Angel From Hell’ Comedy When Amy enters Allison’s life […]

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    ‘All clear’ given to Decatur Wells Fargo after evacuation

    DECATUR, Ala. – Authorities gave the “all clear” to employees and customers at the Wells Fargo branch on Beltline Road after the building was evacuated Wednesday afternoon. Decatur Fire & Rescue Chief Anthony Grande said several people in the building reported a burning sensation in their throats, causing them to cough. As a precaution, the building was evacuated. Grande said emergency responders assessed multiple people and found no obvious source of the coughing. The building was checked by first responders and employees […]

  • Photos of Jason Richards (Albertville Police Department)

    Albertville Police say body of missing teen found, no arrest yet

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Police in Albertville have confirmed the body of a 15-year-old boy who disappeared in February has been found.  Detectives found Jason Richards’ body on Monday in the Langston community, working on a tip. Albertville Police say they are still working on several leads in the case, and no arrest has been made at this point. Police say it’s not clear how long the teen’s body had been in the wooded area on Lois Lane, and they’re […]


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