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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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    High speed chase on Hwy 53 ends with no injuries, 2 in custody

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Two burglary suspects were arrested Thursday after a high speed police pursuit ended on Hwy 53. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the pursuit started in Limestone County when deputies identified a truck containing a man and woman with warrants against them for various burglaries. The chase went down Hwy 53 at speeds of 90 to 95 mph. Deputies were able to stop the car with no injuries. The man ran into the woods after stopping the […]

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    Click here to follow the latest developments on the Confederate flag debate

    Click here to follow the latest developments on the Confederate flag debate


    Muscle Shoals High School student killed, another seriously hurt in wreck on River Road in Muscle Shoals

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – State Troopers confirm a Muscle Shoals High School student is dead and another person was airlifted to the hospital after a wreck on River Road and Ford Road Tuesday afternoon. Evan Michael Isbell, 16, a Muscle Shoals High Schools student from Tuscumbia, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to State Troopers. Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utley confirmed he died of head trauma. The wreck happened around 12:45 Tuesday afternoon. The original call went out as three people were trapped […]

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    ALEA cancels Missing Child Media Alert for abducted child

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has canceled a Missing Child Media Alert for a missing 7-year-old. ALEA says Braden Chase Dixon, 7, went missing with his father’s girlfriend, Doris Louis Kemp-Long Tuesday. Tuesday night, the alert was canceled. Thank you to everyone who shared this post on social media.

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    BBB Shred Day event set for June 27 in Scottsboro

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Gather your old personal documents, hard drives and electronics to be securely destroyed at The Better Business Bureau’s Shred Day event in Scottsboro. The event will be held on Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Scottsboro High School. Come out to this free event and take advantage of document shredding, hard drive destruction, and electronics recycling. They ask that you bring no more than three bags or boxes of documents per person. Cardboard and three-ring […]

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    Marshall County EMA releases list of cooling centers opening June 22

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – As agencies prepare for the possibility of extreme heat and high heat index beginning Monday, the Marshall County EMA is taking steps to ensure that residents have a place to go to stay cool. WHNT News 19 Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson says this could be the warmest stretch since 2012 in the Tennessee Valley. The following Marshall County cooling centers will begin operation on Monday June 22: Albertville Library 200 Jackson St 10am-7pm Mon 8am-5pm Tue-Fri Albertville Recreation Center […]

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    UPDATE: Police identify woman found dead in pond at Colonial Grand at Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police have identified a woman found dead in a pond earlier this week. Police say the woman was Shane Aubry McCally, 28, of Madison. Her death is still under investigation, and police did not release further details. McCally was found in a pond at Colonial Grand at Madison, on Colonial Lake Drive, the night of Wednesday, June 17.  Police were called to the apartments around 10 p.m.

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    Mental Health Center employee killed in wreck on Hwy. 24 in Trinity

    TRINITY, Ala. – An employee of the Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama was killed in a wreck Wednesday afternoon five miles west of Trinity. The collision, involving a van and a dump truck, happened about 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Alabama Hwy. 24 and County Road 325 near Chief & Snoogie’s Hickory Pit. Janie Hurley Owens, 86, of Moulton was killed.  She was a passenger in the 2014 Ford van, which collided with a 1996 Ford dump […]

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    Investigator: Couple used scalding water to discipline their children

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A couple arrested for child abuse and domestic violence used scalding water to discipline the children under their care, critically injuring one, sources close to the investigation said. Derrick Defoe, 29, and Amanda Marie Reyer, 22, are charged with aggravated child abuse and first degree domestic violence. A source close to the investigation said the couple confessed to using hot water to discipline the children. It started on Monday when Limestone County investigators received a call from Huntsville Hospital, alerting them to […]

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    Local AME Church in Huntsville invites the community to special service Thursday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As people around the nation mourn the nine people killed at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston Wednesday night, the Huntsville St. John AME Church will open its doors to the community to join together for prayer, healing, and peace. Rev. Patrick Clayborn extended an invitation to the community to join him and his congregation at 7 p.m. Thursday. Local pastors and their spouses are invited to come an hour early, at 6 p.m. St. John AME Church is located at 229 […]

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    No decision Thursday from Supreme Court on same-sex marriage case

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – This month, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on the issue of same-sex marriage, once and for all settling the issue for the states.  It didn’t come down Thursday, though. In January, a federal judge struck down laws banning same-sex marriage in Alabama, opening the gates for gay and lesbian couples to marry. Same-sex marriage licenses were issued in most Alabama counties for three weeks until the state Supreme Court ordered probate judges to stop. In April, […]

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    Florence Police make arrest in connection to downtown assault, release more about investigation

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have made an arrest in connection to an assault that happened downtown two weeks ago. Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler said Isiah Thornton, 28, was arrested and charged with assault third degree and criminal mischief third degree Tuesday. Investigators said 20 to 30 juveniles assaulted Kevin Dawes, a Lauderdale County man and his 14-year-old son at Wilson Park on Friday, June 5.  The victim’s wife, Juli Dawes, witnessed the attack and said the group “was […]


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