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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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    Man on bond for murder charge & woman accused of kidnapping an 18-year-old in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  A woman and a man out on bond for murder were arrested for kidnapping charges Thursday. Sheriff Blake Dorning said it started around 10:45 Thursday morning when officers responded to a call regarding a kidnapping in progress on 100 block of the Ruby Drive. Dorning said when deputies arrived, they were told that Michael Joray Norton had forced his way into the residence and started a fight with a resident. He said Norton was out prison on a murder charge from Nov. 2015. […]

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    Athens Police use vehicle GPS to track man accused of meeting up with a 12-year-old for sex

    ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Police were able to use a vehicle’s GPS system to locate a missing 12-year-old Southside girl police feared had been lured to meet up with a 28-year-old man for sex Thursday. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said it started Wednesday afternoon when his office received a call from the Southside, Ala. Police Department asking for help finding a missing 12-year-old girl. They suspected her to be with James Cory Utter, 28. Just days ago, Utter had […]

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    1 in life-threatening condition after shooting on Boswell Dr. in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A person is fighting for their life after being shot on Boswell Dr Thursday afternoon, Huntsville Police say. What we know now is that the identity of the person shot has not been released and no suspects are in custody. Police are still on the scene, speaking with witnesses. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the scene of this shooting. We will update you here, on-air, and on social media when we learn new information. HPD […]

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    Residents displaced after strong winds damage roof on 3 Huntsville apartment buildings

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As storms moved through Huntsville Wednesday evening, two apartment buildings suffered severe enough damage to displace residents. At Winter Park Apartments in Huntsville, property manager Alejandra Chavez says 13 families can’t stay in their homes tonight because of roof damage to three buildings. “It’s horrible, but these things happen,” she said. “We can not fight against nature. So, all we can do is just try to help them.” Here's another building damaged at Winter Park @whnt […]

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    Disney alligator attack: 2-year-old Lane Graves mourned after divers find body

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Already reeling in the wake of a nightclub massacre and the senseless killing of a “Voice” singer, tragedy struck Orlando again Tuesday when an alligator dragged a young boy into the water at a Disney resort, killing him. The 2-year-old boy who witnesses said was pulled by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel has been found dead by the Orange County dive team, Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a Wednesday […]

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    Body discovered on Black Bottom Road in Boaz, possibly tied to missing person case

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – A body was discovered Wednesday evening on Black Bottom Road, just inside Etowah County, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin. Entrekin said his office has reason to believe this may be connected to a missing person case from his department. On Monday, the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for help finding a missing 23-year-old man last seen over a week ago. The body will be transported to Huntsville for an autopsy and positive identification. Two persons of […]

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    Authorities ask for help finding missing Boaz man

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing person, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin. Wesley Adam Clifton, 23, was reported missing on Saturday, June 11, by a family member. He was last seen by his family leaving his residence, located on Perry Works Road, on Tuesday, June 7. On Wednesday, June 8, Wesley reported as scheduled to work at Zaxby’s in Boaz. However, he did not come to work the […]

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    Water advisory: FAQ on what you need to know to protect yourself & your children

      What’s happened? The West Morgan-East Lawrence Water Authority and the West Lawrence Water Co-op Thursday urged citizens not to drink the water until further notice. Does this impact me? Please check your water bill.  If you pay the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water Authority or the West Lawrence Water Co-op for water service, then yes, this affects you.  If you pay another utility or water authority, then no, you are not impacted. I live in Morgan County or Lawrence County. Does this impact me?  It […]

  • Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and his senior political advisor, Rebekah Caldwell Mason.

    Rebekah Mason asks judge to stay former ALEA chief’s lawsuit

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) – Rebekah Caldwell Mason, Gov. Robert Bentley’s former top political adviser, is asking a judge to stay the lawsuit filed by former head of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency — Spencer Collier. The filing Wednesday afternoon argues that there is a federal criminal investigation and possibly a state investigation into matters involving Bentley and Mason. Mason denies wrongdoing, but says she should not have to testify in Collier’s lawsuit, while the criminal investigation is ongoing. The lawsuit alleges wrongful […]

  • Derrick Lamar McCormick (Photo: Guntersville Police Dept.)

    Police report: Man who drove into Lake Guntersville tells police he ‘got a bad batch of meth’

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – The man police said drove his vehicle into Lake Guntersville told officers he “got a bad batch of meth and was tripping.” That statement is according to the Guntersville Police arrest report . It started Sunday afternoon when a vehicle driven by Derrick McCormick plunged off the Paul Stockton Causeway into the lake, police said. According to the police report, McCormick was “rambling about the US Marshals being after him. He stated that when he saw them […]

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    Four men indicted for capital murder in connection to Huntsville home invasion killing

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A grand jury has indicted four men on capital murder charges in connection to a Huntsville home invasion murder from early 2015. The grand jury has indicted Artavious Juanes Crutcher, 20, Latransezon Tremaine Malloy, 18, Cordell Lamont Derrick, 17, and Trolando Jebron Watkins, 32 on capital murder. Huntsville Police said Markia Kendall was killed at a home on the 2200 block of Norwood Drive on January 25, 2015 around 2 a.m. Investigators said the men forced their way into […]

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    Capital murder suspect surrenders to police in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police said a man suspected in connection to a capital murder case from the weekend turned himself into police Tuesday. Cornelius Deshawn Frazier, 25, turned himself into police custody Tuesday. He surrendered without incident at an attorney’s office, police said. Investigators believe Frazier to be involved in the shooting death of Dominique Hereford that occurred in the 4200 block of Patton Road on Saturday. Police say that Frazier was considered to be armed and dangerous while they […]


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