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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!

Recent Articles
  • Savannah Pitt (Photo: Hartselle Police Dept.)

    UPDATE: Missing Hartselle teenager returns home

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – The Hartselle Police Department said a missing teenager returned to her home Monday evening. Thank you to everyone who shared this post!

  • School Closings & Delays: Thursday, February 19

    The following school closings and delays are for Thursday, February 19, 2015. Click here for business closings. Click here for more weather information on the next wave of wintry weather. Albertville City Schools: Three-hour delay on Thursday Arab City Schools: Three-hour delay on Thursday Athens Bible School:  Delayed start until 11 am. Athens City Schools: Two-hour delay on Thursday Bethel Baptist School in Hartselle: Two-hour delay Thursday Boaz City Schools: Three-hour delay Thursday Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama:  ALL clubs will reopen Thursday, February […]

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    Utility providers ask you to conserve energy during cold weather

    TENNESSEE VALLEY – With cold temperatures arriving and expected to stay until the weekend, the Tennessee Valley Authority and local power companies are working to keep your lights and heat on. Most importantly, the companies ask that you conserve power where possible.  All consumers – residential, commercial and industrial customers  ̶   are being asked to join in, especially during the coldest period from Wednesday night through noon on Friday. “As we have done through the last several rounds of cold […]

  • Business Closings & Delays: Thursday, February 19

    The following closings and delays are for Thursday, February 19, 2015.  Click here for school closings and delays.  Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama: ALL clubs will reopen Thursday, February 19, 2015 at their regularly scheduled time. Jackson County Senior Center Nutrition Sites:  closed Thursday and Friday. The Madison County TRAM (Transportation for Rural Areas of Madison County):  No service on Thursday, February 19 or Friday, February 20 due to the expected extreme cold temperatures and out of a concern for the safety […]

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    Governor Bentley instructs Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to investigate Madison assault

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In a letter to the Consul General of India, Governor Robert Bentley stated he has directed the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to investigate an alleged assault of an Indian citizen by a Madison Police officer. In the letter, Bentley assured Consul General Ajit Kumar that justice would be done in this case. The incident took place the morning of Friday, February 6.  A neighbor called police about a suspicious man walking in the neighborhood and dispatchers sent two officers […]

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    Marshall County probate office stops issuing marriage licenses

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Probate Judge Tim Mitchell announced Tuesday that the Marshall County Probate Office will no longer issue any marriage licenses, pending an Alabama Supreme Court decision. Mitchell said that his office is waiting on a ruling on an emergency petition by the Alabama Supreme Court before the probate office resumes issuing marriage licenses to any couple. Last week, a federal judge in Alabama ordered Mobile County to start issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples.

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Sureshbhai Patel on Feb. 6 (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    Madison officer pleads not guilty to assaulting Indian man

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison Police officer accused of assaulting and severely injuring a 57-year-old Indian man has pleaded not guilty to  third-degree assault. Tuesday, attorneys for Eric Parker filed paperwork to waive his arraignment and enter a not guilty plea. Parker is scheduled for a bench trial on April 29. The incident took place the morning of Friday, February 6.  A neighbor called police about a suspicious man walking in the neighborhood and dispatchers sent two officers there.  Click here to […]

  • Madison Police Chief: Officer charged with assault, also recommended for termination after incident that severely injured Indian man

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison Police Chief Larry Muncey says he has recommended one of his officers be terminated after an incident last week that left a 57-year-old Indian man severely injured.  The officer has also been charged with third-degree assault. Chief Muncey spoke at a news conference Thursday afternoon, discussing the department’s use of force investigation into the incident.  Police showed video and audio of the officers’ encounter with the man.  Afterward, Chief Muncey said the actions of Officer […]

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    Brian Lucas found guilty on sodomy, sexual abuse charges

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A jury found Brian Lucas guilty on first degree sodomy and first degree sexual abuse Thursday. Brian Lucas’ identical twin brother, Aaron Lucas, pleaded guilty to similar charges in Colorado. He is currently serving 20 years to life for multiple child sex abuse charges. A sentencing date has not been set yet. Attorneys for Lucas say they plan to appeal immediately. Lucas has another trial set for March on similar charges.

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    ‘Boom’ originating from Redstone Arsenal shakes Huntsville area

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday evening, the WHNT News 19 newsroom was flooded with calls of at least one loud “boom.” Many people reported hearing two booms. It seems like the majority of the reports came from south Huntsville, but we had reports come in from Morgan and Marshall Counties. The store owner of Goody’s on south Parkway reported the boom shattered the window of his store. Chris Colster, Redstone Arsenal Spokesman, told WHNT News 19 it was […]


    UPDATE: 1 shot, killed after car hits house on Melody Circle

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police say a 35-year-old woman  was shot and killed during a fight on Melody Circle Wednesday evening. Police say the victim got into a car and attempted to get away following the shooting but crashed the car into a home. A family member told our crew on the scene that a woman was killed. No one inside the home was injured. Police say they have several people detained and are questioning them for more information […]

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    2 arrested in Morgan County meth bust

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Drug Task Force arrested two people Wednesday night on meth charges. Officials had to decontaminate the people at the residence on Gum Springs Cutoff Road. The names of the two people arrested haven’t been released yet. An investigator at the scene told us children were present. The two people arrested on meth production charges will also be hit with child endangerment charges. Remember, if you See Meth, you can Stop Meth. Call the tipline at 1-866-303-meth. That’s 1-866-303-6384.


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