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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
  • Florence Police officer injured after traffic stop

    FLORENCE, Ala. – A Florence Police officer was injured after a traffic stop led to a foot chase Monday night. Florence Police said the officer was injured after chasing two juveniles after a traffic stop on the 2300 block of Florence Blvd around 7:30 p.m. The officer was injured and taken to ECM Hospital. It’s unclear about how seriously he was hurt.

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    Madison County GOP leaders want final Republican presidential debate to be held in Huntsville

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County GOP leaders have thrown Huntsville’s name into the debate ring, arguing that the final Republican presidential primary debate should be held in the Rocket City. Madison County Republican Executive Committee Director of Finance Jay Town said in the letter addressed to all GOP presidential candidates, the RNC Committee Debate Committee, the RNC chairman, and Fox News, “Huntsville represents, in myriad ways, the issues most important to our party…, all of which are at the forefront […]

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    The Target Black Friday ad for 2015 is out — view all 40 pages

    A little more than two weeks before Black Friday, one of the most anticipated ads is now online. Target released its 2015 Black Friday ad on Monday. The store will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Some of the best deals include a 55-inch Westinghouse LED TV for $249.99 (Reg. $599.99), a free $150 Target Gift Card with purchase of an Apple iPad Air 2, and a Nikon CoolPix camera for $99.99 (Reg. $229.99). Shoppers who spend $75 on […]

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    UPDATE: Suspect turns himself in after brief search from Decatur Police

    DECATUR, Ala. -Jarvis Shontez Madden turned himself into Decatur Police this morning after a brief search. Madden was booked into the Decatur City Jail, then transferred to the Morgan County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. He is charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree which is a Class A Felony. Decatur Police were looking for him after a robbery at the Raceway on Highway 20 early Friday morning. Police said around 2:15 a.m., a man armed with a […]

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    Huntsville Utilities & TVA team up to offer extreme energy home makeovers to low-income families

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As the season changes from fall to winter, many will be cranking up the heat to stay warm. Huntsville Utilities is offering an extreme energy home makeover to 1,200 homes in our area. It’s partnering with TVA with the hope to help make low-income families more energy-efficient. The makeovers also help lower energy bills by up to 25 percent. Everything is free to those who qualify. Viva Perez has lived in her home for 52 years. Memories fill the home, but because of poor […]

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    Authorities stage Lawrence County woman’s murder to prevent murder-for-hire plot

    TOWN CREEK, Ala. – A Town Creek woman is behind bars after undercover investigators staged the death of another woman who they learned was the target of a murder-for-hire plot. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell said that a multi-agency investigation resulted in the arrest of Sandra Hill Treadway, 54, of Town Creek, for criminal solicitation of murder-for-hire. Mitchell said during a drug investigation, Lawrence County Drug Taskforce agents learned that Treadway was attempting to hire a hit man to commit a murder. […]

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    Huntsville Fire & Rescue responds to house fire on Sandy Springs Rd

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Four Huntsville Fire & Rescue units were called to a house fire on Sandy Springs Rd. Tuesday night. Crews on the scene said the fire was contained to the porch area of the house. They were able to quickly extinguish the flames, once they arrived on the scene. Smoke was able to get inside the home, but the fire was unable to spread, according to firefighters. There’s no word yet on what caused the fire.

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    Alabama & LSU earn top 4 spots in first College Football Playoff Ranking

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The College Football Playoff selection committee unveiled its first top 25 of the season Tuesday night. The top four: 1. Clemson 2. LSU 3. Ohio State 4. Alabama First two out: 5. Notre Dame 6. Baylor The rest: 7. Michigan State 8. TCU 9. Iowa 10. Florida 11. Stanford 12. Utah 13. Memphis 14. Oklahoma State 15. Oklahoma 16. Florida State 17. Michigan 18. Ole Miss 19. Texas A&M 20. Mississippi State 21. Northwestern 22. Temple […]

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    Huntsville man indicted for murder of woman found dead in Pinhook Creek Canal

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Madison County grand jury handed down a murder indictment for a Huntsville man accused of murdering a woman whose body was found near Lowe Mill in August. Ryon Oneal Russell is charged in connection to the murder of 57-year-old Peggy Lynn Chambers Teichmiller. Officials said they found Teichmiller’s body in the Pinhook Creek Canal on August 5. Huntsville Police Department Lt. Darryl Lawson said investigators were able to determine that she was murdered. WHNT News 19 is following this case closely […]

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    Huntsville Police search for Phil Sandoval’s burglary suspect

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are searching for a man suspected of burglarizing Phil Sandoval’s in the early morning hours of Friday. Police said the crime occurred between 2:40 and 3 a.m. Friday. The only thing they know about the suspect so far is that he appears to be a white male. If you have any information about the man pictured or the burglary, contact Huntsville Police at 256-722-7100.

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    UPDATE: Missing Florence woman found safe

    FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have canceled the alert for a woman reported missing Thursday. They say Amanda Dashell Russell, 29, is safe. She has last been seen in the area of Lamar Street.      

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    UPDATE: Missing Fayetteville teen found safe

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. – Fayetteville Police say they have found the 19-year-old girl reported missing on Tuesday. She is safe. Investigators say they found her in Fayetteville. Someone called in a tip to them after seeing the news of her disappearance on television. Hanna Russel has been last seen Tuesday morning. Thursday, police asked for our help in finding her.    


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