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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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    Utah parent says school assignment to take inventory of medicine cabinet invaded privacy

    MAPLETON, Utah  – A homework assignment that left parents scratching their heads sparked a storm of social media controversy after a concerned parent posted it on Facebook. Students at a junior high school in Utah were asked to take inventory of the things inside their family medicine cabinet and then turn that list into their health teacher. A parent  was not pleased with the assignment, so she posted the assignment on Facebook and sent a note to the teacher and the […]

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    Sex offender arrested in Athens for working less than 1,000 feet from a school

    ATHENS, Ala. – An adult sex offender was arrested Wednesday for violating his employment restriction. Wednesday, the U.S. Marshal’s Office alerted Athens Police that Tony Allred, a convicted sex offender, was working at a locksmith located less than 1,000 feet from Athens Middle School. U.S. Marshals say Allred had been working there since July. Athens Police arrested Allred and charged him with Adult Sex Offender-Employment Restriction Violation. The owner of the locksmith told police he didn’t know Allred was a sex […]

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    Fatal motorcycle accident on Mastin Lake Road shuts down traffic

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police confirm there was a fatality in an accident on Mastin Lake Road, between Jordan Lane and Pulaski Pike, Wednesday night. Huntsville Police say a traffic accident call came in at 7:13 p.m. A truck and a motorcycle were both travelling westbound on Mastin Lake Road when the motorcycle struck the back of the truck. Police say the motorcycle was travelling at a high rate of speed when it hit the back of the truck. The […]

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    Bob Jones High School offers online ticket purchasing for sports & other events

    MADISON, Ala. – Bob Jones Principal Robby Parker announced a partnership between the school and an online ticket retailer, allowing fans to purchase tickets in advance and present them at the gate via print or redeem on a mobile device Friday’s Bob Jones vs. Hazel Green game offers the first chance to do that. The service will be a convenience to fans and help limit ticket lines at the stadium. Only a handful of high schools across the region are selling tickets electronically. […]

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    Traffic accident shuts down I-565 eastbound lanes at Greenbrier Road

    All eastbound traffic on I-565 at Greenbrier was shut down due to a traffic accident Wednesday afternoon. Traffic was diverted to Greenbrier Rd, but it is moving very slowly. Three people were injured in the accident and transported to the hospital. All eastbound I-565 traffic is now open.

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    Marshall County man charged with child pornography possession

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Sheriff Scott Walls said a tip lead to the arrest of a man for possession of child pornography Wednesday. “We recently received information that a Swearengin man had child pornography on his computer. At that time the investigation began and sheriff’s investigators did find images on the computer of minor children,” Walls said. Joshua David Price, 36, has been arrested and charged with Possession of Child Pornography and Possession of Pornography with Intent to Disseminate. Price […]

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    Sample ballots: November 2014 general election

    (WHNT) – Curious about who you’ll see on your ballot in November? In addition to county and state races, Alabama voters will see five statewide amendments, too. Here are sample ballots for each county in north Alabama: Colbert County Cullman County DeKalb County Franklin County Jackson County Lauderdale County Lawrence County Limestone County Madison County Marshall County Morgan County Note: Each of these ballots will open as PDF files, and the text may appear small at first.  You can increase the size of […]

  • District attorney responds to Amy Bishop Anderson’s Rule 32 challenge to conviction

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard responded to Amy Bishop Anderson’s Rule 32 challenge to her conviction Tuesday, saying the court should dismiss Bishop’s claims with no hearing. Though Bishop Anderson exhausted her appeals in August 2013, in July she petitioned the court for relief from her sentence through the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure Rule 32 with a hand-written, 46-page document. In her petition, Bishop Anderson claims she should be relieved from her conviction because: She involuntarily […]

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    UPDATE: Second man dies after Monday night house fire

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – State and local fire marshals have spent the day sifting through the scene of a fatal house fire that claimed the lives of two men. Their hope is to find the cause of a Monday evening fire which killed John Jones and Arthur King. As Muscle Shoals fire fighters arrived on Lafayette Street Monday night just before 10, flames were already shooting through the roof. Fighting the blaze was not their first priority when they […]

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    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    (CNN) — Ben Bradlee, the zestful, charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in “All the President’s Men,” has died. He was 93. Bradlee began end-of-life care at his home last month after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia for several years. He was the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991, during which time the paper covered the downfall of President […]

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    Review board releases findings on Huntsville Public Safety Complex officer-involved shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville Police incident review board released its findings Monday after examining evidence and hearing testimony related to the officer-involved shooting death of Reginald Owens. Huntsville Police say 34-year-old Reginald Owens burst through the barricade of the secured lot located at 815 Wheeler Avenue on Oct. 7. They say he struck an on-duty police officer, who was sitting in his patrol unit. When police approached his vehicle to render aid after impact, Owens lunged at the police officer […]

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    Illinois haunted house worker gets too creepy, gets arrested & fired

    A haunted house worker in Illinois has been arrested for getting a little too real with patrons of a haunted house. 23-year-old Robert Keller of Algonquin, Ill. is accused of saying inappropriate comments and touching patrons in an unwelcomed way. He was charged over the weekend with battery and disorderly conduct. Police say Keller is accused of using an electrical neck massager on a teenage girl inappropriately as she waited to get into a haunted house. In addition, Kane County Prosecutors […]


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