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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
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    Alabama wins 2014 Iron Bowl 55-44

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Crimson Tide won the Iron bowl 55-44 Saturday night. Alabama will face off with SEC East winner Missouri next Saturday in Atlanta. The game will air live on WHNT News 19 at 3 p.m. Records set during the game: Most combined points: 99 Most combined yards: 1,171 Most Alabama points: 55 Most receiving yards: 224 by Amari Cooper

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    UPDATE: 1 killed, 2 injured in wreck on Bobo Section Road

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. – HEMSI officials confirmed to WHNT News 19 there has been a fatal wreck on Bobo Section Road near the intersection of Cornell Road. Huntsville Police said the two vehicle crash claimed the life of Cynthia D. Hicks, 64, of Hueytown. Hicks was killed when the car she was driving was struck by another vehicle. A passenger in Hicks’ car and the driver of the other car were taken to the hospital for treatment. The cause of the accident […]

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    UPDATE: Arab Police locate missing service dog

    ARAB, Ala. – Good news! Arab Police have located a service dog-in-training who went missing Wednesday night. Police said a male German Shepherd named Ace jumped out of a car Wednesday night in the Arab Wal-mart parking lot. Ace is a special German Shepherd — he was being transported to another state to be trained as a service dog for a 26-year-old woman who lost her arm in an auto accident. Thank you for everyone who shared this post and helped […]

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    UPDATE: Man killed in head-on crash on Winchester Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – (WHNT) Huntsville Police say 30-year-old Christopher Patton was killed in a head-on crash on Winchester Road Thursday afternoon. Investigators say Patton was driving westbound when he crossed a turn lane and hit another car. Patton was pronounced dead at the scene. Another driver was rushed to the hospital with leg injuries that are not considered to be life threatening. No charges are expected to be filed in this case.

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    Facebook reveals what each state is most thankful for

    Thanksgiving is a time to reflect personally on what you are most thankful for. You may have even seen challenges from people to share what you are most thankful for on Facebook. The people over at Facebook made an algorithm to compile the things people said they were most thankful for in their status and sorted that information by state. The results are interesting. While family, friends, and health topped the list of most mentioned, Facebook was able to sort […]

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    Multiple protesters arrested at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Happy Thanksgiving from #stoptheparade courtesy of the NYPD. A video posted by Tommie Sunshine (@tommiesunshine) on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:29am PST NEW YORK – As spectators of all ages oohed and ahhed as giant inflated characters winded their way through Manhattan in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, police arrested multiple protesters attempting to stop the parade. WHNT News 19’s sister station PIX11 in New York reported Police arrested multiple people at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday after a protesters broke […]

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    Huntsville Times early edition goes on sale later than expected Wednesday evening

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Thursday’s paper is traditionally available the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving, but those looking to score an early edition of the paper had to wait just a few hours extra this year. Our news partners at The Huntsville Times and AL.com said the trucks with the early edition didn’t leave the press in Birmingham until 6:40 p.m., just 20 minutes before everyone expected the paper to be available. This stuff is like gold! #BlackFriday #coupons #newspaper @aldotcom pic.twitter.com/JUZyquK1r8 — […]

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    Police respond to shooting victim at Laurelwood Apartment Homes

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police responded to a call of a shooting victim at Laurelwood Apartment Homes Wednesday evening. Police on the scene said one person had been shot and showed up at Huntsville Hospital with serious injuries. Police say the don’t have anyone currently in custody. Police are interviewing witnesses and going door to door to find more information. WHNT News 19 has a crew on the scene. We will update you on air, online, and on social media […]

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    New details: Body found near Cecil Ashburn Dr. was man missing since April

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has released more information about a body found Tuesday near Cecil Ashburn Drive and Old Big Cove Road. The body was that of a man, and has been identified as Brian Marcus Jamison of Huntsville.  He was reported missing in April. Investigators say hikers found the remains in a wooded area on Tuesday. Sgt. Brian Chaffin with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office says it appears at this point in the investigation that […]

  • A large memorial photo of slain teenager Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, the site of Brown's funeral on Monday, August 25, 2014. (Photo: KTVI)

    Michael Brown’s father calls for ‘positive change,’ peaceful protests following grand jury decision

    FERGUSON – Michael Brown’s father is “devastated” that officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the shooting death of his son, a spokeswoman for Michael Brown Sr. said shortly after the grand jury returned no indictment Monday evening. Protesters were gathering outside the police department in Ferguson as St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch read the grand jury’s decision. As Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spoke to reporters around 5 p.m., saying, “…our shared hope and expectation is that regardless of the decision, people […]

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    Tennessee man & woman arrested in Scottsboro on meth charges

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Scottsboro Police said a man and woman from Tenn. were arrested Monday after an officer found meth and drug paraphernalia inside their car during a traffic stop. It started when a Scottsboro police officer made a traffic stop in the area of Hwy 35 and Hwy 72 in Scottsboro Monday. Inside the car was Richard Jones, 35, of Henderson Tenn., Skyla Gates, 23, of Henderson Tn., and Gates’ two children, aged 4 and 3. Police said during the stop […]

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    UPDATE: Decatur Police arrest suspect after shooting near Panera Bread

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT)– Decatur Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting near the Panera Bread at the Target shopping center plaza Friday night. The incident happened on Friday evening around 9 p.m. Police said a man identified as Isaac Fish, 25, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and ran into the Panera Bread restaurant for help. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital and treated for the injury. Investigators since arrested Tahj Keanu Reeves, 22, who they learned […]


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