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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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    Live Blog: SEC Media Days 2015 Day 1 – Auburn, Florida & Vanderbilt

    HOOVER, Ala. – SEC Media Days 2015 has finally arrived and WHNT News 19 is your inside source for the first look at the 2015 football season. We’re going to be in Hoover all four days to bring you the inside scoop on your favorite teams, coaches, and players. This four-day event kicks off at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham with an address from SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, followed by the head coach and players from Auburn, Florida, and Vanderbilt. Keep […]

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    Alabama takes the stage today for SEC Media Days

    HOOVER, Ala. – As Steve Spurrier would say, “talkin’ season” is once again upon us. SEC Media Days 2015 is set to start Monday, July 13, and with it comes posturing, prediction, and spectacle to ring in the college football season. WHNT News 19 will have a crew in Hoover all four days to bring you in depth coverage from SEC Media Days 2015. We will live blog the press conferences and give you an inside look at the biggest […]

  • Toyota’s Ever-Better Expedition stops in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A caravan of nine American-made Toyota vehicles made its second stop Monday at the Toyota Engine Plant in Huntsville. Toyota’s Ever-Better Expedition started in Plano, Tx. and is working its way through North America. Toyota engineers and other drivers are testing the vehicles they create on the county’s different types of terrain. They are also making stops at various Toyota facilities in search of some insight for future products.

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    Huntsville Police: 1 injured in shooting at Century BMW

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police continue to investigate a confirmed shooting at Century BMW on University Drive. The shooting happened around 10:15 Wednesday night. Police say one person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. According to police, James Allen and his brother-in-law, Willie Rice got into an argument. Allen told police Rice pulled out a box cutter, at which time Allen tried to hit him with a pistol to defend himself. The pistol “accidentally” went off, shooting Rice in the chest, […]

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    Burglary suspect unsuccessfully flees deputies, ornery bull in chase

    ARAB, Ala. – Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said a burglary suspect got more than he bargained for when he attempted to flee deputies across a field belonging to a particularly ornery bull Wednesday. Walls said it started around 8 a.m. at a residence on Baldwin Drive in Arab. The owner of a home on that street came home and found a truck in his yard belonging to two people who were burglarizing his home. The homeowner immediately called the […]

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    FBI asks for help locating additional victims of convicted online predator

    WASHINGTON D.C. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance to identify additional victims of a convicted online predator who was convicted of extorting pictures from underage girls for three years. Lucas Michael Chansler, 31, formerly of St. Johns, Florida, entered a guilty plea to nine counts of producing child pornography on Aug. 13, 2014. He was sentenced to 105 years in federal prison for engaging in an extortion scheme to produce child pornography. According to court […]

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    Trinity man’s search for owners of wedding photos goes viral, and it’s a success

    TRINITY, Ala. – A Trinity man made it his mission to locate the owners of a memory card with precious memories stored on it.  The search was a success, too. Randy Robinson purchased a returned item from a retail store. Inside, he found an SD memory card with wedding pictures likely from a ceremony on 7/1/12 in Massachusetts. To help find the owners of the pictures, he reached out to his Facebook friends. The post was shared more than 150,000 […]

  • UPDATE: Child killed in crash identified

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says a 10-year-old child, identified as Mahalie Freeman, was killed in a crash on Gordon Terry Parkway late Wednesday afternoon. State troopers say she died when a Nissan Altima hit the Chevrolet van she was in. Investigators say she was not wearing a seat belt, and the impact threw her from the van. She was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Altima was taken to an area hospital, […]

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    Single vehicle crash near Fyffe claims woman’s life

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A single vehicle crash claimed the life of a Fyffe woman Thursday. The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday. State Troopers said Mary Heather Fuller, 40, of Fyffe was killed when the car she was driving left DeKalb County 50, struck an embankment, and overturned five miles west of Fyffe. Troopers say Fuller was not wearing her seat belt and was ejected from the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information has been […]

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    NASCAR officials ask fans to not display Confederate flag, offer American flag trade

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Every track that hosts a NASCAR national series race has asked its fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at its events. In a statement signed by International Speedway Corp., Speedway Motorsports Inc. and 30 tracks, the facilities vowed to have “welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment.” The statement released Thursday includes independent tracks such as Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Pocono Raceway and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. NASCAR Chairman Brian France […]

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    Web Exclusive: ASPCA discusses situation at Lawrence County Animal Shelter

    MOULTON, Ala. – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals arrived at the Lawrence County Animal Shelter early Tuesday to help with the criminal investigation into what an ASPCA spokesman calls a “completely unacceptable situation.” WHNT News 19 first broke this story last week. Bobbie Taylor operates the shelter at her home. She was under contract with the Lawrence County Commission to operate the shelter and employ an animal control officer, that is, until the Lawrence County Commission voted to […]

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    Boater Beware: A cautionary tale of survival

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – During this summer vacation time many of you will be in and around the water, So it’s typical for us to bring you boating safety stories. But are you really heeding those warnings? This is one we hope will make you  sit up and pay attention. Three months ago, an elementary school principal and his wife’s lives changed forever because of a boating accident. The couple has a powerful message for water lovers of all ages, and experience […]


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