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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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    Tree damaged by April 28 tornado turned into amazing sculpture

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – When a tornado rolled across Limestone County on April 28, it took out many huge trees, including several where Greg Holt’s mother lives on Highway 72 west. Like many residents, she was upset about losing them. Holt was making preparations to remove a 12-foot stump from her property when she suddenly had an idea to save the stump. She wanted something carved on the huge section of tree the tornado didn’t take. So, mother and son put their […]

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    Police: Man donates blood, returns to steal bag containing blood

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Here’s one you don’t hear every day — Huntsville Police say a man stole a bag of blood shortly after donating blood at a mobile Life South laboratory Tuesday. When people donate blood, it usually means giving your blood to someone else. But in this case, the donor decided he wanted it back. Police are on the hunt for a robber — who took something that he donated only moments earlier. “We had a donor come on the […]

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    Madison County man charged with capital murder of infant son

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A man has been charged with capital murder after his infant son died at the hospital from “external force” Saturday. Sergino Larenta Richard, 26, was arrested and charged with capital murder Wednesday. Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning said his office was alerted to the suspicious death of an infant early Saturday morning. Based on the circumstances of the death, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation and ordered an autopsy on the infant, according to Dorning. […]

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    UPDATE: Missing UAB student found safe in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. – Police confirm a Homewood woman last seen at Huntsville International Airport on Friday has been found. Elizabeth Koury, 20, was found safe at a hotel in Madison.  No foul play was involved, Homewood Police said.  She told police she just needed to get away from home.  She was alone. Prior to this, the UAB student was last seen on Aug. 1 at approximately 1:15 PM in the area of the Huntsville International Airport, according to Homewood Police. Police […]

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    UPDATE: Investigators rule house fire on Aubrey Circle to be arson

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 4802 Aubrey Cir NW just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. Fire crews on the scene told us there was significant damage done to the inside of the home, especially in the kitchen. Thankfully, there was no one home when the fire started. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. Tuesday evening, investigators reported the cause of the fire to be arson. There have been no charges […]

  • BBB of North Alabama warns about new scam using Malaysia Airlines tragedy

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – There’s a new scam out and it’s targeting those who wish to help the families of the victims of Malaysia Airlies flight MH17 crash victims. You are on Facebook, and a post catches your attention. It appears to be from the account of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash victim, and the post seems to link to information about the tragedy. The Better Business Bureau of North Alabama says scammers love to take advantage of the hype surrounding […]

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    Be Red Cross Ready if a fire breaks out

    If a fire occurs in your home, GET OUT, STAY OUT and CALL for help. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas. Test them every month and replace the batteries at least once a year. Talk with all household members about a fire escape plan and practice the plan twice a year. Remember to let your family know you’re safe. If you experience a home fire or any disaster, register on the […]

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    Arab man faces sexual abuse charges against a 6-year-old

    ARAB, Ala. – An Arab man has been charged with two sexual abuse charges against a 6-year-old. Our news partners at AL.com report Arab Police were alerted to a possible sexual assault against a 6-year-old girl Wednesday. Wendell Maurice Irvin, 55, was arrested on Friday as a result of the investigation. Police say Irwin now faces charges of sodomy and sexual abuse of a child. He transferred to the Marshall County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. No further information […]

  • The Land Trust of North Alabama’s ‘Concerts at Three Caves’ series continues on Aug. 9 & 23

    The Land Trust of North Alabama is holding a “Concerts at Three Caves” summer series, and another great concert is coming up! Marita Durham, a board member from the Land Trust of North Alabama, stopped by our studio to tell us more about the event. The concert venue is the Land Trust`s amazing Three Caves – a former limestone quarry at the base of Monte Sano. The “Concerts at Three Caves” series continues on August 9 with Marion meadows performing […]

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    Wreck slows traffic on 565 near Hughes Road

    MADISON, Ala. – A wreck on 565 west slowed traffic while crews worked the scene Friday afternoon. Crews on the scene said a truck driving eastbound crossed the median, hit another truck, and went off the westbound side of the interstate. We understand the driver of the truck that crossed over was injured and taken to the hospital, while the driver of the other truck was uninjured. Traffic will be slow in this area until crews are able to clear the scene.

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    Texas first grader forced to sit on floor as punishment

    HOUSTON, Tx. – A teacher has been reprimanded and concerned parents are demanding answers after a controversial punishment came to light. CBS station KHOU reports after an incident where a first grade girl was punished for drawing on her desk, the girl was reportedly told that she wouldn’t get her desk back until 2nd grade. She sat on the floor for more than four weeks until she finally told her parents. “She lost her recess, she went to the principal’s […]

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    Facebook goes down, users flock to Twitter for haircut photos and baby updates

    Facebook appeared to be having some technical difficulties Friday morning. Users got this very descriptive error message saying “something went wrong.” Naturally, Twitter exploded with meme photos and posts. Here are some of our favorites:   RT @kaileicarr: Facebook is down and people all over the world are looking like this. #facebookdown http://t.co/v2jkHRMZBb— Vyne World (@vyneworld) August 01, 2014 I am hearing voices. Oh, nvm, its just people going outside to shout out their status updates. #facebookdown— Monstaz (@MonstazFaye) August […]


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