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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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    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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    Independent consultant called in to investigate Albertville football coach following claim of ‘improper discipline’

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Albertville City Schools superintendent Ric Ayer said football head coach Joel Poole has been placed on administrative leave while the superintendent’s office investigates a claim of “improper discipline.” Superintendent Ayer said this investigation stems from a claim of “improper discipline” that happened at a football practice recently. “We got a complaint about the use of a discipline procedure with the football team and we take those seriously,” said Ayers. Ayer did not comment further on the investigation or […]

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    UPDATE: DNA test reveals Scottsboro John Doe not FBI top ten fugitive

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WHNT) — The FBI Announced Tuesday that DNA tests have confirmed a John Doe killed in 1981 in Scottsboro is not FBI top ten fugitive William Bradford Bishop, Jr. Investigators with the FBI exhumed John Doe’s body in order to gather DNA evidence earlier this month. Scottsboro Police Department investigators and FBI officials were on the scene at a Scottsboro cemetery while workers exhumed the body of the unknown male. The FBI was looking into the chance that the John Doe buried […]

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    Huntsville abortion clinic reopens after securing approval from health officials

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Pro choice advocates are calling the news a major victory; North Alabama has a licensed abortion provider, again. Nearly four months ago the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives  closed its downtown Huntsville clinic, but they re-opened Monday at 4831 Sparkman Drive. The Department of Public Health granted clinic owner Dalton Johnson a new license Friday. Clinic owner Dalton Johnson told our news partners at The Huntsville Times and al.com Wednesday  he is “extremely relieved” to be back […]

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    UPDATE: Arab Police find man missing since early October

    ARAB, Ala. – Arab Police confirm that they have found Jonathan Ryan Dunlap, 24, of Huntsville. Dunlap was last seen in Arab Saturday, Oct 4. Police say Dunlap’s truck was located in Tennessee and Dunlap was located in Arkansas. Police have not released any further details about Dunlap’s disappearance.

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    Mobile County Health officials determine woman in contact with travelers from Africa at no risk for Ebola

    MOBILE, Ala. – Doctors with the Mobile County Health Department on Tuesday afternoon evaluated a patient who reported having gastrointestinal symptoms and reported having been in contact with people who traveled from the Republic of Congo more than 45 days ago. It was later determined that the patient was at no risk for Ebola. Because of the patient’s reported symptoms and other factors, health officials decided the individual should be further evaluated by infectious disease specialists at an area hospital. […]

  • SEC Commissioner Mike Slive discusses health condition, retirement plans

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announced Tuesday he will retire as on July 31, 2015, after serving in that position for 13 years. He also stated he is beginning treatment for prostate cancer, which he was also treated for in the late 1990s. “I have been blessed in more ways than I can count and I will have as much passion for this job on my last day as I did on my first,” said Slive. “I consider my […]

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    Madison’s Ruhi Jahanpour fights to stop persecution in Iran

    The Bahai religion has been around for more than 170 years. It was born in what is now Iran. It’s a faith that believes, among other things, that there is just one god. In Iran, to be a Bahai is to be a target of persecution, imprisonment and even death. Madison’s Ruhi Jahanpour is active in the fight to stop that persecution. In this week’s Leadership Perspectives interview, Ruhi has much to say about her faith and the persecution of believers.

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    List of Tennessee Valley Tornado Shelters

    WHNT News 19 has compiled a list of community tornado shelters in north Alabama.  Find the shelter closest to you so you’ll know where to go next time severe weather hits. We’ve listed the shelters by county in alphabetical order.  If you know of a shelter we should add to this list, please email details to interactive@whnt.com.  Please specify if it is a public or private-run shelter. List updated April 2014 CHEROKEE COUNTY Industrial Blvd, next to Leesburg Town Hall […]

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    Investigators release names of Huntsville businesses involved in hidden restroom camera investigation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – State and federal agents say a Huntsville man arrested on child pornography charges Tuesday admitted to hiding cameras in restrooms at three Huntsville businesses. Agents from the State Bureau of Investigations arrested 42-year-old Jeremy Joseph Nelson at his home Tuesday afternoon.  Agents said a two-month investigation linked Nelson to producing and trading child pornography. Documents filed in Madison County Court Thursday indicate Nelson “produced videos of children nude.” During questioning, agents say Nelson admitted to hiding cameras in […]

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    Collision on Hwy 53 & Kelley Spring Rd sends 3 to the hospital

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A wreck on Hwy 53 and Kelley Spring Rd sent three people to the hospital and blocked traffic Thursday night. At least two cars collided at the intersection. One person had to be cut from a vehicle. There’s no word yet on the conditions of the people transported to the hospital. Hwy 53 northbound will be shut down until crews are able to clear the scene.

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    Health Officials: Passenger at Birmingham airport not at risk for Ebola

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A passenger showing “signs of symptoms of Ebola” after a flight arrived at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport prompted authorities to take precautionary measures Thursday afternoon, according to our news partners at al.com. Birmingham firefighters in hazardous material protective gear set up a command post on-board the flight. Birmingham health officials do not believed the passenger is at risk for the Ebola virus, according to Birmingham health and fire officials. The passenger got sick on a United Airlines flight and was […]


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