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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, The Lord of The Rings, and The Marvel Universe films. Ask him about any Marvel character and he’ll surprise you with his wealth of knowledge. He’s looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017.

He is also one of the cool people at WHNT who dress up for Halloween.

Drew and his beautiful wife, Alexis, are a little afraid of commitment and still haven’t gotten their Pug puppy, but he’s trying to convince her to pull the trigger!

Top 5 movies, in no particular order:

1. Almost Famous
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Groundhog Day
4. Se7en
5. O Brother Where Art Thou

Recent Articles
  • Norman Stewart Brown (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Dept.)

    55-year-old Athens man charged with posing as a teen on a dating app to solicit nude photos from a minor

    ATHENS, Ala. – A 55-year-old Athens man was arrested Thursday after investigators say it was discovered he was posing as a teen on an online dating app and had solicited nude photos from a 15-year-old girl. Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely said Norman Stewart Brown, 55, is charged with electronic solicitation of a child. Blakely said it all started when when the family of the 15-year-old girl, who lives in Georgia, became suspicious after reading explicit communications between her and a […]

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    Baltimore judge orders new trial for ‘Serial’ podcast season 1 subject, Adnan Syed

    Adnan Syed has been granted a new trial. Judge Welch's order: https://t.co/Io4HRRNWLt pic.twitter.com/CzT4LK2w79 — Serial (@serial) June 30, 2016 (CNN) — A Baltimore judge has granted a new trial for Adnan Syed, the man who was convicted of murder in 2000. Syed’s case was the focus of Season 1 of NPR’s popular “Serial” podcast. Syed was a senior in high school when he was arrested in 1999 in the killing of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. In the original case, […]

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    Ala. State Board of Education to narrow applicants in search for state superintendent, Madison’s Dee Fowler in the running

    MONTGOMERY – During the next Alabama State Board of Education meeting, the 12 applicants for state superintendent, one of which is Madison City Schools Superintendent Dee Fowler, will be narrowed to a smaller pool. The board will meet July 14 to narrow the pool of applicants. In his letter of interest for the position, Fowler said, “Alabama is coming to a crossroads in education. The entire nation is at that crossroads. Education has changed more in the last five years than in […]

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    Madison Police arrest man accused of 3 carjackings from May

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police have arrested a man accused of carjacking three unattended vehicles in May. Christopher Sean Davis, 30, was arrested and charged with two counts of robbery in the third degree and three counts of the theft of property in the first degree. Police said Davis is accused of stealing three vehicles while they were left temporarily unattended, but within view of the victims. The first theft occurred on May 22 in the CVS parking lot at 8503 Old […]

  • Michelle Lee Owens (Image: Decatur Police Department)

    Decatur Police release 911 call reporting murder of man police say was shot by his wife

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have released the 911 call reporting the death of a man police said was killed by his wife Sunday. Michelle Lee Owens was arrested and charged with the murder of her husband, Lawrence Edward Owens II, Sunday afternoon. A 911 call from one of Michelle Owens’ children alerted police to the murder. The caller reported that Michelle Owens had been diagnosed with, “Some kind of disease that makes you think thoughts that really aren’t real” and […]

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    Ala. attorney general dismisses appeal of 2014 ruling declaring state abortion clinic law unconstitutional

    WASHINGTON — Hours after a dramatic Supreme Court ruling threw out a Texas abortion access law Monday, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced his office will dismiss its appeal of a 2014 federal court ruling declaring Alabama’s abortion clinic law unconstitutional. “The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today against a Texas law requiring abortion clinic doctors to obtain local hospital admitting privileges,” said Attorney General Strange. “The Texas law which was declared unconstitutional is nearly identical to an Alabama abortion clinic law currently under legal […]

  • Congressman Mo Brooks

    Huntsville religious leaders urge Congressman Mo Brooks to visit local mosque, church & LGBTQ advocacy group

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Thursday at the Huntsville Islamic Center, Rabbi Elizabeth Bahar of Temple B’nai Sholom will read a letter to the public addressed to Congressman Mo Brooks in support of the LGBTQ community and inviting the congressman to visit the Huntsville Islamic Center, Free2Be and Spirit of the Cross Church. Rabbi Bahar will read the letter Thursday at 5:15 p.m. at the  Huntsville Islamic Center, located at 1645 Sparkman Dr NW. The letter, which has already been made public, is attached to […]

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    Police investigate shooting in northwest Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are on the scene of a shooting investigation Wednesday night. Police are on the scene near the intersection of Beard Street and Tundra Court, near the area of University Drive just west of Memorial Parkway. Police on the scene said it started around 9:30 p.m. when a car got into a minor traffic accident with another at the intersection. That’s when a person in the car that was hit got out of the vehicle and started shooting, […]

  • Rep. Mac McCutcheon

    Rep. Mac McCutcheon announces candidacy for Speaker of Alabama House

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Rep. Mac McCutcheon, R-Monrovia, has announced his candidacy  for the position of Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives. “After a great deal of prayer and encouragement from many of my colleagues, I am officially announcing my candidacy for the position of Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives,” McCutcheon said. McCutcheon is looking to fill the position left by former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who was found guilty on 12 of 23 felony ethics charges just two weeks […]

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    Colbert Co. Sheriff: Man charged after attempting to bury girlfriend’s body

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – On Tuesday, Colbert County officials formally charged Timothy Warhurst with murder. He is in jail on a $1 million bond. Warhurst was taken into custody on Monday for allegedly trying to bury his girlfriend’s body in Scottsboro. Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson said Warhurst, 55, was in investigative custody in connection to the death of his girlfriend, Wanda Ivey, 47. Sheriff Williamson said it started when Jackson County officials received a tip from a citizen that a man was trying to […]

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    Wreck on Wall Triana Boulevard blocks northbound traffic

    MADISON, Ala. –  A wreck in the area of Wall Triana Boulevard and Village Ln is blocking northbound traffic on Wall Triana Monday evening. There’s no word yet on the cause of the wreck or any injuries. We will update you when the road is cleared.

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    Four Fire & Rescue units called to apartment fire on Highridge Dr. in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Fire & Rescue is on the scene of a house fire on Highridge Dr. Monday afternoon. Fire officials say four fire units were called to an apartment complex on 3927 Highridge Dr around 2:30 p.m. Monday. The fire started in the kitchen of an upstairs unit, fire officials on the scene said, but no one was home at the time. That unit suffered some fire, smoke, and water damage, but isn’t being written off as a […]


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