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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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    Health insurance provider Anthem hacked, social security numbers & more stolen

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hackers managed to breach Anthem, Inc. security system and steal names, birthdays, social security numbers and more, the health insurance provider said Wednesday on its website. In a message posted from Anthem President and CEO Joseph Swedish, he said: “These attackers gained unauthorized access to Anthem’s IT system and have obtained personal information from our current and former members such as their names, birthdays, medical IDs/social security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income […]

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    Huntsville Police officer charged with bribery, obstruction of justice to change plea

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Police officer indicted in connection with a conspiracy to make cocaine trafficking charges against an individual go away has scheduled a hearing to change his plea. In December, officer Lewis Hall was indicted on charges of conspiracy, bribery, obstruction of justice and making a false statement to investigators, according to authorities. The charges claim Hall conspired with someone to pay a fellow police officer $5,000 if that officer would claim a vehicle search that resulted in drug-trafficking charges […]

  • Diana Diniela Cortez (Photo: Albertville Police)

    Albertville Police ask for your help finding missing woman

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – The Albertville Police Department needs your help locating a woman last seen on Jan. 19. Albertville Police said Diana Diniela Cortez, 26, of Albertville, was reported missing Monday. According to the report, Cortez was last seen by her mother, who reported her missing, on Jan. 19.  Cortez was supposed to stop by her mother’s home to see her on the 19th, but never arrived or called to let her know that she would not be by. No one has had contact with Cortez since […]

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    Man extradited to Decatur faces sexual abuse charges

    DECATUR, Ala. – A man charged with sexual abuse of a female less than 12 years of age was arrested in Virginia and extradited to Decatur by authorities. A report was filed with the Decatur Police Department that Jorge Alexander Medina sexually abused child in June 2014. The Decatur Police Department Violent Crimes Unit, Morgan County DHR, and the Morgan County Child Advocacy Center investigated the allegations. Police said Medina fled the area during the investigation. In Dec. 2014, an arrest warrant was issued for […]

  • Jeremy Joseph Nelson (Photo: Madison County Detention Center)

    Huntsville man facing federal child pornography charges to change plea

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man accused of hiding cameras in three Huntsville businesses has scheduled a hearing to change his plea. Jeremy Nelson, 42, was indicted on counts of producing and possessing child pornography in Nov. 2014. The first four counts of the indictment charge that Nelson did “use, persuade, induce, entice and coerce a minor” to engage in sexually explicit conduct so he could produce a visual depiction of the conduct. Count 1 states the crime took place at a […]

  • This is a picture of a chest that is almost identical to the missing chest. The actual chest is a Lane Waterfall Cedar chest with crayon marks on the inside. The top wood pattern is also a little bit different.

    Hazel Green woman reaches out for help locating missing family heirloom

    HAZEL GREEN, Ala . – A beloved mother passes away, then a treasured family heirloom – lost. One woman is asking for the public’s help finding the special item after it was sold without her knowledge. WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to get answers in Hazel Green. “She loved to laughed, she was always trying to be funny and always trying to get people to laugh. She was a good person. A very forgiving soul,” Kim Sweeton said. On […]

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    UPDATE: Two Creekside Elementary students transported to hospital after wreck involving school bus

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Two Creekside Elementary students were transported to the hospital after a wreck involving a school bus Friday and another vehicle, according to our crew on the scene. The wreck happened at Capshaw Rd. and Sanderson Rd. just as school let out. One student was suffering from neck pain and the other was suffering from back pain. None of the injuries life threatening, according to emergency crews on the scene. Principal Matt Scott is on the scene now, along with police […]

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    UPDATE: Crews clear wreck on Memorial Parkway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Traffic on Memorial Parkway is flowing once again after a multi-vehicle accident blocked traffic for approximately an hours Thursday.

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    Man arrested in connection to weekend hit & run

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have charged a man in connection to a hit and run that left a pedestrian in critical condition Saturday. James Roland Pam Jr. has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and obstructing justice and using a false ID. Police arrested Pam in connection to a hit and run that happened Saturday at the intersection of North Memorial Parkway and Winchester Road. The pedestrian hit is expected to live.

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    UPDATE: Sheriff’s office to hold news conference Thursday on officer-involved shooting in Madison

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) –  As we await details about an officer-involved shooting Tuesday night in Madison, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office has announced it will hold a news conference Thursday at 10 a.m. about matter. Click here to read the update. A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting on Hunington Chase Drive in Madison Tuesday evening.  His name has not been released yet. Madison Police Captain John Stringer said officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a residence on […]

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    Tesla P85D ‘Insane Mode’ scares unsuspecting passengers

    The video below contains some bleeped swearing. Tesla’s P85D, a high performance, dual motor electric car, sports some impressive numbers. It’s 691 horsepower (221 hp front and 470 hp rear) electric motor can rocket the car from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds. Most people aren’t used to that kind of power. The car has a setting called “Insane Mode,” which gives the driver access to the full power of the car. YouTube user DragTimes posted a video of unsuspecting passengers getting […]

  • CBS Sunday morning interviews our cyber students to learn more about ethical hacking (Photo: Huntsville City Schools)

    CBS Sunday Morning visits Huntsville to interview the next generation of cyber warriors

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –  A television crew from CBS Sunday Morning visited the area last week to highlight the cyber security curriculum in Huntsville City Schools. The crew met with students from Grissom and New Century High Schools on Friday.  The producer and crew interviewed them about ethical hacking and the future generation of cyber warriors.  They also interviewed Dr. Casey Wardynski, Superintendent. We’re told CBS Sunday Morning plans to air the report in February. No specific date has been set. You can […]


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