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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
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    Florence Police ask for tips following armed robbery at QuickMart on Cox Creek Parkway

    FLORENCE, Ala. – The Florence Police Department is asking for any information about an armed robbery that happened Thursday night. Police said the QuickMart located at 802 Cox Creek Parkway was robbed by a man wearing all black. They say he fled on foot north onto Helton Drive. No one was injured in the robbery. Police did not say how much money was taken. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Florence Police at 256-760-6610 or text […]

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    Aug. 4’s Catch of the Day sure is a whopper!

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – FLW Tournament fisher Shinichi Fukae is pictured showing off a beautiful largemouth bass caught right here on Wheeler Lake. Thanks to Kyle Murphy for the photo. After weigh-ins on day 1 of the tournament, Fukae is placed 7th out of 50. He and 49 other of the best fishermen in the world set out onto the water this morning from Ditto Landing, heading for the Wheeler Lake area in day one of this year’s Walmart FLW “Forrest […]

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    7 hurt after explosion levels Connecticut home

    VERNON — A house exploded in Vernon, Connecticut Thursday afternoon, injuring at least seven people, according to WTIC. The explosion happened around 4:15 p.m. at 2 East Street. The force of the blast completely collapsed the structure. A search and recovery team responded to the scene and found four people in the debris. Three others managed to crawl out on their own. All seven were taken to the hospital for treatment, according to officials, one of the victims is a young […]

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    Huntsville Police charge man with murder in connection to Broadmor Road deaths

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Police Department Major Crimes Unit has charged a man with murder in connection to the deaths of two men on Broadmor Road in July. 22-year-old Quintrell Campbell is with two counts of murder in connection to the deaths of Jaylen Cosby and Khayree Austin. They were both killed inside a home on Broadmor Road on July 5. Campbell is currently being held in the Clayton County Georgia jail awaiting extradition back to Huntsville. Investigators aren’t releasing any […]

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    DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office asks for help finding missing man

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – DeKalb County authorities are asking for your help finding a missing man Wednesday. William Zachary Bishop, 23, has been missing since July 25, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Bishop is 5’6” and weighs around 140 lbs. He has blond hair and one blue eye and one brown eye. On the inside of his right forearm, he has a “flip script” tattoo that reads “LOVE/PAIN.” On the inside of he left forearm, he has a tattoo […]

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    2016 Miracle Bash & Swim For Melissa fundraiser coming August 5-6

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Mark your calendars! The Melissa George Neonatal Memorial Fund’s annual Miracle Bash and Swim for Melissa events are scheduled for August 5 and 6. The 2016 Miracle Bash will be held at the Huntsville Museum of Art at 6:30 p.m. August 5. The 11th annual event will include a buffet dinner, silent auction, live music and craft beer tasting. Miracle Bash tickets are available online here. There will also be a raffle drawing for a one-of-a-kind bracelet. Stephanie Robbins […]

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    Franklin County 911 lines knocked out by lightning, other departments step in to assist with calls

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – The Franklin County 911 line is down after a lightning strike damaged the office Tuesday. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said Franklin County 911 lines are currently being answered by Colbert County and Marion County 911 offices. The sheriff’s office asks that if you need to talk to the Franklin County deputies and you don’t have an emergency, if you live west of Belgreen, contact the Red Bay Police Department at 256-356-4455, if you live east […]

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    Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore secured after lockdown following altercation, fire

    ATMORE, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) reports a dorm that was placed the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore on lockdown following an altercation between inmates Monday has been secured. It started around 3 p.m. when correctional officers responded to a fight between a group of inmates who were housed inside the dorm, ADOC Public Information Manager Bob Horton said. Initial reports indicated three inmates involved in the altercation were injured and some may have sustained stab wounds, the […]

  • Elese Shyanne Wolverton (L) & Dajahnee Marie Ross (R) (Photos: Decatur Police)

    Decatur Police ask for help finding missing girls possibly in Decatur, Athens, or Huntsville

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police are asking for help locating the missing girls pictured above. Elese Shyanne Wolverton, 15, and Dajahnee Marie Ross, 13 went missing in Decatur on July 22. Wolverton is 5’8″, weighs 130lbs, and has brown hair and brown eyes. Ross is 5’5″, weights 140lbs, and has brown hair and brown eyes. Police said when the girls went missing, neither had a cell phone nor enough money to buy food. Police believe they may still be together somewhere in Decatur, Athens, […]

  • Terrance Austin (Photo: Scottsboro Police)

    Man charged with murder of 88-year-old Scottsboro woman, bail set at $1 million

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Scottsboro Police Thursday charged a 28-year-old man with the murder of an 88-year-old Scottsboro woman. Terrance Austin, 28, was charged with the murder of Ruby Durham, 88, Thursday. It’s the first murder investigation since 2009 for Scottsboro. Several days ago, police were called to a home on East Willow street for a welfare check. Officers say family hadn’t heard from Durham. When officers got there, they found her deceased inside the home and her car was missing. After […]

  • Sergino Larenta Richard, AKA Sergino Larenta Richard-Key (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

    Madison County man pleads guilty to infant son’s 2014 murder

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A Madison County man has pleaded guilty to the 2014 murder of his infant son. Sergino Larenta Richard pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison last week, the district attorney’s office said. Richard was originally charged with capital murder in the infant’s death in Aug. 2014. Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning said the infant died of “external force.”  

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    Motorcyclist killed in crash on Jeff Road in Madison County identified, funeral arrangements set

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers said a motorcyclist was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Jeff Road and McKee Road in Madison County. Trooper Curtis Summerville said Johnny Dean Hopkins, 56, of Hazel Green was killed when his 2007 Honda motorcycle hit head-on with a 2002 Ford Ranger pickup truck. Hopkins was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the truck and a passenger were transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries. The Madison […]