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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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    Photo showing children climbing on Vietnam Women’s Memorial goes viral

    WASHINGTON DC – The nation’s capital has many sites that honor the service and sacrifice made by those who served our country. The Vietnam Women’s Memorial was dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses. Matthew Munson was visiting the memorial when some parents encouraged their children to climb on the memorial for a picture. “There wasn’t a lot of people at this point,” Munson said, “then a big group of […]

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    Former SRO charged with sex crimes involving a minor

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – A former school resource officer is facing nine counts of sexual related charges involving a minor. The charges stem from a case that happened more than 10 years ago. Lee Perry Jr. was indicted on sex related charges Monday by a grand jury. Perry, a former Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, served as a school resource officer in 2003 and 2004, according to Sheriff Chuck Phillips. He also worked as a Skyline Police officer. “Back then, we […]

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    Investigators tie McDonald’s shooting victim to Lincoln County home invasion

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. – Monday the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department determined that a shooting investigation in Hazel Green is connected to an attempted home invasion in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department said they responded to a call about an attempted home invasion and shooting at a residence on March Mill Road Saturday. Deputies said the homeowner reported that three men came to his door and told him to put his hands up. The homeowner pulled out a handgun, was shot […]

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    Investigators continue search for Limestone County man not seen since July 2013

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to plead with people for tips on a man who hasn’t been seen in close to two years. Jerry Dean Morris is 5’9″ and weighs about 130 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes, and also has a tattoo of the grim reaper on his upper left arm. Family members reported Morris missing in October 2013, and it appears the last time anyone had contact with Morris was […]

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    Morgan County Drug Task Force charges 2 in Hartselle meth bust

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Morgan County Drug Task Force agents charged two people at a Hartselle apartment complex with on meth-related charges Friday. Michael Logan Hickson, 21, and Amanda Evangeline Speakes, 31 were arrested and charged with various drug-related charges. Task force agents had received information that people were coming and going from the apartment, locate on Mitwede St, at all hours of the night, Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said. She said when agents investigated, they smelled marijuana and saw visible drug […]

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    Compton found guilty of 2014 Morgan City murder

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A Morgan County jury convicted a man of the 2014 shooting death of Jonathan Graham Bowling Thursday. Cody Lee Compton was found guilty of murder in the case. Bowling was shot and killed in Morgan City in Jan. 2014. Compton was arrested later that week. Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said Compton and Bowling were at a mobile home where people were cooking and using meth. Witnesses told investigators the two argued and Compton left to get a gun […]

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    Medical authority reports first case of leprosy in Morgan County

    DECATUR, Ala. – The first known case of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, was diagnosed in Morgan County, officials said Wednesday. Dermatologic Surgeon Dr. Angelo Mancuso diagnosed a patient with leprosy, according to a press release. This is the first known case in Morgan County. The last reported cases were 2012 in south Alabama, according to Dr. Mancuso. Dr. Mancuso contacted the CDC in Atlanta and the Alabama State Health Director. The patient was referred to an infectious disease specialist, […]

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    Netflix releases full list of movies and TV shows arriving & leaving April

    Netflix is adding a long list of movies and shows in April. However, some movies and shows will also be removed from the streaming service. Here’s the full list: Available April 1: And Now … Ladies and Gentlemen…(2002) Bandolero (2000) Barnyard (2006) The Beautician and the Beast (1997) Bound (1996) Buffalo Soldiers (2001) The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002) Down to Earth (2001) Leprechaun 3 (1995) Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997) Leprechaun 6: Back 2 tha Hood (2003) Suicide Kings (1997) […]

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    Huntsville takes another step toward high speed fiber Internet

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Wednesday Huntsville city officials took another step toward providing  Huntsville businesses, residents and institutions access to high speed fiber Internet. The city of Huntsville released a Request for Information (RFI) for one or more partners to provide high speed Internet services through a city-wide fiber network. The goal is to have fiber Internet at or above 1 gigabit per second, up to 200 times faster than the national average. “We have reached a point where fiber networks are […]

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    Huntsville Police investigate shooting on Union Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured on Union Drive Tuesday afternoon. Huntsville Police said the shooting happened in the area of the 2800 block of Union Drive. They told our crew on the scene that people inside a residence on Union Drive reported hearing gunshots and seeing a young man in the street. Police later identified him as  Quintarius Keith, 18.  The vehicle sped off in the direction of University Drive. Keith was struck in the […]

  • Jessica Debbie Rhinehart (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

    Madison County Detention Officer arrested & charged with aggravated child abuse

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A Madison County Detention Officer was arrested late Monday night and charged with aggravated child abuse, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. Huntsville Police arrested Detention Officer Jessica Debbie Rhinehart, 26, at 11:15 Monday night. Rhinehart was booked into the Madison County Detention Facility and released Tuesday afternoon under a $30,000 bond, according to the sheriff’s office. Rhinehart has been placed on administrative leave with pay, pending the results of an investigation by investigators from the Madison […]

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    Madison Police need your help identifying suspects in vehicle break-in & fraudulent use of credit card

    MADISON, Ala. – Madison Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects who they believe broke into a vehicle and used stolen credit and debit cards. Police said on March 6 a vehicle was broken in to in the Planet Fitness parking lot on Hwy 72. The victim reported that debit and credit cards were stolen from the vehicle. The cards were used at Target on University Drive in Huntsville later that day. Madison Police detectives were able to […]


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