Jeff Gray is a morning reporter and spot news guru at WHNT News 19. He is originally from Palm Springs, California, but has worked at various television stations in Florida, Louisiana, and also here in the Tennessee Valley.

Jeff started his career in television back in 1991, after buying his first police scanner.

Jeff became WHNT News 19’s most overused freelance videographer for years to come. Later in his career, he started chasing hurricanes Opal, Dennis, Isadore, Georges, Francis, Ivan, and Katrina.

Jeff is active in the north Alabama area. He speaks at different schools about his adventures in news and careers in television. He has also earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and works with different troops in the Huntsville area.

In his spare time, Jeff enjoys photography, capturing history and images that make people go WOW!

He travels across the country looking for the unusual. He also loves music, and you can usually find him on the weekends listening and shooting local bands here in the Valley.

His MP3 player is full of 80s rock and roll. He loves to read about military history, and most importantly, enjoys spending time with his daughter, Jessi.


Recent Articles
  • Fire crews battle overnight fire in Owens Cross Roads

    Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a late-night mobile home fire in Owens Cross Roads. They were called to the 500 block of Piney Woods Road around 11:30 Wednesday night. Firefighters arrived to find half of the home engulfed in flames. It took them an hour to get the fire under control, but crews didn’t leave the area until after 4:00 this morning. The fire displaced one person.

  • Heavy police presence on Mastin Lake Road, one arrested

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirms they are at a house on Mastin Lake Road this morning for a drug raid. They say they arrived at the home around 4:00 Wednesday morning. Investigators say they found a stolen gun and drugs inside the home. They have arrested one person on the scene. Ronnie Stevens faces drug charges. We also understand three adults and three children were in the home when the raid began. Members of the Madison […]

  • Decatur Police make arrest in overnight stabbing, man charged with murder

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say they have arrested a man for the stabbing that happened on East Moulton Street from Thursday night. John Paul David Puckett, Sr. is charged with murder. Decatur Police and fire responded to what family members called a domestic situation. They arrived to find James Ward, 43, dead inside a home in the 600 block. An officer was in the area and saw Puckett walking away from the scene, and took him into custody. Investigators […]

  • Driver of stolen vehicle leads police on overnight chase, 3 arrested

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have arrested three people after officers caught up with a stolen vehicle. Investigators say the overnight chase was the second time officers had located, and tried to recover, this vehicle. Just after midnight, officers spotted the stolen Impala on Patton Road near Bob Wallace Avenue. They say the driver refused to pull over, leading officers on a chase. The chase reached speeds of more than 80 miles per hour and went down University Drive to […]

  • Police search for robbers that pistol-whipped store clerk

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville police say they are searching for two men that robbed a convenience store at 3:30 Thursday morning. The armed robbery happened at the Mapco at Martin Road & Zierdt Road. The store clerk told police that two men in hoodies and masks came into the store and demanded money. The clerk was pistol-whipped during the robbery. HEMSI paramedics treated the clerk’s injuries on the scene. Police say the two robbers were last seen running west down […]

  • Huntsville officers make an arrest in overnight shooting, standoff; blame fireworks for shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they have arrested a Huntsville man involved in an overnight shooting and standoff. They say it all stems from the accused being upset about fireworks being shot in the area. Thomas Couch, 32, is charged with Assault 2nd degree after an incident on Fairbanks Street. Officers were called to the 2800 block of Fairbanks Street around 11:45 Tuesday night. They arrived to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his arm. Couch, […]

  • Decatur Police investigating after woman shot in face

    DECATUR, Ala.  – Officers with the Decatur Police Department are investigating a shooting that happened in the 2200 block of Harrison Street Southeast. Police say a woman was shot in the face. She was rushed to Huntsville Hospital. We do not yet know her condition. The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. on Friday. Decatur Police blocked off Harrison Street Southeast as they look for the shooter as well as evidence.  

  • Overnight fire destroys Decatur home

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Firefighters had to block off 10th Avenue for a couple of hours overnight on Thursday while they fought a house fire. The house is in the 200 block of 10th Avenue Southwest, just south of Moulton Street. Neighbors called 911 to report the fire. When firefighters got to the scene, they could see flames coming from the home. Officials believe the house may have been occupied, but no one was home at the time of the […]

  • Huntsville homeowner shot, killed during home invasion

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. Officers say they were called to a home on Barbra Drive, just north of Holmes Avenue, for a possible home invasion where the homeowner was shot in the chest. Police say the call came in at about 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Authorities say by the time paramedics arrived, the victim had died from his injuries. The victim’s wife has identified the man killed as […]

  • RV fire threatens Huntsville home

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville firefighters were called to the 2400 block of Vining Avenue for an RV fire. The call came in right after 1 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The blaze was very close to a home. Crews worried it could spread. Firefighters contained the fire in about 15 minutes. Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department say they believe the fire may have been intentionally set. Officers say they may have a person of interest. The fire destroyed the RV. […]

  • Two women shot overnight in north Huntsville neighborhood

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say two women were taken to the hospital after being shot in a car. Officers say just after midnight, emergency crews were called to the 4200 block of Keith Street . When they arrived, they found two women with gunshot wounds. Authorities believe the women will survive. Police say they believe the women were shot about a block away on Barry Street. That’s where investigators found a gold Trailblazer that they believe belongs to the […]

  • Huntsville firefighters work to determine cause of house fire on Ricky Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a late night house fire. It started around 10:30 Sunday night on the 2200 block of Ricky Road. Investigators say neighbors called 911 after seeing flames coming from the home. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the back bedroom. It took firefighters about 20 minutes to get the fire out. There was fire damage to one room and smoke damage throughout. We’re told no one was […]