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
  • Madison County family left homeless after fire spreads through the chimney

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – A family of three is without a home this morning. A fire destroyed the home on R. Hammond Court just after 11:00 Tuesday night. Crews arrived to see smoke and flames coming from the home. The family tells us they set a fire in the fire place, and it spread through the chimney, causing heavy smoke and fire damage. It took crews about an hour to put out the fire. No one was hurt in the […]

  • Apartment fire displaces 3 in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Three people are displaced after an early morning apartment fire. Huntsville firefighters were called to 6th Avenue around 1:15 Tuesday morning where they arrived to see flames and smoke coming from a building. One of the center apartments in a group of four was on fire. That apartment had heavy fire damage, and the surrounding apartments had smoke damage. It took firefighters around 30 minutes to put the fire out. 6th Ave. and 12th St. had to […]

  • HEMSI paramedic breaks window, pulls driver from fiery wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Paramedics, by trade, are selfless people. One HEMSI paramedic went above the call of duty Thursday night after noticing a wrecked truck on fire. The single-vehicle wreck happened on Highway 72 East near Shields Road around 5:00. A pickup truck ran off the highway into the treeline. The impact of the collision caused the truck to catch fire. The driver of a passing HEMSI ambulance, Adam Goode, saw the truck on fire, pulled over and jumped out […]

  • Deputies catch 1, search for another after break-in at a Hazel Green gas station

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The search is on this morning for someone deputies saw running from a convenience store in Hazel Green this morning. The business alarm at the Food Mart on Highway 231/431 alerted deputies around 2:00 this morning. The deputies arrived to the store to see at least two people run from the back of the business. Deputies caught one person a few hundred yards away. They say he was having breathing problems, and paramedics took him to […]

  • Southbound lanes of I-65 reopened after a Thursday night wreck

    ARDMORE, Ala. – A wreck that happened around 9:30 Thursday night had southbound lanes blocked through the overnight hours. The wreck, that happened on I-65 near the Alabama-Tennessee state line, is now cleared. A single 18-wheeler is the only vehicle involved. The truck flipped on its side. Emergency crews from Ardmore and Elkmont responded to the wreck one mile south of the state line. When they arrived, they found a truck that went down a ravine and flipped on its […]

  • Scottsboro Police identify men arrested after high speed chase

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Scottsboro Police have arrested and charged 25-year-old Ahmaad Dakota Beasley and 38-year-old Timothy Jerome Harris after a high speed chase this morning. It started in Scottsboro around 3:45 and ended in Madison County. Charges include third degree theft, attempting to elude a police officer and reckless endangerment. Officers were first called about a theft on the 24000  block of Highway 72 East and were given a description of the vehicle and suspects. Scottsboro Police tried to […]

  • Emergency crews respond to wreck on Carter Grove Road in Madison County

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Emergency crews have responded to a wreck on Carter Grove Road, just north of Charity Lane. Paramedics are helping a person who stopped to work on his broken down vehicle. Emergency workers say the person was working on the broken down vehicle when another driver hit his vehicle. His car rolled forward and knocked the man on the ground. We understand the man wasn’t hurt badly, but is being checked out. We don’t know anything about […]

  • Man arrested after leading Huntsville Police on 30-minute chase

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police arrested Jack Henry James, 33, early this morning. Officers say he led them on a 30-minute chase through several neighborhoods in south Huntsville. James faces charges of driving under the influence, attempting to elude police and reckless endangerment. The chase started around 11:30 on Bob Wallace Avenue near 15th street. Officers said they tried to stop the pickup truck with no tail lights, but the driver didn’t stop. The chase went through several areas before […]

  • 3rd Fastenal business broken into this week

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are trying to figure out who broke into the Fastenal business on Wall Triana overnight. They say this is the third Fastenal store that has been broken into this week. Police responded to the store, located south of Interstate 565, just before midnight when the alarm went off. When they arrived, they found a smashed-in door. Investigators found several power tools had been taken from the store. Officers took search dogs out to the scene, […]

  • 2 hurt during early-morning home invasion, police search for 2 masked men

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are looking for the two masked men who broke into an apartment on Sparkman Drive. Investigators say the men pistol-whipped the man inside the apartment, while his girlfriend jumped out of the second story window. The incident happened around 2:45 this morning at the Overlook Apartments. We understand the thieves got away with some cash. Police brought in K-9s to track the men, but didn’t find them. Paramedics took the woman to Huntsville Hospital with […]

  • Police search for 3 responsible for home invasion, assault in north Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are searching for three men who broke into a home and assaulted a caretaker and the man she was watching over. It happened on Pulaski Pike. Emergency crews were called around 1:00 Monday morning to the Raceway gas station on North Memorial Parkway and Bob Wade Lane for a woman who had been assaulted. She told investigators she was assaulted at the home on Pulaski Pike where she cared for an elderly man in his […]

  • 3 arrested in Huntsville after high-speed chase that started in Tennessee

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Three people have been arrested in Huntsville after a chase that began in Lincoln County, Tennessee. Investigators tell us the men were seen breaking into cars in Lincoln County, a deputy spotted the vehicle and started the chase. Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office chased the SUV into Alabama where Madison County Deputies joined in the case. The driver led police south on Highway 231/431 through Hazel Green and Meridianville. The driver avoided spike strips […]