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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
  • Driver Ignores “Road Closed” Signs; Ends Up in a Mess

    Huntsville Police are looking for the person who drove their car through a Road Closed barricade and ended up stuck. It happened Wednesday night, just before midnight, at a bridge under construction at Meridian Street and Pratt Avenue.  Crews on the scene say a man drove through the construction zone, blasted through some barrels, and ended up going down an embankment and slamming into what will eventually be the finished bridge. The driver left the scene.

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    NASA Moves Large Equipment on Interstate 565 Overnight

    NASA moved a large piece of equipment to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center early Wednesday morning, and took another back to Marshall Space Flight Center. The mock up boat tail of the orbiter, basically the cover on the back end of the shuttle for its tail and three engines, is now at the USSRC.  In return, NASA moved a multipurpose logistics module from the International Space Station onto Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville Police had to close Interstate 565 for a […]

  • Two People Stabbed During Fight at Huntsville Home

    Two people were taken to Huntsville Hospital overnight Monday after a fight got out of hand.  It happened around 2:30 a.m. at a home on Mount Vernon Road. According to Huntsville Police, a group of people were gathered in the yard of a home.  One person pulled out  knife, and police say two people who were trying to break up the fight ended up getting stabbed.  Both men were taken to Huntsville Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Huntsville Police say […]

  • Low Speed Chase in Huntsville; Driver Arrested

    A man who police say wouldn’t stop because he “did nothing wrong” was arrested overnight Monday after a low-speed police chase. According to Huntsville Police, an officer was driving down University Drive near Putman Drive when he saw a car swerving in and out of one of the lanes.  When the officer attempted to pull over the vehicle, the driver decided he wasn’t going to stop.  He took police on a 20 minute chase, with speeds exceeding 50 miles per […]

  • Apartment Fire in Huntsville; Four Families Affected

    An apartment fire in south Huntsville damaged four units late Tuesday night. Huntsville Fire & Rescue responded to the Hunters Ridge Apartments at 4103 Hunters Ridge Drive around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday.  It took crews about ten minutes to put out the fire.  Investigators say it began in Apartment 11 with most of the damage in the kitchen.  Three other units have smoke damage. The American Red Cross is helping the 8 adults and 3 children who are without a place […]

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    Ribbon Cutting for New Memorial Parkway Overpasses Today

    A road project that has been under construction for more than 2 years is now complete.  Today, the Alabama Department of Transportation will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the new completion of the new overpasses at Max Luther Drive and Sparkman Drive. Highway Director John Cooper, State Representative Mac McCutcheon, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, and Madison County Commission Chairman Mike Gillespie will attend the event. The $17 million dollar project took 31 months to complete, which is five […]

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    Police: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Guardrail; Had to be Cut from Car

    Huntsville Police plan to charge a man with Driving Under the Influence, after a crash on an Interstate 565 off-ramp. Around 12:45 a.m. Friday, Huntsville Police responded to the Exit 14B Research Park Boulevard off-ramp.  The driver of a Toyota Corolla was heading down the ramp when he lost control of the car and slammed into a guardrail. The impact was so severe that the guardrail went through the car, breaking the man’s leg, trapping him in the car.  Rescue […]

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    Two People, Two Police Chases, One Car

    Morgan County Sheriff’s deputies tried to make a traffic stop around 1:00 a.m. Thursday, but the driver would not stop.  The chase began on Highway 231 and Parks Chapel Road in Lacey’s Spring. After 15 minutes the driver stopped, got out of the vehicle, and started running.  A deputy chased the man, and hewas later captured.  He has been identified as Marvin Kendall, 29. Meanwhile, a female passenger identified as Kristy Moore, 34, got behind the wheel and took off.  […]

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    Car Flips in Scottsboro; Driver Critically Injured

    A man is hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday morning after a wreck in Scottsboro. It happened on Swearengin Road just before 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. According to Alabama State Troopers, the driver left the road, hit a culvert, and flipped.  The front wheels were ripped off the car.  The driver was found lying in the road after being thrown from the vehicle.  He is being treated at Huntsville Hospital.

  • Fire Destroys Home in Madison County

    An overnight fire destroyed a home in Madison County Tuesday. Around 2:00 a.m., fire crews were called to a home in the 3200 block of Maysville Road for a second time.  The home started burning again, after a smaller fire Monday night.  The home is now a total loss. No one was injured.  The family was already out of the home, because of the first fire.  

  • Fire Destroys Home in Huntsville; Homeowners on Vacation

    A fire destroyed a home on Edgemont Circle in North Huntsville overnight Friday.  When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting from all sides of the home. By the time firefighters could get water on the home, the roof collapsed.  Neighbors say the homeowners are out of town on vacation. The cause of the fire is not known.  Crews had to come back to the home around 6:00 a.m. to put out hot spots.

  • Tennessee Girl Rescued from Alleged Abductors in Huntsville

    An abducted 12-year-old child from Cookeville, Tennessee was rescued early Monday morning from her non-custodial mother and boyfriend at a Huntsville hotel. Around 1:00 a.m. Monday, a report of a missing child was issued by Cookeville, Tennessee authorities.  Using a cell phone signal, investigators were able to track the alleged abductors to a room at the Microtel Inn and Suites on Chase Creek Row. Jack Snyder and Christie Hall are booked in the Madison County Jail on kidnapping and other […]


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