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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
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    Huntsville firefighters respond to fire on HeatherHill Drive

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Firefighters are currently on the scene of a house fire on Heatherhill Drive. There are currently five fire units on the scene. WHNT News 19’s Jeff Gray is currently on the scene. He says heavy smoke was coming from the home when he arrived. WHNT News 19 will update this as soon as we can gather more information.

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    Firefighters respond to vehicle fire in driveway of Madison County home

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Volunteer firefighters in Madison County worked overnight to save a home from major damage after a vehicle parked in the driveway caught fire. Firefighters responded to the 500 block of Bell Circle around 12:30 a.m. Friday.  A BMW parked in a driveway caught fire.  Crews say the fire started in the vehicle’s engine compartment.  Another vehicle parked next to the BMW was also damaged. The flames spread to the home and caused some scorch marks.  Fortunately, […]

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    Investigators look into cause of overnight house fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – An overnight fire destroyed a Huntsville home. The house is located in the 3200 block of Yale Circle off of Blue Spring Road in north Huntsville.  Fire crews responded after 11 p.m. and spent about an hour to get the flames under control. Neighbors say no one has lived in the home for about six years and there was also no power going to the house. Officials are examining the remains of the home to determine […]

  • Crews fight a fire at Mountain View Mobile Home Park in Huntsville.

    Two adults, two children escape early-morning mobile home fire

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters had their hands full early Wednesday morning fighting a mobile home fire. Crews responded to the Mountain View Mobile Home Park on Slaughter Road around 1:30 a.m.  They arrived at lot 85 to find flames coming from all sides of the home. We are told two adults and two small children were able to escape the fire uninjured.  Firefighters spent the better part of an hour to extinguish the fire.  Unfortunately, the home is considered […]

  • Morgan County Wreck

    UPDATE: Morgan County coroner identifies victims of deadly wreck

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County coroner has identified two people who died in an early morning wreck on Highway 67. It happened near the intersection of New Center Road in Priceville. The coroner says Clara Fulton, 22, died at the scene. Dylan Allan, 19, was pronounced dead at Decatur Morgan Hospital. According to Priceville police, Fulton and Allan were passengers in a car driven by Jacob Lovell. Investigators say the young people were headed south on Highway 67, when their car […]

  • Limestone County Standoff

    UPDATE: Limestone County Sheriff’s Office identifies man arrested after 3-hour standoff

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man they arrested after a multi-hour standoff. Rodney Warren Craig, 44, was arrested around 6:00 this morning after he surrendered peacefully. Craig faces charges in Limestone County for DUI and Attempting to Elude. Deputies with the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office say Madison Police contacted them saying Craig had stolen a truck in Madison, and that they were also getting warrants for Domestic Violence and Stalking. The mother of […]

  • Morgan County Fire

    Home in Morgan City damaged by fire

    MORGAN CITY, Ala. – Firefighters from Brindlee Mountain were called to a house fire around 2:00 a.m. Monday. They could see flames inside the home when they arrived. The house is located on Union Grove Road, just east of Highway 231. Firefighters blocked Union Grove Road while battling the fire. It took crews more than an hour to get the fire put out. There were no injuries in the fire. Investigators are looking into what caused the blaze. A major […]

  • Evan Denison, 21, of Madison

    UPDATE: Huntsville Police identify man accused of stealing ambulance, breaking into pharmacy

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police have identified the man they believe is responsible for stealing an ambulance from Decatur Morgan Hospital. Authorities think he’s also the man who broke into The Medicine Shoppe on Patton Road. Evan Denison, 21, of Madison faces charges of Burglary Third Degree and Possession of Stolen Property in Huntsville. He will likely face other felony charges for the theft of the ambulance in Decatur. Officials with First Response Ambulance Service, which is the company that […]

  • John Wesley Way Shooting

    Huntsville woman killed inside her apartment, police search for shooter

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say they know who they’re looking for, now they just have to find the individual. They were called to Building 1580 at the Executive Lodge Apartments on John Wesley Way around 2:30 a.m. Friday. Friends arrived to find Kandace Kadeirdra Faulk, 22, lying on her floor.  She had been shot several times. Faulk was pronounced dead on the scene. Investigators are calling this a domestic situation. They believe they know who the suspected shooter is […]

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    Madison Police searching for person responsible for a shooting

    MADISON, Ala. (WHNT)– Madison Police responded to a shooting on the 100 Block of Arabian Drive just after 10:30 Thursday night. That’s just off of Wall Triana Highway. When police arrived they found a man laying his front yard. Police say the man had been shot at least once. Emergency crews rushed him to Huntsville Hospital in critical condition. Officers believe this is an isolated incident and they think the victim probably knew the shooter. No word yet on why the […]

  • Casey Cole White, 32, of Athens (Image: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    UPDATE: Tennessee authorities announce additional charges for man arrested in Limestone County

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Limestone County Sheriff’s office says they have arrested a man after a long list of crimes that happened in two different states. The Giles County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office is also charging the man with a number of charges. Sheriff Mike Blakely says Casey Cole White, 32, is currently charged with Burglary 1st Degree, one count of Robbery 1st Degree, and one count of Theft 1st Degree in Limestone County, but more charges are expected. White […]

  • Oakwood Ave Shooting

    Huntsville Police investigate early-morning robbery and shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are looking for two people they say robbed and shot a man early this morning. It happened in the 3400 block of Oakwood Ave. Emergency crews responded to the home around 2:00 Tuesday morning. Officers arrived to find a man they say had been robbed and shot in the leg. Others were inside the home, but were not injured in the incident. HEMSI took the victim to the hospital. He’s expected to survive. Huntsville Police […]

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