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Laura joined WHNT News 19 in November 2011. In Fall 2012, she started working as a producer for WHNT News 19 This Morning.

Laura earned a B.A. in Journalism from Auburn University in 2011. During her time in Auburn, she worked as Editor, Managing Editor and Assistant News Editor at the campus newspaper, The Auburn Plainsman. She was awarded First Place for Web Special Project by the Alabama Press Association for work she did during her internship with the Madison County Record newspaper.

In her free time, Laura enjoys cooking, watching Auburn football and spending time with her husband and two dogs, Mila and Martini.


Recent Articles
  • Business Fire Shuts Down South Memorial Parkway

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Pride Home Entertainment Showcase caught fire in Huntsville Thursday, shutting down South Memorial Parkway at Hobbs Road. At about 2:30 a.m., passersby saw smoke pouring from the business. Huntsville Fire Department was on the scene within minutes. The first crews reported fire and smoke coming from the store. They went ahead and made a second alarm to get more engines and crews to the scene. A third alarm was eventually made on this business fire. They […]

  • Mobile Home Destroyed in Fire

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Volunteer firefighters were called to a mobile home fire on Sewell Road at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. It was first reported as a storage shed fire, but that quickly spread to an adjacent mobile home. When crews arrived, the fire had spread and both buildings were engulfed in flames. Firefighters from Owens and Piney Chapel worked for more than two hours to put it out. We are told the home was vacant and there was […]

  • Police: Driver Hits Two Cars, Keeps Going

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police say a man driving a pickup truck hit two cars near University Drive and the Boardwalk at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, and then kept going. Officers caught up with him near the intersection of I-565 and Jordan Lane. They chased him all they way to Old Madison Pike before he stopped. Investigators say they suspect the driver was suffering from a medical condition. The driver was taken to Huntsville Hospital. The other drivers involved […]

  • Trailer Catches Fire, Owner Arrested

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Limestone County firefighters worked into the early morning hours Tuesday battling a mobile home fire. The owner of the trailer on Sugar Way in northwest Limestone County called 911 at about midnight saying the home was on fire. The building was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Quick action kept the fire from spreading to surrounding structures. The mobile home burned to the ground. It was unoccupied. There was more bad news for the owner. […]

  • Robbers Hit Man with Their Gun

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are looking for two men who robbed a man in his apartment. It happened just after 10 p.m. at Knight Garden Apartments. According to the victim, two men carrying guns kicked in his apartment door. He told police the offenders pointed a gun at him and demanded money. The victim says he told them he didn’t have any money. That’s when one of the robbers hit him with the end of the gun, cutting […]

  • McDonald’s Manager Robbed at Gunpoint

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Madison County deputies are looking into an early morning robbery to the McDonald’s on Highway 53. According to the manager, he was leaving the store just after 1 a.m. Monday when a man wearing a mask and gun forced his way into the restaurant. The robber then made the employee open the safe. After cleaning it out, the masked gunman left. The manager was not injured. Deputies are going through the security camera footage to […]

  • House Destroyed in Fire

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Volunteer firefighters in Morgan County battled a huge house fire Monday night. Just before 11 p.m., volunteer crews from Tri-County, Rock Creek and Florette were called to a house on fire in the 500-block of Double S Mountain Road in Morgan County. Firefighters had to deploy what looks like a pool to fill and ferry water more than three miles to battle the blaze. The home was a total loss. It was unoccupied.

  • Man Robbed, Beaten in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are investigating a robbery in north Huntsville. Police say the robbery was in the 2800-block of Klondike Avenue. That’s just north of University Drive. The victim says he was driving west on Klondike Avenue when a man stepped in the road and blocked him. According to police, the suspect then reached into the car and grabbed the man’s cash that he was holding. When he got out of his car to get his money back, […]

  • Home Invasion Shooting Investigation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are searching for two men who broke into a home. At 1 a.m. Friday, two men kicked in the side door of a home in the 3600-block of Fay Street, just north of Mastin Lake Road. They were armed with a shotgun. But the homeowner was also armed. Police say the homeowner shot at the men. They fired back, shooting a female in the legs. The men left. Witnesses say they may have gotten […]

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    Train Hits, Kills Man Lying in Tracks

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are on the scene of a fatality. A person was hit by a train. At about 2:30 a.m. Thursday, the conductor of a Union Pacific train traveling east into Huntsville called 911 to say a person who was lying on the tracks between Wynn Drive and Research Park Boulevard had been hit. Huntsville police, fire and HEMSI responded. They found the man after about 15 minutes. He was on the tracks next to Dollar […]

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    Robbery Leads to Home Invasion, Shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are investigating a robbery that turned into a home invasion. At about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to the 2200-block of Hill Street near Oakwood Avenue. When they arrived, one of the victims said he was riding his bike earlier when four to five juvenile males robbed him at gunpoint. They then forced him into his home, and a struggle began among the juveniles and the other occupant of the residence. That other […]

  • 5 Injured in Crash

    Five Injured in Huntsville Crash

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A two-vehicle wreck sends five people to the hospital. It happened at about 12:45 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of University and Wynn Drives. Huntsville police say one vehicle was turning from University to Wynn when it was hit by another car traveling the other direction on University Drive. The collision sent one car into a pole. The passenger of that car was trapped for nearly half an hour while emergency crews cut the door off […]

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