Preston Benson

Preston produces WHNT NEWS 19 at 6:00 on weeknights. He's a huge fan of the New Orleans Saints and the LSU Tigers.

Recent Articles

  • Georgia Inmate Spotted in New Hope, AL in February Back in Custody

    Posted on: 7:50 am, April 15, 2014, by

    TATTNAL COUNTY, GA (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 has learned a man wanted for escaping prison in Georgia is once...
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    Chad Dasher Web
  • Driver Hits Fire Truck on Interstate 65, No One Injured

    Posted on: 8:24 am, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 08:21am, April 14, 2014

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Drivers headed north on I-65 are urged to use caution and slow down near the Huntsville-Browns...
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    LI Firetruck Damage
  • Mock Disaster Planned at Sheffield High School

    Posted on: 6:49 am, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 06:17am, April 10, 2014

    SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WHNT) – A mock accident scene is set to take place at one Tennessee Valley high school. It’s...
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  • U.S. Marshals Arrest Second Suspect in Florence Shooting

    Posted on: 9:57 am, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 09:43am, April 3, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The U.S. Marshal Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force arrested a second man Thursday wanted in connection with...
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    Travis Eric Fallows, left, and Matthew Joseph Terhune, right.
  • One Person Dead After Wreck on I-59; Traffic Moving Again

    Posted on: 6:19 am, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 06:05am, March 31, 2014

    ATTALLA, Ala. (WHNT) – An Etowah County man died after his vehicle hit an 18-wheeler early Monday morning. Authorities say...
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  • LATEST: Fatal Fire Began In Children’s Bedroom, Two Perished

    Posted on: 8:52 am, March 27, 2014, by , and , updated on: 04:06am, March 28, 2014

    DECATUR Ala. (WHNT) – Fire investigators say the blaze that killed two pre-school age children Thursday morning began in the...
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    Dexter Miland Jr., left, and Marlena Miland, right. (Photo: Miland family)
  • Car & Train Collide in Huntsville; Woman Injured

    Posted on: 8:07 am, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 08:01am, March 24, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are on the scene of a wreck at a railroad crossing in Huntsville. It happened...
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    HV Pratt Ave Car vs Train
  • Residents of apartment complex barred from smoking in their homes

    Posted on: 4:56 am, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 04:57am, March 20, 2014

    (CBS News) ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Jeff Ramsey, a 26-year resident of Parkway Meadows apartments in Ann Arbor, couldn’t believe...
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    (Image Credit: W. Steve Shepard Jr. via
  • Overnight House Fire Deemed Suspicious

    Posted on: 7:17 am, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 06:35am, March 11, 2014

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators are calling an overnight house fire in Lawrence County suspicious. Firefighters responded to a...
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    LW House Fire
  • State Troopers Respond to Wreck in Limestone County

    Posted on: 4:01 am, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 03:52am, March 7, 2014

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a one vehicle wreck involving an overturned pickup truck. The...
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    LI Mooresville Wreck2
  • Decatur Police Arrest Eight People on Drug Charges

    Posted on: 6:28 am, March 6, 2014, by , updated on: 06:10am, March 6, 2014

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) –  Police in Decatur arrested eight people Wednesday accused of selling drugs. Police say undercover officers purchased...
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    DC Drug Arrests
  • Two Arrested on Drug Charges After Drug Search on Moores Mill Rd.

    Posted on: 7:35 am, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 07:33am, March 5, 2014

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Two people have been arrested on drug charges following a search of a home on...
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