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

  • Woman & Child Injured After Van Ends Up in Creek

    Posted on: 8:23 am, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 09:02am, January 22, 2014

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Paramedics transported a woman and child to the hospital after the van they were in...
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    MA Van in Creek
  • 30 Degrees Colder; Single Digits in the Forecast

    Posted on: 7:04 am, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 06:23am, January 22, 2014

    TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Bundle up and break out the hot cocoa because it is cold outside. People are waking...
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    Photo provided b: Scott Middlebrooks, Hytop
  • Man Escapes Mobile Home Fire in Limestone County

    Posted on: 4:24 am, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 04:12am, January 22, 2014

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Firefighters have contained a mobile home fire in Limestone County. Firefighters from Huntsville and Limestone...
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    Mobile Fire on Wall Street in Limestone County.
  • Huge Temperature Shift This Week

    Posted on: 6:02 am, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:51am, January 21, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Bundle up! Temperatures are expected to drop dramatically this week in the Tennessee Valley. WHNT News...
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    Temp Trend
  • Cold Temperatures & The Chance for More Flurries

    Posted on: 5:17 am, January 16, 2014, by , updated on: 05:11am, January 16, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala (WHNT) – It’s a cold start to the day for Thursday in the Tennessee Valley. Temperatures were in...
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    Temps Thursday 4AM
  • 1 Dies, 1 Hurt in Wreck on Bailey Cove Road

    Posted on: 7:36 am, January 14, 2014, by , updated on: 03:11pm, January 14, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – One person has died, and another is recovering from injuries suffered in a wreck Tuesday morning...
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    Photo of the wreck (Tim Hanson/WHNT News 19)
  • UPDATE: All Limestone County Schools Closed Today Due To Power Outages

    Posted on: 7:19 am, January 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:59am, January 7, 2014

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - All Limestone County Schools will be closed Tuesday due to a large power outage in the area.
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  • Fire Damages Home in Somerville

    Posted on: 1:58 am, January 7, 2014, by , updated on: 01:52am, January 7, 2014

    SOMERVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A family in Somerville is now looking for a place to stay after a fire damaged...
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    Gaines Dr House Fire
  • Police Investigate Robbery at Mini Mart

    Posted on: 12:18 am, January 7, 2014, by , updated on: 07:27am, January 7, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are searching for the person responsible for robbing a Mini Mart late Monday night. Huntsville...
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    Mini Mart
  • Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Huntsville

    Posted on: 11:35 pm, January 5, 2014, by , updated on: 07:02am, January 6, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville police are investigating a robbery at the La Quinta Inn on University Drive. Police say...
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    La Quinta
  • UPDATE: Morgan County Man Charged With Murder

    Posted on: 1:49 am, January 3, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:56pm, January 5, 2014

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A murder arrest in a Morgan County Homicide. Cody Lee Compton is charged with murder...
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  • Sooners Upset the Crimson Tide in 2014 Sugar Bowl

    Posted on: 11:42 pm, January 2, 2014, by , updated on: 11:30pm, January 2, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS, LA (WHNT) – The Oklahoma Sooners pulled off a big win Thursday against the Alabama Crimson Tide with...
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