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Shevaun joined WHNT in June 2014 as a multimedia journalist. A Miami native of Jamaican descent, Shevaun is passionate about submerging herself in southern culture.

Shevaun is a proud ‘Cane, graduating from the University of Miami in 2013 where she joined Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. At UM, she anchored UMTV NewsVision and hosted UMTV SportsDesk while interning at WSVN 7 News, a FOX affiliate in Miami. She also interned with WEDR, a Miami radio station.

After graduating, Shevaun moved to Gulfport/Biloxi, Mississippi as a reporter for WXXV News 25, a local news product that launched in 2013, of which Shevaun was an inaugural member.

When she’s not working the camera, Shevaun can be found at car shows or sports events, cooking Jamaican food, or traveling.

Have a tip or an idea? Shevaun wants to hear from you! She enjoys communicating with our viewers. Follow her on Twitter @FinesseBryan or email her at shevaun.bryan@whnt.com

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    Authorities investigate deadly house fire in Lawrence County as possible arson

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Lawrence County man lost his life in a house fire Wednesday night. Investigators responded to the home on Alternate 72 near Trinity around 10 p.m Wednesday. The body of Azrel Gene Stovall was found inside the home, according to his family and authorities. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to the home around 9:30 Wednesday evening. When they arrived, they found the house burning. Deputies had responded to the home earlier Wednesday for a […]

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    Murder victim’s family requests donations for domestic violence shelter

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Family and friends spent their rainy Sunday afternoon in a church to remember a young mother murdered last month. “I’m going to get through this and I’m doing this for Tonya,” said Susan Amerson. Her 27-year-old daughter, Tonya Lynn Amerson, was found dead behind a Jones Valley shopping center.  Tonya’s boyfriend is charged with murder.  Now, Susan Amerson gathers loved ones to remember the daughter she lost. “We’re having a memorial service not a funeral,” explained Susan Amerson. “A […]

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    UPDATE: Albertville officer on suspension after domestic violence arrest

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  Albertville leaders confirm an Albertville Police officer has been arrested. David William Atwell, 42, and his wife, Rebecca Lynn Atwell, 52, were both booked for domestic violence Saturday evening. Police Chief Doug Pollard released the following statement: “We had a meeting [Sunday] morning with David about the current situation of his arrest.  As per the city rules and regulations, he has been placed on suspension without pay until the outcome of the court proceedings which are set […]

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    Salvation Army Red Kettles are outside retailers for the holidays

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The holidays are a time of big money being spent as we try to find that perfect something for those we love. Meanwhile well known organization is out hoping to spread a little cheer to those in need. The Salvation Army bell ringers, and their red kettles, are back at work, collecting donations for the less fortunate. They say they count on days like Black Friday and Small Business Saturday to help them achieve their goal of […]

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    State Fire Marshal confirms fatal Lawrence County fire was intentional

    TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT) – State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk tells WHNT News 19 that a fire that claimed the life of a man in Lawrence County was intentionally set. The body of 67-year-old Azrel Stovall was recovered from the home on Highway 20, deemed a total loss. Paulk says that while the investigation is ongoing, their preliminary investigation concluded the fire was set on purpose. He says whether an accelerant (such as gas) was used will not be disclosed, until it’s […]

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    Decatur man accused of killing ex-wife to represent self in preliminary hearing

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The man at the center of a murder investigation, manhunt, then standoff is set to go before Morgan County District Judge Brent Craig at 9 in the morning on December 8th. Roger Dale Stevens is charged with the murder of his ex-wife Kay Stevens on November 14. She died at the hospital after she was shot at the Corner Bakery in Decatur. Stevens fled the scene, prompting a manhunt throughout Morgan County. He was located sitting […]

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    Federal employees receive letters offering watchdog service after data breach

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) with such a large federal employment base in north Alabama, the data breach affecting federal employees has a wide reach. New notices regarding the breach are appearing in local mailboxes. “It’s frustrating, this seems to go a little deeper into your personal history,” said Redstone Arsenal spokesman Chris Colster of the breach. Employees keeping a close eye on a data breach from earlier this year are now seeing the next step in safeguarding their information. Everything from […]

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    Firefighters put out several brush fires along I-565 eastbound near Slaughter Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A series of brush fires burned for more than an hour along Interstate 565 near Madison Boulevard on Wednesday. There were seven separate fires, WHNT News 19 has learned.  The first call came in around 10:30 a.m. about a grass fire on the westbound side of the interstate near Slaughter Road.  Two more were called in closer to Madison Boulevard, also on the westbound side. The last fire was reported between Slaughter Road and Old Madison Pike, on the […]

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    Interfaith service gives thanks, dedicates public labyrinth

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Before the turkey and stuffing, religious leaders came together to show gratitude across faiths. Leaders with the Huntsville Islamic Community and Temple B’nai Shalom sat alongside priests from around the southeast Huntsville community to bring all faiths together in celebration. “We are all children of the same God,” said The Reverend Lynn Bullard with St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. “That’s why we were put here, to love one another, to be thankful and grateful for the creation […]

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    Gov. Bentley: gambling law enforcement in hands of sheriffs, DAs

    ALABAMA (WHNT) – An executive order by Governor Robert Bentley says he wants the state out of the business of trying to shut down bingo facilities. “What Governor Bentley has done is tell local authorities, sheriffs and district attorneys that if there’s any gambling enforcement it’s up to them to make that decision to enforce the laws as they interpret the laws,” said Senator Arthur Orr. The order means Attorney General Luther Strange will no longer be the chief anti-gambling […]

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    Standoff on Greenbrier Road ends with arrest of man wanted for shooting in Decatur

    UPDATE: They found him in a truck lot around three in the afternoon on Saturday, which is when he locked himself inside the truck he drives. Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely says he and Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin talked Roger Stevens into surrendering with the help of Stevens’ brother. Law enforcement did not find any guns inside the truck. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Lt. John Crouch of the Decatur Police Department confirms that law enforcement resolved a standoff on […]

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    NEW DETAILS: Decatur Police identify man shot in car on Wadsworth Street, no arrest yet

    DECATUR, Ala. – Police have identified the man found dead inside a car on Wadsworth Street. They say he’s 30-year-old Brandon Harris. Police say he was found shot to death in a car at approximately 7 a.m. in an alley next to 6th Avenue and Wadsworth. Harris was found in a Chevy Malibu that belonged to his girlfriend. Lieutenant John Crouch from Decatur Police says Harris had her permission to drive the vehicle. Investigators say the woman noticed her window was shattered, […]


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