A lifelong Alabama resident, Stephen has spent 12 years reporting for various media outlets in the Tuscaloosa area, including stints at the Crimson White, the Birmingham News and AL.com, the Tuscaloosa News and more before joining the team at Townsquare Media, where he now serves as the editor-in-chief of the Tuscaloosa Thread.
Homes Damaged and Destroyed, Power Lines Down, School Delayed in Hale County
A tornado damaged dozens of homes and knocked out power in part of Hale County Tuesday night, which will delay the start of school there Wednesday morning.
15 Families Displaced After Tornado Rips Roof Off Apartments in Eutaw, Alabama
15 families have been displaced after a Tuesday night tornado ripped the roof off an apartment building in Eutaw, Alabama, EMA officials in Greene County say.
LOOK: Structure Damage Reported As Storms Move Through West Alabama Tuesday
The first reports of structural damage are coming in on social media Tuesday night as severe storms move from Mississippi into West Alabama.
Tuscaloosa Woman Charged with Felony Domestic Violence After Shooting Husband
A Tuscaloosa woman has been arrested and charged with a felony after she allegedly shot her husband during an argument early Sunday morning.
Tuscaloosa City and County Schools Both Cancel Afternoon Activities Tuesday As Storms Approach
Schools across West Alabama are canceling their afternoon activities Tuesday as the threat of severe weather looms.
Almost No One Can Afford a New Home in Tuscaloosa, Data Shows
Low incomes, skyrocketing construction costs and a labor shortage all contribute to a troubling statistic in the Tuscaloosa area -- almost no one can afford a new home here.
Tuscaloosa County’s Lake Lurleen to Host First-Ever “Santa in the Park” This Weekend
Old Saint Nick is coming to T-Town this weekend -- or at least to Lake Lurleen for the first-ever Santa in the Park holiday spectacular.
Couple Accused of Stealing $500 in Cigarettes from Gas Station Just Outside Tuscaloosa County
The owners of a service station just outside Tuscaloosa County are asking for help identifying a couple accused of stealing around $500 of cigarettes Saturday.
UPDATE: Woman Arrested for Friday Stabbing in Tuscaloosa County, Shooting Victim Admits Negligence
Two investigations are wrapping up after police in Tuscaloosa County responded to a stabbing and a separate and unrelated shooting Friday afternoon.
Mississippi Man Wanted for Murder of Elderly Landlord Caught in West Alabama
A man believed to be involved in the murder of his 85-year-old landlord was captured in West Alabama Friday after a chase through Pickens and Tuscaloosa Counties.