A lifelong Alabama resident, Stephen has spent 10 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.
Tuscaloosa Man Arrested After Police Find Child Pornography on Phone Hidden in Toilet
A Tuscaloosa man has been charged with 10 felonies after police officers found multiple files depicting child pornography on a phone he'd hidden in a toilet.
Northport Council Advances Controversial New Townhome Development
The Northport City Council on Monday night voted to advance the development of 50 townhomes near Northwood Lake during a contentious meeting at City Hall.
Former Alabama Walk-On Wide Receiver Charged With Sexual Assault
A former walk-on wide receiver for the Alabama Crimson Tide and has been charged with sexual assault and first-degree sodomy, according to court records.
Tuscaloosa City Schools to Resume Normal Operation After Break
The Tuscaloosa City Schools system will resume normal operations Tuesday after closing all schools Friday and temporarily switching to virtual learning Monday.
Northport Man, 1 Other, Fatally Shot in Reform, Alabama Sunday
A Northport man and a second victim from Mississippi were fatally shot in Reform, Alabama Sunday evening, law enforcement officials announced Monday.
Investigation Underway After 2 Men Found Dead in West Alabama Town
Police in West Alabama are investigating after two men were found dead in the city of Reform in Pickens County late Sunday night.
State Troopers Arrest 2 After Interstate Chase Ends in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Alabama State Troopers arrested two people and recovered a stolen vehicle after a high-speed interstate chase ended in Tuscaloosa Friday afternoon.
1 Hospitalized After Early Morning House Fire in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
One person is in the hospital and a house is heavily damaged after a major fire at a home in Tuscaloosa early Friday morning.
Tuscaloosa’s Local Roots To Open Second Restaurant in Birmingham’s Cahaba Heights
Tuscaloosa's own Local Roots restaurant will open its second location in Cahaba Heights outside of Vestavia Hills later this year, its owner Dustin Spruill has confirmed.
5 Tuscaloosa County Schools, All City Schools to Close Friday Amid Shortages
Five Tuscaloosa County schools and all schools within the Tuscaloosa City Schools system will close Friday amid an ongoing shortage of critical staff.