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.
SPLC Sues Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Over Jail’s COVID-19 Records
In a lawsuit filed Monday, the SPLC said they believe there was a major COVID-19 outbreak in the Tuscaloosa County Jail in September of which the public was never made aware.
Mayors of Tuscaloosa, Auburn Make Charitable Iron Bowl Wager
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and Auburn Mayor Ron Anders will once again make a friendly wager on the outcome of Saturday's Iron Bowl, with the losing leader donating $100 to the charity of the winner's choice.
Tuscaloosa Police Seek Man Wanted for Rape, Kidnapping
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for help locating a man wanted for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 19-year-old woman last week.
UPDATE: 4 Teens Charged in Saturday Shooting, Pursuit, Crash
Police released more details Sunday morning about a shooting, a large-scale pursuit and a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Tuscaloosa the Saturday afternoon.
3 Arrested After Police Chase Ends in Multi-Car Crash Downtown
Police officers in Tuscaloosa arrested two juveniles and an adult Saturday afternoon when a pursuit of their vehicle led to a multi-vehicle crash downtown.
Grab Free Thanksgiving Dinner at 10th Annual Feast Fundraiser
The 10th Annual Thanksgiving Feast and charity fundraiser is returning to Chuck's Fish in Tuscaloosa next week, with a few COVID-era adaptations to the model.
Investigators Arrest 18-Year-Old After June Shooting in Northport
Police in Tuscaloosa County arrested an 18-year-old man Friday after months of investigation following a shooting in Northport back in June.
COVID Cases at UA Hit Highest Levels Since September
More students at the University of Alabama tested positive for COVID-19 this week than any week since early September, coinciding with a nationwide rise in new infections in recent weeks.
PARA Cancels 45th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade
The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority has cancelled the annual West Alabama Christmas Parade due to a low participation rate this year, the organization announced Friday.
Tuscaloosa Man Arrested On 14 Child Porn, Sexual Extortion Charges
A 20-year-old was arrested at a University of Alabama dorm building Thursday and charged with 14 felony sex crimes.