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.
Strip Murder Suspect Said He Thought Victim Was Reaching for Gun
The suspect in a fatal shooting near Tuscaloosa Strip last weekend told several people that he believed his 19-year-old victim was reaching for a gun.
Area Police Train To Better Handle Mental Health Calls
Law enforcement officers from agencies in Tuscaloosa County finished training intended to help them better respond to mental health crises Friday.
2 Weeks After First Home Game, New COVID Cases at UA Still Low
The relatively low number of new cases at the University of Alabama bodes well after weeks of wondering how the Crimson Tide's first home football game would affect the spread of the virus.
Tuscaloosa Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Fayette County Shooting
A Tuscaloosa man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot and seriously injured a man at a party in Fayette County last month.
No Injuries After Shots Fired at Apartment Complex in Northport
No was injured Thursday night when shots were fired near an apartment complex in Northport that drew a heavy police presence.
Troopers Identify 43-Year-Old Killed in Motorcycle Wreck Wednesday
Alabama Law Enforcement State Troopers have identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident on I-20/59 Wednesday afternoon as a 43-year-old from North Carolina.
Tuscaloosa City Schools Superintendent Mike Daria Contracts COVID
Days before full-time, in-person instruction is set to resume at Tuscaloosa City Schools, superintendent Mike Daria has tested positive for COVID-19.
Tuscaloosa Police Charge “Serial Predator” with Sexual Extortion
The case opened when multiple victims in the Tuscaloosa area filed reports against 22-year-old Austin J. Brown.
1 Dead in Motorcycle Accident on I-20 Near Tuscaloosa Wednesday
A man was killed in a motorcycle accident on I-20/59 near Tuscaloosa Wednesday afternoon, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers have confirmed.
Tuscaloosa Teenager Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting
One week after a shooting on 44th Place East in Tuscaloosa left a man seriously injured, investigators have charged a 16-year-old with attempted murder.