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.
Tuscaloosa Police Charge 4th Man in Landmark Apartments Murder
Police in Tuscaloosa have arrested a fourth man in connection to a deadly robbery outside a local apartment complex last month.
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Ron Abernathy Warns Public Against Phone Scams
The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff is warning residents against falling victim to phone calls from scammers who pose as law enforcement and swindle scared folks out of their money.
Immunity Hearing for Darius Miles’ Co-Defendant Ends in Minutes
An immunity hearing in the capital murder case against Michael Davis, the co-defendant of former Alabama basketball player Darius Miles, was over in minutes Wednesday.
Pedestrian Killed by Train in Tuscaloosa Tuesday Afternoon
A pedestrian was killed Tuesday after being struck by a train in Tuscaloosa.
16-Year-Old Missing from North Alabama May be in Tuscaloosa, Police Say
A 16-year-old missing from north Alabama may be here in Tuscaloosa, state police said Tuesday.
One of Tuscaloosa’s Oldest Chinese Restaurants Closes After 39 Years
A long-time but under-the-radar staple of Chinese cuisine in Tuscaloosa has permanently closed after more than 15 years in business.
Northport OKs Partnership on Massive $350 Million “University Beach” Resort
Leaders in Northport have voted to partner with Texas developers to build a sprawling, almost 80-acre lagoon resort far from the 11-acre "neighborhood" water park once pitched to residents.
Cottondale Man Killed in Saturday Night Wreck Near Tuscaloosa
A Cottondale man has died after a single-vehicle crash near Tuscaloosa Saturday night.
Missing Demopolis Woman Found Dead, Eutaw Man Charged with Her Murder
A missing persons case has become a homicide investigation after a Demopolis woman was found dead Friday afternoon.
Local Aerial Photographer Killed in Friday Plane Crash in Tuscaloosa County
A plane that crashed into water in rural Tuscaloosa County Friday morning is registered to a local aerial photographer, according to data from a public flight tracking website.