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.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Marion, Fayette and Lamar Counties
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for several West Alabama counties Wednesday evening.
University of Alabama Opens Coleman Coliseum as Storm Shelter
The University of Alabama has opened Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa as an emergency storm shelter.
Tuscaloosa to Get City’s First Jersey Mike’s Sub Sandwich Shop
The sandwich franchise, which is headquartered in Manasquan, New Jersey, has almost 1,900 stores open in the US with nearly 200 more set to open soon.
Northport Man Charged With Distribution of Child Pornography
A 29-year-old Northport man has been arrested and charged with the distribution of child pornography, police representatives said Tuesday afternoon.
Gov. Ivey Extends Alabama’s Mask Mandate Into March
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey extended the state's mask mandate into mid-March Thursday morning as COVID-19 and hospitalizations continue to surge across the state.
Teen Charged With Attempted Murder for Friday Double Shooting
An 18-year-old in Tuscaloosa has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting on Elm Street Friday night injured two victims.
Northport Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting
A 50-year-old Northport woman has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly shot a man in the neck on Highway 171 Friday night.
Tuscaloosa Police Seek Suspect in Burglary at Flavaz Restaurant
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying and locating a man who burglarized a restaurant in West Tuscaloosa earlier this month.
87-Year-Old Tuscaloosa Man Killed in Crash on Highway 69
An 87-year-old Tuscaloosa man was killed Monday night in a collision on Highway 69, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers confirmed Tuesday afternoon.
Help Find 19-Year-Old Missing in Tuscaloosa for 10 Days
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for help locating a 19-year-old who has been missing for 10 days.