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.
Man Who Fired on Walker County Sheriff’s Deputies Dies in Police Custody
A man who was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly opened fire on deputies in Walker County last month has died in police custody, state police say.
Woman Caught Sneaking Meth Hidden in Protein Shake Into Alabama Jail
Police have arrested a woman who allegedly attempted to sneak methamphetamine and other drugs into an Alabama jail by concealing the contraband inside protein shakes.
Tuscaloosa County Man Facing 20+ Charges After Police Find Trove of Child Pornography
A Tuscaloosa County man has been jailed on twenty separate felony charges and more are likely to follow after police allegedly discovered a large amount of child pornography on his devices.
Captain D’s “O-Fish-ally” Reopens on Tuscaloosa’s Skyland Boulevard After Devastating Fire
A fast food favorite on Tuscaloosa's Skyland Boulevard is "o-fish-ally" renovated and reopened after a devastating structure fire in March 2022.
Chase Ends in West Tuscaloosa Cemetery After Walmart Shoplifting Suspect Flees Northport Police
A Tuesday morning police chase ended inside a cemetery in West Tuscaloosa after a woman accused of shoplifting at the Northport Walmart fled officers trying to stop her.
West Alabama Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized, State Police Investigating
Local and state police are investigating a Sunday shooting in Greene County that left one man dead and another hospitalized.
Alleged Car Thieves Cause Several Crashes on Tuscaloosa’s Skyland Boulevard Monday
Two alleged car thieves in Tuscaloosa are in custody after they caused multiple accidents and drew a huge police presence to Skyland Boulevard Monday afternoon.
Missing Brothers Located in Tuscaloosa
The missing boys have been located, their family have told police.
Tuscaloosa Police Arrest 2 Alleged Traffickers With Large Amount of Fentanyl and Meth Friday
A man and woman accused of trafficking deadly drugs were arrested in Tuscaloosa County Friday as part of an ongoing narcotics operation there.
Restaurateur Planning New North Tuscaloosa Locations for Avenue Pub & Wine Market
One of Tuscaloosa's best-known restaurateurs is planning to bring two of his already established concepts north of the Black Warrior River.