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.
Free COVID-19 Testing Now Available in Tuscaloosa
Totally free COVID-19 tests are available while supplies last at a federally funded "super surge" testing site that opened in Tuscaloosa Monday morning.
UA President: COVID Cases a ‘Real Threat’ to Classes on Campus
The future of in-person instruction at the University of Alabama this semester hangs in a delicate balance as positive COVID-19 cases are seeing an "unacceptable rise."
Police Respond to Shooting at McCalla Service Station
Police are on the scene of a shooting at the Allen's Food Mart near Woodstock Wednesday afternoon, according to Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigators.
Man Fatally Struck by Train in Tuscaloosa, Foul Play Not Suspected
Police do not suspect foul play after a man was fatally struck by a train in Tuscaloosa Saturday night.
Teen Charged With Stabbing His Mother’s Boyfriend to Death
A 17-year-old has been charged with stabbing his mother's boyfriend to death at Tuscaloosa's Hay Court Apartments early Sunday morning.
1 Dead After Stabbing at Hay Court, Suspect in Custody
Details are scarce, but police in Tuscaloosa have confirmed a fatal stabbing at the Hay Court housing complex Sunday.
TPD Releases Footage Of Man Who Died After Being Tased
The Tuscaloosa Police Department has released the full body camera footage of officers' interactions with a suspect who died Saturday morning hours after he was Tased during arrest.
Man Dies After Tuscaloosa Police Tase Him, Investigation Underway
A man who allegedly ran naked through Tuscaloosa's West End early Saturday morning died after police officers trying to arrest him shot him with a Taser.
Protesters Call for Investigation Into Tuscaloosa Women’s Clinic
A few dozen activists gathered outside the West Alabama Women's Center Saturday to demand an investigation into the death of a woman who visited the clinic in May.
Tuscaloosa Police Rescue Family Stranded By Flash Flood
Tuscaloosa Police Officers rescued around a dozen people stranded in a car during flash flooding in Tuscaloosa Tuesday night.