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.
Police Arrest Man Accused of Shooting Driver Heading Down Street in Tuscaloosa
Investigators have arrested a Duncanville man awaiting trial on attempted murder charges after he allegedly shot a driver in Tuscaloosa early Thursday morning.
No One Hurt, 2 Cottondale Mobile Homes Destroyed in Friday Night Fire
Two mobile homes in Cottondale were devastated by a fire Friday evening, but fortunately, no one was hurt.
IT’S OFFICIAL: Ivey Signs Resolution Designating Luther Stancel Pate III Memorial Bridge in Tuscaloosa
It's official -- the crimson red interstate "arch bridge" over Tuscaloosa's McFarland Boulevard is now the the Luther Stancel Pate III Memorial Bridge.
ALDOT Planning Three-Week, $270,000 Bridge Repair in Tuscaloosa
The Alabama Department of Transportation is planning the three-week repair of a Tuscaloosa bridge damaged last summer by a driver passing under it on McFarland Boulevard.
Hale County Man Missing for Almost 2 Weeks, Police Say
Police are asking for help locating a west Alabama man who has been missing for almost two weeks.
Patient Brings Gun to DCH Hospital Tuesday, No Shots Fired
No shots were fired and no one was hurt Tuesday morning when an elderly patient reportedly brought a gun to DCH Regional Medical Center early Tuesday morning.
Hoover Favorite Jake’s Café Bringing Soul Food & Caribbean Cuisine to Tuscaloosa
A Hoover restaurant specializing in soul food and Caribbean cuisine will soon offer scratch-made oxtails, Jamaican jerk chicken and more here in Tuscaloosa.
Deputies Find Carfentanil – 100 Times Deadlier than Fentanyl – In Walker County, Alabama
A deadly opioid thought to be 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl has been discovered in Walker County, Alabama.
Tuscaloosa Specialty Store Closes, New Small-Batch Ice Cream Parlor Coming Soon
A specialty store on the banks of the Black Warrior River is permanently closed, but a brand-new ice cream parlor will soon open in its place.
Whataburger Ditches Normal Orange Signs at New Location on University of Alabama Strip
When Tuscaloosa's third Whataburger opens later this year, things are going to look different -- the Texas-based chain is ditching their normal bright orange branding at the new store on the Strip.