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 Killed in Shooting at Tuscaloosa Apartment Complex Saturday Night
Police in Tuscaloosa are asking anyone with any information about a fatal Saturday shooting at apartments off Jack Warner Parkway to contact investigators.
Tuscaloosa Strip to Go Pedestrian-Only After Bama Game Saturday
The Tuscaloosa Strip will be closed to vehicle traffic for several hours after the Alabama Crimson Tide takes on Vanderbilt in Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday.
“Vulnerable, Elderly” Woman Badly Hurt In “Completely Random” Attack At Tuscaloosa Publix
A Tuscaloosa woman will require multiple surgeries after she was viciously, randomly beaten at the Publix supermarket on the Strip, court documents allege.
Aliceville Toddler Severely Hurt, Pit Bull Killed in Thursday Morning Mauling
A 3-year-old was badly injured by a pit bull that bystanders ultimately had to shoot dead in West Alabama Thursday morning, police told the Thread
City of Tuscaloosa, Landowners in Legal Battle Over Western Riverwalk Property
The city of Tuscaloosa and property owners are engaged in a legal battle over the forced acquisition of four acres of land necessary for the development of the Western Riverwalk.
BREAKING: Tuscaloosa County Deputies Searching for Runaway 12-Year-Old
The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is searching for a runaway 12-year-old Tuesday night, according to an alert sent to phones in the area.
Tuscaloosa Council Adopts 2023 Budgets, Raises Water and Garbage Rates
The city of Tuscaloosa adopted budgets for Fiscal Year 2023 Tuesday, approving a hike to water and garbage rates, a cost of living raise for city employees and more.
Major Crash Closes Westbound Lanes of Tuscaloosa Interstate Tuesday
A major interstate crash has closed westbound lanes of Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa Tuesday afternoon.
Northport Votes to Increase Fees for Water, Sewer and Garbage Service
The Northport City Council has voted to raise the fees it charges for water, sewer and garbage service, increasing utility bills for all customers in January.
City of Tuscaloosa Threatens to Close Bars, Arrest Owners and Staff for Overcrowding
The city of Tuscaloosa is ready to take drastic steps to prevent overcrowding in its bars, including shutting down businesses for 24 hours and arresting staff.