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.
TPD Finds Five Pounds of Weed in Car Carrying Gunshot Victim
The Tuscaloosa Police Department discovered more than five pounds of marijuana in a wrecked car that was searched when officers realized its passenger had been shot.
Labor Day, Bama Football Could Cause Waves of COVID Cases at UA
The dean of the University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences said the administration is optimistic about its ability to complete the fall semester on campus.
Tuscaloosa Man Charged With Sharing Explicit Video of 16-Year-Old
A Tuscaloosa man faces two felony charges after he allegedly uploaded a video of sexual acts with a minor to a popular pornography sharing website.
Reward Offered for Missing Brent Woman, Husband Pleads for Answers
Kristie Ragland, a 52-year-old Brent woman, was last seen visiting friends in Coker on Microwave Road in Coker on August 23rd.
Spirit Halloween Store Finds New Home in University Mall
Tuscaloosa's Spirit Halloween store, a longtime fixture next to the McFarland Mall on Skyland Boulevard, has found a new home for 2020.
2 Charged With Animal Cruelty After Heat Exposure Kills Pit Bull
Deputies said the ground on which they found the dog was 110 degrees Fahrenheit and its body temperature was 106 degrees.
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.