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.
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.
Anti-Abortion Activists Demand Answers After Woman’s Death
Because of privacy laws surrounding medical patients and procedures, publicly released information on the death is extremely scarce.
Tuscaloosa Stein Mart, All Other Stores, Closing After Bankruptcy
The Stein Mart in Tuscaloosa will permanently close along with all the retailer's other locations after the company declared bankruptcy earlier this week.
Man Accused of Murdering Wife Told Police He “Blacked Out”
The suspect told police he "blacked out" and came back to his senses to find himself holding a gun and a knife and his wife seriously wounded.
Police Continue Search For Woman Missing Since 2018
Hamner was last seen two years ago near the Pickens County line at Moe's Travel Plaza on Highway 82 West.
New Halloween Party Store Opens in Tuscaloosa
A massive new Halloween party store opened Wednesday on Skyland Boulevard as the Birmingham-based PartyWOW weighs opening a year-round location in Tuscaloosa.
TPD Seeking Suspect Who Stole SUV With Infant Inside
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a man who was caught on camera stealing a car with a 16-month-old toddler inside Sunday night.
Body Found At McFarland Boulevard Gas Station, Foul Play Not Suspected
Police are investigating after a body was discovered at a gas station on McFarland Boulevard in Tuscaloosa Tuesday morning.
Northport City Leaders Break Ground on $15 Million Hotel
Officials in Northport broke ground Tuesday morning on a 100-room, $15 million Courtyard Marriott hotel expected to open on Bridge Avenue in Fall 2021.
3 Hospitalized at DCH After Monday Night Shooting
The multi-agency Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation and is interviewing witnesses and collecting physical evidence from the scene.