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.
Gov. Ivey Extends Alabama’s Mask Mandate Into March
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey extended the state's mask mandate into mid-March Thursday morning as COVID-19 and hospitalizations continue to surge across the state.
87-Year-Old Tuscaloosa Man Killed in Crash on Highway 69
An 87-year-old Tuscaloosa man was killed Monday night in a collision on Highway 69, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers confirmed Tuesday afternoon.
Teen Arrested Thursday Was Part of Child Porn Distribution Ring
A Northport teen arrested Thursday was involved in an anonymous child porn distribution ring, according to court documents filed Friday afternoon.
18-Year-Old in Northport Charged With Possession of Child Porn
A search of a home on Northwind Drive yielded enough evidence to charge an 18-year-old Northport man with five counts of possession of child pornography.
Help Find 19-Year-Old Missing in Tuscaloosa for 10 Days
The Tuscaloosa Police Department is asking for help locating a 19-year-old who has been missing for 10 days.
Gov. Ivey OKs $2 Million Grant to Expand Highway 43 in Northport
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has approved a $2 million grant to expand U.S. Highway 43 in Northport from Mitt Lart Road to Paul Howell Road.
TPD Sprayed One Can of Pepper Spray to Disperse Celebration Crowd
The chief said TPD's first instinct after the game was to allow the students to celebrate peacefully, but after 15-20 minutes "something shifted" and a few fights broke out.
Police Investigated 22 Homicides in Tuscaloosa County Last Year
Police in Tuscaloosa County investigated 22 homicides last year, making 2020 one of the most violent years in the last two decades.
Shape the Future of Tuscaloosa’s Parks With New Community Survey
The city of Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama and the Tuscaloosa Park and Recreation Authority are partnering to conduct a survey of area residents that will shape the future of parks in the city.
Former Holt High Coach Charged in Rape of Student in Late 90s
A former teacher and softball coach at Holt High School was charged last week with the rape and sodomy of a minor in the late 1990s, investigators announced Monday.