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.
Judge Denies Bond for Darius Miles in Capital Murder Case – For Now
A judge in Tuscaloosa County has denied bond to Darius Miles, the former Alabama basketball player charged with capital murder in January.
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.
Darius Miles’ Co-Defendant Michael Davis Seeks Youthful Offender Status, Making Case Confidential for Now
A judge has temporarily granted youthful offender status to capital murder suspect Michael Davis, making his case confidential for at least the next two months.
Lockdown Over Rumor About Gun at Brookwood High School Lifted After Police Sweep
A lockdown at Brookwood High School has been lifted Wednesday and there is no threat to students or the public, police sources have confirmed.
6th Annual Celebrate Local to Showcase Tuscaloosa-Area Entrepreneurs
Dozens of area entrepreneurs will be at the Tuscaloosa River Market next month to show off their goods and services at the sixth Celebrate Local festival.