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Alexis Stevens

Reporter for Enterprise

Alexis Stevens covers breaking news for the Enterprise team. She started at the AJC in 2000 as a sports page designer. Alexis is graduate of Berry College, where she earned undergraduate degrees in Communication and Spanish.

Latest from Alexis Stevens

Survivor in crash that killed UGA friends: ‘I think your prayers are working’
 She’s anxious to get out of her wheelchair and is still remorseful that she survived a crash that killed four of her University of Georgia classmates. But Agnes Kim won’t stop fighting to recover, and she’s grateful for all the support she’s received. “I think your prayers are working because I’m now on...

Posted: 12 hours ago

She’s anxious to get out of her wheelchair and is still remorseful that she survived a crash that killed four of her University of Georgia classmates. But Agnes Kim won’t stop fighting to recover, and she’s grateful for all the support she’s received. “I think your prayers are working because I’m now on...
Hazelwood moved to Jackson prison after pleading guilty to teens’ murders
 The man who murdered two teenagers behind a Roswell grocery store has been booked into Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, according to the department of corrections.  Jeffery Hazelwood, 20, pleaded guilty but mentally ill last week in the deaths of Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis behind the King Plaza...

Posted: 14 hours ago

The man who murdered two teenagers behind a Roswell grocery store has been booked into Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, according to the department of corrections.  Jeffery Hazelwood, 20, pleaded guilty but mentally ill last week in the deaths of Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis behind the King Plaza...
More than a month after boy’s death,  Sun Dial restaurant still closed
 More than five weeks after a 5-year-old boy died at Atlanta’s Sun Dial restaurant,  the iconic, revolving attraction remained closed Monday. And it’s not known when it may again be open for business. Charlie Holt, of Charlotte, N.C., was having lunch with his parents on April 14 when his head was pinned between...

Posted: 18 hours ago

More than five weeks after a 5-year-old boy died at Atlanta’s Sun Dial restaurant,  the iconic, revolving attraction remained closed Monday. And it’s not known when it may again be open for business. Charlie Holt, of Charlotte, N.C., was having lunch with his parents on April 14 when his head was pinned between...
Woman: I was the tipster that cracked Tara Grinstead case
 The girlfriend of the man accused of helping conceal a south Georgia teacher’s body says she was the one that tipped off the GBI, CBS News reported Thursday. Tara Grinstead, an Irwin County High School teacher and former beauty queen, was reported missing from her Ocilla home in 2005. For more than 11 years, the case remained unsolved...

Posted: 4 days ago

The girlfriend of the man accused of helping conceal a south Georgia teacher’s body says she was the one that tipped off the GBI, CBS News reported Thursday. Tara Grinstead, an Irwin County High School teacher and former beauty queen, was reported missing from her Ocilla home in 2005. For more than 11 years, the case remained unsolved...
Resolution, sadness following guilty plea in Roswell Publix murders
 The families of two 17-year-olds murdered behind a Roswell Publix were forced to hear details once again of the teens’ final moments. But this final time in court would be the last. On Wednesday, Jeffrey Hazelwood pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the deaths of Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis. Hazelwood was sentenced to life in...

Posted: 4 days ago

The families of two 17-year-olds murdered behind a Roswell Publix were forced to hear details once again of the teens’ final moments. But this final time in court would be the last. On Wednesday, Jeffrey Hazelwood pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the deaths of Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis. Hazelwood was sentenced to life in...
Hazelwood gets life in prison for killing teens behind Roswell Publix
 She loved to play the guitar and sing and had a soft spot for animals. Natalie Henderson was creative and planned to become an architect. He was athletically gifted, liked to give bear hugs and loved adventure. Carter Davis wanted to be an engineer. Both 17, full of life and dreams. Natalie and Carter hadn’t yet started their final...

Posted: 5 days ago

She loved to play the guitar and sing and had a soft spot for animals. Natalie Henderson was creative and planned to become an architect. He was athletically gifted, liked to give bear hugs and loved adventure. Carter Davis wanted to be an engineer. Both 17, full of life and dreams. Natalie and Carter hadn’t yet started their final...
Hazelwood gets life in prison without parole for killing two teens in Roswell
 The man who shot and killed two teenagers behind a Roswell grocery store in August pleaded guilty but mentally ill to murder charges Wednesday. Jeffrey Andrew Hazelwood was sentenced to life without parole. He spoke very little, but through his attorney, Hazelwood said he was remorseful. Hazelwood, 20, shot and killed Natalie Henderson and...

Posted: 5 days ago

The man who shot and killed two teenagers behind a Roswell grocery store in August pleaded guilty but mentally ill to murder charges Wednesday. Jeffrey Andrew Hazelwood was sentenced to life without parole. He spoke very little, but through his attorney, Hazelwood said he was remorseful. Hazelwood, 20, shot and killed Natalie Henderson and...
South Fulton high school freshman dies after football conditioning
 He looked pale, and a football coach pulled Kamari McGowan off the field during conditioning exercises. He was taken to the hospital, where the 15-year-old died, the Fulton County school system said Tuesday. For Creekside High School in Fairburn, it was all too familiar. Kamari was the second player in less than four years to die, though...

Posted: 6 days ago

He looked pale, and a football coach pulled Kamari McGowan off the field during conditioning exercises. He was taken to the hospital, where the 15-year-old died, the Fulton County school system said Tuesday. For Creekside High School in Fairburn, it was all too familiar. Kamari was the second player in less than four years to die, though...
3 smash-and-grab suspects killed while leading police on chase
 It started out as a smash-and-grab burglary at a Fayette County cellphone store, according to police. And it ended minutes later in Clayton County when the suspects’ vehicle landed upside down in a pond, killing three of the four people inside. Three men died Monday after being pulled from a private pond near the intersection of Flint...

Posted: 7 days ago

It started out as a smash-and-grab burglary at a Fayette County cellphone store, according to police. And it ended minutes later in Clayton County when the suspects’ vehicle landed upside down in a pond, killing three of the four people inside. Three men died Monday after being pulled from a private pond near the intersection of Flint...
Judge rules Roswell double murder suspect is competent to stand trial
 The man accused of killing two teenagers behind a Roswell grocery store is competent to stand trial, a Fulton County judge ruled. Jeffrey Hazelwood, 20, allegedly killed Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis, both 17, during the early-morning hours of Aug. 1 and was charged with their murders two days later. Hazelwood was later indicted on 15...

Posted: 7 days ago

The man accused of killing two teenagers behind a Roswell grocery store is competent to stand trial, a Fulton County judge ruled. Jeffrey Hazelwood, 20, allegedly killed Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis, both 17, during the early-morning hours of Aug. 1 and was charged with their murders two days later. Hazelwood was later indicted on 15...
South Georgia wildfires: Rather than flee, some folks stay to help
 He has loaded valuables into two vehicles and has his tractor positioned toward his South Georgia home, just in case. But Steve O’Steen isn’t letting the wildfires about 3 miles away force him from his home. Yet. “I don’t know anybody that’s left,” O’Steen told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. &ldquo...

Posted: 13 days ago

He has loaded valuables into two vehicles and has his tractor positioned toward his South Georgia home, just in case. But Steve O’Steen isn’t letting the wildfires about 3 miles away force him from his home. Yet. “I don’t know anybody that’s left,” O’Steen told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. &ldquo...