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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

Man arrested during federal raid at East Cobb County home
 One man was arrested Thursday morning during a federal raid at home in East Cobb County, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Federal agents searched a brick, two-story home in the 1600 block of Barn Swallow Place in the Chestnut Springs neighborhood. Agents carried out boxes of evidence before arresting...

Posted: a minute ago

One man was arrested Thursday morning during a federal raid at home in East Cobb County, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Federal agents searched a brick, two-story home in the 1600 block of Barn Swallow Place in the Chestnut Springs neighborhood. Agents carried out boxes of evidence before arresting...
No decision yet on $130K reward offered to find two Georgia fugitives
 The massive manhunt didn’t end quite as spectacularly as first thought. Instead of being held at gunpoint, the two fugitives accused of killing two Georgia prison guards surrendered in middle Tennessee.  So should anyone get the reward money? Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe were wanted men, and a $130,000 reward was offered...

Posted: a day ago

The massive manhunt didn’t end quite as spectacularly as first thought. Instead of being held at gunpoint, the two fugitives accused of killing two Georgia prison guards surrendered in middle Tennessee.  So should anyone get the reward money? Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe were wanted men, and a $130,000 reward was offered...
Father, 6-year-old son drown at popular North Georgia waterfall
 An outing at a popular North Georgia swimming spot turned tragic Tuesday when a father and his 6-year-old son drowned, according to police.  Just before 2 p.m., police and firefighters were called to Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Lt. Chris Pfrogner with the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office said. &ldquo...

Posted: a day ago

An outing at a popular North Georgia swimming spot turned tragic Tuesday when a father and his 6-year-old son drowned, according to police.  Just before 2 p.m., police and firefighters were called to Dicks Creek Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Lt. Chris Pfrogner with the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office said. &ldquo...
Paulding boy, 17, dies days after accidentally shooting self
 A Paulding County teenager died Tuesday, four days after investigators believe he accidentally shot himself, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office said.  Logan Hall was 17. The shooting happened Friday afternoon on Double Branches Lane in the Seven Hills neighborhood, off Cedarcrest Road near Dallas, according to authorities. Logan...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Paulding County teenager died Tuesday, four days after investigators believe he accidentally shot himself, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office said.  Logan Hall was 17. The shooting happened Friday afternoon on Double Branches Lane in the Seven Hills neighborhood, off Cedarcrest Road near Dallas, according to authorities. Logan...
Indictment: Tara Grinstead’s body was burned after she was killed
 The second suspect in the Tara Grinstead murder investigation is accused of burning the teacher’s body, according to an indictment signed Monday. A Ben Hill County grand jury indicted Bo Dukes, who is charged with concealing a death, tampering with evidence, and hindering apprehension of a criminal in Grinstead’s death. Investigators...

Posted: 2 days ago

The second suspect in the Tara Grinstead murder investigation is accused of burning the teacher’s body, according to an indictment signed Monday. A Ben Hill County grand jury indicted Bo Dukes, who is charged with concealing a death, tampering with evidence, and hindering apprehension of a criminal in Grinstead’s death. Investigators...
Indictment: Second suspect in Grinstead case burned her body
 The second suspect in the Tara Grinstead murder investigation is accused of burning the teacher’s body, according to an indictment signed Monday. A Ben Hill County grand jury indicted Bo Dukes, who is charged with concealing a death, tampering with evidence, and hindering apprehension of a criminal in Grinstead’s death. Investigators...

Posted: 3 days ago

The second suspect in the Tara Grinstead murder investigation is accused of burning the teacher’s body, according to an indictment signed Monday. A Ben Hill County grand jury indicted Bo Dukes, who is charged with concealing a death, tampering with evidence, and hindering apprehension of a criminal in Grinstead’s death. Investigators...
Boy, 17, accidentally shot in Paulding County 
 Investigators believe a 17-year old boy was shot accidentally Friday afternoon in Paulding County.  The teen, whose name was not released, was being flown to a hospital for treatment, Dep. Donny Pace said.  His condition was not known.  The shooting happened on Double Branches Lane in the Seven Hills neighborhood, off Cedarcrest...

Posted: 5 days ago

Investigators believe a 17-year old boy was shot accidentally Friday afternoon in Paulding County.  The teen, whose name was not released, was being flown to a hospital for treatment, Dep. Donny Pace said.  His condition was not known.  The shooting happened on Double Branches Lane in the Seven Hills neighborhood, off Cedarcrest...
With Georgia fugitives in custody, who gets that hefty reward?
 After three days on the run, the brazen duo accused of gunning down two Georgia prison guards was caught in Tennessee, less than 300 miles from where it all began.  Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe were the subjects of a nationwide search. And a $130,000 reward was offered to find the two. That search ended Thursday night in Tennessee...

Posted: 6 days ago

After three days on the run, the brazen duo accused of gunning down two Georgia prison guards was caught in Tennessee, less than 300 miles from where it all began.  Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe were the subjects of a nationwide search. And a $130,000 reward was offered to find the two. That search ended Thursday night in Tennessee...
7 months later, 17-year-old surrenders in Clayton County student’s death
 The second suspect accused of killing a Clayton County high school student surrendered Wednesday after eluding police for more than seven months, Sheriff Victor Hill said.  Demarco Anthony Reid, 17, has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and gang involvement in the death of Cedric Lamar Clark, a Charles Drew High School student...

Posted: 7 days ago

The second suspect accused of killing a Clayton County high school student surrendered Wednesday after eluding police for more than seven months, Sheriff Victor Hill said.  Demarco Anthony Reid, 17, has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and gang involvement in the death of Cedric Lamar Clark, a Charles Drew High School student...
Slain Georgia officers remembered for service, devotion to families
 While the search expanded Wednesday to find the two escaped prisoners accused of killing two Georgia correctional officers, family members and colleagues remembered the pair killed in the line of duty. “The families are struggling just like you’d expect they would be,” Georgia Department of Corrections assistant Commissioner...

Posted: 8 days ago

While the search expanded Wednesday to find the two escaped prisoners accused of killing two Georgia correctional officers, family members and colleagues remembered the pair killed in the line of duty. “The families are struggling just like you’d expect they would be,” Georgia Department of Corrections assistant Commissioner...
Atlanta’s Sun Dial re-opens, but floor not revolving after 5-year-old’s death
 Atlanta’s iconic Sun Dial restaurant atop the Westin Peachtree Plaza has re-opened two months after a 5-year-old’s death. But visitors will have to get up from their tables in order to take in the panoramic views.  The floor isn’t moving, a restaurant spokesperson said Wednesday.  “The rotating feature is...

Posted: 8 days ago

Atlanta’s iconic Sun Dial restaurant atop the Westin Peachtree Plaza has re-opened two months after a 5-year-old’s death. But visitors will have to get up from their tables in order to take in the panoramic views.  The floor isn’t moving, a restaurant spokesperson said Wednesday.  “The rotating feature is...