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

Camp Creek retailers, customers on alert after uptick in crimes
 Jackson Nicholas went to a late-night showing of the new “Star Wars” movie. When the space fantasy flick ended, he got a quick return to reality. Someone had busted out the rear passenger window of his 2016 Dodge Charger. “I didn’t have anything of value in there for them to get,” Nicholas told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Posted: 2 days ago

Jackson Nicholas went to a late-night showing of the new “Star Wars” movie. When the space fantasy flick ended, he got a quick return to reality. Someone had busted out the rear passenger window of his 2016 Dodge Charger. “I didn’t have anything of value in there for them to get,” Nicholas told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Vatican’s stolen Christopher Columbus letter found in Atlanta
 For years, investigators searched the world for a stolen letter written by Christopher Columbus in 1493. And it was right here in Atlanta all along, or at least for the past 14 years.  The 8-page, handwritten letter had been preserved in the Vatican Library. But at some point it was stolen and replaced with a forged copy, according to...

Posted: 2 days ago

For years, investigators searched the world for a stolen letter written by Christopher Columbus in 1493. And it was right here in Atlanta all along, or at least for the past 14 years.  The 8-page, handwritten letter had been preserved in the Vatican Library. But at some point it was stolen and replaced with a forged copy, according to...
Murder charge dropped against teen, so who killed man outside Marietta store?
 Murder charges have been dropped against an 18-year-old who was arrested in May, the Cobb County District Attorney and Marietta police said Thursday.  Mekhi Hilali was accused in the shooting death of Tyon Gorman, 19, at a convenience store on Bells Ferry Road, according to police. But surveillance video from a Paulding County gas...

Posted: 3 days ago

Murder charges have been dropped against an 18-year-old who was arrested in May, the Cobb County District Attorney and Marietta police said Thursday.  Mekhi Hilali was accused in the shooting death of Tyon Gorman, 19, at a convenience store on Bells Ferry Road, according to police. But surveillance video from a Paulding County gas...
Mother urges leniency for son's killer
 With $750, his saxophone and dreams of a career in music, David Wesley moved from Oregon to Atlanta within months of graduating high school. And, there was a girl. He’d met Sarina the previous summer at a Berklee College of Music program in Boston. “I really love her. I want to be with her,” the 18-year-old told his...

Posted: 9 days ago

With $750, his saxophone and dreams of a career in music, David Wesley moved from Oregon to Atlanta within months of graduating high school. And, there was a girl. He’d met Sarina the previous summer at a Berklee College of Music program in Boston. “I really love her. I want to be with her,” the 18-year-old told his...
Forgiveness: Mother urges leniency for son’s killer
 With $750, his saxophone and dreams of a career in music, David Wesley moved from Oregon to Atlanta within months of graduating high school. And, there was a girl. He’d met Sarina the previous summer at a Berklee College of Music program in Boston. “I really love her. I want to be with her,” the 18-year-old told his mother...

Posted: 10 days ago

With $750, his saxophone and dreams of a career in music, David Wesley moved from Oregon to Atlanta within months of graduating high school. And, there was a girl. He’d met Sarina the previous summer at a Berklee College of Music program in Boston. “I really love her. I want to be with her,” the 18-year-old told his mother...
51,000 trout killed when someone cut off water supply at North Georgia hatchery
 In his 19 years working at Georgia’s Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, Kelly Taylor says he’s never had a problem with criminals. That changed when he arrived at work Monday morning. >> Read more trending news  “Sometime between 2:30 and 6:30, somebody cut off our main water supply to the...

Posted: 11 days ago

In his 19 years working at Georgia’s Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, Kelly Taylor says he’s never had a problem with criminals. That changed when he arrived at work Monday morning. >> Read more trending news  “Sometime between 2:30 and 6:30, somebody cut off our main water supply to the...
51,000 trout killed after water supply cut off at North Georgia hatchery
 In his 19 years working at the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, Kelly Taylor says he’s never had a problem with criminals. That changed when he arrived at work Monday morning. “Sometime between 2:30 and 6:30, somebody cut off our main water supply to the hatchery,” Taylor, the hatchery’s project manager...

Posted: 11 days ago

In his 19 years working at the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, Kelly Taylor says he’s never had a problem with criminals. That changed when he arrived at work Monday morning. “Sometime between 2:30 and 6:30, somebody cut off our main water supply to the hatchery,” Taylor, the hatchery’s project manager...
Fatal wrecks involving pedestrians up 16% in Georgia this year
 Distracted drivers are blamed for so many crashes, Georgia’s Legislature has created a new law aimed at restricting mobile phone use to keep eyes on the roads. But as the number of pedestrian deaths continues a steady climb, transportation experts hope to identify other factors that could bring down the numbers.  The two latest...

Posted: 12 days ago

Distracted drivers are blamed for so many crashes, Georgia’s Legislature has created a new law aimed at restricting mobile phone use to keep eyes on the roads. But as the number of pedestrian deaths continues a steady climb, transportation experts hope to identify other factors that could bring down the numbers.  The two latest...
EXCLUSIVE: CDC researcher had personal struggles before suicide
 To those who knew him best, Timothy Cunningham was a well-educated, motivated career man who felt it was his purpose to change lives. But in his personal life, Cunningham struggled with his sexuality, was upset he hadn’t landed a promotion, and lived with a chronic disease, family and friends told Atlanta police.  It’s now...

Posted: 13 days ago

To those who knew him best, Timothy Cunningham was a well-educated, motivated career man who felt it was his purpose to change lives. But in his personal life, Cunningham struggled with his sexuality, was upset he hadn’t landed a promotion, and lived with a chronic disease, family and friends told Atlanta police.  It’s now...
For waterlogged Georgia mountains, more rain on the way
 In Helen, the alpine-themed North Georgia tourist town, shops and restaurants were open along the swollen Chattahoochee River on Friday. The weekend’s annual hot air balloon race also began and was scheduled to take place through the weekend. But organizers of the event - which draws pilots and spectators from around the country - were...

Posted: 16 days ago

In Helen, the alpine-themed North Georgia tourist town, shops and restaurants were open along the swollen Chattahoochee River on Friday. The weekend’s annual hot air balloon race also began and was scheduled to take place through the weekend. But organizers of the event - which draws pilots and spectators from around the country - were...
Why investigators feel certain CDC researcher killed himself
 For most people, it’s hard to imagine how someone could drown themselves on purpose, especially without cement blocks chained to their feet. But it happens at least 500 times a year in the U.S., national suicide statistics show.  Since 2015, three deaths in Fulton have been ruled suicide by drowning. The latest is Timothy Cunningham...

Posted: 25 days ago

For most people, it’s hard to imagine how someone could drown themselves on purpose, especially without cement blocks chained to their feet. But it happens at least 500 times a year in the U.S., national suicide statistics show.  Since 2015, three deaths in Fulton have been ruled suicide by drowning. The latest is Timothy Cunningham...