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 who admitted dismembering law student says he didn’t get fair trial
 Nearly four years ago, Stephen Mark McDaniel admitted he killed and dismembered his neighbor, who had just graduated from Mercer University law school. He was convicted of malice murder and sentenced to life in prison in the murder of Lauren Giddings. But this week, McDaniel says he didn’t have a fair trial due to the state&rsquo...

Posted: 19 hours ago

Nearly four years ago, Stephen Mark McDaniel admitted he killed and dismembered his neighbor, who had just graduated from Mercer University law school. He was convicted of malice murder and sentenced to life in prison in the murder of Lauren Giddings. But this week, McDaniel says he didn’t have a fair trial due to the state&rsquo...
Locust Grove officer remembered for dedication to family, work
 He was a mischievous kid with a goofy grin and a sense of humor. And Chase Lee Maddox grew up to become a man dedicated to his family and passionate about his work in law enforcement. Along the way, Maddox never lost his quirky humor and zest for life, his family and fellow officers said Saturday. “People who encountered him experienced...

Posted: 4 days ago

He was a mischievous kid with a goofy grin and a sense of humor. And Chase Lee Maddox grew up to become a man dedicated to his family and passionate about his work in law enforcement. Along the way, Maddox never lost his quirky humor and zest for life, his family and fellow officers said Saturday. “People who encountered him experienced...
Hundreds line streets, fill church to honor slain Locust Grove police officer 
 Law enforcement officers from around Georgia were among the hundreds at the funeral Saturday honoring one of their own.  Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox, 26, was killed Feb. 9 while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant. Four days after Maddox was killed, his wife delivered the couple’s second son....

Posted: 5 days ago

Law enforcement officers from around Georgia were among the hundreds at the funeral Saturday honoring one of their own.  Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox, 26, was killed Feb. 9 while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant. Four days after Maddox was killed, his wife delivered the couple’s second son....
Gov. Deal orders flags at half-staff to honor slain Locust Grove officer
 Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered flags be flown at half-staff Friday at the Capitol and in Henry County to honor Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox.  Maddox, 26, was killed Feb. 9 while assisting Henry deputies serve an arrest warrant. His wife, Alex, delivered the couple’s second son on Tuesday.  The funeral for...

Posted: 6 days ago

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered flags be flown at half-staff Friday at the Capitol and in Henry County to honor Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox.  Maddox, 26, was killed Feb. 9 while assisting Henry deputies serve an arrest warrant. His wife, Alex, delivered the couple’s second son on Tuesday.  The funeral for...
Slain officer’s widow and newborn get police escort home from hospital
 Dozens of law enforcement officers from Henry, Spalding and Clayton counties lined the streets near Piedmont Henry Hospital Wednesday afternoon to honor the wife and newborn son of slain police officer Chase Maddox. Alex Maddox, the officer’s widow, and her baby were being released from the hospital. The baby boy, who weighed 6...

Posted: 7 days ago

Dozens of law enforcement officers from Henry, Spalding and Clayton counties lined the streets near Piedmont Henry Hospital Wednesday afternoon to honor the wife and newborn son of slain police officer Chase Maddox. Alex Maddox, the officer’s widow, and her baby were being released from the hospital. The baby boy, who weighed 6...
Wife of slain officer gives birth as new details emerge on shooting
 It was a bittersweet day of welcoming a new life while grieving one taken too soon. Four days after Chase Maddox was gunned down as he helped serve a warrant, the Locust Grove police officer’s wife delivered a baby boy on Tuesday.  The newborn, named Bodie, is the couple’s second child, and the grieving Henry County community...

Posted: 8 days ago

It was a bittersweet day of welcoming a new life while grieving one taken too soon. Four days after Chase Maddox was gunned down as he helped serve a warrant, the Locust Grove police officer’s wife delivered a baby boy on Tuesday.  The newborn, named Bodie, is the couple’s second child, and the grieving Henry County community...
Wife of slain Locust Grove officer delivers baby boy
 Four days after Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox was shot to death, his wife delivered the couple’s second baby boy Tuesday.  Maddox, 26, died Friday while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant. The suspect, Tierre Guthrie, was also killed during an apparent shootout with the deputies and officer at...

Posted: 8 days ago

Four days after Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox was shot to death, his wife delivered the couple’s second baby boy Tuesday.  Maddox, 26, died Friday while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant. The suspect, Tierre Guthrie, was also killed during an apparent shootout with the deputies and officer at...
Sheriff: Man who killed Georgia officer served eviction notice 9 days earlier
 The man accused of killing a Locust Grove police officer and wounding two deputies had been served an eviction notice nine days earlier, according to Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer.  Tierre Guthrie, 39, failed to appear in court last week after being cited for illegally parking a commercial vehicle, his arrest warrant states. He...

Posted: 8 days ago

The man accused of killing a Locust Grove police officer and wounding two deputies had been served an eviction notice nine days earlier, according to Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer.  Tierre Guthrie, 39, failed to appear in court last week after being cited for illegally parking a commercial vehicle, his arrest warrant states. He...
GBI: Henry County shooter may have been in anti-government group
 The man believed responsible for killing a Locust Grove police officer may have been a member of a separatist movement that does not recognize government authority in things like laws and taxes, the GBI said Monday. Tierre Guthrie could have been a so-called sovereign citizen or a member of the Nuwaubian Nation of Moors — a black separatist...

Posted: 9 days ago

The man believed responsible for killing a Locust Grove police officer may have been a member of a separatist movement that does not recognize government authority in things like laws and taxes, the GBI said Monday. Tierre Guthrie could have been a so-called sovereign citizen or a member of the Nuwaubian Nation of Moors — a black separatist...
Donations top $100,000 for family of Georgia officer killed in shootout
 Contributions continued to pour in Monday afternoon for the family of a Georgia police officer killed in the line of duty.  Locust Grove Officer Chase Lee Maddox, 26, died Friday while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant, according to police. Gun fire broke out and at least nine shots were fired. Maddox died after...

Posted: 9 days ago

Contributions continued to pour in Monday afternoon for the family of a Georgia police officer killed in the line of duty.  Locust Grove Officer Chase Lee Maddox, 26, died Friday while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant, according to police. Gun fire broke out and at least nine shots were fired. Maddox died after...
Expecting a new baby any day, a Georgia police officer is gunned down
 Chase Maddox was a natural-born police officer, said a childhood friend. The McDonough-bred newlywed, whose second child is due any day, was the only one of Locust Grove’s 23 officers hired straight out of high school, a fulfillment of his desire to protect and serve.  Early Friday afternoon, Maddox, 26, was deployed to back up...

Posted: 12 days ago

Chase Maddox was a natural-born police officer, said a childhood friend. The McDonough-bred newlywed, whose second child is due any day, was the only one of Locust Grove’s 23 officers hired straight out of high school, a fulfillment of his desire to protect and serve.  Early Friday afternoon, Maddox, 26, was deployed to back up...