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Scott Stump

Scott Stump is a staff reporter and the writer of the daily newsletter This is TODAY. He has been a regular contributor for TODAY.com since 2011, producing news stories and features across the trending, pop culture, sports, parents, pets, health, style, food and TMRW verticals. 

Scott Stump is a staff reporter and the writer of the daily newsletter This is TODAY. He has been a regular contributor for TODAY.com since 2011, producing news stories and features across the trending, pop culture, sports, parents, pets, health, style, food and TMRW verticals. 

Latest from Scott Stump

9h ago

8-month-old baby and her parents among 4 people kidnapped from business, police say

Police in Merced County in central California are searching for four family members, including an 8-month-old baby, whom they say were kidnapped from a local business.
4d ago

Veteran EMS lieutenant killed in unprovoked stabbing attack in NYC

The New York City Fire Department is mourning the loss of a 24-year FDNY veteran Alison Russo-Elling who was killed in a random attack on Sept. 29 outside the station where she was working.
5d ago

Queen Elizabeth II’s cause of death revealed

Queen Elizabeth II officially died of "old age," according to her death certificate that was released by the National Records of Scotland on Sept. 29.
5d ago

Fort Myers mayor says Hurricane Ian is ‘by far the worst storm’ he’s ever seen

Fort Myers mayor Kevin Anderson, who has lived in the southwest Florida city for 40-plus years, said Hurricane Ian is "by far the worst storm" he's ever witnessed.

Katie Couric reveals she has been diagnosed with breast cancer

Katie Couric has shared that she is being treated for breast cancer after being diagnosed in June.

Exclusive: Hayden Panettiere was 'horrified' to hear 7-year-old asked to call other women 'mommy'

On "Red Table Talk," Panettiere opened up about her decision to relinquish custody of her daughter in 2018 amid struggles with alcohol addiction. Now, Kaya lives in Ukraine with her father.
8d ago

Photo of Queen Elizabeth’s final resting place with Prince Philip revealed by the palace

Buckingham Palace has shared a look at a new ledger stone marking the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II inside St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
8d ago

NASA will slam a spacecraft into an asteroid in a test that could save us all one day

A NASA spacecraft is expected to crash into an asteroid on Sept. 26 in the first planetary defense test of its kind to see if the trajectory of an asteroid can be altered.
11d ago

Partner of Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka speaks out after his suspension

The actor broke her silence after her partner, Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka, had been suspended for the 2022-23 season due to "violations of team policies," the team announced.
11d ago

What are the Tylenol murders? Inside new efforts to solve the 40-year-old case

Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide that were sold in the Chicago suburbs were linked to the deaths of seven people in 1982, leading to a nationwide panic.
12d ago

See ‘Law & Order’ star Hugh Dancy’s priceless reaction to old clip of wife Claire Danes

Hugh Dancy reacts on the TODAY show when he sees a clip of wife Claire Danes portraying a teen murderer on a 1992 episode of "Law & Order."