Robert S. Vance Courthouse closed after scare

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Business at the Robert S. Vance Federal Courthouse in Birmingham is on hold for the next two days.
Police say an employee catching up on paperwork Sunday found an envelope containing a powdery substance.

Authorities blocked off streets in downtown Birmingham as firefighters in protective suits searched the building.

The building will be closed today and tomorrow while the substance is tested.