BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A tanker truck explosion shut down I-459 for a time on Friday morning.The 18-wheeler collided with a car on I-459 southbound at Highway 280 just after 1:30 a.m.One person was transported to UAB Hospital.Birmingham fire crews were able to get the blaze under control.It is not clear what caused the accident. State troopers say the interstate will likely be slow moving until at least 7:00 a.m.Copyright 2010 WBRC. All rights reserved.
A milder southerly flow has returned and this will set the stage for record setting warmth this week.
Bessemer police has opened an investigation after a male student said he was going to shoot up Bessemer City High School.
Birmingham police are investigating a shooting in the 200 block of 73rd Street North.
The sky will remain cloudy this evening, with additional spotty showers, especially across northeast locations tonight.
Eric Wayne Hinson, Jr., 19. and Stanley Keith Densmore, Jr., 24, were each charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of first-degree robbery.