Afternoon news headlines

Afternoon news headlines

Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we're working on for FOX6 News this evening.

Explosion in Brent

An explosion at Brent Industries off of Highway 5 in Bibb County rocked the area this afternoon. Crews are still on the scene looking for one person who is unaccounted for. We have a FOX6 News crew on the scene and will have a live report on FOX6 News at 5.

Garrard murder trial

A medical examiner took the stand today as Joyce Garrard faces murder charges. She's accused of running her granddaughter until she collapsed and later died. Today jurors learned more about the autopsy of 9 year old Savanna Hardin. We'll have the latest form the courtroom.

Toddler drinks methadone mixture

A two year old child died in Bessemer after drinking a mixture of grape soda and methadone. Now the child's babysitter is facing serious charges. We'll have the latest on the investigation.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News. You can watch us on air, online at or through the WBRC News app.