It's been 4 years since April 27 tornadoes; BPD looking for drive-by shooter

It's been 4 years since April 27 tornadoes; BPD looking for drive-by shooter

Good morning!

It's the anniversary of the deadly April 27, 2011 tornadoes that devastated Alabama four years ago, killing more than 200 people in the state.

This morning we'll show you new video of the deadly conditions that caused sailboats to capsize in Mobile Bay at the Dauphin Island Regatta. Two people have died and five others are still missing.

Birmingham police are looking for a drive-by shooter who injured someone around 3 a.m. Monday. The victim was shot in the hip and is expected to survive.

We're still working to get information from investigators about an overnight crash in Hoover that temporarily shut down the southbound lanes of I-459 at Exit 10. At least three vehicles were involved.

At least 3,700 people died from a 7.8 earthquake in Nepal. Aftershocks are still hindering the search for survivors.

Clare is covering a sad story in Etowah County, where a member of the Etowah County Rescue Squad died in the line of duty. At 5 a.m., she's interviewing the assistant chief of the Gadsden Fire Department about the treacherous waters that caused two rescue boats to flip upside down.

And Terri Brewer is following up on two crime stories out of Tuscaloosa: more gunshots fired in downtown over the weekend, and a report of an armed robbery on the University of Alabama campus.

We're live on air, online at and on the WBRC News app from 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Hope you'll join us!