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What to do in Birmingham this weekend

It’s Friday! After a week jam-packed with reports and paperwork, and meetings for many, you probably need something to help you relax and ge…

Smith County Sheriff Charlie Crumpton, left, watches as Timothy Ray Jones Jr., is escorted by lawmen out of the Smith County Jail to a vehicle for transport to Lexington County, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in Raleigh, Miss. Jones is expected to be charged with murder in the deaths of his five children after he led authorities to a secluded clearing in Alabama on Tuesday where their bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Lawyer: Dad tied to kids death had mental issues

Lawyers for the man who police say killed his five children has been treated for mental health issues in the past, and he has waived his fir…

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PHOTOS: Remembering 9/11

The nation pauses Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack.