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.

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)

Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen times in th…

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Growing pains for Tide in Week 3

TUCSALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — As the Alabama Crimson Tide gets ready to host Southern Mississippi at Bryant-Denny Stadium, head coach Nick Saban…