• FILE- In this July 28, 2016, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley (90) hits a sled during the NFL football training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The 6-foot-4, 308-pound Fairley has already demonstrated this preseason he can disrupt opponent’s ability to run and throw. His performance was among the bright spots in New Orleans 16-9 exhibition loss at Houston last Saturday night. He sacked projected Texans starting quarterback Brock Osweiler and ended the night with four tackles.  (AP Photo/Chris Tilley, File)

    Saints’ Fairley preparing for larger role on defensive line

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Nick Fairley hopes a combination of experience, good health and happiness in his personal life helps him realize his yet-to-be-fulfilled potential as an NFL defensive lineman.

  • A photo provided by the Greene County Sheriff's Department shows Derrick Dearman, a suspect in the Saturday massacre of five adults in Citronelle Ala. Dearman, of Leakesville, Mississippi, will be charged with six counts of capital murder, Mobile County sheriff's spokeswoman Lori Myles said Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (George County Sheriff's Department via AP)

    Man held in 5 slayings blames massacre on drugs

    CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) — A man accused of slaying five people at an Alabama home brought an ax to attack his victims, striking one who had been sleeping in a reclining chair, and also used guns he took from the house to shoot them, an Alabama sheriff said Tuesday.

  • Suspect’s ex-girlfriend lived at Alabama home where 5 slain

    CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) — The suspect in the killing of five people at a home in Alabama attacked them while they slept and then abducted his estranged girlfriend and an infant — both of whom were found alive, authorities said Sunday.