Alabama hostage standoff

Associated Press
Law enforcement officials remove the bus Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, that Charles Poland was driving when he was fatally shot in Midland City, Ala. Suspect Jimmy Lee Dykes has been holed up in a bunker on his property with the 5-year-old child he took from the bus since the late afternoon shooting on Tuesday, Jan. 29. (AP Photo/The Dothan Eagle, Jay Hare)

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A week-long Alabama standoff in which a retired trucker held a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker has ended on Feb. 4, according to law enforcement sources. The gunman is dead and the child is safe in custody.

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