This photograph released by the Alabama Department of Public Safety shows Jimmy Lee Dykes, a 65-year-old retired truck driver officials identify as the suspect in a fatal shooting and hostage standoff in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Alabama Department of Public Safety)
Alabama hostage standoff
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.