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Alabama Hostage Crisis

AUDIO Of School Bus Abduction Released

Posted 05.31.2013 | Crime

When Jimmy Lee Dykes boarded a school bus on Jan. 29, he told the driver he wasn't leaving without a child. "I need two boys six to eight years old...

Alabama Hostage Bunker Destroyed

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | Crime

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. -- Officials have demolished the underground bunker where a boy was held hostage for six days in southeast Alabama. Dale County Di...

Ala. Hostage Taker Had Homemade Bombs In Bunker: Report

Posted 02.07.2013 | Crime

The Alabama bunker in which a young boy was held hostage for a week also had homemade bombs. CBS News tweeted that Jimmy Lee Dykes, the man who too...

Alabama Hostage Standoff Ends (UPDATED)

Posted 02.06.2013 | Crime

The standoff between law enforcement and an Alabama man who held a boy in a bunker for seven days ended with the suspect dead and the 5-year-old safel...