Tag Archives: Midland City

BOY FREE AFTER RAID ON BUNKER – Wednesday February 6 2013

– A six-day standoff between an angry and violent survivalist, who held a five-year-old boy hostage in a bunker, and a legion of law-enforcement officials ended on Monday with the death of the kidnapper and the freeing of the boy. … Continue reading

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DEADLY HOSTAGE DRAMA – Friday February 1 2013

– Police hostage negotiators were forced into a stand-off yesterday with a gunman who intercepted a school bus in Midland City, Alabama, killed the driver and snatched a six-year-old boy. The gunman, identified by neighbours as Jimmy Lee Dykes, a … Continue reading

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