Alabama Standoff: Authorities Maintaining 'Open Line of Communication' With Hostage Suspect

Alabama police have an "open line of communication" with the retired Alabama trucker who took a 5-year-old autistic boy hostage from a school bus and was holding him in his underground bunker. "Through our communication, we've been able to -- he's told us that he has electric heaters and some blankets inside, that he's taking care of [the boy]," Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson said today. Olson said he was "limited" in what new information that he could provide, but expressed gratitude for...Full Story
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