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February 4th, 2013
07:36 AM ET

Bus driver killed in Alabama standoff remembered as a hero as standoff continues – Victor Blackwell reports

The stand-off between police in Alabama and a gunman holding a 5-year-old boy hostage in a bunker has been going on close to a week now. The suspect is 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes, described as a survivalist with "anti-government" views.

Dykes had forced his way onto a school bus and demanded to take two of the 22 children on board. The bus driver, Charles Albert Poland Jr., refused and shielded the children. Dykes killed him and kidnapped the 5-year-old. Poland is now being remembered as a hero. He was honored at a memorial service yesterday.

Victor Blackwell is following developments from Midland City, Alabama and reports on the latest in "Early Start."

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