Media from across the country gathered Sunday on the property of Jimmy Lee Sykes as a hostage standoff dragged into its fifth day. AP photo
School buses lead Sunday's funeral procession of slain bus driver Charles Poland on Alabama's Highway 231. Poland was killed last week by Jimmy Lee Sykes as Sykes kidnapped a 5-year-old boy from Poland's bus. AP photo
Law enforcement officers take up position Monday on the property of Jimmy Lee Sykes in Midland City, Ala., as they prepared to storm Sykes' underground bunker. AP photo

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