SHOTLIST:

AP Television -- AP Clients Only

Slocomb, Alabama - Feb. 2, 2013

1. Wide of community members lining up at doorway of Sorrell's Funeral Home

2. Medium of people in line at funeral home

3. Photo of Charles Poland

4. SOUNDBITE: William Lisenby / School Bus Driver: (transcribed Below)

5. Medium man giving directions to motorist in front of funeral home

6. SOUNDBITE: William Lisenby / School Bus Driver: (transcribed Below)

7. AP GRAPHIC ON Jim Lee Dykes

8.SOUNDBITE: Sheriff Wally Olson/Dale County, Alabama: (Transcribed Below)

AP Television -- AP Clients Only

Midland City, Alabama - Feb. 1, 2013

9. Medium of police and school bus

10. State Trooper and patrol car blocking road

11. Wide of Midland City Elementary School sign and school in background

12. Medium of bus with police walking in front of it

VOICE OVER:

AS POLICE CONTINUED TO NEGOTIATE WITH A MAN ACCUSED OF HOLDING A FIVE YEAR OLD BOY HOSTAGE FOR A FIFTH STRAIGHT DAY -- RESIDENTS GATHERED TO PAY THEIR LAST RESPECTS TO CHARLES POLAND JUNIOR -- BETTER KNOWN AS CHUCK -- THE BUS DRIVER WHO DIED TRYING TO PROTECT THE BOY -- AND HIS OTHER STUDENTS -- FROM THE ALLEGED GUNMAN.

SOUNDBITE: (English) - William Lisenby/ School Bus Driver

"These children, even though they were not Chuck's, he laid down his life to defend those children. My hat's off to him for that."

HIS FUNERAL IS SET FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SOUNDBITE: (English) - William Lisenby/ School Bus Driver

"He was a bus driver just like we are. But for the grace of God that could have been us."

AUTHORITIES SAY THE SUSPECT - 65-YEAR-OLD JIM LEE DYKES -- IS HOLDING THE CHILD IN AN UNDERGROUND BUNKER -- DESCRIBED AS A SMALL ROOM WITH FOOD, ELECTRICITY AND A TV.

POLICE HAVE BEEN COMMUNICATING WITH HIM THROUGH A VENTILATION PIPE.

SOUNDBITE; (English) Sheriff Wally Olson / Dale County, Alabama

Mr. Dykes, through our communications with him...he's told us that he has an electric heater and some blankets inside....that he's taking care of him....he's also allowed us to provide coloring books....medication....toys...I want to thank him for taking care of our child."

AUTHORITIES HAVEN'T SAID IF DYKES HAS MADE ANY DEMANDS.

A STATE REPRESENTATIVE WHO VISITED THE CHILD'S MOTHER SAYS THE BOY HAS ASPERGER'S SYNDROME -- A MILD FORM OF AUTISM -- AND A-D-H-D --- OR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER.

Tim McGuire / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

 

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