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Dale County Sheriff Wally Olsen answers questions from the media about the close of the hostage crisis during a news conference late Monday in Midland City, Ala.

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FBI: Dykes engaged in ‘firefight’ with officers

The man who held a 5-year-old boy captive for nearly a week engaged in a firefight with SWAT agents storming his underground bunker before he was killed during the rescue operation, the FBI said Tuesday night. Also, bomb technicians scouring the property found two explosive devices, one in the bunker, the other in a plastic pipe negotiators used to communicate with the man.

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