Stories Related to Slain Bus Driver Remembered As Hero As Hostage Standoff Continues

Charles Poland

As a suspect in Midland City, Alabama continued to hold a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker on Thursday morning, the small town mourned the bus driver authorities say he killed on Tuesday.

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  • Slain Midland City bus driver Charles Poland, Jr. honored in Congressional Record
    This, of course, began the week-long hostage standoff, which ... live a full and happy life because their bus driver, Mr. Poland, was willing to give his life for theirs. The author Joseph Campbell ...
    07/25/2019 - 9:53 am | View Link
  • Slain Midland City bus driver mourned by hundreds
    Watch video MIDLAND CITY, Alabama — The Alabama bus driver slain at the beginning of a multi-day hostage drama was known for ... a 5-year-old boy early Sunday. Friends remembered Poland as a humble ...
    03/6/2019 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Amid Standoff, Alabama Town Mourns Slain Bus Driver
    MIDLAND CITY, Alabama (CNN) — A funeral service was held in southeastern Alabama on Sunday for a school bus driver hailed as a hero. Charles Albert Poland ... bunker in Midland City on Sunday, as the ...
    02/3/2013 - 9:39 am | View Link
  • Standoff drags on as slain bus driver laid to rest
    The Alabama bus driver slain at the beginning of a multi-day hostage drama was known for his acts ... was still holding a 5-year-old boy early Sunday. Friends remembered Poland as a humble hero who ...
    02/3/2013 - 3:55 am | View Link
  • Town mourns for slain bus driver amid Ala. standoff
    As the police standoff with an Alabama man accused of holding a 5-year-old boy hostage continued Saturday, a nearby community prepared to bury the beloved bus driver who was shot ... hometown of ...
    02/2/2013 - 1:57 pm | View Link
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