Jury Selection Expected to Begin in Hofland Case 

Jury selection will begin Thursday for a man accused of holding an elementary school classroom hostage on Halloween in 2008.Police say 57-year-old Randall Hofland pulled a gun on an officer during a routine traffic stop in October of that year.That incident triggered a week long manhunt before Hofland went into Stockton Springs Elementary School on Halloween.Authorities say he held a number of students hostage before he surrendered.He’s pleaded not guilty to 41 felony counts. Hofland’s charges include kidnapping, criminal restraint, and threatening with a dangerous weapon.