Fund helps the needy during the holidays

By Matthew Artz
Saturday October 19, 2002

This holiday season, nearly a thousand of Berkeley’s neediest families will find a check in the mail. -more-

CIA director says al-Qaida ready to strike on U.S. soil, overseas

By John J. Lumpkin
Friday October 18, 2002

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U.S. handing over weapons as Afghan military struggles

Chris Hawley The Associated Press
Thursday October 17, 2002

BAGRAM, Afghanistan — U.S. troops are giving confiscated weapons and ammunition to warlords in Afghanistan, a practice that critics say strengthens private militias and undermines attempts to establish a national army. -more-

Three hunters dead, one missing in North Dakota

By Dave Kolpack The Associated Press
Wednesday October 16, 2002

BISMARCK, N.D. — Duck hunters in two boats died in separate accidents after their vessels capsized or sank in choppy North Dakota lakes. Three bodies were recovered by Tuesday as divers continued searching for a fourth man. -more-

Police deluged with calls about sniper

Stephen Manning The Associated Press
Tuesday October 15, 2002

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The longest lull yet in the Washington sniper’s killing spree brought little relief Monday as jittery residents flooded police with calls upon hearing car backfire, firecrackers or breaking glass. -more-

Oakland narcotics officer axed for drugs

The Associated Press
Monday October 14, 2002

OAKLAND — The Police Department has fired a veteran narcotics officer for alleged misconduct stemming from a 2001 case involving several hundred dollars worth of cocaine. -more-

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