CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2001 |
Rep. Gary Condit's hometown newspaper is calling for his resignation. The Ceres Courier accused the congressman of lying about his affair with missing intern Chandra Levy and said the Democrat has brought embarrassment to his district. "Condit has badly damaged the trust his constituents have placed in him," wrote editor Jeff Benziger. "Prolonging all this agony is a group of supporters who clamor for Condit to hang in there no matter what.
August 2, 2001 |
The FBI and police on Wednesday examined an anonymous tip to an Internet site alleging Chandra Levy's body was buried under a parking lot near a Virginia military base 130 miles away. Plans for a search were put on hold. Police who have investigated Levy's disappearance in Washington asked authorities at Ft. Lee, 30 miles south of Richmond, Va., to search the site, but the FBI announced late Wednesday there were no plans for such a search "at this time."
August 1, 2001 |
Police recruits completed a fruitless 2 1/2-week search of Washington's wooded areas for former intern Chandra Levy, as investigators continued to hunt for leads in the three-month-old case Tuesday. "This puts an end to the search of parkland at this time within the District of Columbia pending any future developments. The investigation is continuing," said Sgt. Joe Gentile, police spokesman.
July 30, 2001 |
District of Columbia police have concluded there is only a 50-50 chance of solving the case of Chandra Levy, the 25-year-old Modesto woman who has been missing for three months since completing a government internship. While 50 police recruits will on Friday abandon their inch-by-inch search of a Washington park for clues about Levy's fate, officials will keep two detectives assigned to the case to continue working with FBI agents.
July 28, 2001 |
Rep. Gary A. Condit has been questioned for a fourth time by District of Columbia police detectives and FBI agents looking into the May 1 disappearance of Chandra Levy, the 24-year-old Modesto woman who was completing a federal internship in Washington. Police Sgt. Joe Gentile said Friday that the California Democrat met at his lawyer's office with investigators for about an hour Thursday evening, but Gentile would not disclose the substance of the interview.
July 26, 2001 |
Arrangements appeared to be in the offing Wednesday for a fourth police interview of Rep. Gary Condit (D-Ceres) in the two-month-old investigation of Chandra Levy's disappearance--while one of Condit's longtime Democratic House colleagues lashed out at the congressman's conduct. In the sternest rebuke from a fellow Democrat since Levy disappeared May 1, Rep. Charles W.
July 24, 2001 |
Rep. Gary A. Condit signaled his willingness to be interviewed a fourth time by authorities investigating the disappearance of former federal intern Chandra Levy. Police expressed frustration with the silence of some of Levy's neighbors. "Far too many people, more than a handful" in the building have so far refused to answer questions, Executive Assistant Police Chief Terrance Gainer said.
July 21, 2001
Police on Friday released a list of some of the Web sites that Chandra Levy visited May 1. Police said other Web sites she visited would not be disclosed because they are considered evidence in the investigation into her disappearance. The list released by police: http://www.yahoo.com http://www.washingtonpost.com http://www.altavista.com http://www.nationalgeographic.com http://www.msn.com http://www.house.gov http://www.agriculture.house.gov http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com http://www.
July 21, 2001 |
The FBI declined Friday to rule on the validity of a privately arranged polygraph test that indicates Rep. Gary A. Condit had no involvement in Chandra Levy's disappearance. The bureau's decision effectively means that authorities will not accept Condit's test results. In a brief statement issued by the bureau's Washington field office, which has assigned agents to the missing intern's case, officials cited "long-standing policy" in not using polygraph data "submitted by an outside entity."
July 20, 2001 |
As images of District of Columbia police cadets searching under bushes and bridges in Rock Creek Park flashed across TV screens this week, the 2 1/2-month probe into Chandra Levy's disappearance was fast approaching a crossroads. Despite the outward impression that police activity was intensifying, former detectives and those familiar with the case say there are growing indications that the inquiry is nearing a decelerated, long-range phase.