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Investigation Discovery Features Bonnie's Story

Posted by Karen Foster on Friday, October 18, 2013, In : Crime, Justice 
Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall on ID TV, (Investigation Discovery Channel) featured a story on the Bonnie Craig murder and the pursuit for justice. 

The story titled, "A Mother's Mission" chronicles the tragic saga that our family went through after being notified of Bonnie's death; a death we refused to believe was a "hiking accident."  We knew it was murder.

The program aired on Wednesday, October 16th.  It will air again on Saturday, October 19th at 3:00 pm.  Check your local listings for...
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17th Anniversary Press Conference for Homicide Reward Fund

Posted by Karen Foster on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, In : Crime, Justice 


Nothing can be more devastating than losing a child to murder.  Not getting answers for months, years, even decades makes that devastation so much worse.  It’s like a cancer growing inside you.  You can pretend that your life is getting back to normal, but, it never does.

It was almost 17 years for our family to get answers and hear those incredible words. “GUILTY” “GUILTY’ “GUILTY” “GUILTY.”   It was an amazing bittersweet victory; one that I never expected.

For 12 yea...

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17th Anniversary Bonnie Craig Murder. Press Release

Posted by Karen Foster on Monday, September 26, 2011, In : Crime, Justice 


On the anniversary of the Bonnie Craig murder, September 28, 1994, we would like to celebrate our family’s bittersweet victory and call attention to the other families who are still awaiting justice.

No one should get away with murder, rape, nor any other heinous crime.  Now that Bonnie’s killer has been convicted the money collected shortly after Bonnie’s murder is offered as a reward to help find answers in other unsolved Alaskan murders.

The Homicid...

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North Carolina Passed DNA on Arrest Bil

Posted by Karen Foster on Saturday, July 10, 2010,
North Carolina will become the 24th state to pass legislation to collect DNA on arrest.  Rep. Wil Neumann pushed his bill to the very end of the session.  It was passed in the final moments of the NC legislative session.  The bill will now move on to the Governor for signature.  Governor Bev Perdu has been a strong supporter of this legislation along with the Attorney General.

The NC bill includes not only felony crimes, but some misdemeanors.  Studies show that certain misdemeanors are commit...
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Karen Foster, Bonnie's Mom

Karen Foster Victims and families need to make sure that the CRIMINAL Justice system becomes more balanced and starts protecting the innocent, not just the guilty. Please help us balance the scales of justice. Don't wait until you are a victim to find out how broken the system is. Take 5 minutes to call your lawmakers or drop them an email to support funding for our new crime lab. It will save lives and prevent a lot of crimes by getting the criminals off our streets sooner. Juries expect scientific proof to convict the predators in our society. 5 minutes of your time is all I'm asking for; it will make a difference in our justice system.
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