Brandon Fernandez

Editor's View: Justine’s Fund shows strength of her family and our community

Justine Vanderschoot, a smart, pretty, vibrant 17-year-old, was brutally murdered by her boyfriend and his roommate in September 2003. The cowardly, hideous killing, committed by ...

Benefit dinner honors memory of Justine Vanderschoot

Murder victim Justine Vanderschoot would have celebrated her 24th birthday March 30, but her life was cut short in September 2003 when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend Danny Beze ...

Dugard story reopens wounds for local crime victims’ families

The re-emergence of Jaycee Dugard, missing since 1991, and the horrific details surfacing of what she endured the past 18 years, has brought up strong emotions for local victims of ...