Sunday, November 11, 2012
The mother said her daughter had been abducted on the South Side but, later, the mother's boyfriend confessed to burying the toddler in Brookline.
The image of a little girl on a grocery shopping trip with her mother—then suddenly gone. That was happened the day of March 9, 1982 when Melody Childs Thomas told police that her daughter, Nicole Lynn Bryner, 3, had been abducted from a shopping cart at the Giant Eagle supermarket on the South Side of Pittsburgh. Though there were extensive searches, no trace of Nicole was ever found. Then, in 1986, Timothy Widman, Childs' boyfriend at the time, allegedly confessed he had punched Bryner and accidentally killed her. He told police that he and Childs' buried the body in a wooded area along Timberland Road in Brookline. Police searched unsuccessfully for the body. Without it, prosecutors could not pursue the case. But in 1988, a Superior …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A roundup of the region's top stories from the week.
Here are this week's top stories from Patch sites in your area: Basketball Game to Benefit USC Brothers with Fatal Disease Fire Chief Resigns After DUI Charge Two Pantsless Women Stuck on Railroad Tracks in Baldwin Three Men Involved in Armed Robbery Ring Charged for Plum Incidents New Chipotle Coming to Cochran Road Community Apiary Could Be Sweet Deal for Brookline _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
A roundup of the region's top stories.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Fire Destroys Chartiers Valley School Bus Hearing for Robbery, Burglary Suspect Continued State Police: Body Found Was Missing Baldwin Woman's Baldwin Engineers Find Sewage Possibly Being Dumped into Large Mine No New Info in Stolen Car Mirror Incidents Pitt Football Takes a Hit, Conwell Chooses Arizona School Board Renews Football Coach’s Contract Despite Parents’ Concerns Judge Rules PBAA Violated Lease Agreement
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Friends of Karissa Kunco gathered in her hometown Thursday night, hours after her death, to remember her.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012
The usually bustling intersection at Brookline Boulevard United Presbyterian Church was quiet Thursday night, as a crowd gathered to honor a lost friend. “People say things about smiles that light up rooms, but it’s the truth with her,” said Tom Pisano, Karissa Kunco’s former softball coach. Kunco, a 21-year-old Brookline native, was remembered in an impromptu vigil held by friends just hours after news of her death was made public. She was reported missing Wednesday night after leaving her job, and was found dead Thursday evening near Hickory in Washington County. Police are searching for Kunco’s ex-boyfriend, Jordan Clemons, who is wanted in connection with her death. He had not been found, as of late Thursday night. News of Kunco’s …
Karissa Kunco has been missing since Wednesday afternoon.
Cecil Township police confirmed to reporters that a car that crashed on Gladden Road in Cecil belongs to missing Baldwin Borough woman Karissa Kunco. Police said that nobody was in the vehicle when it was found crashed on Thursday morning and declined to give a further description of the contents of the vehicle. Gladden was partitioned off near its intersection with state Route 980, and officers from multiple police departments responded. A police spokesperson told reporters that state police and forensic specialists were called to the scene. Police are still looking for Kunco, 21, who has been missing as of 5:30 on Wednesday afternoon. Police believe that Kunco—a 5-foot-2, 160-pound white woman with brown hair and green eyes—may be in …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your area: Criminal Complaint: Man Threatened to Kill Wife; Himself Armed Man Robs Parkvale Bank at Caste Village Brookline Cars Shot by BB Guns on Christmas T-Shirt Sales to Benefit Fallen Officer's Family Ft. Couch 'Reaches Out,' Raises $11K for Charities Tote Drive Exudes True Holiday Meaning
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
A roundup of the region's top local stories for Wednesday, Oct. 26.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your area: UPDATES: Baldwin Borough Police Involved in Pursuit of THREE Men Peters Township Council Urges Residents to Vote ‘No’ on Drill Ban Voters: 'R' Is for Referendum to Support Carnegie Libraries Steelers, Boyce Middle Take Part in Dignity and Respect Day Historical Designation Planned For Old Heidelberg Raceway
Thursday, September 29, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Thursday, Sept. 29.
Pittsburgh Couple Attacked at WVU Game UPDATE: Service Restored Following Water Main Break on McMurray Road WATCH: Fedko Honors Baldwin's Brown with Football Player of the Week Award Lucky Steeler Cheese Peters Woman Turns Breast Cancer Diagnosis into Resource for Others Branding Brookline: The Brookline Community Arts Initiative