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  • Mother of Cal Ripken Jr. scares off would-be carjacker in Aberdeen

    Mother of Cal Ripken Jr. scares off would-be carjacker in Aberdeen
    A man with a handgun confronted Cal Ripken Jr.'s mother outside a bank in Aberdeen on Tuesday afternoon and told her he wanted to steal her car, according to police.
  • Ripken abduction a year later bizarre and chilling [Editorial]

    Ripken abduction a year later bizarre and chilling [Editorial]
    A year later, it remains one of the oddest criminal cases in recent years in Harford County. On July 24, 2012, Vi Ripken, mother of baseball living legend Cal Ripken Jr., and first lady of the Ripken baseball family, went missing from her modest home in...

    Aberdeen perplexed by attacks on Vi Ripken

    Aberdeen perplexed by attacks on Vi Ripken
    No one's a stranger in Aberdeen, residents say, and concerns about crime are rare. So, it's hard enough for many to believe an elderly woman would be threatened at gunpoint, much less on two separate occasions. That the victim would be the matriarch...

    Cal Ripken Jr. calls mother's kidnapping 'worst feeling'

    Cal Ripken Jr. calls mother's kidnapping 'worst feeling'
    As soon as Cal Ripken Jr. found out his mother was missing, he jumped in his car and set out to find her himself. The Orioles' "Iron Man" got a call from his sister, Elly, about 9 p.m. July 24 saying that someone spotted a car bearing Violet Ripken's...

    Vi Ripken abducted at gunpoint, quietly returned

    Vi Ripken abducted at gunpoint, quietly returned
    Bound and abducted in her own vehicle, Violet Ripken was gone for 12 hours before her disappearance was reported to authorities. And amid an intensive search, she was quietly dropped off by her kidnapper on her secluded Harford County street. A neighbor,...