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  • One year later, Vi Ripken's kidnapper still being sought

    One year later, Vi Ripken's kidnapper still being sought
    One year after Violet Ripken was kidnapped at gunpoint from her Harford County home and driven around the state for nearly 24 hours before being returned unharmed, police in her hometown of Aberdeen are still searching for the man responsible. Ripken,...
  • 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,...
  • Police release suspect photo, offer reward in Vi Ripken abduction

    Police release suspect photo, offer reward in Vi Ripken abduction
    A manhunt continued Thursday for the man who kidnapped baseball matriarch Violet R. Ripken, as Aberdeen police released a surveillance video image of a suspect and several law-enforcement agencies joined the small-town force in the search. But even as...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. to hold news conference on mother's abduction

    Cal Ripken Jr. to hold news conference on mother's abduction
    The Iron Man will head to his old stomping grounds Friday to comment on his mother's recent abduction and return. Cal Ripken Jr., a Hall of Fame former Oriole, will meet with reporters at 10 a.m. at the B&O Warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to...
  • Police silent on details of Vi Ripken's abduction

    Police silent on details of Vi Ripken's abduction
    As the investigation into Violet R. Ripken's abduction stretched into an eighth day, police remained silent Wednesday about their leads — a strategy Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said could ensure the potential suspect doesn't...
  • 'Too soon' to talk about abduction, Violet Ripken says

    'Too soon' to talk about abduction, Violet Ripken says
    Two weeks after Violet Ripken was abducted at gunpoint, she said it was "too soon to share any thoughts" about the ordeal as she took in a game Wednesday night at the Aberdeen stadium named for her famous baseball family. Ripken, the 74-year-old mother...
  • Experts say suspect photo means Vi Ripken case will be solved

    Experts say suspect photo means Vi Ripken case will be solved
    brightcove.createExperiences(); More than two weeks have passed since Violet R. Ripken's abduction, but experts believe the photograph of the suspect shopping at a local Walmart makes an arrest inevitable. It is only a matter of time before those who...
  • Vi Ripken abduction is not a cold case, investigators say

    Vi Ripken abduction is not a cold case, investigators say
    Six weeks after the mother of one of Baltimore's most famous baseball players was kidnapped and left bound on the side of the road in her Lincoln Town Car, the case remains a mystery to police. Aberdeen police say the abduction of Violet R. Ripken in the...
  • Coffee Companion for August 2, 2012

    Coffee Companion for August 2, 2012
    Each morning, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. ** Michael Phelps has accomplished the unthinkable in his Olympic career. Read why he has more work to do...
  • Cone of silence surrounds Vi Ripken's abduction

    Thanks for your continuing coverage of the abduction of former Orioles Cal Ripken's mother, Vi. ("As Vi Ripken abduction case continues, police silent on details," Aug. 2). It's been 10 days since this unfortunate incident and still very few facts have...