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  • Police chase lead on Vi Ripken kidnapping to dead end

    Police chase lead on Vi Ripken kidnapping to dead end
    Detectives in Aberdeen received a tip they hoped would be their big break: A prisoner seeking leniency said he knew the man who abducted the mother of Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. But nearly nine months after the bizarre kidnapping, no suspect has been...
  • The Top 10 news stories of 2012

    The Top 10 news stories of 2012
    A look at the Top 10 news stories of 2012 in The Record area: #1 – Vi Ripken Kidnapped The July kidnapping of Aberdeen's most well-known resident, remains the most bizarre and perhaps most unsettling story of 2012. Vi Ripken, mother of Major...
  • July: Fifty Shades of controversy; Vi Ripken kidnapped

    July: Fifty Shades of controversy; Vi Ripken kidnapped
    Vi Ripken, the mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., was abducted from outside of her home. She was tied up and put in the back seat of her car and driven all around Central Maryland. She was later found with her hands bound but unharmed in her...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, high near 55. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Mayor calls for zero-error speed camera program: Criticism of Baltimore's speed...
  • Police release new photos related to Vi Ripken kidnapping

    Police release new photos related to Vi Ripken kidnapping
    The suspect in the abduction of Violet R. Ripken from her Aberdeen home stopped at a Middle River Walmart the day after the July incident and may have had a brief encounter with the driver of a dark green minivan, Aberdeen Police Lt. Fred Budnick said...
  • Harford County confronts deaths of four officers

    Harford County confronts deaths of four officers
    Piled on Sheriff L. Jesse Bane's desk are stacks of unopened mail, and among the envelopes stuffed with condolences, is a black leather-bound Bible inscribed with gold lettering. Harford County's top lawman has been wrestling with leading an agency of...
  • 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...
  • Vi Ripken's kidnapper still at large a month later

    Vi Ripken's kidnapper still at large a month later
    Nearly a month has passed since Vi Ripken was kidnapped outside her Aberdeen home, and the July 24 incident has prompted the entire Ripken family to take extra security precautions. And while Vi Ripken and her children are being more alert about who is...
  • Editorial: Aberdeen's triumph

    Editorial: Aberdeen's triumph
    Ten years ago, it was something of a curiosity around these parts, but now it's something that's become a tradition for Aberdeen and the rest of Harford County. The Cal Ripken World Series, the season finale for the Babe Ruth youth baseball organization,...
  • Experts say suspect photo means Vi Ripken case will be solved

    Experts say suspect photo means Vi Ripken case will be solved
  • '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...
  • 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...