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  • 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
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police hope video, composite will help ID Ripken's kidnapper

    Police hope video, composite will help ID Ripken's kidnapper
    Police have received more than 50 tips about the identity of the man who kidnapped Vi Ripken last week and are hoping to generate more with the release of a video of the suspect as well as a composite sketch. "It's come from information from several...
  • 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...
  • Video, composite sketch of Ripken kidnapper generate new tips; Cal Jr. to speak to media Friday

    Tuesday's release of a composite sketch and a video of the man who kidnapped Vi Ripken last week generated some new tips for police to investigate, as they had hoped. The Ripken family also is hoping to keep the case at the forefront of people's minds...
  • 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...