| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:23 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:41 AM
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| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:27 PM
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.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:15 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:34 AM
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| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:02 PM
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...