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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...