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  • 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,...
  • Aberdeen police found 'guilty' of great fashion taste

    Aberdeen police found 'guilty' of great fashion taste
    If clothes make the man (or woman), consider the Aberdeen Police Department extremely well-made. The department's men and women recently won an award not for their crime-fighting or patrolling skills, but for the professional tailoring of their...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ripken's childhood in Aberdeen, time in minors sowed seeds that bloomed into The Streak

    Ripken's childhood in Aberdeen, time in minors sowed seeds that bloomed into The Streak
    The runner, all 240 pounds of him, barreled toward second base with one thought in mind: break up the double play. Slide, schmide. He lowered his shoulder and struck the second baseman, a scrawny ninth-grader who flew up like a rag doll. The kid fell...
  • Cal Ripken Jr.'s mom scares off carjacker

    Vi Ripken, the 75-year-old mother of Cal Ripken Jr., seems to draw a lot of unwanted attention. On Tuesday, a man with a gun went up to her in a bank parking lot in Aberdeen, Md., and demanded her car. Instead of doing that, she used her key to activate...