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  • Abingdon man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting ex-girlfriend

    An Abingdon man was held without bail after being charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman with whom he had been in a relationship. Glenn Horner, 43, was arrested last Friday for an incident at Ten Oaks Motel, in the 3900 block of...
  • 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...
  • Police report attempted abduction of student at bus stop

    Laurel Police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old who was waiting for his bus just after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning in the area of Arbory Court and Van Dusen Road. Police said while the boy waited, alone, at the bus stop, he was...
  • Teen who alleged police kidnapping in trouble with law

    A 19-year-old Baltimore man, who three years ago accused three city police officers of abducting him and leaving him in a Howard County park, was cleared of an attempted murder charge Wednesday and given a suspended sentence on drug charges.  In May...
  • Grandmother uses OnStar to foil carjacking in Harford

    A carjacking and attempted kidnapping of a grandmother and her grandchildren in Baltimore County was foiled over the weekend when OnStar disabled the vehicle on I-95 near the Route 24 exit in Abingdon, Maryland State Police said. On Saturday, Maryland...
  • 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...
  • Incident at bus stop was not abduction attempt, police say

    Laurel Police are now saying an incident they reported as the attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy at a bus stop was not an abduction attempt after all, but was a “misunderstanding,” after two men discussed the incident with police on...
  • City pays $500,000 to settle suit over grandfather's arrest, beating

    Baltimore's spending panel agreed on Wednesday to pay $500,000 to two grandparents after police arrested them on dubious charges of kidnapping their own grandson — and the grandfather was severely beaten in the city's Central Booking and Intake...
  • Teacher who faked military service sentenced to 21 months

    He duped FBI agents and small-town cops, students and child advocates, volunteer firefighters and war veterans into thinking he was a retired colonel in Army special operations who had fought terrorists and insurgents from Kabul to Bogota. William G....
  • Police say arrest has been made in death of 1-year-old boy

    City police say a frantic call from parents reporting the abduction of their infant son led to the discovery of the boy's body in the family's Southwest Baltimore home. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the child's parents were questioned...
  • War, misogyny, brutality distant memories in the universe next door

    In my parallel universe — the one that still sustains me in hope, the one where fear is rarely a thought — the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over and done, and the young man from Missouri who sat next to me on a plane would be more...
  • Homeless man charged in Aberdeen area abduction attempt

    Homeless man charged in Aberdeen area abduction attempt
    A 49-year-old man, who police say is homeless, was charged with kidnapping Saturday after allegedly trying to lure a 5-year-old boy away from a soccer field in Aldino a week earlier. Brian Hamilton Childress, who has no fixed address, is facing a...