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Cal Ripken Will Address Mother's Abduction In News Conference

National Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken will speak to the media about Vi Ripken's abduction.

Cal Ripken has given many speeches and news conferences from the B&O Warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Not like this.

Ripken, the National Baseball Hall of Famer, will address the media Friday morning in regards to the abduction of his mother.

will provide a recap of the press conference.

Violet Ripken, 74, was taken from her home by a man hiding in her garage between 7 and 8 a.m. on July 24, and returned unharmed to her neighborhood, where she was found tied up in her car around 6:15 a.m. on July 25, police said.

Cal Ripken will be the only family member to speak at the news conference, which will begin with an update from law enforcement.

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Laura Jackson August 06, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Oh dear DawnP. I feel so sorry for you. You have Leslie and me confused, I suppose. I am assuming you were just referring to me (saying that I am working at a law firm)??? No. Now, you must go back and re-read my statement. I said, and please do not make me repeat myself again--I have a COUSIN who is a TOP-NOTCH attorney. So, please get your facts and information correct before ACCUSING someone of being on a blog on COMPANY TIME. Now, if you would like to know something--THAT is defamation of character my little one. Falsely accusing someone of doing something and defaming one's character. And, gee whiz--I did not even have to look that up in a dictionary. Aren't you so proud? LOLSFH.
yvonne bachman August 06, 2012 at 08:58 PM
Sean, where are you?
Courtney August 06, 2012 at 08:59 PM
Oh Ryan, I see. So it's perfectly accpetable to refer to an adult being raped rather than a child. EITHER WAY it is WRONG! You have lost your mind. I'm willing to be anything you are on the watchdog list.
Laura Jackson August 06, 2012 at 09:02 PM
DawnP (AKA possibly Ryan)--I DO know the difference between a threat AND defamation of character. Unfortunately, you wouldn't know that since you are apparently "new" here. Ryan did BOTH. He "threatened" my daughter (and btw--Ryan--I never said whether my daughter was young or a child; either way rape is rape), by her/his/??? nasty comment about, "AFTER my daughter IS raped. . . ." Yes, DawnP, THAT is a threat. As for the "defamation of character," she/he/??? falsely accused me of taking paxil and xanax--two medications that I have NEVER taken (nor do I need to take them--thank you). And, that, my dear, IS "defamation of character." So, why don't you and Ryan get together to discuss these two issues? If you are one and the same, then speak to yourself. If you are of a split-personality, then speak to one another. Either way, talk it out and you will see that Ryan is guilty of both a threat AND defamation of character. Okay--I'm done here. I do not care to talk to, well. . . I will not say. At least, in here. But, Courtney and Leslie would agree with me, I'm sure. LOL.
Sean Welsh August 06, 2012 at 10:25 PM
For the simple fact that they've veered completely off topic, the comments on this article are being shut off. Thanks. - Sean sean.welsh@patch.com

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