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Roberto Clemente Jr.

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  • Boys, 14 and 15, killed in separate shootings Friday

    Boys, 14 and 15, killed in separate shootings Friday
    Two gunmen shot a 14-year-old boy several times Friday night as he stood on his porch, leaving him to die in the front hallway of his Humboldt Park home, authorities said. The shooting came just hours after a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in a...
  • Woman, 18, 3rd Clemente H.S. student killed this school year

    Woman, 18, 3rd Clemente H.S. student killed this school year
    An 18-year-old woman fatally shot on Friday was a senior at Roberto Clemente High School who had plans to attend college, according to her principal. Frances Colon, of the 2900 block of West Armitage Avenue, was identified early this morning by the Cook...
  • Father recalls poignant final moment with slain daughter

    Father recalls poignant final moment with slain daughter
    The father of a Roberto Clemente Community Academy High School student killed Friday spent Monday morning putting up a memorial to his daughter at the North Side school. Later that morning, he remembered one of the last things he did with his daughter....
  • Police question man about slaying of Clemente High student

    Police are questioning a 34-year-old man about the slaying of Frances Colon, the third Clemente High School student killed this year. Colon, 18, was shot in the back last Friday evening in the 1100 block of North Pulaski Road in the West Humboldt Park...
  • No bond for man charged with killing Clemente H.S. student

    No bond for man charged with killing Clemente H.S. student
    Authorities filed charges against a 34-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old Clemente High School student killed on the West Side last week. Larry Luellen Jr., 34, was charged with first degree murder in the death of...
  • Five nostalgic books on baseball

    My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
  • Obama's biographer

    Obama's biographer
    David Maraniss, a longtime journalist with The Washington Post, wrote “First In His Class,” a seminal biography of former President Bill Clinton, after winning the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for his newspaper stories on Clinton....
  • Matty Alou dies at 72; one of three baseball-star brothers

    Matty Alou, the middle brother in one of baseball's greatest playing families and a slap hitter who won the National League batting title in 1966, died Thursday in the Dominican Republic. He was 72. His former team in the Dominican, Leones del Escogido,...
  • Ravens RB Rice honored with Sun's Wheatley Award

    Ravens RB Rice honored with Sun's Wheatley Award
    Ravens running back Ray Rice has been an advocate for pro-kindness and anti-bullying efforts, held summer camps for kids in Baltimore and his hometown of New Rochelle, N.Y., and helped students in Baltimore get fit. Those are just several of the reasons...
  • Jim Johnson nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

    Jim Johnson nominated for Roberto Clemente Award
    Closer Jim Johnson has been named the Orioles' nominee for the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a player "who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community...
  • Don't let the size fool you … Warwick's Ben Delgado is definitely a catcher

    Don't let the size fool you … Warwick's Ben Delgado is definitely a catcher
    At first glance, there's little about Ben Delgado that screams "catcher." He stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 170 pounds, size usually reserved for a middle infielder … or a place-kicker. Then you see him on the field. He throws out 71 percent of would-...