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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...
  • Jamie Moyer has a new job

     
    He may be recovering from Tommy John surgery, but former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer found himself a new job. Moyer, who has pitched 24 years in the big leagues, has joined ESPN as a Baseball Tonight analyst. He will make......
  • Full interview with director of film about Uganda LL team

     
    Jay Shapiro, a Parkland High School graduate now living in Manhattan, directed a film, “Opposite Field,” about the plight of a Little League team in Uganda. The 29-year-old spent three years on the project, including living in the African...
  • NY artist supports Azalea Park Little Leagues

     
    Even the weather helped out: last Saturday New York artist Héctor “Nicer” Nazario came to Central Florida to paint a large-scale mural of baseball hero Roberto Clemente at the Azalea Park baseball field. This is part of an ongoing campaign to....
  • Artist Hector ‘Nicer’ Nazario to brighten Orlando Little League field

     
    Here's a cool story I wrote for the print edition of the Orlando Sentinel today. Hector “Nicer” Nazario is a well-known graffiti artist who uses spray paint to create murals. He works in commercial enterprises, such as music videos, movies...
  • Hector ‘Nicer’ Nazario completes mural for Azaela Park Little League

     
    I wrote last week about how mural artist Hector “Nicer” Nazario was doing a good deed by brightening up the Azalea Park Little League field with a mural of baseball great and humanitarian Roberto Clemente. (Read that story by clicking:  Hector...
  • Azalea Park Little League mural of Roberto Clemente completed

     
    A professional graffiti artist completed his mural of baseball hero Roberto Clemente at the Little League ball field in Azalea Park this Labor Day weekend. As Sentinel reporter Matt Palm wrote last week, Hector “Nicer” Nazario, of New York...