Plans To Close Petcoke Facilities Welcome News To South Deering NeighborsBowing to pressure from the Emanuel administration, community activists and environmental groups, one of the two remaining storage facilities for petroleum coke shut down Tuesday -- and the last is on borrowed time.
One Killed, Two Critically Injured In South Deering CrashA car hit a fire hydrant – apparently while speeding – and then smashed into the porch of a home in the 11600 block of South Torrence Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. The car flipped on its roof in the crash.
Police: Woman Stabs Boyfriend To Death In South DeeringThe 26-year-old was in a fight with his girlfriend at 1:19 a.m. when she stabbed him in the chest, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said. The man was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, Gaines said.
Boy, 17, Fatally Shot, Man Wounded On South SideAbout 7:20 p.m., Deonte M. Hoard and the 23-year-old man were shot in the 10500 block of South Yates Avenue, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Water Department Workers Fall Into Trench Escaping Cars In Police ChasePolice said officers were pursuing suspects in a stolen vehicle around 12:40 a.m., when their pursuit brought them to the 1500 block of East 95th Street, where the Water Department employees were working on a construction project.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded In South DeeringAbout 7:30 p.m., the 37-year-old was in the 9800 block of South Bensley Avenue when a male walked up and opened fire, striking him several times in the leg and torso, police said.
Man Charged With Stealing His Car From Police ImpoundA South Side man was arrested over the weekend, after breaking into a police impound, and driving off in his car, which had been seized after a previous traffic stop.
4 Killed, 11 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Monday in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood. A 26-year-old man was standing in an alley with friends in the 2100 block of North Merrimac when someone walked up, yelled gang slogans and shot him in the face, police said.
Boy, 15, Killed In South Deering Shooting A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side Friday night.
2 Dead, 31 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsEarly Saturday, a man was killed and three others were hurt in a shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The four men were inside a vehicle about 3 a.m. when they were shot in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street.
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In South Deering ShootingTwo men, ages 18 and 19, and a 17-year-old girl were standing outside in the 9900 block of South Calhoun Avenue about 10:15 p.m. when they heard shots, felt pain and realized they’d been hit, police News Affairs Ronald Gaines said.
Seven Wounded In Thursday ShootingsMost recently, a man was grazed by a bullet Thursday night in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.