Man Critically Injured After Driving Into Calumet RiverA 36-year-old man was taken to a hospital in critical condition early Wednesday after he drove a car into the Calumet River in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.
State Trooper Injured In South Deering CrashThe officer was responding to a call and driving south on South Stony Island Avenue at 10:48 p.m. when his marked squad car struck the passenger side of a westbound Ford Mustang at the intersection with 95th Street, according to Illinois State Police.
Scrap Yard Worker Dies In Workplace Accident In South DeeringA scrap yard worker died Monday morning after getting his arm trapped in a conveyor belt at a plant in the South Deering neighborhood.
Torrence Avenue Bridge To Be DemolishedThe framework of the bridge over the Grand Calumet River will be blasted in order to dismantle it.
3 Wounded In Thursday Shootings In ChicagoThe latest shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Businesses Robbed At Gunpoint In South Deering, South ChicagoAt least three businesses have been robbed at gunpoint in the neighborhoods since Feb. 3, according to a community alert from police.
3 Killed, 6 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened Wednesday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. A 26-year-old man was killed and a 62-year-old woman seriously wounded in the 7900 block of South Laflin about 2:50 p.m.
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.

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