South Deering

Steven Walsh’s film, “Southeast: a City Within a City,” explores the impact of the decline of the city’s steel mills on the people who lived nearby and worked in the mills.
Those living in three South Side communities have lower life expectancy, worse quality of life than residents around General Iron’s longtime Lincoln Park home, city official says.
About 4:20 p.m., he was on the sidewalk in the 10200 block of South Yates Boulevard, when someone in a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots.
Luevenia Gardner took off her burning clothes and jumped into a shower to put out the flames before running two blocks to a South Side firehouse on April 16, prosecutors said. She died a month later.
In each incident, victims are robbed by one or two armed males as they are leaving a gas station.
About 3 a.m., he was walking home when he noticed a person get out of a dark-colored vehicle in the 9600 block of South Exchange Avenue, and opened fire.
A pet was found dead inside the home after the fire, officials said.
A 35-year-old man crashed into another vehicle in the 3300 block of East 100th Street and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The company that owns General Iron in Lincoln Park wants to set up shop on the Southeast Side. Community members call the move “environmental racism.”
The woman was eight months pregnant, and doctors were able to deliver her baby, who remains in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital.
A Chicago Fire Department helicopter landed on the street to get divers into the water near the 11200 block of South Doty, officials said. The car in the water was empty.
The male suspect wore a blue baseball cap with a white emblem on top and a gray T-shirt with the Chicago flag on it, police said.
The boy was taken to Trinity Hospital in good condition, police said.
Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert about 10:35 p.m. found the 27-year-old unresponsive in an alley.
The 20-year-old was shot in the arm and head, police said.
Police thought the vehicle may have been connected to a homicide investigation.
The plan includes the merging of St. Bride, Our Lady Gate of Heaven, Our Lady of Peace and St. Philip Neri Parish and School, four Catholic parishes in the South Shore and South Deering neighborhoods.
The 17-year-old was shot six times in the chest and twice in the neck, police said.
A previous felony conviction prohibits Mikah Davis’ father from possessing a gun. Authorities confirmed that the boy’s 10-month-old sibling has been placed in protective custody as police investigate.
Chicago police are continuing to investigate.
About 4:15 p.m. Sunday, officers found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound inside the home in the 9600 block of South Escanaba Avenue, police said.
A man was shot dead in the stairwell of an apartment in Bronzeville, Chicago police said.
The man was shot Saturday afternoon in the South Deering area.