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Altgeld Gardens

Vehicle Strikes Girl On Far South Side

An 11-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle Sunday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.

12/16/2012

The Chicago Housing Authority has targeted 648 vacant units at the Altgeld Gardens housing complex for demolition, rather than renovation. (Credit: CBS)

CHA Targeting Nearly 650 Units At Altgeld Gardens For Demolition

Foreclosures and homelessness are big issues in Chicago, but the Chicago Housing Authority has approved plans to tear down hundreds of units at its Altgeld Gardens housing complex on the Far South Side.

CBS 2–10/16/2012

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Girl, 7, Suffers Bullet Graze Wound On Far South Side

The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on the 600 block of East 133rd Street. Police indicated that the gunman fired into a crowd of children, striking the girl.

04/12/2012

Allen Tate, 42, was arrested in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood after he allegedly fired a gun in the Bridgeport neighborhood, then fled from police for more than 16 miles. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Arrested After Firing Shot In Bridgeport, 16-Mile Police Chase

A man who was alleged to have fired a gun on a Bridgeport neighborhood street late Saturday was apprehended by police not long afterward, but not before he led police on a pursuit that stretched more than 16 miles south, ending after he abandoned his car in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens area.

04/08/2012

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Woman, Teen Boy Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Shooting

A woman and teenage boy were wounded in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood Wednesday evening on the Far South Side.

03/28/2012

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At Least 20 Wounded In Weekend Violence Through Sunday Morning

At least 20 people, including a 10-year-girl, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday evening.

01/29/2012

Alfred Spikes, Devon Walker and Eric O'Neal are each charged with four counts of first degree murder and one count of aggravated battery with a firearm in a Nov. 2, 2011, shootout that left four people dead in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bond For Trio Charged In Shootout That Killed 4

Three men were ordered held without bond Saturday, charged in a Wednesday shootout that left four people dead in a Far South Side Altgeld Gardens store.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2011

130th Street Shooting

3 Questioned In Bloodbath At Store Near Altgeld Gardens

Three people are being held by police in connection with a shootout this week at a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on the Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Ihab Arafeh, 46, was among four people killed when a group of gunmen walked into a cell phone store on the Far South Side and opened fire. (Family Photo)

4 Dead, 2 Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Store Shooting

A security guard tried to defend a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing development from several men who walked in and started shooting Wednesday night, but he was outgunned.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Roosevelt Laury, 77, was reported missing on Sept. 5, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Elderly Man Reported Missing In Altgeld Gardens

Police have issued an alert for an elderly man who went missing on Monday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.

09/05/2011

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Man Shot, Killed In Altgeld Gardens Fight

A man was shot and killed during a fight Sunday night in the Far South Side Altgeld Gardens neighborhood, police said.

09/05/2011

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Man Hurt In Fire In Altgeld Gardens

A man was injured Friday afternoon in a fire at a home on the Far South Side.

04/08/2011

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Girl, 17, Charged With Stealing From Church

A 17-year old girl stole money from a church office, while her accomplice robbed a church employee, earlier this month in the on the Far South Side, police said.

03/25/2011

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Man Shot Dead In Altgeld Gardens

A man has died after being shot in the head in the Altgeld Gardens public housing development.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2010

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Police Open Fire On Man In Altgeld Gardens

Police opened fire at a man in the Altgeld Gardens public housing development overnight, after he allegedly pointed a gun they say he was ready to use.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2010