New Library Coming To Altgeld GardensThe City of Chicago announced Wednesday it will build a new, state-of-the-art library at Altgeld Gardens, in partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority.
3 Killed, 31 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoThe most recent fatal shooting happened about 1 a.m. Sunday. Two boys, ages 16 and 17, were standing on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Ingleside when someone walked up and fired shots at them. The younger boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he died.
Man Shot And Killed In Altgeld GardensA 20-year-old man was walking in the 700 block of East 131st Street at 10:55 p.m. when someone fired shots from a passing dark SUV, police said. The SUV then drove off northbound.
Woman Killed, Man Critically Injured In Far South Side CrashA woman was killed and a man was critically injured when a car struck a light pole early Saturday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Far South Side.
CHA Getting $3M In Federal Funds For Jobs Program At Altgeld GardensThe Altgeld Gardens public housing development on the South Side has been awarded $3 million by the federal government to use to train residents for the workforce and eventual self-sufficiency.
Teen Dies Ten Days after Altgeld Gardens Shooting A 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head Dec. 16 on the Far South Side died Friday night.
Teen Critically Wounded In Altgeld Gardens ShootingThe teen was shot in the head about 7:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East 133rd Street, police said.
Teen Boy Shot In Head On Far South SideA teenage was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Altgeld Housing Projects on the far South Side of Chicago.
Boy, 12, Among 8 Shot Since Thursday MorningThe boy was shot in the leg about 8:45 p.m. after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue and then heard shots and felt pain.
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.
CHA Targeting Nearly 650 Units At Altgeld Gardens For DemolitionForeclosures 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.
Girl, 7, Suffers Bullet Graze Wound On Far South SideThe 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.