Altgeld Gardens

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Man Shot And Killed In Altgeld Gardens

A 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.


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Woman Killed, Man Critically Injured In Far South Side Crash

A 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.


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CHA Getting $3M In Federal Funds For Jobs Program At Altgeld Gardens

The 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.


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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.


The scene of a Far South SIde shooting that left a teenage boy in critical condition Tuesday night. (Photo by Reema Amin)

Teen Critically Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Shooting

The teen was shot in the head about 7:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East 133rd Street, police said.


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Teen Boy Shot In Head On Far South Side

A teenage was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Altgeld Housing Projects on the far South Side of Chicago.


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Boy, 12, Among 8 Shot Since Thursday Morning

The 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.


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.

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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.


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.



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.


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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.


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.

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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.



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.