Child Dies In Altgeld Gardens Fire; 'It's Something You Never Prepare For'The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) said it has had previous contact with the family and the agency is investigating a case.
6-Year-Old Dies After Fire In Altgeld Gardens; Five Children Left Alone At The HouseA 6-year-old boy died after a row-house fire in Altgeld Gardens Wednesday night.
Woman, 8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Wounded In Altgeld GardensA woman and an 8-year-old boy were shot Thursday and wounded evening in the Altgeld Gardens public housing development.
Second Man Charged In Murder Of Kimberly Underwood, Grandmother Mistaken For Rival Gang MemberCook County prosecutors alleged Avion King, 31, and six other gunmen targeted Kimberly Underwood, 53, believing she was rival gang member.
Man Charged With Killing Kimberly Underwood, Daycare Worker Gunned Down In Altgeld GardensMurder charges were filed Wednesday against a Chicago college student accused of being part of group of men who were targeting rival gang members but ended up killing a grandmother.
Chicago Students Pitch In To Raise Money For Cancer PatientsStudents at Lloyd Bond Elementary band together each February to raise money for their peers with cancer.
5 Dead, 21 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoThe latest fatal shooting happened at about 2:10 a.m. Monday in the South Shore neighborhood.
7 Killed In City’s Deadliest Day Of Shootings This YearThe five latest fatal shootings happened in a two-hour spate of South Side gunfire Wednesday night.
5 Killed, 32 Wounded In Holiday Weekend City ShootingsThe latest homicide happened Monday night in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Far South Side, where officers responding to a call of shots fired at 8:14 p.m. in the 900 block of East 132nd Street found a man in his 20s in a field with gunshot wounds across his chest and torso.
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.