(WTTW News)

The program pushes $250 million in funds to the state’s hardest hit communities. Designed to interrupt and prevent gun violence, it’s a three-year investment that started at the end of 2021.

(WTTW News)

In their final days of the annual spring session, members of Illinois’ General Assembly approved a series of bills targeting public safety.

The northwest corner of 115th and Halsted streets sits at the intersection of West Pullman, East Morgan Park and West Roseland. Local leaders are working to redevelop the massive site into a mixed-use, community-driven project. (Courtesy Far South Community Development)

Local leaders are working to redevelop a massive city site into a mixed-use, community-driven project. They’ve gotten millions in seed money from the state — and are hoping for city support, too.