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.
Felicia Davis replaces attorney Michael Merchant, who was promoted to the job of Chicago Housing Authority CEO after Charles Woodyard was forced out.
City officials were putting the finishing touches on the new Safe Passage routes for Chicago Public Schools students, and said they’re ready for the first day of class a week from Monday.
The feds may have cracked down on bribe-taking among city inspectors. But the damage is already done for some Chicagoans who bought flawed properties, 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.