Leon Walker, managing partner of DL3 Realty, greets the audience at the grand opening of the Woodlawn Jewel on March 7, 2019.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Developer Behind Woodlawn’s Jewel-Osco Gets $3 Million Loan To Continue ‘Social Investments’ In South Side’s Rising Neighborhoods

Leon Walker, managing partner of DL3 Realty, says he wants his projects to have an impact "beyond their four walls" and meet the needs of Chicago's underserved communities.

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Search Is On For Man Who Shot Cop In Englewood, Also Wanted In Midday Downtown Shooting This Week, Police Say

Police went out Saturday morning to arrest Michael Blackman, 45, but he shot a cop twice in the leg and fled, Supt. Eddie Johnson said.

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Logan Square Parking Spots Get A Green Makeover For A Day — And Firm Hopes To Make It Permanent

"You get the great benefit of having trees and shrubs as opposed to concrete and flood water," the owner of the design firm said. "It would go a long way in making Logan Square a greener place."

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Watch ‘The Voice’ Alum Meagan McNeal Wow CTA Green Line Riders With An Impromptu House Performance

The South Side mother of two performed DJ Dennis Ferrer's "Hey Hey," with her baby boy in a sling, delighting CTA passengers.