University Of Chicago Gets $100M For Global Conflict CenterCiting a migration crisis that has displaced more people this year than at any time since World War II, entrepreneur brothers Thomas and Timothy Pearson said Wednesday they are giving $100 million to the University of Chicago for a research institute aimed at using big data to study and resolve global conflicts.
Man Knowingly Donated HIV-Positive Blood: Gary, Ind. PoliceWilfred Campbell Jr. received payment for the donation, which was thrown out after testing revealed it was tainted, police said.
Federal Judge In Hastert Case Previously Donated $1,500 To Former CongressmanThe office of U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin said the judge could not comment on any aspect of the case, including whether he might recuse himself.
Sister Of Warren Buffett Donates $100M To NorthwesternBillionaire investor Warren Buffett's sister has donated $100 million to Northwestern University, which the suburban Chicago school says is the largest single gift in its history.
Rialto Theatre To Return $350,000 Donation For New MarqueeThe main requirement Ed Czerkies wanted when he donated the money was to have his parents’ names prominently displayed on a new digital marquee for the Rialto, which would replace the classic original marquee. After significant backlash from the community, the board backed off, and so did Czerkies.
Was It Wrong Of Lagunitas Brewing Company To Give Da Mayor $25,000 Bucks?Do we really have to choose between our gluttony and our political beliefs? Boy do I hope not...
ComEd Kicks In $10,000 To Help Repair Veterans MemorialThe utility is cutting the check to help repair vandalism-related damage at a New Lenox veterans memorial. WBBM Newsradio's Bernie Tafoya reports.
Atheist Group Hopes 3rd Time's A Charm For $3,000 DonationYou’d think finding someone to take a check for $3,000 – no strings attached – would be an easy task, but a local atheist group recently found itself rejected twice by government boards in the North Shore when it tried to make a donation.
After Meeting Fundraising Goal, Suburban Pop Warner Team Makes Super BowlNow that it has raised the money to finance its trip to the Pop Warner championships, a team of 7th and 8th graders from Hoffman Estates is doing well in the tournament.
Donations Give Hundreds Of Washington Residents New Pair Of ShoesCBS 2's Susanna Song reports one big donation is giving Washington residents a new spring in their steps.
Destroyed Animal Shelter Will Hold Adoption-Donation Event This WeekendOffers of help are pouring in for a Niles animal shelter that was decimated when a runaway school bus plowed into it earlier this week. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Grainger Foundation Pledges $100M To U. Of I.A $100 million donation to the University of Illinois College of Engineering will be used to recruit and retain top professors and to finance research in bioengineering and other areas, university officials said Monday.