Billionaire Ken Griffin Pays Record $58.3 Million For HomeIllinois' richest man has paid a record-shattering $58.5 million for a home in Chicago.
Ken Griffin Gives University Of Chicago $125 MillionThe richest person in Illinois has pledged to give the University of Chicago's economics department a $125 million gift.
Ken Griffin Donates $12M To Upgrade Lakefront TrailChicago billionaire Ken Griffin has donated $12 million to the Chicago Park District to make the Lakefront Trail safer by creating separate paths for joggers and cyclists along all 18 miles of the trail.
Protesters Hold Demonstration At Citadel Headquarters In LoopAbout 100 people blocked the entrance of a building at Dearborn and Adams, protesting the ongoing budget stalemate.
Tio Hardiman Calls On Emanuel Donors To Withdraw Support Of MayorThe former director of operation CeaseFire is trying to get the attention of Rahm Emanuel’s big money supporters as he continues the protests against police misconduct on the mayor’s watch, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Running For Romeoville Mayor, Steve McMichael Hit With Campaign ComplaintThe complaint, filed by Romeoville Trustee Ken Griffin – an ally of the current mayor, John Noak – accuses McMichael's campaign of violating a number of rules, including missing deadlines and failing to identify who paid for campaign mailings.