Crime Lab Billionaire Ken Griffin takes on Chicago crime with $10M to prevent violence

Chicago Sun-Times / April 11, 2018
By Frank Main

Chicago’s five major sports teams pledged a total of $1 million late last year to bankroll violence-prevention programs in the city.

Now, Chicago billionaire Ken Griffin — listed by Forbes as Illinois’ richest man — is upping the ante.

Griffin is donating $10 million toward the city’s efforts to reduce gun violence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Tuesday.

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11 April 2018