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Ken Griffin's $238 million NYC penthouse is the most expensive home sale in the US.

Ken Griffin shattered the US real-estate record with a $238 million purchase in January, and he just dropped $99 million on another mansion. Here̵...

Billionaire Ken Griffin has dished out some serious money on real estate in Chicago, Miami, and NYC. Here's a look at his properties around the world.
The Old Chicago Main Post Office has sat vacant since 1997. That's about to change.

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts

Uber is investing $200 million annually in Chicago as it scales up its freight division in the Windy City, the company said Monday.
A rendering of the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago.

The world’s largest Starbucks is opening in Chicago this fall with 4 floors that include a cocktail bar and full kitchen serving pizza

The Reserve Roastery will be located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile and sell exclusive beverages inspired by the city's culture and traditions.
Crusher Club founder Sally Hazelgrove, pictured cutting dreadlocks off of two teens.

An NFL and Roc Nation-backed nonprofit cut kids’ dreadlocks off as a symbol for ‘a better life’ and people are outraged

Crushers Club founder Sally Hazelgrove came under fire on Thursday when images emerged of her cutting dreadlocks for teens.

Trump may have committed tax fraud by fabricating a loan to avoid paying income taxes on nearly $50 million

"If he didn't actually buy the loan, this is just garden-variety fraud," a commercial-real-estate-finance expert told Mother Jones.
A Cook County Sheriff's police car patrols the exterior of the Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois, January 12, 2016.

Female jail workers and lawyers in Chicago allege inmates made a game of ‘masturbation attacks’, and they’re suing

The women allege that a prison gang orchestrated attacks on women, turning it into a game where higher points were awarded for prominent targets.

American Airlines just announced 5 new routes that reflect its strategy to leverage its massive connecting network

The new routes reflect American's strategy of redeploying connecting and trans-Atlantic capacity around different hubs following its 2013 merger.

Ivanka Trump’s attempt to highlight gun violence in Chicago backfired when the city’s mayor slammed her misleading tweets as ‘nonsen...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was "not going to be distracted by nonsense tweets from people who don't know what they're talking about."
The author, Michal Kranz.

10 of the biggest cultural differences between the Midwest and the East Coast, from someone who’s lived in both regions

After living in both the Midwest and the East Coast, I noticed the things that make them distinct, like their attitudes toward work, family, and fun.

R. Kelly is ‘devastated’ by his jail conditions, his lawyer says

Greenberg said the transfer from Chicago to a New York City jail was brutal for Kelly, whom he said has an extreme fear of flying.