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Saturday, Jun 11, 2011

Have a Question You'd Like Answered?

Have a Question You'd Like Answered?

Tell us what you want to know about, and we'll consider it as a possible story idea.

Friday, May 1, 2015

What is 'May Day?'

What is 'May Day?'

Traditional International Workers' Day -- celebrated world wide -- has roots in Chicago.

Thursday, Feb 17, 2011

Chicago Once A Vital Stop on Underground Railroad

Chicago Once A Vital Stop on Underground Railroad

While most of the tangible signs of Chicago's involvement in the Underground Railroad were lost in the Great Fire, rich stories remain.

Thursday, Feb 10, 2011

Why Some People Handle Cold Better Than Others

Why Some People Handle Cold Better Than Others

Experts say fights over the thermostat aren't imaginary.

Thursday, Dec 16, 2010

How Chicago's Express Lanes Work

How Chicago's Express Lanes Work

How do officials reverse the express lanes on the Kennedy Expressway, and how long does it take? It's a Good Question!

Friday, Dec 3, 2010

Good Question: How Long Does It Take to Build a Car?

Good Question: How Long Does It Take to Build a Car?

Phil Rogers visits the Ford Motor plant on Torrence Avenue.

Friday, Nov 26, 2010

What to Do With the Leftovers

What to Do With the Leftovers

Inside: Recipes for all that leftover turkey.

Thursday, Nov 18, 2010

Is It Possible to Live Off the Electrical Grid?

Is It Possible to Live Off the Electrical Grid?

"It's not an easy process, but its definitely worth the effort," says restaurateur.

Friday, Nov 12, 2010

What Does the Month at the Museum Winner Do All Night?

What Does the Month at the Museum Winner Do All Night?

Phil Rogers goes in the museum after hours with MSI contest winner Kate McGroarty.

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010

How'd Engineers Reverse the Chicago River?

How'd Engineers Reverse the Chicago River?

It's one of the greatest engineering feats of all time, and the process to make it happen hasn't changed in more than 100 years.

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Family's Home Burglarized While They Slept, Van Stolen: Cops
Family's Home Burglarized While They Slept, Van Stolen: Cops

Someone entered the home of a sleeping family in north suburban Wilmette stealing electronics and the family’s minivan—and the crime might be connected to auto burglaries nearby, police said Friday.

NBC 5's Mike Adamle Retires, Holds Court in Newsroom
NBC 5's Mike Adamle Retires, Holds Court in Newsroom

NBC 5's Mike Adamle officially retired Friday after 40 years in the business--but not before holding court in the newsroom and sharing some memories and laughs with his colleagues.

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump
No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the law. Democrats said Americans can "breathe a sigh of relief." Trump said the current law was imploding "and soon will explode." Thwarted by two factions of fellow Republicans, from the center and far right, House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's health care law, the GOP's No. 1 target in the new Trump administration, will remain in place "for the foreseeable future."

Man, 19, Shot in Chicago's Lincoln Square Neighborhood
Man, 19, Shot in Chicago's Lincoln Square Neighborhood

A man was shot Friday evening in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Missing New Lenox Woman Found Dead in Frankfort
Missing New Lenox Woman Found Dead in Frankfort

A 50-year-old New Lenox woman reported missing last weekend has been found dead in another southwest suburb.

Indiana Zoo Toasts Birth of Rare, Unusual Asian Mammal
Indiana Zoo Toasts Birth of Rare, Unusual Asian Mammal

A rare and unusual mammal born recently at Evansville's zoo is now delighting visitors to the zoo's Asian animal exhibit.