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.

Apr 30, 2013

What is 'May Day?'

What is 'May Day?'

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

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.

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.

Dec 17, 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!

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.

Nov 26, 2010

What to Do With the Leftovers

What to Do With the Leftovers

Inside: Recipes for all that leftover turkey.

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.

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.

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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Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing waves prompted lane closures on Lake Shore Drive Friday.

Karen Lewis Endorses Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for Mayor

Karen Lewis Endorses Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for Mayor

"Chuy is a committed and effective public servant and has been for the last 30 years. Chuy is a consensus builder and a man of the people. If he is elected as our mayor, I know he will work for all of...

Wallenda Addresses Weather Concerns

Wallenda Addresses Weather Concerns

Setup for Nik Wallenda’s historic walk across the Chicago River Sunday was postponed thanks to windy conditions in the Chicago area Friday.

Cubs to Officially Announce Maddon as Manager Monday

Cubs to Officially Announce Maddon as Manager Monday

In one of the worst kept secrets in baseball, the Chicago Cubs will announce Monday that they have hired Joe Maddon to replace Rick Renteria as the team's manager.

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

One crew member was killed and another suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, went down Friday during a...

O'Hare Cancels 700-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

O'Hare Cancels 700-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

It looks like Mother Nature's Halloween trick will affect more than just Chicago-area trick-or-treaters.