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.

May 1, 2015

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 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!

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.

Top Stories
Storms, Heavy Rain Move Into Chicago Area

Storms, Heavy Rain Move Into Chicago Area

Heat and humidity will envelop the Chicago area before a rainy, stormy system moves through Monday night.

McCarthy: Bullet That Hit 7-Year-Old Meant for Father

McCarthy: Bullet That Hit 7-Year-Old Meant for Father

The bullet that struck 7-year-old Amari Brown on the Fourth of July while he was watching fireworks was meant for the boy's father, according to Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy.

9 Dead, 46 Wounded in Fourth of July Weekend Violence

9 Dead, 46 Wounded in Fourth of July Weekend Violence

Nine people have died and 46 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this Fourth of July weekend, including a 7-year-old boy who was shot to death while watching fireworks with his father.

Police Supt. McCarthy: 'We Will Not Relent'

Police Supt. McCarthy: 'We Will Not Relent'

Nearing the end of a particularly violent Fourth of July weekend, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said his department "will not relent."

Man Critically Hurt in Fall at Grateful Dead Show

Man Critically Hurt in Fall at Grateful Dead Show

A 41-year-old man fell at least 20 feet from a railing where he was sitting inside the stadium during the final night of the three-day Grateful Dead farewell show at Soldier Field.

Volo Museum Makes Bid on Second Gen. Lee Car

Volo Museum Makes Bid on Second Gen. Lee Car

The Volo Auto Museum has made an offer to buy the first version of the General Lee car from the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard" in order to preserve the historical significance of the Confederate flag...