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.

Top Stories
Flurries, Freezing Rain Threaten Evening Commute

Flurries, Freezing Rain Threaten Evening Commute

While not significant, the light snow is enough to cause problems on roadways.

More Than 150 Flights Canceled at O'Hare

More Than 150 Flights Canceled at O'Hare

What could be historically bad weather for the East Coast on Monday helped cancel more than 150 flights at O’Hare Airport Monday morning.

Family Files Suit After Shooting in Highland Park Hospital

Family Files Suit After Shooting in Highland Park Hospital

Family members of a man who was fatally shot by police at a Highland Park hospital last year have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two Highland Park police officers and the city for the November...

Cavallari Post Gives Insight Into Cutler's Parenting Skills

Cavallari Post Gives Insight Into Cutler's Parenting Skills

Jay Cutler needs some coaching, and fast. His toddlers are apparently driving him nuts.

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring up to 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine.

Docs Reveal Top-Scoring MediPot Cultivation Applicants

Docs Reveal Top-Scoring MediPot Cultivation Applicants

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration had prepared lists of businesses that were to receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses before he...