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
Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating after "multiple dead animals" were found inside the Dolton Animal Hospital.

Trial to Begin for Suspect in Joliet Slayings

Trial to Begin for Suspect in Joliet Slayings

A man described by a co-defendent as a "ringleader" in the guesome 2013 slaying of two young men in Joliet is set to go on trial.

Racist Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Racist Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Police are searching for suspects in connection with a series of vandalism incidents involving racially charged messages spray painted on cars and garages in a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

2 Dead, 31 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 31 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed and at least 31 others wounded in weekend Chicago shootings on the last weekend of summer.

Aurora Firm in China Meat Scandal Lays Off 340 Staff

Aurora Firm in China Meat Scandal Lays Off 340 Staff

A U.S. meat supplier said Monday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other major restaurant chains.

Bears Bites: Bears' Receivers Could Feast on Jets' Secondary

Bears Bites: Bears' Receivers Could Feast on Jets' Secondary

The Chicago Bears' passing game is their bread and butter, and they could feast on the New York Jets' secondary if they play their cards right.