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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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

2 Illinois Women Sue Victoria’s Secret

2 Illinois Women Sue Victoria’s Secret

Two south suburban shoppers are seeking $100,000 in damages from Victoria’s Secret in Orland Park, after they were falsely accused of stealing merchandise, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit...

Defense Wraps Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

Defense Wraps Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

The bench trial for the alleged "ringleader" of a gruesome 2013 double murder in Joliet is expected to wrap this week.

Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

Delivering a lethal dose of insulin, remotely stopping a pacemaker or even administering a deadly shock through a defibrillator are all real possibilities in the world of medical cybercrime, NBC 5...

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vowed that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a man scaled the White House fence and made his way well into the executive mansion will never happen again....

Lombard Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

Lombard Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

Wisconsin State Patrol said 55-year-old Mark Bolan, of Lombard, Illinois, died Monday in a crash on Interstate 39/90 in Dane County.