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
CEO Critically Injured in Downtown High-Rise Shooting

CEO Critically Injured in Downtown High-Rise Shooting

The CEO of a Chicago-based company was critically injured in a shooting Thursday morning at a high-rise building in the city's Financial District downtown, police confirmed. Police said the gunman took his...

ArrowStream CEO Gravely Injured in Office Shooting

ArrowStream CEO Gravely Injured in Office Shooting

According to a profile on Arrowstream.com, LaVoie founded the company, which provides supply chain management solutions for the food service industry, in 2000.

Whole Foods Details Plans for New Stores

Whole Foods Details Plans for New Stores

Whole Foods has reportedly announced plans to open the first of seven renovated Dominick’s stores next year.

Soggy Weather Possible for Lollapalooza

Soggy Weather Possible for Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza could get wet and muddy-- again.

Lance Briggs Wants to Retire a Bear

Lance Briggs Wants to Retire a Bear

The 12-year-veteran, who missed much of the 2013 season with a shoulder injury, told Grizzly Detail that he was excited about football again for the first time in a while.

"American Idol" to Host Auditions at State Fair

"American Idol" to Host Auditions at State Fair

Officials say the popular television talent-search program "American Idol" will conduct open auditions at the Illinois State Fair next week.