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
Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

The deaths of six family members whose bodies were found inside a Southwest Side Chicago home Thursday have been declared homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Archbishop Blasé Cupich is embarking on a major reorganization in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

Earl Avery, one of the brothers “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery has publicly accused of committing the murder he is currently serving a life sentence for, has finally addressed the claims against him.

Phish Will Hit Wrigley Field This Season for Pair of Concerts

Phish Will Hit Wrigley Field This Season for Pair of Concerts

Wrigley Field will play host to yet another set of concerts later this year, as Phish will take up residence for two summer concerts at the historic venue.

3 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

3 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday...

McDonald's New Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald's New Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more damage than a...