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 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
Baltimore Cleans Up as National Guard Arrives

Baltimore Cleans Up as National Guard Arrives

Residents of Baltimore armed with brooms and trash bags began sweeping up the streets of their city as dawn broke Tuesday morning, hours after riots plunged some neighborhoods into chaos.

SIU Professor Arrested in Student Battery

SIU Professor Arrested in Student Battery

A Southern Illinois University professor has been arrested in the suspected battery of a 22-year-old student.

Uber Launches UberEATS Delivery Service in Chicago

Uber Launches UberEATS Delivery Service in Chicago

Popular ride-sharing app Uber will now bring you not just rides, but food too.

2 Sentenced in Champaign Mall Kidnapping Hoax

2 Sentenced in Champaign Mall Kidnapping Hoax

A woman must serve at least one year in prison for faking her own kidnapping at a Champaign mall last year.

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

In Illinois, there are three crimes with no statute of limitations: murder, rape and arson. In the city of Chicago, one could add a fourth: parking tickets.

Bar Owner Defends Bathroom Two-Way Mirror

Bar Owner Defends Bathroom Two-Way Mirror

Comedian Tamale Rocks was performing a set at a bar in Chicago's west suburbs when she visited the women’s restroom and noticed something strange – a full-length mirror in an odd placement.