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.

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Ill. Government Shutdown Looms as Budget Deadline Nears

Ill. Government Shutdown Looms as Budget Deadline Nears

Time is running out for Illinois legislators to pass a budget before opening up the possibility of the first state government shutdown in Illinois history.

Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area

Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area

Mariano’s will open its largest store to date in the Chicago area Tuesday.

 Agency Recommends Chicago Cop be Fired for Shooting

Agency Recommends Chicago Cop be Fired for Shooting

The Independent Police Review Authority, the Chicago agency responsible for investigating allegations of police misconduct, has recommended an officer be fired for shooting someone, marking the first time the...

Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

Fourth of July Holiday Weekend Forecast

The holiday weekend forecast for the Chicago area sounds almost too good to be true.

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run to "Change the World"

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run to "Change the World"

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opened his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday and, never one to aim small, declared he's "out to change the world."

Video of Chicago Cops Throwing Ball With Kids Goes Viral

Video of Chicago Cops Throwing Ball With Kids Goes Viral

A cellphone video that captured Chicago police officers playing football with children on the street on the South Side has gone viral.