Saturday, 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.

Friday, May 1, 2015

What is 'May Day?'

What is 'May Day?'

Traditional International Workers' Day -- celebrated world wide -- has roots in Chicago.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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!

Friday, 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.

Friday, Nov 26, 2010

What to Do With the Leftovers

What to Do With the Leftovers

Inside: Recipes for all that leftover turkey.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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
Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Protesters Stop Traffic

Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Protesters Stop Traffic

Protesters blocked Lake Shore Drive in both directions Saturday, calling for a financial commitment to Chicago State University, and the firing of Chicago Police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman...

Cubs Game Postponed Due to Weather Concerns

Cubs Game Postponed Due to Weather Concerns

Saturday's Cubs game against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field was postponed due to inclement weather, according to a release from the team.

Owner of Tanning Salon Faces Charges in Third Rape Case

Owner of Tanning Salon Faces Charges in Third Rape Case

Marc Winner, the owner of a tanning salon in Chicago’s West Loop, has been charged in a third rape case, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office.

Bears Make Picks on Day Three of NFL Draft

Bears Make Picks on Day Three of NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears have made their first selection of Day Three of the NFL Draft, taking outside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski from West Virginia.

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency in Baghdad after hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding the city's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed...

College Student Attacked on Train While Witnesses Watched

College Student Attacked on Train While Witnesses Watched

A 19-year-old college student in Chicago was returning home from a morning class Thursday when she says she was attacked by two people on a Chicago Blue Line train, all while witnesses sat and watched.