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
Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

A Northwest suburban Ponzi schemer who conned hundreds of retirees out of their life savings was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge who told him he’d done “real damage.”

Comcast Down for 4,000 After Avondale Garage Fire

Comcast Down for 4,000 After Avondale Garage Fire

About 4,000 people are without Comcast service following a fire Thursday night in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood.

More Tickets For The Mayor

More Tickets For The Mayor

The City of Chicago rakes in millions from its red light cameras, and once again, some of that revenue is coming from the Mayor himself.

Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

An apartment listing website has named three Chicago suburbs among the top cities in the nation to raise a family.

Reports: Jimmy Butler Headed to NBA All-Star Game

Reports: Jimmy Butler Headed to NBA All-Star Game

The Chicago Bulls have had some rough stretches this season, but one of the team's biggest bright spots was rewarded on Thursday as Jimmy Butler was named a reserve on the Eastern Conference All-Star squad.

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak's contribution is the first piece of a $500 million plan to overhaul the 90-year-old Union Station's aging infrastructure.