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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Indiana Health Officials Report 1st Case of Zika Virus

Indiana Health Officials Report 1st Case of Zika Virus

Indiana health officials say the state has its first case of Zika virus.

You Can Zipline in Millennium Park This Weekend

You Can Zipline in Millennium Park This Weekend

If you’re looking for an interactive but inexpensive Valentine’s Day date idea – or just something to different to this weekend – it doesn’t get much better than this: Free ziplining and hot chocolate will...

Father Kills Wife, Son Before Taking Own Life in Family Home

Father Kills Wife, Son Before Taking Own Life in Family Home

A suburban Chicago father killed his wife and teenage son with autism before taking his own life inside their family home Monday, according to police.

Bears Considered Long Shots to Win 2017 Super Bowl

Bears Considered Long Shots to Win 2017 Super Bowl

Bad news Bears fans: the team may have made some solid progress forward in 2015, but they're still considered one of the long shots to hoist the Lombardi Trophy next season.

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

New Hampshire on Monday is hosting the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000...

Jimmy Butler Out 3-4 Weeks With Strained Knee

Jimmy Butler Out 3-4 Weeks With Strained Knee

The Chicago Bulls are already dealing with plenty of injuries this season, but an update on Jimmy Butler's condition Tuesday did little to provide optimism as the team struggles.