May 31, 2010

How Do They Put the Blackhawks Logo on a Skyscraper?

How Do They Put the Blackhawks Logo on a Skyscraper?

The man who decorates the CNA Building has only two tools: windows and lights.

May 20, 2010

How Does Buckingham Fountain Work?

How Does Buckingham Fountain Work?

Dive in and get a hands-on look at running the powerhouse that fuels the fountain.

May 15, 2010

How Do Buses, Trains Get Wrapped in Ads?

How Do Buses, Trains Get Wrapped in Ads?

No, it's not giant shrink-wrap.

May 6, 2010

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes?

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes?

Truth be known, it wasn't always that way.

Apr 1, 2010

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Get to the root of the issue.

Jan 22, 2010

Test Driving the Tesla

Test Driving the Tesla

The high-end electric car company opened its first Chicago store this week.

Jan 8, 2010

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Yes. Sorta.

Dec 22, 2009

Why Are There Four Time Zones in the U.S.?

Why Are There Four Time Zones in the U.S.?

There was a time when there were 27 different local times in Illinois. Something had to be done to bring order to the chaos, and it was done right here in Chicago.

Dec 11, 2009

Why is Christmas on December 25?

Why is Christmas on December 25?

Christmas is a day to celebrate many things. But who picked December 25th as the official holiday.

Nov 28, 2009

The Twelve Days of Calorie Counting

The Twelve Days of Calorie Counting

We count them and we try to reduce them, but how do we know how many calories are in our food?

Top Stories
Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the murder trial of a man charged with violently stabbing a 14-year-old girl after she found him robbing her southwest suburban home.

Man Charged in Shooting After Suburban Soccer Match

Man Charged in Shooting After Suburban Soccer Match

A Chicago man was charged in a shooting at suburban soccer field where hundreds of people were attending a soccer match over Labor Day weekend.

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Wed in St. Charles

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg Wed in St. Charles

St. Charles residents got a glimpse of Hollywood over the weekend as Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg secretly tied the knot at the iconic Hotel Baker Sunday.

Woman Killed in Streator House Explosion

Woman Killed in Streator House Explosion

The explosion happened about 11:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Court Street.

Illinoisans Can Submit for Medical Marijuana Tuesday

Illinoisans Can Submit for Medical Marijuana Tuesday

Agencies will begin accepting applications from patients or registered caregivers.

Zion Man Gets 30 Years for Murdering 5-Month-Old Boy

Zion Man Gets 30 Years for Murdering 5-Month-Old Boy

A Zion man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for murdering his former girlfriend’s 5-month-old baby last summer and disposing of his body in a garbage dumpster.