The Airheads balloon has been floating around Chicago and passing out samples of candy downtown, as part of a marketing campaign.
What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.
A woman trying to clear a beaver dam got stuck in mud up to her chest for about five hours on Monday.
A person was finally free Monday morning, after getting stuck in an elevator twice, and for more than three hours, in a downtown building.