A hot air balloon from an Airheads marketing campaign got stuck on a lamppost in Millennium Park. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Hot Air Balloon Stuck At Millennium Park

The Airheads balloon has been floating around Chicago and passing out samples of candy downtown, as part of a marketing campaign.


A tractor-trailer truck became lodged under the CTA tracks at Randolph and Wabash on Thursday. (Credit: Steph Dreyer/Twitter)

Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames Cabbies

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.


Rescue crews work to free Jean Chin. (Credit: Wauconda Fire Department)

Photos: Woman Stuck In Mud For Hours In Wauconda

A woman trying to clear a beaver dam got stuck in mud up to her chest for about five hours on Monday.


Mid-Continental Plaza

Person Stuck In Elevator For 3 Hours At Downtown Building

A person was finally free Monday morning, after getting stuck in an elevator twice, and for more than three hours, in a downtown building.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012