Trapped

Cook County Jail

Jail Director Says Visitor’s Abandonment Was ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Mishaps

Trapped inside a small visiting room, 51-year-old Farad Polk says he pounded on the door. But there he stayed for 32 hours, until he set off the fire sprinklers to get noticed. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

08/21/2014

Police Lights Police Car

Cops: Victim Traps Would-Be Car Thief In Garage

When Andre Bacon repeatedly demanded a woman give him the keys to her 2012 Acura MDX in the Cragin neighborhood Saturday, she did so. And then she closed the door to the garage where the car was parked, trapping Bacon inside.

02/03/2014

Ice surrounds home in Fuller Park. (CBS)

Ice Traps Woman Inside House For Weeks

A Chicago woman has been basically trapped inside her home for weeks because her door has been encased in a block of ice.

01/29/2014

Gustavo Briceno and his wife (Family photo)

Sewer Worker’s Wife Learns About His Drowning On Facebook

A sewer worker’s greatest fear became reality Wednesday night, when he drowned after he was swept away by rushing storm waters, and his widow had to find out about her husband’s tragic death on Facebook.

09/18/2013

Nathan Woessner, 6, at his family's church in Galva, Ill., more than two weeks after he was trapped under a sand dune in northwest Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Boy Trapped Under Sand Dune Visits Church After Recovery

The 6-year-old boy who was trapped under a sand dune for more than three hours earlier this month made his first public appearance since his life-and-death ordeal.

07/29/2013

Rescue crews use construction equipment to dig into Mount Baldy to find 6-year-old Nathan Woessner, who ended up buried 11 feet under the sand dune on July 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Park Officials Continue Probe Into Dune That Swallowed Boy

Park rangers have brought in ground-penetrating radar to help determine why a 6-year-old boy plunged 11 feet under the sands of Mount Baldy at the Indiana Dunes a week ago.

07/19/2013

(Photo by By: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Truck Gets Caught Under Live Power Line On Armitage Avenue

Busy and fashionable Armitage Avenue was struck with a dangerous sight Wednesday morning, when a live power line fell on a truck and left it trapped inside.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011