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  • City workers repair water main break on South Side

    City workers repair water main break on South Side
    Officials worked to repair a water main break, originally believed to be a sinkhole, on the South Side Wednesday evening. City crews responded to the water main break around 9:40 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Union Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood,...
  • Water main bursts in Bethlehem Township, icing up Sunset Drive

    Bethlehem city water workers were dispatched to Sunset Drive, Bethlehem Township, on Monday afternoon to repair a water main break, which was leaking water and icing up the street. The street between Clifton Avenue and Starview Lane was closed at 4:20 p....
  • 818 Roundup: Man rescued from home fire; Sinkhole forms after water main break

    818 Roundup: Man rescued from home fire; Sinkhole forms after water main break
    Good morning, 818! Today is Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 58 degrees and a low of 40 degrees with a 30 to 40% chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here are...
  • Large sinkhole temporarily closes street in Salisbury Township

    Large sinkhole temporarily closes street in Salisbury Township
    A street collapsed under a garbage truck Tuesday morning in Salisbury Township, forming a 4-foot-deep sinkhole that forced crews to shut down utilities. The garbage truck managed to get over the hole in the 800 block of South 25th Street with one of...
  • PennEast must prove pipeline can withstand sinkholes

    PennEast must prove pipeline can withstand sinkholes
    PennEast's Nov. 7 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filing, "Draft Resource Report 1," a 334-page file, does not mention sinkhole hazards. This document also does not refer to a 31-page section about the risk assessment of sinkhole subsidence in...
  • Bethlehem Township homes evacuated after PPL truck falls into sinkhole over gas line; water main break is blamed

    Bethlehem Township homes evacuated after PPL truck falls into sinkhole over gas line; water main break is blamed
    A water main break Thursday night in Bethlehem Township opened up a cavernous sinkhole that swallowed two work trucks Friday morning and forced the evacuation of several nearby homes when officials feared a gas line might rupture and explode. While no...
  • West Hartford Water Main Break Caused Sinkhole

    West Hartford Water Main Break Caused Sinkhole
    WEST HARTFORD — A water main pipe broke near the intersection of Farmington Avenue and LaSalle Road Tuesday afternoon causing a small sinkhole, town officials said. Water was turned off to businesses in the area and the southbound side of LaSalle...
  • Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopens after water main break

    Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopens after water main break
    Traffic lanes in both directions on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopened late Thursday after crews worked to repair a water main break, authorities said. The break occurred near Pacific Coast Highway and Trancas Canyon Road about 7 p.m. and...
  • Larry Agenbroad dies at 81; paleontologist led Mammoth Site excavation

    Larry Agenbroad dies at 81; paleontologist led Mammoth Site excavation
    On an archaeological dig in Arizona in the 1960s, something gnawed at paleontologist Larry Agenbroad every time human artifacts were uncovered. The excavation team went wild taking photographs and planning articles to burnish their credentials. But they...
  • Sinkhole opens at Austin Peay football stadium

    Sinkhole opens at Austin Peay football stadium
    A large sinkhole was discovered at Austin Peay State University's football stadium, complicating a construction project at the facility,TheLeafChronicle.com reports.   The hole formed where the football field meets the track that surrounds the field....
  • Pembroke Pines sinkhole swallows tractor-trailer cab

    Pembroke Pines sinkhole swallows tractor-trailer cab
    The cab of a tractor trailer became partially submerged when a sinkhole opened up in Pembroke Pines, police said. It happened about 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 14200 block of Pines Boulevard, officials said. The red cab of the Southeastern rig was pulling...