| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Just utter chaos."
That's how Greg Woessner describes the scene after his 6-year-old son Nathan was swallowed up by a sinkhole and buried beneath 11 feet of sand at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
"I just remember (Nathan's friend) Colin kind...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:49 PM
NIXA, Mo. - From the street it almost looks like a construction zone. But, look closer and you will see what has residents like Jim Hoover so upset.
"There are a lot of kids in this neighborhood and it is dangerous," said resident Jim Hoover.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:08 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A spokeswoman for a northwest Ohio city says the collapse of brick sewers beneath a road caused the sinkhole that swallowed a moving car.
The 60-year-old driver says she was running errands and headed to her home Wednesday in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Golfers are used to hazards, but this is something out of the ordinary.
A huge sinkhole opened up on the 14th fairway of a southern Illinois golf course.
Golfer Mark Mihal had to be rescued from it by a rope.
The sinkhole swallowed him and...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Kenyan men watch early election results on a television in the Kibera slum of Nairobi as the nation held its first presidential election since 2007 (more photos); a fire burns at Naples' museum park; workers remove...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:54 AM
A bus in Oceanside was trapped briefly in a sinkhole caused by a water main break Wednesday morning. The front wheels of the bus sank into the hole as the driver sat alone in the bus around 7 a.m. Water......
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Flooding spawned by as much as 5 inches of rain closed the Edens, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways this morning as a second wave of thunderstorms moves through the Chicago area.
The Edens Expressway was closed between Foster and Touhy avenues and...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:44 PM
As a relentless rainstorm battered the Chicago area early Thursday morning, Laide Giwa watched her Dodge Charger drop into a sinkhole.
The hole — which had already swallowed two vehicles before claiming Giwa's car —was not caused by the rain...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — Engineers worked gingerly Saturday morning to find out more about a slowly growing sinkhole that swallowed a Florida man in his bedroom, believing the entire house could eventually succumb to the unstable ground.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:46 PM
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — A backhoe chipped away Monday at the remains of a house where a sinkhole opened up and swallowed a man, but there was little certainty as to what would come next for the site of the freak geological incident.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:36 PM
In 2009, residents of a Hutchinson neighborhood worried their homes might be swallowed up by large sinkholes. The sinkholes were caused by years of underground salt mining.
The mining company bought out all 32 homes affected, so nobody will be killed...