| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: Recently, a 36-year-old man was buried alive in Florida when a sinkhole devoured his house while he was asleep in bed. I keep agonizing about why God, in his omniscience, didn't send this poor soul to the bathroom minutes before this tragic incident....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Officials on Monday were dealing with the aftermath of an overnight sinkhole at a resort near Disney World that partially swallowed one residential villa and forced guests to flee for their lives.
None of the guests reported injuries late Sunday night,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:42 PM
After celebrating her birthday Monday night, Suzanne Blumenauer returned to her home near Winter Park to discover her pool fractured, empty and sinking into the ground.
"I must be dreaming," Blumenauer said. "I didn't know what to think."
| May 21, 2013
| 12:32 PM
There is an old adage, often heard in the local marinas, that a boat is nothing more than a hole in the water into which you pour money. Turns out the same could be said about Baltimore's water and sewer system — it is a money-soaking hole that puts...
| 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......
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
BE'ER SHEVA, ISRAEL—Yes, the Negev Desert is a long way from Connecticut, and we're also not within rocket range of the Gaza Strip, as the university town of Be'er Sheva is. But when9/11 happened I had comparable feelings of vulnerability shattering...