| 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:46 PM
A master bedroom, a porch, a 14-foot boat and most of two houses were swallowed by the earth when a sinkhole opened up in a family’s backyard in western Florida.
The gaping hole in the waterfront town of Dunedin was more than 70 feet wide by...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:08 AM
It started with a question: "Can we bring our quadcopter to the Orlando Sentinel?"
Ummm….of course. But, what’s a quadcopter?
Dylon York of Fiction, a Winter Park-based video production company, asked if he and a few of his co-workers...
| 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."
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2012
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 5, 2013
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...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:53 PM
We can't catch a break. If the wind isn't howling from hurricanes, the ground must be collapsing from sinkholes.
Hence, the latest insurance crisis in Florida, where homeowners, public adjusters and attorneys are clamoring for settlement checks for...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Ripley's Believe It or Not! has finalized plans to open an "odditorium" museum at the Inner Harbor by June.
The attraction, which will feature more than 500 "oddities," a mirror maze and a 3-D movie theater, will take up two levels of the Light Street...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Officials were repairing a 12-foot sinkhole this morning that swallowed a car Saturday on the Far Northwest Side.
A 66-year-old man on his way to work Saturday drove into the hole at the intersection of Elston and Foster avenues at about 5:30 a.m. He...