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  • Big hole near Winter Park baffles, stabilizes after threatening homes

    Big hole near Winter Park baffles, stabilizes after threatening homes
    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." Orange...
  • Parents speak about son buried in dune: 'Such panic and fear'

    Parents speak about son buried in dune: 'Such panic and fear'
    "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...
  • Bus briefly stuck in sinkhole in Oceanside

     
    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......
  • Pictures in the News | March 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...
  • Florida's sinkhole shakedown: Insurers' new pitfall

    Florida's sinkhole shakedown: Insurers' new pitfall
    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...
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not! lease at Harborplace finalized

    Ripley's Believe it or Not! lease at Harborplace finalized
    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...
  • Sinkhole repairs under way on Northwest Side

    Sinkhole repairs under way on Northwest Side
    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...
  • Ventura Boulevard Flooded After Water Main Breaks in Studio City

    Ventura Boulevard Flooded After Water Main Breaks in Studio City
    STUDIO CITY, Calif. (KTLA) -- Crews in Studio City are working to clean up a big mess in Studio City, after multiple water main breaks on busy Ventura Boulevard. The first water main broke about 8:15 p.m. Monday in the 12000 block of Ventura Boulevard,...
  • Man swallowed by a sink hole caught on tape

    Man swallowed by a sink hole caught on tape
    Some reporters hope for good ratings. But this reporter just hoped to get out alive! Tropical storms, including Typhoon Saola, wreaked havoc on Taiwan and the surrounding areas, causing deadly sinkholes. While the journalist was giving a report in front...
  • Huge Sinkhole On Magazine Street In Front of Tracey's Bar

    Huge Sinkhole On Magazine Street In Front of Tracey's Bar
    Outside Tracey's Bar on Magazine and Third streets is a huge, dangerous eyesore.  A big sinkhole is sitting right in front of the bar. "It started off very small.  Now you can lose a small car in it,".   Rebecca Hinojosa's a bartender at Tracey's and...
  • SUV Dives Into Sinkhole

    SUV Dives Into Sinkhole
    A woman in an SUV was unhurt when her vehicle went into a sinkhole caused by a water main break overnight Wednesday. The woman was driving southound on Clyde Park Avenue SW in Wyoming around 12:30 a.m. and didn't see the 8-to-10 foot deep hole in the...