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  • Sinkhole opens up in West Pullman neighborhood

    Sinkhole opens up in West Pullman neighborhood
    A sinkhole swallowed part of a road in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side this morning, officials said. City crews have closed off the area around the hole near 124th Street and Wentworth Avenue. According to an e-mail from Shannon...
  • Is there any place in Florida safe from sinkholes? Technically, no.

    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...
  • Sinkhole swallows priceless Corvettes

    Sinkhole swallows priceless Corvettes
    A massive sinkhole in western Kentucky opened up early Wednesday morning below the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight rare and historic Chevrolet Corvettes that were on display to the public. No one was hurt in the incident, which was recorded...
  • For sale (soon): 8 Corvettes; must be able to remove from sinkhole

    For sale (soon): 8 Corvettes; must be able to remove from sinkhole
    It gives a whole new meaning to the question, “Dude, where’s my car?”: Eight rare Corvettes were swallowed by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday. It was news that hit the Corvette community...
  • New video shows sinkhole collapsing below Corvette Museum

    New video shows sinkhole collapsing below Corvette Museum
    Fans of America’s favorite sports car should probably avert their eyes. The National Corvette Museum -- which watched eight Chevy Corvettes fall into a sinkhole estimated to be 30 feet deep Wednesday morning -- has released a pair of videos...
  • 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...
  • Sinkhole Claims Classic Corvettes

     
    A 40-foot-wide sinkhole opened up in the least opportune location for Corvette fans early Wednesday morning. According to reports, the giant sinkhole opened underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., swallowing eight noteworthy Vettes....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • East Monument Street reopens after $7 million sinkhole repair

    East Monument Street reopens after $7 million sinkhole repair
    City officials on Wednesday removed orange construction cones and barrels from two blocks of East Monument Street that had been swallowed by a huge sinkhole this summer, unveiled an "Open for Business" sign on a lamppost and marked the end of a five-...
  • Looking back at Winter Park's famous sinkhole

    Looking back at Winter Park's famous sinkhole
     You never know when and where the next sinkhole will open up in Central Florida. On Monday, a new one appeared in Windermere.  I remember in 1981 covering the famous Winter Park sinkhole that grabbed international attention largely because of its size...