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8 rare Corvettes swallowed by sinkhole

Bowling Green - Eight vehicles, including two Corvette ZR1s, were swallowed by an opening under the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky this morning.

Sinkhole that swallowed car gets filled

High Wycombe - The massive sinkhole that appeared overnight and swallowed a VW Lupo car has been filled with tonnes of concrete today, Sunday 9th of February.

Video: Sinkhole swallows Florida resort building

Around 30 per cent of a three-story villa in a central Florida resort has collapsed into a sinkhole on Monday night. Guests were evacuated safety and fortunately no injuries were reported.

Work ongoing where sinkhole opened on Washington, D.C. street Special

Washington - On Tuesday a 15-foot deep sinkhole opened up on a busy Washington, D.C. street. The repairs were initially expected to take a couple of days, but the work will continue through this weekend.

Sinkhole opens up and disrupts D.C. traffic during rush hour

Washington - A sinkhole opened up on an intersection in downtown Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. The streets around the sinkhole were closed and this caused problems during rush hour.

Video: 33-ft sinkhole kills five outside factory, Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen - Local authorities in the southern Chinese town of Shenzhen near Hong Kong said on Tuesday that five people died when a 10 meter (33 feet) wide sinkhole opened up at the gates of an industrial estate.

Large sinkhole swallows 3 cars on Chicago's South Side (video)

Chicago - One driver was hospitalized on Thursday when a large sinkhole opened up in a street on Chicago's South Side, swallowing three cars. This may have been caused by heavy rains damaging the cast iron water main.

Giant sinkhole engulfs three houses in Russia (video)

Three houses in Buturlino, outside the city of Nizhny Novgorod, in Russia were swallowed by a huge sinkhole while residents were sleeping on Wednesday.

Lack of sinkhole insurance gives homeowners cause for concern

You've probably heard about Jeff Bush in Florida, who was swallowed by a sinkhole as he slept. There have been many sinkholes appearing across the United States recently, causing many homeowners to carefully examine their home insurance policy.

Second sinkhole appears in Tampa area, Florida

The earth has caved yet again in the Seffner area of Florida, two miles away from the first 100 feet deep hole that opened last Thursday under the bedroom of 37-year-old Jeff Bush and destroyed a large part of the house.

Sinkhole opens up under home, trapping one man now presumed dead

Seffner - Rescuers in Florida are attempting to reach a man trapped in a sinkhole after the hole opened up late Thursday evening, swallowing the man as he slept.

China: Sinkhole swallows up huge building complex

Guangzhou - A sinkhole in China has swallowed up a huge building complex. The event happened in Kangwang Road, Guangzhou, a city in China's southern Guangdong province, and was caught on film.

Bayou Corne Sinkhole ignored by media while residents suffer

Approximately 300 people evacuated from their Louisiana homes in early August, many forced to spend Thanksgiving in hotels or campgrounds, are still looking for answers and wondering when, or if, they will ever be able to return home.

Baby girl rescued from sinkhole in northeast China (video)

Harbin - A 14-month-old baby girl was rescued when a 33-foot deep sinkhole appeared after a road suddenly collapsed in Harbin in Heilongjiang province, northeast China.

Video: Giant sinkhole opens up in Brooklyn, nearly swallows cars

Brooklyn - A large part of a street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn collapsed around 6 p.m. Wednesday and created a 20-ft by 20-ft hole that almost swallowed cars near 79th Street and Fifth Avenue. The street collapsed suddenly around a sewer line more than a century old.

Large sinkhole opens up near Florida homes, some residents flee

Windermere - Several residents in one Florida community are feeling a huge sense of uncertainty because of a massive sinkhole that opened up in the backyard of one home this week.

Video: Girl in China walks into sinkhole

Xian - Chinese officials have released footage of an incident that occurred last month when a girl fell through a sinkhole in a sidewalk.

Girl in China falls down sinkhole while walking down the street

One teenager in China discovered the dangers associated with walking down the street while talking on a cellphone. She plummeted into a sinkhole and was later rescued.

80-year-old man falls into sinkhole while getting morning paper

Oceanside - An 80-year-old New York man fell into a sinkhole in his front lawn when he went to get his morning newspapers on Sunday.

Guatemalan woman finds sinkhole under her bed

Guatemala City - A 65-year-old woman in Guatemala was shocked when she discovered the loud noise she heard had come from a newly formed sinkhole under her bed.

Firefighters rescue camel from sinkhole

Oregon City - Firefighters came to the rescue when Moses, a 1,500-pound (107 stone) camel, needed to be rescued from a sinkhole in Oregon.

Sinkhole swallows house in Quebec, four people missing

Saint-jude - A house in Saint-Jude, Quebec was swallowed up by a sinkhole and landslide Monday night. The family of four, believed to be in house, have not been found.

Malaysian man's trip to the toilet saves around 100 people

A Malaysian man's late-night trip to the toilet saved about 100 people from being buried in rubble.

Update: Giant Sinkhole in Guatemala

Two teenagers were killed when the giant 330-foot-deep sinkhole in a Guatemala City neighborhood swallowed up several homes and at least one truck.
 

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Sinkhole in Assumption Parish
Sinkhole in Assumption Parish
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The second sinkhole opened up on Tuesday.
The second sinkhole opened up on Tuesday.
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The first sinkhole on Monday swallowed the Hyundai  shown here.
The first sinkhole on Monday swallowed the Hyundai, shown here.
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Sinkhole opens in High Wycombe
Sinkhole opens in High Wycombe
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A massive sinkhole appeared under this Florida home.
A massive sinkhole appeared under this Florida home.
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14-month-old baby girl rescued from a sinkhole in Harbin  China
14-month-old baby girl rescued from a sinkhole in Harbin, China
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The M2 motorway hole
The M2 motorway hole
The Highways Agency
Three cars were swallowed by a sinkhole in Chicago after heavy rains.
Three cars were swallowed by a sinkhole in Chicago after heavy rains.
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Crews were observed working where a sinkhole opened up  in the District of Columbia on a busy street...
Crews were observed working where a sinkhole opened up in the District of Columbia on a busy street on May 21, 2013.
Shenzhen sinkhole kills five
Shenzhen sinkhole kills five
YouTube
Man who climbed into sinkhole to save teen that fell through the sidewalk
Man who climbed into sinkhole to save teen that fell through the sidewalk
Telegraph
A sinkhole
A sinkhole
Washington State Dept
Huge sinkhole swallowed three houses in Buturlino  Russia on April 10  2013
Huge sinkhole swallowed three houses in Buturlino, Russia on April 10, 2013
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Sinkhole
Sinkhole
Brian Stansberry
The earth abounds with sinkholes caused for different reasons from mining to shifts in the crust. Th...
The earth abounds with sinkholes caused for different reasons from mining to shifts in the crust. This new one in Siberia may have been caused by something entirely new.
Juozas Šalna
Officials are forced to use airboats to examine Bayou Corne Sinkhole
Officials are forced to use airboats to examine Bayou Corne Sinkhole
Bayou Corne Sinkhole