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  • Sinkhole opens on Route 30 in Chester County
  • A big sinkhole caused problems for drivers in Chester County on Tuesday.
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  • Routes 23 and 252 have reopened after being closed since Tuesday due to a broken sewer main and raw sewage spill.
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  • Crews are continuing work to repair a broken sewer main that spilled at least 5,000,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Valley Forge Park creek.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Vernon Odom
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  • Trash pickup in West Philadelphia was delayed Friday because of a stuck truck.
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  • A Portland fire official says a woman and her dog have been rescued after falling into a 20-foot-deep sinkhole in her backyard.
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  • Minivan gets stuck in Southwest Philadelphia sinkhole
  • The weather continues to wreak havoc on the roads. The cold is thought to be the cause of a sinkhole in Southwest Philadelphia.
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  • A 6-inch water main break caused big problems in Kensington Monday.
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  • Commuters in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County must deal with a detour for the next few days.
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  • Sinkhole traps SEPTA bus in West Philadelphia
  • A SEPTA bus was stopped in its tracks after getting caught in a sinkhole on a West Philadelphia street.
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  • Sinkhole closes streets in South Philadelphia
  • A sinkhole caused major problems in a South Philadelphia neighborhood Monday, nearly swallowing a truck.
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  • A large sinkhole has damaged at least two homes in the Lehigh Valley.
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  • Another sinkhole in Northern Liberties
  • Another sinkhole on one Philadelphia street has left residents feeling a bit of déją vu.
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  • A sinkhole opened up on a street in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties section Thursday morning.
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  • Sinkhole develops in Egg Harbor City
  • Crews are working to repair a sinkhole that apparently opened up overnight in a southern New Jersey town.
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  • Residents of several Florida homes have been evacuated due to a possible sinkhole that opened in a backyard in Pinellas County on Thursday.
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  • Sinkhole in Lower Macungie
  • Repairs continued on Monday after a sinkhole opened on a road in Lower Macungie Township, Pa.
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  • Sinkhole swallows trees in Louisiana
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  • florida summer bay resort swallowed by sinkhole
  • A sinkhole caused a section of a central Florida resort villa to partially collapse early Monday.
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  • florida summer bay resort swallowed by sinkhole
  • See images of the villa at the Summer Bay Resort that was swallowed up by a sinkhole.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Two men were injured when the car they were in landed in a sinkhole in North Philadelphia.
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  • Hunting Park sinkhole
  • A sinkhole swallowed up the front end of a car on a street in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section early Tuesday morning.
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  • Hunting Park sinkhole
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  • Officials are trying to determine what caused the floor of a northern New Jersey warehouse to open up, swallowing a forklift and the man who was running it.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • The official word in Palmer Township is that the cause of a giant sinkhole remains unknown.
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  • A camera was rolling as a car was swallowed up by a massive sinkhole in Chicago.
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  • Crews are repairing a 12-foot deep sink hole that opened on a street in southern New Jersey.
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  • Suddenly being swallowed up by the earth on a golf course's fairway drove a wedge between Mark Mihal and a stellar round.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Walter Perez
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  • A massive sinkhole, at least 30 feet wide and 15 feet deep, has residents in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County on edge.
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  • A sinkhole, at least 30 feet wide and 15 feet deep, forced residents to evacuate their home in Bethlehem Township.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Walter Perez
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  • The westbound lanes of the Market Street Bridge in University City have reopened after being closed Friday morning due to a sinkhole.
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  • Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff Bush, 37, is destroyed Sunday, March 3, 2013, after a sinkhole opened up underneath it late Thursday evening swallowing Bush, 37, in Seffner, Fla. The 20-foot-wide opening of the sinkhole was almost covered by the house, and rescuers said there were no signs of life since the hole opened Thursday night. (AP Photo/Chris OMeara)
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  • Demolition experts watch as the home of Jeff Bush, 37, is destroyed Sunday, March 3, 2013, after a sinkhole opened up underneath it late Thursday evening swallowing Bush, 37, in Seffner, Fla. The 20-foot-wide opening of the sinkhole was almost covered by the house, and rescuers said there were no signs of life since the hole opened Thursday night. (AP Photo/Chris OMeara)
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  • An engineer surveys in front of a home where sinkhole opened up on Friday, March 1, 2013, in Seffner, Fla. A man screamed for help and disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of the house, his brother said Friday. The brother told rescue crews he heard a loud crash near midnight Thursday, then heard his brother screaming. The brother called police and frantically tried to help. An arriving deputy pulled him from the still-collapsing house. Theres been no contact with the man since then, and neighbors on both sides of the home have been evacuated.
  • Click play to watch Alicia Vitarelli's report
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  • Hillsborough County, Fla., firefighters walk near the front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed a man, Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Seffner, Fla. Jeff Bush, 37, was in his bedroom Thursday night when the earth opened and took him and everything else in his room. Five other people were in the house but managed to escape unharmed. Bushs brother jumped into the hole to try to help, but he had to be rescued himself by a sheriffs deputy. (AP Photo/Chris OMeara)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Vernon Odom
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  • Authorities hope to get a better look at a sinkhole that swallowed a man in his Florida home once demolition crews knock down the remaining walls of the house Monday and begin clearing away the debris.
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  • Crews on Sunday razed more than half of the Tampa-area home perched over a huge sinkhole that swallowed a man three days ago.
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  • Officials have called off the effort to recover the body of a man swallowed by a sinkhole below his Florida home.
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  • A growing sinkhole in one Chester County neighborhood has a resident worried for his family's safety.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • A big sinkhole has made life uncertain for residents in Allentown.
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