Dr. J. David Rogers says the phenomenon is nothing new and can be traced back to the Paleozoic Era, beginning roughly 541 million years ago.
The incident happened about 6:45 a.m. in an alley between 1400 block of Angelica Street and Newhouse Avenue.
Curtis Powelson, 31, died after he fell into the sinkhole Monday evening while tracking a deer near his home in Buckhorn.
A southeast Missouri woman is recovering after the off-road vehicle she was riding became trapped in a sinkhole.
Two new sinkholes are causing problems in Cape Girardeau, creating what city leaders call a “very dangerous” situation.
Two dogs are okay after being rescued from the bottom of a 40 foot sinkhole near Columbia, Illinois Wednesday.
Chicago Police Department spokesman Mike Sullivan said one man was injured when the road he was driving on buckled beneath him and caved in.
Suddenly being swallowed up by the earth on a golf course’s fairway drove a wedge between Mark Mihal and a stellar round.
Hole dropped 10-15 feet below road surface.