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Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

Sinkhole that opened up in a shopping plaza on Main Street in Bayshore following severe flooding on Aug. 13, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Record Rainfall Causes Flooding, At Least One Sinkhole In Bay Shore

Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.

08/13/2014

A water main break caused a sinkhole and left some without water service in Fort Lee, New Jersey on Monday, July 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole, Cuts Off Service To Building In Fort Lee

A water main break caused a massive sinkhole to open up on a street in Fort Lee, New Jersey Monday afternoon.

07/28/2014

Sinkhole in the Bronx (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Action After Bronx Neighbors Say Sinkhole Complaints Fell On Deaf Ears

The sinkhole posed a serious danger to drivers and repeated complaints were made, but neighbors said nothing was being done about it.

06/27/2014

A wide, deep sinkhole opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Wednesday, June 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wide, Deep Sinkhole Opens In Middle Of Williamsburg Roadway

Traffic was snagged in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Wednesday afternoon, after a sinkhole estimated at 6 feet deep opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue.

06/18/2014

Crews Continue To Make Repairs After Water Main Break Near Katz’s Delicatessen On Lower East Side (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Continue To Make Repairs After Water Main Break Near Katz’s Delicatessen On Lower East Side

The break occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, sending water pouring into businesses on the street.

05/23/2014

Water causes trouble following an apparent water main break near Katz's Delicatessen on May 22, 2014. (credit: Twitter.com/dom_loves_life)

Water Main Break Causes Trouble Near Katz’s Delicatessen On Lower East Side

The break took place shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday.

05/22/2014

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Car Plunges Into Former Cesspool In Rockville Centre

Footage from the scene shows the car fell in up to its rear wheels.

02/21/2014

Large Sinkhole Appears In Resort Villa In Florida

New Jersey Man Watches As Sinkhole Wrecks Building At Florida Resort

A New Jersey man Monday night recalled the terrifying experience of watching a building partially collapse into a sinkhole in a resort near Orlando, Fla.

08/12/2013

Hole under home in Ortley Beach, NJ March 4, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Expert: Despite Erosion, Deadly Sinkholes Unlikely Along Jersey Shore

The storm surge that decimated much of the Jersey Shore created about 60 holes in Ortley Beach. The holes were formed when water got under the sand beneath the homes.

03/04/2013

Crews work to repair a sinkhole on the Garden State Parkway (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Massive Sinkhole Opens Up On Garden State Parkway

The four-foot-wide sinkhole disabled 18 vehicles after it opened up Thursday morning in the right lane at the approach of the Driscoll Bridge near mile marker 128.

02/21/2013

A large sinkhole in Smithtown. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Large Sinkhole Closes Smithtown Street

The cause of the road collapse is under investigation.

01/15/2013

Bay Ridge sinkhole

70-Foot Deep Sinkhole Unleashes Brutal Smell On Bay Ridge

It’s gone from bad to worse. A massive sinkhole has turned from traffic nightmare to sickening situation in Brooklyn. A sewer main broke more than two months ago in Bay Ridge, creating a huge hole in the street.

09/14/2012

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Bay Ridge Street Opens To Traffic Week After Giant Sinkhole Opened Up

Crews had been working nearly around-the-clock to repair the 20-foot crater that opened on 79th Street in Bay Ridge on Wednesday.

08/06/2012

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Ruptured 50-Inch Sewer Pipe Being Blamed For Brooklyn Sinkhole

A 20-foot section of pavement on 79th Street in Bay Ridge opened up Wednesday leaving a huge sinkhole and nearly swallowing a car.

08/02/2012

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