Sinkhole swallows cars, flooding shuts down Chicago

Posted on: 9:07 am, April 18, 2013, by , updated on: 09:11am, April 18, 2013

(CNN) — The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for much of the Chicago area Thursday. Widespread flooding has been reported there, and an additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall has been forecast for today.

A sinkhole swallowed three cars in the South Deering neighborhood on the Southeast Side early Thursday morning.