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Tunnel Collapse Outside Tokyo Traps Motorists

Collapsed Tunnel in Japan

At least seven people were feared dead after a highway tunnel collapsed on Sunday in eastern Japan, trapping them in their vehicles and starting a fire that filled the passage with thick, black smoke.


Hunt for North Korea's 'hidden tunnels'

To become a tunnel-hunter in South Korea, you need a pump, a generator and a bit of imagination. Lee Chang-gun and his band of investigators have all three. They spend their free time searching for North Korean infiltration tunnels here in the mountains near their country's northern frontier.


Burglars in $3-million Los Angeles jewelry heist showed perfect timing, tunneling skills, police say

Two masked thieves who bored into a downtown Los Angeles jewelry store through a tunnel and made off with an estimated $3 million in jewelry appeared to have some knowledge about the layout of the store, sources told The Times.


NJ must pay $271M to feds for killing tunnel to NY

New Jersey owes the federal government more than $271 million after canceling a rail tunnel connecting the state with New York, according to a debt notice obtained Monday by The Associated Press....


San Diego drug tunnel had railcar, tons of pot

San Diego drug tunnel had railcar, tons of pot

A sophisticated cross-border tunnel equipped with a rail system, ventilation and fluorescent lighting has been shut down by U.S. and Mexican officials — the second discovery of a major underground drug passage in San Diego this month, authorities said Friday.


Sophisticated drug tunnel found in San Diego

US authorities on Thursday found a sophisticated tunnel used to smuggle drugs between Mexico and San Diego, the second such discovery in the region in less than a month.


12 Prisoners Escape Afghanistan Jail Through Tunnel

A dozen prisoners escaped jail through a tunnel they dug from their cell to the outside in western Afghanistan, police said Saturday.


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