Collapse on June 5, 2013 in Center City Philadelphia killed 6 and injured 13 people

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 02:05 PM EST
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By Karen Araiza

Paving Way for Building Collapse Memorial

The initial steps are being taken, onsite, so work can get underway on a memorial... See Full Gallery

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 at 01:03 AM EST

Top L&I Official Reassigned

Top L&I Official Reassigned

The Nutter Administration has reassigned the top official in Philadelphia's Licenses and Inspections pending an investigation. Scott Mulderig, L&I's second in command, has been reassigned as officials look into...

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 05:05 PM EDT

Judge: Salvation Army Execs Can't Plead 5th in Building Collapse Suit

Judge: Salvation Army Execs Can't Plead 5th in Building Collapse Suit

Five Salvation Army executives will be forced to sit for depositions after a judge denied Wednesday their call to plead the Fifth in a civil suit over the June 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia that killed...

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 at 12:03 PM EDT

Design Chosen for Philly Collapse Memorial

Design Chosen for Philly Collapse Memorial

Plans for the completion of the memorial on the site of the building collapse on 22nd and Market streets in Center City can now move forward, as an artist has been chosen to design the memorial’s centerpiece...

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 03:50 PM EDT

Charged Contractors in Building Collapse Want Mayor as Witness

Charged Contractors in Building Collapse Want Mayor as Witness

Demolition contractor Griffin Campbell and subcontractor Sean Benschop are charged with third-degree murder in the deaths of six people inside a thrift store.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 12:12 AM EST

7th Life Claimed in Building Collapse: Suit

7th Life Claimed in Building Collapse: Suit

More than a year after the fatal Market Street building collapse in Philadelphia, the family of a 7th victim files a wrongful death suit.

What Happened
Six people died and 13 were injured six months ago, on Wednesday, June 5 when a four-story building under demolition at 2136 Market Street in Center City Philadelphia came down on top of a two-story building, which housed a Salvation Army Thrift Store.