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

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 at 05:37 PM EST

Contractor, Victim Conversed Before Deadly Collapse

Contractor, Victim Conversed Before Deadly Collapse

A contractor hired at a cut-rate price to take down a building was sentenced Friday to 15 to 30 years in prison for its collapse, which killed six people and injured 13 others and led Philadelphia to adopt...

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 at 02:43 PM EST

Building Collapse Victim’s Wife Struggles to Keep Home

Building Collapse Victim’s Wife Struggles to Keep Home

Two and a half years after her husband died in the Market Street building collapse, Maggie Davis is so broke she could lose their home.

Monday, Oct 19, 2015 at 09:28 PM EDT

Mixed Verdict in Deadly Building Collapse Trial

Mixed Verdict in Deadly Building Collapse Trial

A Philadelphia jury decided demolition contractor Griffin Campbell was guilty of involuntary manslaughter – but not murder – in the deadly 2013 Center City building collapse that killed six and injured 13...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 08:24 PM EDT

Jury Deliberates Deadly Center City Collapse Case

Jury Deliberates Deadly Center City Collapse Case

A Philadelphia jury began considering the fate of a demolition contractor facing murder charges in a Center city collapse that left six people dead and 13 others injured.

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 at 08:20 PM EDT

Defense Begins in Deadly Building Collapse Trial

Defense Begins in Deadly Building Collapse Trial

The contractor charged with murder from the deadly Market Street collapse on a Salvation Army Store appeared in court Tuesday. Prosecutors argued Griffin Campbell valued “money over human life.” NBC19’s Doug...

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 06:51 AM EDT

'I Should've Walked Away': Building Collapse Contractor

'I Should've Walked Away': Building Collapse Contractor

A demolition subcontractor says he warned the contractor on trial for a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia that a towering brick wall was dangerous.

Monday, Oct 5, 2015 at 08:09 PM EDT

Contractor on Trial for Building Collapse Deaths

Contractor on Trial for Building Collapse Deaths

A demolition contractor charged with murder after a building collapse killed six people inside a thrift store is set to go on trial in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 at 11:23 PM EDT

Contractor Fights Charges at Building Collapse Trial

Contractor Fights Charges at Building Collapse Trial

A demolition contractor charged with murder after a building collapse killed six people inside a thrift store is set to go on trial in Philadelphia after refusing to plead to involuntary manslaughter.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 at 05:04 AM EDT

Jury Takes Shape in Deadly Center City Collapse Trial

Jury Takes Shape in Deadly Center City Collapse Trial

A demolition contractor charged with murder after a building collapse killed six people inside a thrift store is set to go on trial in Philadelphia.

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 06:19 PM EDT

Deadly Collapse Contractor Has Another Former Job Fall Down

Deadly Collapse Contractor Has Another Former Job Fall Down

A building collapsed overnight along a tiny Center City Philadelphia street. It was once contracted to one of the men charged in the June 2013 deadly collapse of a building onto a Center City thrift store.

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.