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

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 07:33 AM EST

Memorial Service for Building Collapse Victims

Memorial Service for Building Collapse Victims

A memorial service and a procession to the site of the deadly Center City building collapse will be held tonight to mark the six-month anniversary of the tragic event.

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 06:30 PM EST

Survivor Who Lost "Half Her Body" Recalls Collapse

Survivor Who Lost "Half Her Body" Recalls Collapse

The final survivor to be pulled from the rubble of the Center City building collapse, Mariya Plekan, has finally shared her version of what happened on that fateful day in June.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 08:06 AM EST

Contractor Killed 6 in Fatal Building Collapse: DA

Contractor Killed 6 in Fatal Building Collapse: DA

A contractor who prosecutors say opted for greed over safety is now facing murder charges in a deadly building collapse that took the lives of six people, injured 13 and resulted in an overhaul of demolition...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 11:58 AM EST

Building Demolition Bills

Building Demolition Bills

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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 08:45 AM EST

Parents Push for Change After Fatal Building Collapse

Parents Push for Change After Fatal Building Collapse

Parents push for construction expertise for L&I after daughter dies in fatal building collapse

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 05:16 PM EST

Last Building Collapse Survivor Leaves Hospital

Last Building Collapse Survivor Leaves Hospital

After more than five months of undergoing multiple surgeries, the final survivor to be pulled from the rubble of the Center City building collapse alive, Mariya Plekan, has been discharged from the hospital.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 at 04:27 PM EST

Citations Issued in Deadly Building Collapse

Citations Issued in Deadly Building Collapse

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today will announce the issuance of construction safety citations to Griffin Campbell and Sean Benschop; two men who have been...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 06:23 PM EDT

Victim's Parents Get Inquiry Into Building Collapse

Victim's Parents Get Inquiry Into Building Collapse

An blue-ribbon commission is being formed to investigate Philadelphia's Department of Licenses & Inspections in the wake of the deadly Market Street building collapse.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 03:13 PM EDT

Hearing Postponed for Architect in Fatal Collapse

Hearing Postponed for Architect in Fatal Collapse

A hearing has been postponed for a Philadelphia architect fighting a subpoena to turn over documents in a fatal building collapse.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT

"Expediter" in Deadly Collapse Due in Court

"Expediter" in Deadly Collapse Due in Court

An architect involved in a fatal building demolition in Philadelphia is refusing to turn over documents sought by the Department of Labor.

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.