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

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:35 PM EDT

Collapse Survivor to Savior: 'I am Very Grateful'

Collapse Survivor to Savior: 'I am Very Grateful'

For a year after the June 5, 2013 building collapse at 22nd and Market streets, Philadelphia Fire Chief John O'Neill agonized over whether he'd done the right thing for a woman he found alive who'd been...

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:36 PM EDT

Survivor of Deadly Center City Building Collapse and Firefighter Who Saved Her Reunite

Survivor of Deadly Center City Building Collapse and Firefighter Who Saved Her Reunite

The last survivor found among the rubble of the Center City building collapse at 22nd and Market Streets was reunited with the firefighter that saved her life two years after the deadly accident.

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:39 AM EDT

Design for Building Collapse Memorial Wins Approval

Design for Building Collapse Memorial Wins Approval

Two days before the second anniversary of the Center City building collapse that claimed six lives, the Philadelphia Art Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a design for the June 5th Memorial to be...

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:16 AM EDT

Victims' Families Mark 2nd Anniversary of Market Street Collapse

Victims' Families Mark 2nd Anniversary of Market Street Collapse

Friends and families of victims in the 2013 building collapse will join Mayor Michael Nutter for a remembrance ceremony in Center City Philadelphia Friday.

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...View gallery

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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.