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

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.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 06:47 PM EDT

Philly Architect Fights Subpoena in Fatal Collapse

Philly Architect Fights Subpoena in Fatal Collapse

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

Friday, Sep 27, 2013 at 04:50 AM EDT

Building Collapse Report Demands Dozens of Reforms

Building Collapse Report Demands Dozens of Reforms

In a 69 page report, Philadelphia City Council outlines practices and policies they say must be changed to ensure safety.

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:40 AM EDT

Council Members Respond to Criticism Over Building Collapse Report

Council Members Respond to Criticism Over Building Collapse Report

Reporter questions why council did not do more before the Market Street building collapse on June 5 that killed 6 nad injured 13.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 06:01 PM EDT

Controller Demands L&I Demolition Records

Controller Demands L&I Demolition Records

Philadelphia Controller Alan Butkovitz demands that the Commissioner for Licenses and Inspections turn over records related to the buildings inspected after the Market Street building collapse.

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 09:10 PM EDT

Building Collapse Victim's Parents Want Blue-Ribbon Inquiry

Building Collapse Victim's Parents Want Blue-Ribbon Inquiry

Anne Bryan, 24, was one of six people killed in the June 5 collapse at 22nd and Market Streets.

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 05:32 PM EDT

Backhoe Operator Attorney Expects 'Vindication' Soon

Backhoe Operator Attorney Expects 'Vindication' Soon

Sean Benschop remains held in prison on $1.6 million bail for his alleged role in the deadly Center City building collapse

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 06:34 PM EDT

2nd Suit Planned in Center City Building Collapse

2nd Suit Planned in Center City Building Collapse

Relatives of a mother of eight who was killed in a deadly building demolition while shopping for clothes in a Philadelphia thrift store are bringing the second wrongful death suit in the collapse that...

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.