Jul 31, 2010
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By Vince Lattanzio

DRAMATIC PHOTOS: Duck Boat Crash

Almost 40 people went into the Delaware River Wednesday afternoon after a Ride... See Full Gallery

Apr 20, 2011

Phila. Duck Boats Back in Water

Phila. Duck Boats Back in Water

Ride back into the Delaware on Thursday.

Apr 19, 2011

Cell Phone Distraction Before Ducks Crash?

Cell Phone Distraction Before Ducks Crash?

The NTSB has found that the first mate of the tug boat that was pushing a barge that crashed into a disbaled Ride the Ducks boat was on his cell phone in the time leading up to the fatal crash, according to...

Apr 19, 2011

Tug's Mate on Phone in Duck Boat Crash: Report

Tug's Mate on Phone in Duck Boat Crash: Report

Tug's first mate was dealing with medical emergency of his young son: NTSB

Apr 19, 2011

Philly Says No to Ride the Ducks' Return

Philly Says No to Ride the Ducks' Return

City officials reject proposal to return Ride the Ducks to city waterways.

Apr 19, 2011

Ride the Ducks May Return to Philly Waterways

Ride the Ducks May Return to Philly Waterways

Officials say the tour co. was the only bidder in a plan to bring duck boats back.

Apr 19, 2011

Duck Boat Captain Sues Tow Operators in Deadly Crash

Duck Boat Captain Sues Tow Operators in Deadly Crash

Captain says he has suffered physical and emotional injuries.

Apr 19, 2011

Paddleboat Cruises Coming to Philly Waterfront

Paddleboat Cruises Coming to Philly Waterfront

Bringing a little Mississippi to the Delaware River.

Apr 19, 2011

Cruel Irony: Duck Boat Makes Test Run While Victims' Parents Pay Respects

Cruel Irony: Duck Boat Makes Test Run While Victims' Parents Pay Respects

Parents of Hungarian students killed in crash in Philly Tuesday.

Apr 19, 2011

Emotional Plea From Families of Dead Duck Boat Tourists

Emotional Plea From Families of Dead Duck Boat Tourists

Families of Hungarian tourists, killed when the Ride the Ducks boat they were in was struck by a barge last month, were in Philly to see where their loved ones died and to make a plea for the end of duck boats.

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