Apr 19, 2011

Duck Boat Accident: Victims' Parents Arrive in Philly

Duck Boat Accident: Victims' Parents Arrive in Philly

The parents of the two young victims who died in this summer's DuThey are pursuing wrongful death suits.

Aug 10, 2010

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed Over Duck Boat Crash

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed Over Duck Boat Crash

Families of two Hungarian tourists killed in the sinking of a Ride the Ducks boat file suit.

Jul 31, 2010

Duck Boats Are "Death Traps:" Attorneys

Duck Boats Are "Death Traps:" Attorneys

Attorneys urge city to end Duck Boat cruises on the Delaware.

Jul 31, 2010

Lawyer for Tug Pilot in “Ducks” Crash Fears Felony

Lawyer for Tug Pilot in “Ducks” Crash Fears Felony

Tug pilot could face felony charges in case of "Ride the Ducks" fatalities.

Jul 31, 2010

Radio Recordings Released in Duck Boat Sinking

Radio Recordings Released in Duck Boat Sinking

Man can be heard yelling for boats to watch out at same time as crash.

Jul 31, 2010

Ride the Ducks to Test the River

Ride the Ducks to Test the River

The Streets Dept. has allegedly failed to compile safety reports for tour vehicles.

Jul 31, 2010

Philly Hires New Tugboat Firm After Duck Boat Crash

Philly Hires New Tugboat Firm After Duck Boat Crash

City contract with tugboat firm that hauled barge into Ride the Ducks boat is suspended.

Jul 31, 2010

Families of Duck Boat Crash Victims Plan to Sue

Families of Duck Boat Crash Victims Plan to Sue

Two Hungarian exchange students died after tour boat was overtaken by barge in Delaware River.

Jul 31, 2010

Duck Boat Crashes in Boston, Injures 5

Duck Boat Crashes in Boston, Injures 5

Another unlucky duck tour boat accident only a week after Philly's fatal crash.

Jul 31, 2010

Tugboat Mate Relieved of Duty, Gets Lawyer

Tugboat Mate Relieved of Duty, Gets Lawyer

The tugboat mate involved in that deadly duck boat crash last week is now off the job and has gotten a lawyer.

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Mom Shoots Son Inside Germantown Home

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Center City Street Closures

Center City Street Closures

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SpaceX Test Flight Explodes Over Texas Town

SpaceX Test Flight Explodes Over Texas Town

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Father of 4 Shot, Killed in Philly Driveway

Father of 4 Shot, Killed in Philly Driveway

A father of four -- who has a history with police -- is dead after he was shot twice in the head in a Philadelphia driveway Friday.