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

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 05:25 PM EST

'Despicable Plan': Collapse Trial Closing Arguments Begin

'Despicable Plan': Collapse Trial Closing Arguments Begin

Closing arguments began Tuesday morning in the civil trial for the 2013 Market Street collapse catastrophe that killed seven and left another dozen people hurt.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 05:08 PM EST

Demolition Begins on Garage Next to Market St. Collapse Site

Demolition Begins on Garage Next to Market St. Collapse Site

An excavator armed with a massive claw on Friday ripped apart the western wall of a parking garage next to the site of one of the darkest moments in recent Philadelphia history.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:24 AM EST

Was Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse Preventable?

Was Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse Preventable?

A structural engineer renowned for his investigation into the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11 says a deadly 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia was "an entirely preventable accident."

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 10:23 PM EDT

Attorney: Owner of Collapsed Market Street Building Had No Connection to Catastrophe

Attorney: Owner of Collapsed Market Street Building Had No Connection to Catastrophe

Richard Basciano, owner of the "Hoagie City" building that collapsed during demolition in June 2013 and left seven dead and 12 injured had no connection to the catastrophe his attorney told jurors.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 06:59 AM EDT

At Collapse Trial, Basciano Yells "I'm Broken Hearted!'

At Collapse Trial, Basciano Yells "I'm Broken Hearted!'

For the second day in a row, the elderly owner being sued for the catastrophic 2013 Market Street building collapse became outraged while testifying at the civil trial. “That is exactly why I’m going through...

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.