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Philadelphia Building Collapse

Contractor Charged With Murder For Deadly Demolition

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.26.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A cut-rate building contractor will face murder charges for a botched demolition in downtown Philadelphia that killed six people...

Infant Among Injured In House Collapse

AP | KEITH COLLINS and JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 09.28.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A natural-gas explosion on a densely populated city block on Monday razed a row house and injured eight people, including two bab...

Suicidal Building Inspector Said Collapse 'Wasn't My Fault'

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.14.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A building inspector who had visited a demolition site before a brick wall collapsed onto an adjacent thrift store, killing six p...

Lawyer For Demolition Worker In Philly Building Collapse: 'The Was An Accident'

AP | RON TODT | Posted 08.09.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — Attorneys for four people suing over the collapse of a downtown building that killed six people last week lambasted the demolitio...

Officials: Equipment Operator Was High During Deadly Building Collapse

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE, MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KATHY MATHESON | Posted 08.08.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A heavy equipment operator with a lengthy rap sheet who is accused of being high on marijuana when a downtown building collapsed ...

Building Collapse Killed Newly Engaged Woman, 'Dynamic' Student And Hardworking Immigrant

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — Six people were killed when a building being demolished collapsed Wednesday and nearly obliterated an adjacent Salvation Army thr...

Fallout From Deadly Building Collapse Mounts

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE, MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KATHY MATHESON | Posted 08.07.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A felon who was allegedly high while operating demolition equipment when a downtown building collapsed and killed six people will...

14th Survivor Pulled From Rubble Of Building Collapse

AP | KATHY MATHESON, MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 08.05.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — The search for victims of a building collapse that killed six people wound down Thursday, and the first civil lawsuit was filed a...

BREAKING: Building Collapses In Philly, Trapping Several People

AP | KATHY MATHESON and KEITH COLLINS | Posted 08.05.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A building that was being torn down collapsed with a thunderous boom Wednesday, raining bricks on a neighboring thrift store, kil...