A speeding car slammed into a home and a 12-year-old girl, sitting in the dining room, is seriously hurt.
As City Council continued its probe Thursday into last month’s tragic building collapse on Market Street, they heard from independent demolition experts who said that city inspectors inspect very little.
There were no reports of any injuries after several bricks fell from a high-rise in Center City early Wednesday morning.
“It wasn’t my fault.” City officials say those are the words, unmistakable, clearly audible, left on a video message by the L&I inspector, who had inspect the site of a deadly building collapse.
Two other sites contracted by Griffin Campbell were free of violations.
Head Of Philly Construction & Trades Council: Unions Alerted L&I About Dangerous Situation At Demolition Site
Following a deadly building collapse in Center City, Pat Gillespie, the head of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council, told WPHT’s Dom Giordano that the unions alerted L&I about the building before it fell.
As crews dig for answers, questions remain – how could this happen and could this have been prevented?
A dead pony and three horses were found in North Philadelphia Tuesday, SPCA officials said. Officials say two of the found horses are not in good condition.
Race Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.
Property inspectors in Philadelphia are getting a new look: gone are the traditional t-shirt and jeans, replaced with what the mayor says is professional attire.
The city of Philadelphia has announced new initiatives to fight blight. Mayor Michael Nutter held a press conference in Port Richmond Monday afternoon to put all Philadelphia property owners on notice.
Fran Burns, the commissioner of Licenses and Inspections, says there are complex regulations in the city’s construction code regarding potential earthquakes.
The unidentified man was reportedly celebrating his 25th birthday Friday night when he tried to take the elevator from his 5th story apartment to meet friends on the first floor of 701 Chestnut Street.
A city councilman says he has a way to reign in unlicensed contractors in Philadelphia: have Parking Authority officers check for business licenses while they’re out writing parking tickets.