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Former Philadelphia L&I Official Pleads Not Guilty To Extortion, Fraud Charges

Former Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections Deputy Commissioner Dominic Verdi has made his initial appearance in federal court a day after a federal grand jury charged he used his office to steer beer sales his way.

04/02/2014

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L&I Investigates Partial Building Collapse In Strawberry Mansion That Left 1 Injured, 3 Displaced

Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections is investigating a partial building collapse in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood.

03/11/2014

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Building At Center Of Ogontz Collapse Reportedly Had History Of L&I Violations

Eyewitness News has new details on a building collapse that injured two people in North Philadelphia.

02/24/2014

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2 Injured In Ogontz Building Collapse

Authorities say two men were injured Sunday night after a building collapsed in the Ogontz neighborhood of Philadelphia.

02/23/2014

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Demolition Set To Get Underway In Old City To Make Room For Apartment Complex

Demolition of seven structures is about to get underway to make room for a $20-million mix-use apartment complex at 3rd and Market Streets in Old City.

02/08/2014

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12-Year-Old Girl Injured After Car Crashes Into Kensington Home

A speeding car slammed into a home and a 12-year-old girl, sitting in the dining room, is seriously hurt.

10/01/2013

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Demolition Experts Testify At City Council Hearing On Deadly Center City Building Collapse

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.

07/18/2013

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Bricks Fall From Center City High-Rise

There were no reports of any injuries after several bricks fell from a high-rise in Center City early Wednesday morning.

07/17/2013

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Inspector Who Committed Suicide Leaves Recorded Message

“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.

06/14/2013

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L&I Finds Violations At 2 Other Sites Connected To Demolition Contractor Of Collapsed Building

Two other sites contracted by Griffin Campbell were free of violations.

06/06/2013

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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.

06/06/2013

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Center City Building Collapse Raises Questions

As crews dig for answers, questions remain – how could this happen and could this have been prevented?

06/06/2013

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Dead Pony, Emaciated Horses Found On North Philadelphia Property

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.

12/04/2012

A Warning To Rowdy Revelers At The Big Race, Bike Court Is Back

Race Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.

06/02/2012

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L&I Inspectors Get A New Uniform

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.

05/28/2012

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