Design Unveiled For Memorial Where 6 Died in 2013 Center City Building CollapseShoppers and employees were killed when a building being demolished fell onto a Salvation Army thrift store at 22nd and Market Streets.
Phila. City Council Presses Ahead With New Structure For L&I OversightDespite the plea for delay from the mother of a woman killed in the 2013 Market Street building collapse, the proposed charter change got City Council committee approval.
Judge Fines Attorney in Salvation Army Building Collapse Case For CommentsAttorney William Hobson, who represents demolition contractor Griffin Campbell, was fined $100 and cautioned about his future conduct.
Panel's Findings on Fatal Market Street Building Collapse ReleasedWhile the report contains about three dozen recommendations for the city to consider going forward, the largest is splitting up L&I's functions and placing more emphasis on safety and accountability.
Report Will Recommend Split-Up of Philadelphia's L & ISources have confirmed that a task force report, created in the wake of last year's fatal Market Street building collapse, recommends splitting Philadelphia's Department of Licenses & Inspections into two separate entities.
7th Death Blamed On 2013 Philadelphia Building CollapseA seventh death is being linked to a 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia that killed shoppers and workers inside a Salvation Army.
Tussle Over Credit For New Regulations After Center City Building CollapseTragedy can lead to legislative change. And that, in turn, can lead to politicians tripping over one another in the rush to claim credit.
Philadelphia Unveils New Required Construction Site SignageThe new rule comes in the wake of last year's building collapse on Market Street that killed six people.
Conspiracy Charge Upheld as Salvation Army Thrift Store Disaster Moves To TrialA judge sided with an earlier court ruling that the evidence shows the two defendants acted together in a risky manner, resulting in the death of six people.