Lead Defendant In Salvation Army Collapse Case Richard Basciano Dies At 91The elderly real estate speculator at the heart of the deadly Salvation Army Thrift Store collapse in Philadelphia has died in New York.
Market Street Collapse: Defense Lawyers Attack Credibility Of Industry ExpertNow in its 6th week, the case is expected to take a break later this week, and resume in mid-November.
Testimony Continues In Market Street Building Collapse Civil TrialThe elderly owner of the buildings being demolished next to the deadly 2013 Salvation Army Thrift store collapse returned to the witness stand Monday afternoon.
Jury Selection Process In Market Street Collapse Civil Trial, Closed To PublicThe judge who will preside over the lengthy civil trial regarding the deadly 2013 building collapse has closed the jury selection process.
Report Blames City For Failing To Heed Warnings Before Deadly Market St. Building CollapseA report by the Mayor's Special Independent Advisory Commission found the deadly June 5, 2013 building collapse that killed six and injured 14 was "a symptom of larger, long-standing problems" with the City's Department of Licenses and Inspections.
City Council Passes Laws Aimed At Making Demolitions Safer Following Deadly Market Street CollapseWith little fanfare, City Council this past week gave final passage to a package of laws aimed at making demolitions in Philadelphia safer. The legislation was the result of last summer's Market Street collapse that killed six.