EXCLUSIVE: Rescuers Who Found Building Collapse Survivor After 13 Hours Speak For First Time Philadelphia Fire Department John O’Neill, working with a team of fire department rescuers, along with Tom Brown, a FEMA search team specialist and his dog, Phoenix, told of the moments when they first discovered Mariya Plekan alive.
Ceremonies Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Fatal Center City CollapseIt was one year ago today that a building under demolition collapsed on the Salvation Army thrift shop at 22nd and Market Streets, killing six and injuring 14.
Trapped For 13 Hours, Building Collapse Survivor Shares Her Story Nearly One Year Later“I never felt so scared, bricks on me, I couldn’t breathe,” Plekan explained from a wheelchair at a West Philadelphia Rehabilitation Center.
Attorneys For 2 Charged In Center City Building Collapse Reveal Plan To Ask A Judge To Set Bail Contractor Griffin Campbell and heavy equipment operator Sean Benschop, both charged with third-degree murder in the June 5th, 2013 demolition site collapse that killed six and injured 13 at 22nd and Market Streets, could be set free to await trial.
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.
One Year After Deadly Collapse, CBS 3 Speaks One-On-One With L & I Commissioner CBS 3’s Walt Hunter sat down with Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams to learn more about promised reforms and the agencies actions prior to the collapse.
Nutter Administration Plans Memorial at Site of 2013 Fatal Building CollapseMayor Nutter says the Salvation Army has offered to donate the site of last year's collapse, at 22nd and Market Streets, for a memorial to the six people killed.
EXCLUSIVE: Family Of Contractor Charged In Deadly Building Collapse Speaks Out The family of contractor Griffin Campbell, charged with murder in the 22d and Market St. demolition site collapse last June, that killed 6 and left more than a dozen injured, says Campbell has told them he deeply regrets what happened.
Next Phila. Budget To Target Demolition Safety, Libraries, Union ContractsAccording to a budget overview obtained by <em>KYW Newsradio,</em> additional money for inspectors will "strengthen demolition controls to ensure safe public and private demolitions."
Trial Ordered for 2 Men in Deadly Salvation Army Store CollapseDemolition contractor Griffin Campbell and heavy-equipment operator Sean Benschop are charged with six counts of third-degree murder.
2013 IN REVIEW: Building Collapse Prompts Changes in Philadelphia LawsWithin days of the collapse, Mayor Nutter announced new restrictions on how contractors in Philadelphia obtain demolition permits.
No Bail For 2 Charged In Center City Building CollapseA judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
Deposition of Woman Crippled In Center City Building Collapse Is RevealedMariya Plekan, 52, was buried in the rubble of the collapse for hours, never losing consciousness, and later had half her body amputated.
UPDATE: Contractor In Deadly Center City Building Collapse Held Without BailGriffin Campbell, owner of the demolition company at the center of accident last June that killed six people, is being charged with six counts of third-degree murder.
Parents of Woman Killed In Center City Building Collapse Call For Tighter RegulationTestifying was Nancy Winkler, the city treasurer, and her husband, whose daughter Anne and five others died last June when a building demolition at 22nd and Market Streets went awry.