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Partial Building Collapse at Ninth and Wharton

Perhaps due to snow and ice, the roof has fallen in on 848 Wharton Street, which, according to public record, is owned by Maria Olivieri […]

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Morning Headlines: Group Advocating Building Collapse Memorial Pushes Forward

Less than five months from now will mark the one-year anniversary of the 22nd and Market streets building collapse, and one group has not forgotten. […]

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Morning Headlines: Looking Even Worse for the Salvation Army

The Inquirer has an examination of what people knew and when they knew it before the Hoagie City building collapsed onto the Salvation Army thrift […]

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Photos: This South Philly House Looks Like It’s About To Collapse

While driving through South Philadelphia on Monday — the same day that contractor Griffin Campbell was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the tragic […]

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Morning Headlines: Woman Who Lost Legs in Building Collapse Recounts Awful Details

The Daily News reports today on the deposition of Mariya Plekan, the woman who was trapped under the rubble of the Salvation Army thrift store […]

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Grand Jury Charges Building Collapse Contractor with Murder

Following an investigation, a grand jury is charging Griffin Campbell, the contractor in charge of the fatal June 5th demolition project on 22nd and Market, […]

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Sympathy for L&I

On October 30th, Mayor Nutter announced the creation of a blue-ribbon commission to examine the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) in a never-ending reaction […]

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Feds Issue Big Penalty for Building Collapse Demolition Firm

Small comfort though it may be for the families affected by the June building collapse on Market Street, but OSHA–the federal government’s Occupational Safety and […]

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Lawyer for Ousted Penn State Prez Graham Spanier Will Lead Investigation Into L&I

Well, this is odd. Yesterday Mayor Nutter finally announced the creation of a 16-member panel that will evaluate the Department of Licenses and Inspections, and […]

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Mayor Nutter on Building Collapse: Oh, All Right, I’ll Appoint a Commission Already

The mayor finally got the message: The citizens of Philadelphia — and a member of his own administration who lost his daughter in the Salvation […]

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Morning Opinion: Nutter Is Dragging His Feet on the Building Collapse

We’re calling it opinion, but perhaps it’s more like fact. As Daily News columnist Ronnie Polaneczky points out today, after the building collapse at 2140 […]

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Building Collapses in West Philly

A home in the Cedar Park section of West Philadelphia collapsed Monday night. A neighbor, who said he’d  called 911 about the property, explained that […]

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Building Collapse Architect Plato Marinakos Refusing to Produce Subpoenaed Documents

It has been four months since the tragic building collapse at 22nd and Market streets, where six people died and 13 more were injured. Several […]

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Showdown: Alan Butkovitz Vs. L&I

Last Saturday, city controller Alan Butkovitz continued something of a public siege against the beleaguered Department of Licenses and Inspections when he called 911 to […]

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Today’s Headlines: Are Rats Bad News for Rittenhouse Realtors?

We’ve all known they’re there, but seeing a video is something else. Under the headline “Rats living large in Rittenhouse Square,” philly.com’s Emily Babay posted […]