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2013 Collapse Victim Who Suffered “Guillotine Amputation” Awarded $95.6 Million

A woman who lost the lower half of her body in the 2013 Center City building collapse that left seven dead and a dozen injured has […]

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Jury Finds All Defendants Liable in 2013 Center City Building Collapse

After 15 weeks of testimony, a Philadelphia jury found all defendants liable in the 2013 Market Street building collapse that crushed a Salvation Army and […]

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Philly Law Enforcement Officials Create Human-Trafficking Task Force

Law enforcement officials in Philadelphia have created a human-trafficking task force, thanks to a $1.3 million federal grant. 

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22nd and Market Memorial Park Names Artist

The most recent Center City Residents Association Newsletter has an update on the memorial park proposed for 22nd and Market, the site of the June […]

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Lawsuit Claims Seventh Death in Salvation Army Collapse

NBC 10 reports: “More than a year after the fatal Market Street building collapse in Philadelphia, widow Bonnie Johnson is publicly blaming her husband’s death […]

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What They’re Saying About the Salvation Army Collapse Anniversary

Here’s what they’re saying about today’s anniversary of the deadly Salvation Army collapse: CBS Philly: Ceremonies will mark the one year anniversary of a fatal […]

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Should the Building Collapse Site Become a Memorial Park?

Let me come right out and say it: I think the memorial park planned for the site of last year’s building collapse at 22nd and […]

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Salvation Army Collapse Site to Become Memorial Park

NBC 10 reports that the Center City site of last summer’s deadly Salvation Army collapse will be donated to the city to become a memorial […]

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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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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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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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Morning Headlines: City Has Higher Standards for Its Own Demolition Projects

Philadelphia City Council’s special committee to investigate the building collapse at 22nd and Market has released its findings this morning — and it ain’t pretty. […]

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Did Stalemate Between STB and Salvation Army Exacerbate the Building Collapse?

The first wrongful death suit in the case of the building collapse at 22nd and Market makes some strong allegations against the Salvation Army, claiming […]