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November 14, 2013
Feds Seek Nearly $400K in Philly Building Collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Federal officials cited glaring violations of accepted safety standards Thursday in proposing nearly $400,000 in fines against...

November 14, 2013
OSHA: Deadly collapse was 'preventable'

Two Philadelphia contractors' "deliberate neglect" of basic demolition safety rules resulted in the Center City building collapse that killed six...

November 14, 2013
Feds drop first hammer in building collapse

FIVE MONTHS after a botched demolition job in Center City killed six people and injured 14 more, the survivors and the victims' families have...

November 14, 2013
$400,000 fines proposed in fatal Philly building collapse officials say was avoidable

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited two contractors in connection with the Philadelphia building collapse that killed six...

November 4, 2013
STATEMENT OF THE PARENTS OF MADDOX DERKOSH ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH

It is not possible to express our deep sense of loss one year after the death of the joy of our life, Maddox. He is in our thoughts and prayers...

November 4, 2013
Trucks for Maddox begins holiday toy drive year after toddler was fatally mauled

Donations began Monday for the second Trucks for Maddox drive, a toy collection campaign named for the Whitehall toddler killed a year ago at the...

October 31, 2013
Blue-Ribbon Panel to Probe L&I Failures Leading to Market Street Collapse

Victim's parents, who implored the city to launch independent panel, get their wish An blue-ribbon commission is being formed to investigate...

October 29, 2013
Interview With Contractor In Center City Building Collapse

The contractor involved with the June 5th building collapse at 22d and Market that killed six and injured 13 wants the right to resume demolition...

October 23, 2013
Lawyers View Key Evidence In Center City Building Collapse

The latest on the investigation into the deadly Center City building collapse. On Wednesday, lawyers for both the victims and defendants were able...

October 17, 2013
Phila. Architect Faces Federal Court Hearing Related To Deadly Building Collapse

A hearing over subpoenaed records in the fatal Market Street building collapse this spring was postponed Wednesday, but a Philadelphia architect at...

September 26, 2013
STATEMENT OF SMBB REGARDING COUNCIL REPORT

There is no doubt that City Council worked hard in formulating proposed reforms for the benefit and safety of all of our citizens. We concur with...

September 17, 2013
STATEMENT OF THE FAMILY OF ANNE BRYAN

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. (Dr. Martin Luther King) On June 5th, our cherished...

September 17, 2013
WRONGFUL DEATH COMPLAINT FILED IN PHILADELPHIA BUILDING COLLAPSE

Philadelphia, PA - STB Investment Corp., real estate owner-developer Richard Basciano, the demolition contractor, and the Salvation Army are among...

September 12, 2013
Pittsburgh Zoo: Boy's Mauling Death Is Mom's Fault

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium says the mother of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild African dogs exhibit is to...

September 11, 2013
STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY ROBERT J. MONGELUZZI REGARDING FILING BY THE PITTSBURGH ZOO

"Maddox Derkosh was fatally attacked and killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo. The Zoo, in its court filing, attacked Maddox's grieving mother although the...

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