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Rescue workers at site of building collapse, Philadelphia. (AP Photo)

Inspector in Philadelphia collapse commits suicide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia officials have identified an inspector who fatally shot himself a week after a building collapse that killed six people as a dedicated 16-year veteran of the Department of Licenses and Inspections. […]

06/13/2013

Lloyd Ayers (c), Philadelphia Fire Commissioner, addresses the media after a building collapse. (AP Photo)

Philadelphia collapse survivor describes ordeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city’s top prosecutor announced a grand jury was being convened to investigate a building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others, including a woman who on Monday described hearing […]

06/10/2013

Rescue workers at site of building collapse, Philadelphia. (AP Photo)

Operator in Philly collapse deaths turns self in

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A heavy equipment operator with a lengthy rap sheet who is accused of being high on marijuana when a downtown building collapsed onto a thrift store, killing six people, surrendered Saturday to […]

06/08/2013

Rescue workers at site of building collapse, Philadelphia. (AP Photo)

Search goes on after Pa. building collapse; 6 dead

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As a bulldozer began to clear away the debris of a collapsed building that killed six people, city officials said a search for the dead and injured was nearly complete Thursday and […]

06/06/2013

Rescue workers at site of building collapse, Philadelphia. (AP Photo)

Pa. building collapses, people believed trapped

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A four-story building being demolished collapsed Wednesday on the edge of downtown, and the fire commissioner said as many as eight to 10 people were believed trapped in the rubble. Dozens of […]

06/05/2013

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Charities see influx of aid in OK tornado’s wake

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Donations are pouring into Oklahoma as people around the country look to help residents affected by last week’s violent tornado outbreak, but charities also are receiving plenty of items they don’t […]

05/29/2013

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Ways to help the victims of the Moore, Okla. tornado

American Red Cross The American Red Cross is operating shelters and delivering hot meals throughout the affected areas. The organization has a website called Safe and Well to help loved ones find each other. Text […]

05/22/2013

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Thunder star Kevin Durant makes $1M tornado pledge; how you can help

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation. The American Red Cross announced Tuesday that the gift from The Durant Family Foundation […]

05/21/2013