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  • Officials from Licenses and Inspections were called to investigate a partial garage collapse in Center City.
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  • House collapses in North Philadelphia
  • A condemned row home in North Philadelphia that partially collapsed last week completely gave way Sunday morning.
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  • The site of a building collapse that killed six people in downtown Philadelphia will be turned into a memorial park.
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  • Old City collapse
  • Pictures of the aftermath of a building collapse in the Old City section of Philadelphia on Thursday, March 13th.
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  • One person was injured in a partial house collapse in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city.
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  • A theater stage collapsed at a Southern California high school Sunday, sending 25 students to the hospital.
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  • Two passersby were injured when part of a building collapsed in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Katherine Scott
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  • Police and fire crews were called to the scene of a canopy collapse at a gas station in Quakertown.
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  • Wall buckles in Burlington City
  • A loud noise woke up neighbors in Burlington County Wednesday morning.
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  • Action News Online
  • Neighbors in Fountain Hill had to evacuate their homes following the porches collapsed on three homes.
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  • Griffin Campbell and Sean Benschop
  • The equipment operator at the site of the deadly Center City building collapse last year now faces murder charges.
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  • Carport collapses onto man in Horsham
  • A carport collapsed in Horsham, Montgomery County Tuesday afternoon, trapping a man under the rubble.
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  • Dangers of snow and ice on rooftops
  • The constant snow and ice we've seen is weighing down on buildings, trees, and power lines across the area. We've already seen several roofs cave in. Several more are sagging even before the next storm moves in.
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  • Snow blamed for Bucks Co. roof collapse
  • A roof collapsed in Churchville, Bucks County and neighbors are blaming the heavy snow.
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  • Action News Online
  • A wedding hall in eastern China collapsed, killing 10 people among more than 200 attending a banquet, state media reported Friday.
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  • A pair of porches collapsed in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Thursday night.
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  • A civil lawsuit has been filed against the owner and landlord of a Center City apartment building where a fire escape collapsed, killing one man and seriously injuring two women.
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  • One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a fire escape collapse in Center City.
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  • Investigation continues in balcony collapse
  • Police have released the name of the young man who died in the collapse of a fire escape over the weekend in Center City.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • A worker was injured in a collapse at a construction site in Bucks County on Thursday morning.
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  • Action News was on the scene of a building collapse in Furlong, Bucks County on Thursday morning.
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  • Authorities inspected all 52 of London's famed West End theaters Friday, trying to reassure theatergoers that the city's elegant but aging venues are safe after chunks of plaster fell from the Apollo Theatre's ceiling, injuring 79 people.
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  • A man is wheeled out of a theatre used as a makeshift treatment center for the nearby Apollo Theatre after its ceiling collapsed, London, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. The ceiling of a London theatre partially collapsed Thursday night, showering a packed audience of about 700 with heaps of plaster, wood and dust, authorities and witnesses said. More than 80 people were injured, including at least seven seriously, and several trapped theater-goers had to be rescued. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
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  • Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured.
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  • Griffin Campbell and Sean Benschop
  • A judge has ruled that two men facing charges in a building collapse that killed six people will remain behind bars until their next court date in February.
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  • Contractor charged with murder in collapse
  • The contractor who oversaw a botched building demolition that killed six people in a Salvation Army store was charged with murder.
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  • Mariya Plekan
  • The lawyer for a woman who was trapped for nearly 13 hours following a building collapse in Center City last June released her videotaped deposition on Monday.
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  • Federal officials cited glaring violations of accepted safety standards Thursday in proposing nearly $400,000 in fines against two companies involved in a botched building demolition in Philadelphia that killed six people.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Brian Taff
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  • 1 injured in structural collapse in Kensington
  • Police say a man is severely injured after a wall collapsed on top of him while he was doing yard work in the city's Kensington section.
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  • 1 injured in structural collapse in Kensington
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  • A hearing has been postponed for a Philadelphia architect fighting a subpoena to turn over documents in a fatal building collapse.
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  • Partial building collapse in Southwest Philadelphia
  • Authorities are investigating a partial house collapse in Southwest Philadelphia.
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  • Frantic relatives kept up a vigil Saturday at the site of a collapsed apartment building that killed at least 42 people in India's financial capital of Mumbai.
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  • City Council members hope to make it tougher to get a demolition permit in the wake of a fatal building collapse.
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  • Firefighters view the aftermath of a building collapse, Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Philadelphia. On Wednesday, the building under demolition collapsed onto a neighboring thrift store, killing six people and injuring 14, including one who was pulled from the debris nearly 13 hours later. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' David Henry
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  • Authorities have identified the worker killed in Monday's construction site accident in Middletown.
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  • Center City building collapse
  • Another wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in the Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people amid an adjacent demolition.
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  • A judge declined to reduce bail Tuesday for a heavy equipment operator charged in a building collapse that killed six people.
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  • Center City building collapse
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  • First lawsuit filed for Philadelphia collapse
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  • Center City building collapse
  • The first wrongful-death lawsuit over the collapse has been filed by the family of an art school graduate killed inside a thrift store.
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  • Building collapse
  • SEPTA released surveillance video of the deadly Center City building collapse.
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  • Philly bldg. collapse survivor who lost legs sues
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  • A woman who survived nearly 13 hours but lost both legs has sued the Salvation Army and others.
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  • A cinder block wall partially collapsed Monday, trapping a contractor in Hainesport, Burlington County.
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  • Partial wall collapse injures NJ worker
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