Philadelphia News for June 8th 2013

Philadelphia Phillies move above .500 with 5-1 win over Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett, right, jumps over Philadelphia Phillies' Delmon Young (3) to try and turn a double play on a ball hit by Erik Kratz during the third inning of a baseball game on Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Milwaukee. More…

Philadelphia building collapse: City tightens rules on demolition
Officials in Philadelphia announced sweeping changes to the city's demolition standards Friday as the first lawsuit was filed in the four-story building collapse that left six people dead. In a televised news conference, Mayor Michael Nutter announced More…

Philadelphia rulings on dying children spur debate on transplants
A second dying child has been given a chance to get a transplant of adult lungs, the latest step in a debate over a policy that has raised medical and legal questions. Javier Acosta, 11, has been placed on the official list to receive an adult lung More…

Philadelphia building collapse: 2 women killed in horrific disaster were best
They were best friends on a bargain-hunting trip that ended in disaster. Two of the victims killed in Wednesday’s horrific building collapse in downtown Philadelphia were childhood friends shopping together at the Salvation Army store crushed in the … More…

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly's practices aren't that exciting, believe me
PHILADELPHIA – Chip Kelly hasn't reinvented the wheel. It doesn't mean he won't be a great coach. The first-year head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles has implemented some new methods at the team's recent OTAs and minicamp, but nothing that More…

Best friends killed in Philly building collapse
Three other women and one man were killed, while 14 people were injured. On Thursday, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s office identified the victims as Roseline Conteh, 52, Kimberly Finnegan, 35, Juanita Harmon, 75, and Borbor Davis, 68. Kimberly … More…

Philadelphia Phillies (30-30) at Milwaukee Brewers (22-36), 8:10 p.m. (ET)
June 6. By Sports Network. The Sports Network. Looking to extend their longest winning streak of the season, the Philadelphia Phillies try to move above the .500 mark for the first time in 2013 as they begin a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers. More…

Philadelphia Fans Should Be Prepared to Be Kept in the Dark on Eagles Injuries
My advice to Philadelphia Eagles fans: if you're not already, figure out a way to be fine with the coach keeping quiet, because that's Kelly's approach. Where Andy Reid would start every press conference with a report on injuries, and was often More…

Philadelphia Eagles Should Make an Offer to Veteran Safety Quintin Mikell
Last year, the Philadelphia Eagles surrendered a franchise-worst 33 passing touchdowns. The team allowed at least 20 points in 13 games, including the final 11 contests. Talented cornerbacks Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie were … More…

Philadelphia Orchestra Tours China, 40 Years Later
From left, Christopher Deviney, Don S. Liuzzi and Angela Zator Nelson of the Ng Han Guan/Associated Press From left, Christopher Deviney, Don S. Liuzzi and Angela Zator Nelson of the Philadelphia Orchestra performing at a school outside Beijing on … More…

Woman rescued from Philadelphia rubble – Video on NBCNews.com
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Philadelphia prison to serve visitors a tasting of inmate meals
In a city that has become renowned for its hip and innovative restaurant scene, a local tourist attraction is offering decidedly different fare: prison food. This weekend, Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia will serve visitors sample inmate … More…

Off-Season Game Plan: Philadelphia Flyers – TSN.ca
After missing the playoffs for only the second time in 18 seasons Philadelphia Flyers are due to make some changes. Off-Season Game Plan examines a Flyers More…

Philadelphia Phillies draft Cord Sandberg with 89th pick of MLB Draft
Manatee Baseball star Cord Sandberg, in his Bradenton, Fla home, was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 89th pick in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Friday. TIFFANY TOMPKINS-CONDIE/Bradenton Herald … More…

Philadelphia officials look for cause of deadly collapse
The four-storey building along Philadelphia’s busy Market Street collapsed Wednesday onto a Salvation Army thrift shop next door with a loud boom and a huge cloud of dust, trapping employees and others, including a woman on her first day on the job at … More…

2nd child in Philly sues over lung transplant list
FILE – In this May 30, 2013 file photo provided by the Murnaghan family, Sarah Murnaghan, left, lies in her hospital bed next to adopted sister Ella on the 100th day of her stay in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. A federal judge in Philadelphia … More…

Philadelphia building collapse : Was demolition being done correctly ?
Search-and-rescue efforts continue Thursday at the site of a Philadelphia building that collapsed during demolition Wednesday, killing six and injuring 14, as new eyewitness reports emerge that call into question whether the demolition was being done … More…

Philadelphia mayor seeks measures to prevent building collapses
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on Friday recommended random drug inspections for heavy equipment operators and other safeguards as part of a sweeping set of reforms in the wake of a this week's fatal building collapse. More…

Prison to serve visitors a tasting of inmate meals
This weekend, Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia will serve visitors sample inmate meals from the 1830s, 1940s and today: broiled salted beef with “Indian mush”; hamburger with brown gravy and beets; and Nutraloaf – an unappetizing concoction … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Jimmy Rollins has spent his entire major league career in a Phillies uniform. He's won an MVP award, he's won four Gold Glove awards and he's appeared in three All-Star games. But Rollins also More…

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