Philadelphia News for June 10th 2013

Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Impromptu Concert Onboard Delayed Flight
The Philadelphia Orchestra has been touring China recently, marking the anniversary of a landmark 1972 trip that heralded the reopening of relations between the U.S. and Beijing. However, things hit a snag when some members of the orchestra were stuck More…

Philadelphia Crane Operator Surrenders
The man accused of causing the deaths of six people after a building collapsed in Philadelphia earlier this week surrendered to police on Saturday. Sean Benschope, 43, has been charged with six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 13 counts of … More…

Philadelphia crane operator held without bail following collapse
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A crane operator who police said tested positive for marijuana use on the job was ordered held without bail on Sunday on charges stemming from a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people. Sean Benschop, 43, faces More…

Victim's Attorney: Our Experts Will Inspect Site | NBC 10 Philadelphia
Investigators will perform an official inspection of the site of the deadly Center City building collapse, according to the attorney for one of the victims.
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Philadelphia Phillies (31-32) at Milwaukee Brewers (24-37), 2:10 pm (ET)
The Milwaukee Brewers have suddenly stepped up their game and are in line for a series victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The two clubs will close out a four-game set Sunday at Miller Park. The Brewers lost the opener of this series on Thursday More…

Philadelphia building collapse: Judge denies bail to crane operator charged
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The crane operator facing charges over a deadly building collapse was denied bail Sunday. A Philadelphia judge refused to allow Sean Benschop, 42, to leave jail. He is charged with six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 13 counts of … More…

Backhoe Operator Faces Criminal Charges in – NBC Philadelphia
he man who operated a backhoe at the site of Wednesday's deadly building collapse in downtown Philadelphia is currently being held on $1.9 million bail, according to NBC10 sources. Sean Benschop, 42, surrendere…
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Philadelphia jail offers tourists a taste of prison food
Director of public programming Sean Kelly displays a plate of Nutraloaf, presently served in Pennsylvania prisons as a “behavior modified meal,” at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The historic penitentiary plans to serve visitors sample … More…

Attorneys survey Philly building collapse site
A reporter makes a photograph of a makeshift memorial for Kimberly J. Finnegan near the scene of a building collapse, Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Philadelphia. Wednesday a building under demolition collapsed onto a neighboring thrift store, killing six … More…

Mayor: 1 dead in Philadelphia building collapse – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A building that was being torn down collapsed with a thunderous boom Wednesday, raining bricks on a More…

Demolition worker in Philadelphia building collapse was reportedly
The crane operator believed to be responsible for a June 5 building collapse in Philadelphia that killed six people and injured 13 was allegedly high on marijuana and codeine at the time of the accident. According to the Associated Press, city
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Eagles Unveil $125M Stadium Upgrade
Philadelphia Eagles fans will soon be provided with an improved stadium experience, as the team has unveiled a revitalization plan that will go into effect over the next two years. From LincolnFinancialField.com: The Philadelphia Eagles will upgrade … More…

Philadelphia Phillies News: Erik Kratz, Mike Adams, Steven Lerud
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed 32-year-old catcher Erik Kratz on the 15-day disabled list today after Kratz suffered a left knee injury during yesterday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Kratz said he felt a ???pop???, and Phillies manager … More…

Philadelphia Prepares to Dismiss Teachers Amid Budget Shortfall
Philadelphia's school district, the nation's eighth-largest, is sending notices to 3,783 teachers, aides and other employees — 19 percent of its workforce — that they may be fired July 1 because of a budget shortfall. The district faces a $304 More…

Philadelphia Eagles Looking to Expand Stadium; Looking to Host
Nov 27, 2011; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A general view of the stadium during the first quarter of the game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Englan.
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Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
–RHP Jonathan Pettibone allowed just one earned run in six innings his last time out, when Philadelphia beat the Marlins 7-2 on June 4. Philadelphia is 7-2 in games started by the rookie right-hander, who has just one decision — a loss on May 30 to More…

High Crane Operator Caused Deadly Philadelphia Building
A man has been charged in the Philadelphia building collapse. Police say Sean Benschop was operating a crane while under the influence of marijuana when he knocked down a wall that fell on an adjacent thrift store. Six people were killed
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Philadelphia Eagles announce $125M stadium revitalization plan
The series of projects — expected to be completed in time for the 2014 regular season — is an effort to enhance the fan experience through better convenience, comfort and connections, according to the Eagles. Among the numerous new amenities fans can … More…

Philadelphia Phillies (31-31) at Milwaukee Brewers (23-37), 7:15 p.m. (ET)
By Sports Network. The Sports Network. The Philadelphia Phillies blew a chance to extend their season-high winning streak and will try to get back on track Saturday in the third portion of a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Order More…

Philadelphia Orchestra Gives 'Musical Surprise' on Plane Delayed on Tarmac in
During a three-hour delay caused by bad weather on Friday, members of the famed Philadelphia Orchestra brought sweet relief to fellow passengers on a flight stuck on a tarmac in Beijing by giving an impromptu performance that left the audience More…

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