Wendy Ruderman is an award-winning investigative reporter. She earned a master's degree from Columbia University School of Journalism in 1997 and has worked for the Daily News and Inquirer since 2002. She has worked for the New York Times, Associated Press, Bergen Record, and Trenton Times. She won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for the Daily News, along with colleague Barbara Laker.
The Philadelphia school district spent the summer cleaning up seven schools where the Inquirer's "Toxic City: Sick Schools" investigation found the highest numbers of cancer-causing asbestos fibers. Then, new problems surfaced.
The state Department of Environmental Protection confirms that its own testing, prompted by an Inquirer/Daily News investigation, found unacceptable levels of lead spread over the footprint of a former lead smelter.
Radiologists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia team up with Penn Museum anthropologists to learn more about a 2,000-year-old child mummy, including how she died and whether she suffered from any diseases. It was the first time in the hospital's 168-year-old history that pediatric...
The third man present when a Philadelphia real estate developer was fatally stabbed last week near Rittenhouse Square tried to chase the suspect and called 911 while in pursuit, he and his lawyer both said Tuesday.
Rittenhouse restaurateur Norris Jordan was the driver of a Mercedes-Benz carrying friend Sean Schellenger and another man just before an altercation with a food-delivery bicyclist ended in the fatal stabbing of Schellenger. Jordan's lawyer says he is "devastated" by his friend's death.