Wendy Saltzman, Action News on 6abc

Wendy Saltzman

Action News on 6abc

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Wendy:

Emerald City: Ground Zero of Philly's Opioid Crisis

Ground Zero of our local heroin epidemic lies in the heart of Philadelphia's Kensington section, where drug users line the streets in makeshift tents throughout the neighborhood. → Read More

Snow proves manageable for commuters in Center City Philadelphia

The snow in Philadelphia appeared to be keeping up with the forecast, dumping several inches in Center City. → Read More

Counterfeit Eagles ticket scam warning

Lower Merion police are investigating a ticket scam they say left a family without Christmas presents. → Read More

Action News Investigation: Thermal imaging for cancer

The FDA has approved thermography for use along with other tests for evaluating known cancers, but both the FDA and the American Cancer Society said it has not been proven effective as an independent screening tool. → Read More

'Stop and Go' liquor sale crackdown to begin in Philadelphia

Gov. Tom Wolf was in Philadelphia on Thursday to sign a bill that would enforce stricter penalities on so-called "Stop and Go" stores that break the law. → Read More

Action News Investigation: 'Ghost Guns' on Philadelphia streets

An Action News Investigation is exposing how easy it is for just about anyone to get their hands on a high powered, untraceable weapon in the wake of the Las Vegas Massacre. → Read More

Clients accuse Philly travel agent of not delivering on trips

A Philadelphia travel agent has allegedly lined her pockets with cash, but did not deliver on her promises. → Read More

6abc's Wendy Saltzman tours a medical marijuana grow facility

Cresco-Yelrath CEO Charles Bachtell, and Cultivation Manager Jason Nelson took Action News on a tour inside their Chicago plant to show us what we can expect at the facility in Western PA and 11 other grow facilities currently licensed across the state. → Read More

Investigation: Returning to Philadelphia's drug den, 'The Tracks,' after cleanup

For decades, heroin addicts from across the country flocked to "The Tracks," Philadelphia's notorious open-air heroin market. → Read More

Troubleshooters: Squatters taking over countless Philadelphia homes

Countless homes across Philadelphia have been stolen for months at time, taken over by squatters who refuse to leave. → Read More

Drug market along Conrail train tracks in Philadelphia's Kensington section to be cleaned up

Cleanup is set to begin this week on a notorious open-air drug market located along a stretch of train tracks in Philadelphia's Kensington section. → Read More

Incredible video: Blue Route truck crash, rescue effort caught on camera

Action News has obtained incredible viewer video capturing the moment a tractor trailer overturned on the Blue Route, and the effort of Good Samaritans to rescue the driver. → Read More

Controversy around Pennsylvania's medical marijuana permits

State regulators have announced the first round of 12 marijuana grow operations, and 27 entities that have been selected to operate dispensaries under Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law, a program expected to be up and running next year. → Read More

Democrats win congressional charity baseball game

An act of violence that could have further divided the country, brought so many people together in a stand against violence, hate, and fear. → Read More

Congressional baseball game to be held despite shooting

Members of Congress will go ahead with a charity baseball game, one day after a shooting at practice that left multiple people - including a congressman - wounded. → Read More

Convicted felon hired as vice principal of Chester High School

An Action News Exclusive investigation finds a convicted felon, accused of sex crimes and violent acts, hired by a local school district. → Read More

Action News investigates open-air drug dens in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has become the home of one of the nation's most notorious open-air drug dens. → Read More

Families say restraining orders fail to protect domestic violence victims

Critics are now pointing to cases like Tara O'Shea-Watson's as example of how restraining orders fail to protect victims of domestic violence. → Read More

Action News Investigation: Parents say over-the-counter medicine sickening kids

Could a common over the counter medication be sickening kids? → Read More

Police ID officer shot after stopping car theft in West Philadelphia

Two suspects are in custody after a police officer was shot while stopping a car theft in West Philadelphia. → Read More