Eyewitness News reporter Dan Krauth
Dan Krauth is an award-winning investigative journalist who joined the Eyewitness News team in October 2019.

His reporting has exposed government waste and corruption, and has led to changes in state and local laws. Most recently, his reporting uncovered negative plastic surgery practices at clinics where patients were dying. His reports prompted lawmakers to enact a state law in 2019 that protects patients and led to a change in the way surgeons nationwide perform a popular procedure.

Dan has received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and multiple Emmy Awards for his reporting. His award-winning stories have included uncovering a growing threat to drinking water and exposing how much empty government buildings are costing tax payers.

Prior to joining Eyewitness News, Dan spent five years working at WTVJ in Miami as an investigative journalist. He also worked as an investigative reporter at WPTV in West Palm Beach, FL, a reporter for WXMI in Grand Rapids, MI, and a weekend anchor/reporter for WISE in Fort Wayne, IN. His first job in television news was a morning show producer for WREX in Rockford, IL.

Dan grew up in a suburb of Detroit and graduated with honors from the University of Michigan. If you have any story ideas, contact him at dan.a.krauth@abc.com

Eyewitness's Stories
More kids in New York City being hospitalized from fentanyl poisoning
Doctors are seeing a new disturbing trend in fentanyl-related overdoses in New York City. Most of them involve children.
'2 Milligrams: Fatal Dose': The crisis of fentanyl, America's hidden killer
In '2 Milligrams: Fatal Dose', Eyewitness News 7 On Your Side Investigative reporter, Dan Krauth, got unprecedented access to show you the tools your family can use to help save the lives of loved ones.
NYC schools to feature new front door locks and safety agents this year
The city will also continue programs to make students feel safer just outside schools, where many crimes involving students occur.
Questions over NYC's aging infrastructure reveal troubling answers following water main break
The water main break that broke in Midtown Tuesday was originally built in 1896. Dan Krauth has more on the investigation into repairing New York City's aging infrastructure.
Man remembered after he was fatally shot during dispute on Cross Bronx Expressway
A memorial has been set up outside the auto shop where Rodriguez worked. His friends say he was one of the happiest and hardest working people they knew.
New York City investigating 'unique' crane fire, collapse in Midtown, Manhattan
Multiple sources tell Eyewitness News the source of the crane collapse fire Wednesday morning was a hydraulic fuel leak.
Cellphone data shows New York City is back in business after the pandemic
The city of New York is trying to figure out who's coming back to the city after the pandemic using something everyone has in their hands - cell phone data.
Pride celebrations under different climate as more hate, backlash felt against LGBTQ+ community
While none of the bills have been filed in New York, the city has seen a rise in visible signs of hate. From protests to pride flags getting burned, ripped down, and destroyed.
Man who "orchestrated" hit on mob associate sentenced to prison
71-year-old mob associate Sylvester Zottola survived six assassination attempts over a one-year period, only to get gunned down and murdered doing something he did often - order a cup of coffee at a McDonald's drive-thru in the Bronx.
Concern grows over e-battery fires on trains and subways
The city of New York has seen an explosion in battery fires sparked by e-bikes and e-scooters. There have been 80 e-battery fires so far this year, including 60 injuries and nine deaths.