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
Squatter Standoff: Eyewitness to Change
It's an issue that struck a nerve in the community - squatters breaking into homes that don't belong to them and homeowners having little power to remove them.
Homeowner tours damage left behind by squatters | 7 On Your Side Investigation
After a series of 7 On Your Side Investigations, a Queens homeowner is finally back inside her property after it was taken over by an accused squatter.
Squatter from Brooklyn indicted for changing locks, forging documents over a Queens home
24-year-old Lance White-Hunt was arraigned Monday morning on charges of burglary, identity theft, attempted grand larceny and other crimes.
'A lot' of evidence to review in Queens squatter case
The Queens district attorney and the attorney for the alleged squatter both told a judge they needed about six weeks to review all of the discovery evidence in the case -- including video and paperwork.
New proposed city law would track squatter problem
A series of 7 On Your Side Investigations sparked changes to squatter laws statewide but some lawmakers say there is more work to be done.
Queens DA clears out squatter house after 7 On Your Side Investigates report
Over the weekend, officers removed the people who were paying an accused squatter to rent rooms in a Flushing home.
Accused squatter rented out rooms in owner's house | 7 On Your Side Investigates
An update to the story on the Queens homeowner that was arrested after confronting an accused squatter.
Gov. Hochul speaks on new anti-squatter law: They 'do not have the rights of tenants'
Lawmakers say it will make it easier for police to remove squatters instead of a property owner having to take them to housing court.
New York Governor signs new squatter law after 7 On Your Side Investigation
Governor Kathy Hochul signed a portion of the New York State budget Monday morning that will change the way tenants are defined in state law.
Governor Hochul signs budget bill addressing squatting after 7 On Your Side investigations
Governor Hochul wasted no time signing a budget bill addressing squatting that makes it more difficult for people to squat in a home that does not belong to them.