For Dan DeRoos, the Midwest is home. Dan grew up in Iowa and earned his degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from The University of Iowa. After a five-year stint as a reporter/bureau chief in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dan made his way out west.
Working for CBS in Portland, Oregon allowed Dan to discover what is, possibly, the best-kept secret in the country: the Pacific Northwest. A change of scenery allowed Dan a chance to experience life outside of his roots. However, the opportunity in Cleveland gave Dan a chance to get closer to home and back to the people of the Midwest.
Dan is a general assignment reporter, fill-in anchor and "Chairman of the BigBoard." The BigBoard is our visually driven piece of news technology. Using the web connected to a plasma touch screen, Dan brings the latest stories from the Internet into our newscasts.
On Monday a 6-foot-long Boa Constrictor was found in a woman’s front yard in Brecksville. The snake was captured and sent to a sanctuary in South Euclid, and investigators believe someone may have set the snake free.
Last week it was an amazing flyover of the International Space Station, and this week Cleveland State University Astronomy Researcher Jay Reynolds is telling you to look up for views of Saturn and Jupiter lining up.
With the MLB All Star game coming to Cleveland in July, bars within the Cleveland city limits were given the chance to ask the Ohio Division of Liquor Control to extended their liquor licenses until 4 a.m..
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) launched a $5.6 million campaign trying to decrease the number of people killed at railroad crossings.
The first Americans to file their 2018 taxes are finding their refunds are lower than 2017 if they’re getting a refund at all, now that the President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has taken effect.
On Friday 800,000 federal employees, and many more contractors, will miss a second paycheck because of the government shutdown so the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has posted form letters to ask for leniency from mortgage companies and creditors.
There are roughly 800,000 federal employees who are furloughed during the government shutdown nationwide, and an estimated 6,569 of those are here in Ohio, according calculations from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
The list of sales tax rules on what is and isn’t taxed is enough to make a person’s head spin. Ohio consumers should be checking receipts to make sure when they pay for food and drink it’s being taxed properly.