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.
Every day the Ohio Health Department reports more than 20 different COVID-19 numbers from deaths to new cases, number of Ohioans tested, deaths broken down by age, median age of deaths, even how many health care worker have contracted the disease.
For the second time, the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus has been vandalized by protesters and some lawmakers are going public about Governor Mike DeWine’s lack of protection of the taxpayer funded building.
What started as a way for service industry workers in Massachusetts to get a little help after the shutdown of restaurants and bars because of COVID-19, is now expanding to 19 other states, including Ohio.
Several doctors, lawyers and immigration advocates are calling for the release of undocumented detainees being held in detention centers in Ohio counties because of the risk of COVID-19 spreading in facilities.
The Ohio Attorney General’s office released its file on the Harley Dilly case, the 14-year-old Port Clinton young man who went missing in December and was later found in a chimney of an unoccupied vacation home.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine made an unprecedented move Thursday morning by banning spectators from most of the events surrounding the 2020 Arnold Sports Festival this weekend in Columbus, as a coronavirus precaution.