Mike Krauser has been a reporter, anchor, producer, writer, managing editor and news director during a career that started in Chicago in the late 1980′s.
His first love is reporting, “Telling stories on the radio,” he says, “doesn’t feel like work at all. It’s pure fun.” Mike got his start in radio in 1988 at the upstart all-news station WMAQ (670-AM).
He went on to anchor the afternoon news on “Chicago’s Finest Rock, WXRT (93.1 FM), and can still be heard there from time to time. He spent about ten years in management before returning to reporting.
His reports on WBBM Newsradio 780 can be heard throughout the day. He also works for CBS 2 TV in Chicago as a field producer, writer and assignment editor.
The statue is called fountain girl. It is a bronze girl on a granite pedestal with a bowl in her hands dripping water into a pool.
Former Mayor Richard Daley brought his grad students to Gary today to help Gary’s mayor and a group of volunteers with a neighborhood clean-up, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Quinn said state police are already helping patrol in East St. Louis, another city that has its challenges with violent crime.
They beat long odds to make it through life-threatening medical problems. Today at Advocate Christ Medical Center, five survivors were the guests of honor at an awards luncheon.
Police officers from across the state have wrapped up a first-of-its-kind four-day training program at the Orland Park Police Department designed to help them catch internet sex predators.
“Kids today will be the ones discovering and implementing the energy solutions of tomorrow,” Museum President David Mosena said. “It’s imperative to engage them in this vitally important topic.”
As Congress prepares to re-convene and consider the President’s plan for military strikes against Syria, demonstrations in opposition are taking place across the country, including here in Chicago.
Six people were shot and two killed early this morning as they stood outside a house in Gary.
A group of activists has launched a grassroots effort to recruit Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis to run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
The residents of a small Australian mountain town have gathered more than 90,000 signatures from people opposed to a McDonald’s restaurant, and planned to deliver them by hand to McDonald’s headquarters in Oak Brook on Tuesday.
An Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.
A 30-year-old man who came to Chicago from Bulgaria 10 years ago seeking a better life has won the top honors in an international speech competition.
It has been six weeks since a 6-year-old boy was rescued after being swallowed up by a mysterious hole on Mt. Baldy. Today, they’re hauling more equipment onto the closed sand dune as they continue to try to solve the mystery reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History hosted a re-enactment of the March onWashington fifty years ago, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A couple hundred cyclists hit the road this morning and plan to ride 360-miles from Chicago to Detroit. This is no ordinary bike ride, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Three Animal Care & Control workers went into the home in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue through a broken window, and captured the dogs using snares
The bus stopped at 63rd and Dorchester at the Apostolic Church of God for the Chicago stop of the “I Will Act on Climate” national bus tour drumming up support for the Obama administration’s climate change agenda.
Fans of the Backstreet Boys were upset Friday night when their concert was shut down, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 95-year-old Park Forest nursing home resident who died several hours after a confrontation with officers
It’s not quite a scene out of Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” but if you’re visiting Grant Park anytime soon, make sure to keep your eye out for some aggressive birds that are protecting their nests, or you could find out the hard way just how protective they can be.