Brian joined the FOX 59/CBS 4 team in September of 2015. Born and raised in Carmel, he is thrilled to be back in the Indianapolis area serving his hometown.

Brian came from WHIO, the CBS station in Dayton, OH. There he was a reporter and also wrote for the local newspapers.

Brian is an avid sports fan. He bleeds blue and has lived the majority of his life with Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck as the Colts quarterbacks! He’s also been a lifelong Pacers fan and hopes the team can bring a NBA title to Indianapolis.

In the past, Brian worked for KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia MO., Newsy and Golf Channel. He’s a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and also an Eagle Scout.

Brian is always looking for stories to share so if you’d like to see something on TV, send him a tip or just say hello at bbondus@Fox59.com​


Recent Articles
  • Carmel residents raise concerns over an increase of coyotes

    CARMEL, Ind. – Several residents in Carmel took to the Nextdoor app over the last month to raise concerns about an increased amount of coyote sightings and missing pets in the area. “I’m receiving emails from citizens who want to know what the city can do because there appears to be a coyote problem,” City Council Member Jeff Worrell said. “And then there were people who certainly said, ‘I think we need to do more. The city needs to trap […]

  • Family of hit and run victim on Thompson Road pleading for driver to come forward

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The parents of a hit and run victim are pleading for the driver who hit their daughter Friday night to come forward. Lisa Dilligham, 48 and a mother of two, is still in critical condition and in a coma at Eskenazi Hospital more than 24 hours after the incident. “She is in very, very bad shape,” her father, Carl McCain, said. “The next two or three days are going to be very important.” Dillingham suffered several broken […]

  • All eyes on Fishers’ traffic with IKEA, Top Golf and Portillo’s now open

    FISHERS, Ind. – City leaders in Fishers know they have a big test ahead of them this weekend as it will be the first with IKEA, Top Golf and Portillo’s all open near 116th Street and I-69. “We’re certainly anticipating a peak in traffic on Saturday and we’ve got all those same boots on the ground ready for this weekend,” City of Fishers Director of Engineer Jeff Hill said. “We’ll be watching and adjusting signal timing patters as well as adjusting […]

  • Man falls victim to fake motorcycle training course, could face felony and suspended license

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A central Indiana motorcyclist is upset after receiving a letter from the BMV informing him that he took a fake motorcycle training course and he could be facing a felony. “They said we passed,” Todd Frederick said. “So you go to the BMV. Everything goes through and it’s been a year and two months since all this took place and now I get a letter that says I committed fraud.” Frederick received the letter last week and […]

  • Monroe County Schools cut ties with Auxilio, looking for more bus drivers

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Monroe County Community School Corporation will end its contract with Auxilio, a transportation company, Friday and is now looking for more drivers to fill the void. “We’re always hiring bus drivers. This isn’t new the year,” Monroe County Community Schools Corporation Public Information Officer Andrew Clampitt said. “There’s been a bus driver shortage for a long time.” District leaders hired Auxilio at the start of the school year to provide 42 bus drivers to assist MCCSC […]

  • Colts players add special twist to ‘Coffee with a Cop’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Members of the Indianapolis Colts joined IMPD officers Tuesday at their monthly “Coffee with a Cop” event. “With everything that’s going on it’s been a great way to show support,” Colts Linebacker Barkevious Mingo said. “I’ve been talking to these (officers) and it’s small stuff… things you never knew, not law enforcement related but just from a personal perspective.” The goal of the event is to help the agency build new relationships in the community and to […]

  • Downtown Indy busy with Garth Brooks concerts, conventions and Peyton Manning tributes

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Downtown Indianapolis will be packed this weekend with patrons from a variety of events and the visitors are expected to bring in at least a $10 million economic impact to the area. There are two conventions in town, Garth Brooks is putting on five concerts at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Colts are unveiling a statue in honor of Peyton Manning Saturday and retiring the quarterback’s jersey on Sunday during halftime. “Garth Brooks, music, Colts, Peyton… all […]

  • Bloomington demos driverless buses, could be coming soon

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Bloomington Mayor closed down Kirkwood Ave. Friday to let residents and students try out a driverless bus. Mayor John Hamilton, D- Bloomington, said he believes this is the first autonomous vehicle to drive on Indiana roadways. “This is a picture of the future. This is coming. I don’t know if it’s in two years, or six years, but I know there are kids on Bloomington buses today that will be doing this regularly when they are […]

  • Fishers city leaders talk traffic concerns with additions of Portillo’s, IKEA and Top Golf

    FISHERS, Ind. – The Portillo’s on 116th Street in Fishers opened Thursday and with that came some traffic concerns for the area. “Knowing where I was coming to we kind of expected (the traffic,) but my daughter is over there in a line with the car because we can’t even get in (the parking lot),” Portillo’s customer Margaret Gleason said. “When I think about Top Golf opening and IKEA across the street, you won’t even be able to move at all.” […]

  • Fire Marshal’s Office busy inspecting haunted houses before many open

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As October rolls around and haunted houses around the state begin to open, inspectors with the State Fire Marshal’s Office are busy making sure they are all safe for you and your family. “In 1984, there was a fatal fire in a haunted house (in New Jersey.) There were 8 juveniles who were tragically killed and because of that, a lot of codes came about that regulate haunted houses,” Inspector Joe Tanasovich said. Tanasovich is one of […]