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
  • Police: ‘YOLO’ culture contributing to youth violence in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- The Marion County Health Department released new information this week that the leading cause of death of people between the ages of 10 and 25 in Indianapolis are criminal homicides. This news come as police say they are having to adapt the way they fight crime to deal with a new culture and mindset they are seeing become more prevalent among young criminals. “It’s this adage and I’ve heard it before, the YOLO life,” IMPD Sgt. Christopher Wilburn […]

  • Indy area sees hundreds of crashes on first day with snow accumulation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The first snow accumulation of this winter kept first responders and plow drivers busy in central Indiana Saturday. In Indianapolis, drivers were involved in 148 crashes as of Saturday evening and 19 of those involved injuries, according to IMPD. In Plainfield, drivers ran into a slippery spot on I-70 east bound near SR 267. Three cars slid off the road there and one vehicle flipped. “He hit the bottom base of the utility pole and was then […]

  • Car stolen with child inside; 6-year-old girl found safe and reunited with family

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A hectic search unfolded in Indianapolis Friday morning after a car was stolen with a 6-year-old girl inside. “It just happened in one minute or two minutes, and then the car disappeared,” the victim’s cousin, Juan Rodriguez, said. “Everybody was crying then.” The theft happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 300 block of East Southern Avenue. The 2017 Chevy Camaro was warming up in the driveway when the suspect saw an opportunity and stole the car, police […]

  • IMPD offering up district headquarters as safe place for e-commerce

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is making the lobbies and parking lots at its six district headquarters around town available for residents to do e-commerce exchanges. “All we’re trying to do is to provide a safe, comfortable, well lit, well secured area for those transactions to go down without any fear of harm, any set up, any robbery potential and just to make sure everybody feels comfortable doing that during this holiday season,” IMPD Major Richard Riddle said. […]

  • New task force focused on improving Indiana’s bike trails

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The 2017 Indiana General Assembly passed legislation to create the Indiana Bike Trails Task Force and that group is now working on improving connectivity and safety for cyclists across the state. State Representative Wes Culver, R-Goshen, sponsored the legislation and said he got the idea from his time on the Indiana Tourism Council. “My vision was let’s create a trail where someone could come to Indiana, ride for a week, not see the same trail twice, start […]

  • Boone County judicial system seeing increased workload this year

    LEBANON, Ind. – Agencies within the Boone County judicial system have seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases coming across their desks. So far in 2017, the Boone County Prosecutor’s Office has filed 2,255 criminal cases compared to 1,697 in all of 2016. “It’s actually been a little rough since July,” Boone County Clerk Jessica Fouts said. “We went from five or ten cases a day to 15, 20 cases a day and upwards.” The Boone County Council […]

  • Indianapolis family hoping to recover irreplaceable package stolen from porch

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Thieves steal packages nearly every day in Indianapolis, but some deliveries have a lot more meaning behind them than others. “It was a special gift. It was my husband’s 30th birthday. It was quilt of all of his t-shirts of when he was a child, all the basketball and sports he used to play, all these sports shirts put together that my mom made for him,” theft victim Megan Becker said. “That is what he has of his childhood […]

  • Anderson police investigating possible dog mutilation cases

    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Anderson Police Department is investigating the deaths of two dogs that someone may be responsible for. Mandy Darling and her family found their 12-year-old chocolate lab, Charlie, last Tuesday morning outside their home severely injured. “I couldn’t believe it. I started getting other people up in the house. We didn’t know what to do. We (were) like, “Wow! How could this even happen?” Darling said. A vet recommended the family put the dog the down and […]

  • Attorney General’s Office warns of charity scams during Giving Tuesday, holiday season

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Office of the Indiana Attorney General is warning citizens this Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season to be careful about who you donate to. “Sadly that is the day and age we that live in right now. There are a lot of scams out there whether they are through your email, your voicemail, through your phone, there are a lot of people out there scamming everyday citizens,” Director of Consumer Protection for the AG’s Office […]

  • IMPD stepping up patrols for car break-ins during holiday season

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – There have already been hundreds of car break-ins during the month of November in Indianapolis and police are now stepping up their patrols this holiday season. Through November 24th, Indianapolis’ Safetown Crime Map shows there have been 544 car break-ins in November and 156 of those came since November 17th. “(IMPD’s North District has) ramped up their patrols, they are sending and putting out leaflets, they are communicating with community organizations, they are going to churches and […]