Tricia Harte is a reporter for FOX59 News. She joined the news team in October 2016, continuing her work in the Hoosier state.

Before moving to Indy, Tricia worked as a reporter and anchor at the NBC affiliate in South Bend, Indiana for more than three years. While shooting, writing and editing her own work, Tricia won the Indiana Associated Press’s “Best Reporter” award in 2015, and “Outstanding Feature” in 2014.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in political science and television. During her senior year she started working part time at the NBC affiliate writing web stories and shooting spot news. She started on-air immediately after graduation and loved the opportunity to stay so close to her alma mater to cheer on the Fighting Irish!

Tricia hails from the Garden State and will always be a Jersey Girl at heart. She loves to cook, run and watch crime shows on television. She’s excited to start covering the stories that matter to you in Indianapolis.


Recent Articles
  • Man killed after getting hit by car on Indy’s near east side

    INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a man was hit and killed while crossing the street on the city’s near east side. The accident happened shortly after 5 a.m. in the 3300 block of East Washington Street. Officers on the scene say the man had just gone to White Castle at LaSalle and Washington. He was struck by an eastbound car when he stepped onto the pavement to cross Washington Street. Officials say the […]

  • 500 Festival Parade celebrates the “American Spirit”

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The IPL 500 Festival Parade is taking over downtown Indianapolis to celebrate the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. This year’s parade’s theme is “Accelerating the American Spirit.” Organizers estimate roughly 250,000-plus people will line Pennsylvania and Meridian Streets to watch the floats, balloons and performers roll through the city. Volunteer started inflating larger-than-life helium balloons early Saturday morning, with fan-favorites like the Penguins of Madagascar, Uncle Sam and the Very Hungry Caterpillar. The event celebrates not only the greatest […]

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    Security tightens at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in wake of Manchester attack

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One of Indianapolis’s top concert venues has stepped up security in the wake of the terror attack in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people and injured dozens of others. Thousands of fans will pack Bankers Life Fieldhouse Friday night to watch music legend Neil Diamond take the stage. It’s the first major concert event at the venue since the attacks in Manchester. Pacers Sports & Entertainment President Rick Fuson issued a statement Tuesday announcing the enhanced measures […]

  • Forest, Ind. man says he was swept up in EF-1 tornado

    FOREST, Ind.— A Forest, Indiana man says he was swept up in the winds of an EF-1 tornado as it touched down Saturday night. Scott Kellet said he was watching the storm form from the railroad tracks outside his house. When he started seeing debris flying, Kellet says he turned back to go inside. “So as I tried to go back in, the wind hit me real hard and knocked me down,” Kellet explained, “threw me down on the tracks […]

  • IMPD arrests woman for murder after April south side apartment complex shooting

    UPDATE (5/19) – IMPD announced Friday night that they have arrested 27-year-old Briana Wilson for the shooting death of Maurice Martinez. Wilson was located and arrested on the warrant Friday for murder. She was later transported to the Arrestee Processing Center for booking. Original Story: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed inside an apartment on the south side of Indianapolis Saturday morning. IMPD received reports of shots fired at around 3:00 a.m. Saturday. […]

  • UPDATE: Lafayette police say there’s no missing teen girl; suspicious incident was misunderstanding

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Lafayette police say there is no missing teen girl, and it was all a misunderstanding. A witness told police that just before 8:00 p.m. they saw a man forcefully put a girl into a car near Melbourne Rd. and Dearborn St. However, a man and wife came forward today, and said they were the two people involved in the incident. They said the woman had been experiencing a medical issue and walked away from the Payless on […]

  • Suspect arrested after hit-and-run crash kills 90-year-old woman on near north side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Metro police have found a suspect who they believe is responsible for a deadly hit-and-run on the near north side Saturday night. At around 9:45 p.m., police say a 90-year-old woman was crossing the street near the 2400 block of North Illinois Street when she was hit by a vehicle traveling down the one-way road. The driver reportedly drove off without stopping, leaving her to die at the scene. “Why does a street with so many lights out, you […]

  • ‘Football was his life’: Family says Warren Central football star fighting for life after shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Dijon Anderson is a fighter, from the football field to the classroom. But for the past week, he’s faced with an entirely new battle—the fight for his life. Eighteen-year-old Anderson and two classmates from Warren Central High School were shot on the west side of Indianapolis late last Friday night. Anderson and 19-year-old Darius Moore were rushed to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition; Anderson is under sedation, while Moore was released. Angel Mejia-Alfaro, 17, never made it. He was […]

  • Mayor kicks off 2,000 Homes initiative with demolition Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The City of Indianapolis has set lofty goals for tackling blight. Mayor Joe Hogsett says he wants to address 2,000 blighted homes and properties over the next two years. The mayor announced the initiative during his State of the City address back in April. Hogsett says it aims to uplift neighborhoods across Indianapolis one house at a time. Tuesday morning, Hogsett will join the Department of Metropolitan Development, Renew Indianapolis and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) […]

  • Warren Central students mourn loss of classmate after weekend shooting; 2 others critically injured

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Students are back at Warren Central High School just days after two classmates were injured in a shooting and another was killed. The school was prepared Monday morning with grief counselors, mental health professionals and ministers on hand to help the students and staff cope with the tragedy. Angel Mejia, 17, Dijon Anderson, 18, and Darius Moore, 19, were out shopping late Friday night near West 38th Street and Moller Road when shots were fired. Mejia died at […]