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Zach Myers joined the Fox59 News team in 2005. After several years of live reporting for FOX59 Morning News, Zach became the station’s first Weekend Morning News anchor in 2010. In addition to anchoring FOX59 Morning News Weekend, he also reports during the week for FOX59’s 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. newscasts.

Zach is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, where he earned his bachelor’s degree from the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. Before coming to FOX59, he spent seven years at NBC33 in Fort Wayne, where he worked as a producer, reporter and morning news anchor. He is a lifelong Hoosier, a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and an accomplished drummer.

Zach and his wife, Heather, live in Greenwood with their two children. Heather is an attorney who has an office in Greenwood.

Recent Articles
  • NWS: Tornado touched down Monday in Carroll County, went into Cass County

    CARROLL COUNTY, Ind.– Inspectors with the National Weather Service confirm an EF-0 tornado touched down in Carroll County, then moved eastward into Cass County Monday evening. The tornado, with winds around 75 mph, touched down about two miles north of Deer Creek, or eight miles northeast of Camden. The tornado then continued eastward into Cass County, southwest of Logansport, where it grew into an EF-1 tornado. Stacy Martin, who lives right in the path of the tornado, says she and […]

  • Autopsy unable to determine manner of death for man found dead on near west side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– After an autopsy, officials are still unable to determine if a man found dead on the near west side was the victim of a hit-and-run or a homicide. Marion County Coroner Alfarena Ballew confirmed Monday that Patrick Brewer, 48, died of multiple blunt force traumatic injuries. Police were hoping the autopsy results would help them decide if this is a homicide or traffic-related case. “Our homicide investigators and traffic investigators, who were both on scene, could not make […]

  • Family, friends mourn death of veteran killed during robbery on Indy’s south side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Family and friends of a military veteran are mourning her death after she was fatally shot on the south side of Indianapolis Sunday morning. It’s believed that Erin Mills, 34, and her fiancé were returning to Southport Crossing apartments after buying groceries when they encountered an armed man in the parking lot. The suspect shot both Mills and her fiancé. Mills later died from her injuries. Her fiancé was transported to the hospital in serious condition, and […]

  • Dozens arrested after six-month investigation into drugs in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Several law enforcement agencies swept across Johnson County Tuesday to serve warrants in a wide-ranging drug investigation. The operation involved the Franklin Police Department, Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana State Police, Edinburgh Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service. State police and U.S. Marshals were needed because some arrests were made in Marion and Morgan counties, which fall outside Johnson County’s jurisdiction. “Taking the drug dealers and the poison they have off our […]

  • Franklin man sentenced for 2016 hit-and-run crash that seriously injured three people

    FRANKLIN, Ind.– A Franklin man was transported to prison just minutes after he agreed to plead guilty in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured three people in January 2016. Will Slinger, 30, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury.  Each count carries a sentence of two-and-a-half years. The judge handed down the maximum sentence: 7.5 years.  However, Indiana state law puts a cap on the prison term in this case.  Slinger will […]

  • UPDATE: I-465 northbound lanes reopen on west side after ‘major progress’ on repairs

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – I-465 northbound reopened Wednesday afternoon after a crash damaged the Rockville Road bridge over I-465. The Rockville Road bridge also has two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane open to traffic, according to INDOT spokesperson Nathan Riggs. Contractors from Reith Riley Construction and Crackers Demolition worked throughout the day and night Tuesday, and into Wednesday morning to remove the damaged portion of the bridge. “Basically half of the bridge on the northbound side is now gone, and that […]

  • Homeowner Monserrate Shirley sentenced to 50 years in Richmond Hill explosion

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Four years after the deadly Richmond Hill explosion, another chapter has closed. Marion County Superior Court Judge Sheila Carlisle sentenced Monserrate Shirley to spend the maximum sentence of 50 years in prison on Tuesday. The sentence accounts for time served and good time credit. She has already been behind bars for four years. That becomes eight years when good time credit is applied. Ultimately, she could end up serving 21 years if she maintains good behavior in prison. […]

  • More than 4 years later, Monserrate Shirley to be sentenced in Richmond Hill explosion

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It has been exactly 1,500 days since an explosion in the Richmond Hill subdivision damaged dozens of homes, causing more than $4 million in property damages… 1,500 days since the deaths of Jennifer and Dion Longworth… 1,500 days that Monserrate Shirley has been guilty. But soon, her chapter in the case will close. Shirley’s sentencing started Monday morning at 9 a.m. She faces 20 to 50 years in prison for two counts conspiracy to commit arson. It’s also possible […]

  • UPDATE: Coroner identifies young mother, 2 children killed in devastating Brazil house fire

    BRAZIL, Ind. — A devastating fire killed an 18-year-old woman and two children in Brazil, Ind. Another child was injured in the fire, officials said. It happened Monday around 8:30 p.m. at a residence near Vandalia and Mechanic streets in the Brazil, which is in Clay County in west central Indiana. The Clay County Coroner’s Office said the victims were 18-year-old Raven Elizabeth Rose Tedder, her 4-month-old daughter, Zoiey Alaweigh Jane Tedder, and 4-year-old Shyloi Leeland Dale Stewart, Raven’s brother. The coroner believes the victim died […]

  • 35 suspected meth dealers face charges in Johnson County after 3-month investigation

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind.– After a three-month investigation, authorities in Johnson County issued arrest warrants for 35 people accused of dealing methamphetamine. Johnson County prosecutor Bradley Cooper says some of the drug deals were “quite brazen.” He said a dealer conducted two deals out of his car while parked in front of a post office in the middle of the day. Most of the meth seized in the investigation appears to have ties to Mexico. “You can test the drugs in […]