Web Bio 2014 Zach Myers
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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.


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    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Indiana Democratic Party says glitch contributed to texts with wrong polling information

    The Indiana Democratic Party says a glitch contributed to some text messages sent to Indiana voters with wrong polling information. Indiana Democratic Party Communications Director Drew Anderson released this statement to the IndyStar Monday afternoon: “The Indiana Democratic Party experienced a data-match error in our get-out-the-vote text message program to Democratic voters. We believe the error impacted less than 2,000 voters, informing them of an incorrect polling location. We are correcting the error now with a new message directing the […]

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    Lawrence man found guilty of aggravated battery, neglect in death of 9-month-old girl

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Wednesday night, a jury found a Lawrence man guilty of aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent in the 2014 death of his girlfriend’s 9-month-old daughter. The man, Corey Bullock, was also charged with murder, but the jury was hung on that charge. He will face a status hearing on November 10. On Sept. 30, 2014, Aiva McGee seemed sleepy and sick, according to court records. Apryl Hammer, the mother, held the little girl for most of the day […]

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    Indiana Daily Student staff members share personal stories of sexual assault, ask viewers to submit theirs

    Warning: Some people may find the language in this post offensive. Viewer discretion is advised. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana Daily Student staff members shared their experiences of sexual assault with readers on Sunday as part of a social media movement to put faces behind the stats of sexual assault. Over a dozen reporters and editors shared their stories of sexual assault after being moved by Kelly Oxford, a New York Times best-selling author and social media personality. Last Friday after […]

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    Children of Fort Wayne Amber Alert die of asphyxiation; mother arrested for murder

    ELKHART, Ind.—Two children who were at the center of an Amber Alert in Fort Wayne Monday afternoon were found dead in a vehicle outside the Elkhart Police Department later that night. A statewide Amber Alert was issued for Liliana Hernandez, 7, and Rene Pasztor, 6, around noon. Police said the children were last seen at 6:21 a.m. in Fort Wayne and were believed to be in extreme danger. The Allen County Sheriff believed the children were likely abducted by their non-custodial […]

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    Weekend disturbance raises more concerns about Washington Square Mall

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A weekend disturbance that ended with three arrests at Washington Square Mall is raising more questions about the future of the mall, while others are accusing police of using excessive force. Police say a disturbance at a cell phone kiosk inside the mall prompted mall security to call for assistance shortly before the mall closed at 9 p.m. Metropolitan police and Cumberland police responded to the situation. Major Richard Riddle says the disturbance started when a man […]