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Nick McGill is a Reporter for Fox59. He joined our team in October of 2016
Nick comes to us after spending two years out west, where he was a reporter with KUSA-TV in Denver. He credits his time there for helping develop his passion for storytelling.
Before that he spent two years at the NBC affiliate in Toledo.
A native of Chicago, Nick is no Stranger to Indiana. He graduated in 2012 from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, where he studied Mass Communication and Political Science.
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Recent Articles
  • Sen. Todd Young introduces new bill to help homeless veterans

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) is one of three lawmakers pushing to curb veteran homelessness across the country. This week, Young, Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced the “Veteran Housing Opportunities and Unemployment Support Extension Act.” The bill would allow veterans with other-than-honorable (OTH) discharges to participate in Department of Housing and Urban Development’s VA Supportive Housing Program. “Roughly 25 percent of homeless veterans are ineligible currently to receive veteran’s assistance. What my legislation does is […]

  • Some neighbors still skeptical as Red Line launch approaches

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The controversial Red Line will launch in Indianapolis on September 1. The 13-mile transit route will connect Broad Ripple south to the University of Indianapolis. On Thursday, IndyGo and city officials hosted a celebration and info session for the bus line’s launch, touting the line as a more efficient way to connect neighbors to more of the city as well as precious resources. “It’s going to connect a lot of citizens with jobs, healthcare, educational opportunities, groceries, […]

  • Beech Grove Masonic Lodge works to salvage pieces of presidential history after fire

    BEECH GROVE, Ind. — The Beech Grove Masonic Lodge is hoping to salvage a big piece of presidential history after a large fire destroyed a substantial portion of their building. A large fire broke out Monday morning on Lodge 694’s second floor. The fire damaged much of the floor. A few valuable pieces of history got caught in the flames, including remnants of a visit by U.S. President Harry Truman. “October 15th 1948, president Harry Truman visited Beech Grove lodge […]

  • Group of children caught on video robbing west side business

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A business on the west side of Indianapolis became the target of thieves this week. But it wasn’t what the thieves did, but rather who they were that’s so surprising. Surveillance video captured a group of young children breaking into the United State of Indiana print shop on Kirkbride Way Tuesday evening. The group then began wreaking havoc inside the shop. “Stuff was kind of strewn about everywhere, they ruined some stuff. They just kind of had […]

  • Hoosier doctors ride across the country to help those in need

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A team of cyclists led by a Hoosier surgeon are cycling across the country to help those in need. Dr. Mike Berend, a surgeon at the Midwest Center for Joint Replacement, leads the team in the Race Across America, a 3,100-mile ride from San Diego, California to Annapolis, Maryland. “It’s an epic experience deemed to be the hardest bicycle race in the world. And I think five days into it, we would confirm that,” Berend said. The […]

  • Store on Indy’s Mass Ave robbed in broad daylight: ‘It happened very quickly’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Employees of a popular store on Mass Ave received the shock of their lives when they were robbed in broad daylight. Around 4:30 p.m. Monday, a man walked into the Global Gifts store and pulled a gun. Dianna Norris, the store’s manager, says the man looked around the store for a few minutes, then pulled his gun and forced employees and customers behind the counter while he emptied the register. “He then told them to stay in […]

  • Behind the Badge: IMPD officers strike up unlikely friendship with 95-year-old man

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN –A pair of IMPD police officers have taken it upon themselves to “adopt” a 95-year-old man. North District patrolman Chad Montgomery said he first met Leon Rhodes while following up on a hit and run accident on the 95-year-old’s block. After talking, Montgomery learned Rhodes, was living by himself, in poor health, and had no family to check up on him. “After that it was just well ill come by and check in on you,” Montgomery said. Eventually […]

  • Hoosiers now second-guessing Dominican Republic vacation plans following tourist deaths

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — At least six U.S. tourists have now died under mysterious circumstances in the Dominican Republic. As news of the deaths continues to spread, some Americans, including Hoosiers, are now second guessing their vacation plans. Agents at several central Indiana travel agencies say they’ve had clients either delay, cancel or express reservations about traveling to the Dominican. Alex Kutin, the owner of Travel Leaders Indy, says he has fielded calls of concern. However, Kutin says he assures clients […]

  • IN Focus: Merritt responds to controversy over Pride parade

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis mayoral candidate and Republican State Sen. Jim Merritt says he will no longer march in Saturday’s Indy Pride Parade. Following an announcement that he planned to walk in the parade, Indy Pride released a statement saying that Merritt would be “permitted” to march in the parade, but “not welcome.” “It was expressed that, based on his anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and voting record, he would not be welcome by Indy Pride or the majority of the community,” the statement read […]

  • New report says more children are drowning in pools

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the summer season kicking off, many people are planning on flocking to pools to beat the heat. But a new report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission says pools are becoming a bigger danger to children. According to the report, an average of 363 kids younger than 15 died from drowning each year from 2014 through 2016. The report also outlines an average of 6,600 emergency room visits from pool or spa-related injuries per year from […]

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