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.
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. – Indiana State Police are investigating after a woman was hit and killed by a semi after walking into traffic on I-65 in Bartholomew County. The crash happened just after 3:30 a.m. Monday in the middle of a 14-mile construction zone about five miles south of Columbus. Police believe Jarlene Hargrove, 31, Cincinnati drove her SUV through a gap in a temporary concrete barrier wall and got her vehicle stuck in the muddy median of the interstate. “For whatever […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A bill that would increase safety at school bus stops is one vote away from passing at the Indiana Statehouse. Senate Bill 2 would increase criminal penalties for drivers who disregard flashing red lights and stop arms on school buses. It was inspired by that terrible October crash that killed three siblings in Rochester. There has been disagreement between members of the House and Senate about how to pay for cameras mounted on buses. The cameras would capture images […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The House voted to pass a controversial gaming bill ahead of Monday’s deadline. Senate Bill 552 passed by a vote of 78-to-15 Monday afternoon. The bill, among other things, would legalize sports betting in the Hoosier state. The bill would allow a new casino to open in Terre Haute, and allow a Gary casino to move further inland. It also would require the governor’s office to give 48-hours public notice before any meetings with gambling industry officials. […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – The owner of a popular Greenwood ice cream shop faces child pornography charges. John Cassin, 75, was arrested Friday. He’s the owner of the popular Mrs. Curl Ice Cream Shop in Greenwood. According to court records, Cassin faces two felony counts of possession of child pornography. Mrs. Curl is a staple in Greenwood, serving up ice cream and treats to families for decades. Cassin bought the business in 1997, according to the business’ website. According to the probable […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer is recovering with minor injuries after a crash involving a suspected drunk driver on the near east side. The crash occurred around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of East 10th Street and North Tuxedo Street. Officers observed an SUV traveling at high rates of speed and blowing through stoplights. An officer activated the emergency lights and sirens to catch up with the SUV. The officer was traveling westbound on 10th […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indy Eleven’s prospects for a new stadium got a boost Monday when lawmakers unanimously approved changes to a major funding bill. The House Ways and Means Committee advanced an amended version of Senate Bill 7, which would allow the Indy Eleven to negotiate a deal for a new soccer stadium. The original version allowed the team to build the stadium if it became part of Major League Soccer. The amended version only requires the Indy Eleven […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Several CEOs from Indiana technology companies are calling for Indiana lawmakers to pass a hate crimes bill that specifically lists protected groups, comparing the discussion to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act controversy of 2015. Members of the Indiana Technology & Innovation Association held a Wednesday news conference in the Statehouse atrium and argued that Indiana’s lack of a hate crime law is hurting their efforts to recruit talent from out of state. “Technology is Indiana’s fastest growing […]
UPDATE (Feb. 26, 2018)– Jason Howard pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, and two counts of possession of a narcotic drug were dismissed. He was sentenced to one year, which was suspended. This was for his charges in Hancock County only. Original story: FISHERS, Ind.– A former paramedic faces several charges after police say he stole drugs from ambulances and fire trucks in five Indiana counties. Jason Howard, 41, was arrested Monday at his Fishers home on felony drug possession […]
UPDATE: Brent Corey pleaded guilty to Voyeurism Thursday afternoon and was sentenced to two three-day weekends in jail. Corey admitted to secretly filming women at his lake house while they were changing and using the bathroom. After serving his weekend jail sentences, Corey will be placed on probation for a year and undergo counseling. —– JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind – A former Greenwood City Council member is formally charged with level 6 voyeurism, accused of secretly recording videos of several woman […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are sorting through details and interviewing multiple witnesses after five people were shot at a bar on the east side of Indianapolis early Saturday morning. Police say the shots rang out around 2:00a.m. at Brotherman Tavern, located at 2947 N. Sherman Drive. Deputy Chief Valerie Cunninhman says police originally responded to a call about a disturbance at the bar. She says arriving officers were met with “pandemonium” at the bar. “They located some individuals […]