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.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The Town of Speedway is asking its residents to help in identifying the party responsible for illegally dumping large amounts of industrial oil into the town’s wastewater system. Over the past month, Speedway Wastewater has been working to clean up the contaminated water flowing into the wastewater system in an attempt to reduce the burden the oil is putting on the treatment system. “If it happens once and maybe it’s something inadvertent,” said Speedway Town Manger, Jacob […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects involved in several Domino’s Pizza store burglaries in Indianapolis and Shelbyville. “They seem very confident,” said Domino’s co-owner Rogers Mueller. “And with each video that we watch, they seem to be getting more and more comfortable inside of our pizza stores.” Four Domino’s Pizza stores have been burglarized over the past month. The locations are 3220 South East Street, 7875 West […]
UPDATE: Johnson County Sheriff Duane Burgess says the missing 13-year-old has been located in Chicago, IL. The Sheriff says the teen is being transported back to Johnson County by detectives and police will provide additional information on Monday morning. Original Story: JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A person of interest has been developed in the case of a missing 13-year-old last seen in Greenwood in June. The U.S. Marshals Service is working with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office to search for the teen. […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers shot and killed a dog after they say it attacked four people and aggressively charged at officers. IMPD responded to the 2200 block of Michigan Street around 5:15 a.m. after a report of a man injured from a dog bite. One man with dog bite injuries was located outside the home. “The dog bit the man’s bottom lip off,” said a witness to the incident. “He does not have a bottom lip.” The […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police are investigating two house fires on the near north side of Indianapolis ruled to be arson. The house fires occurred just a few blocks apart early Tuesday morning. The first fire occurred around 2 a.m. near 18th Street and North Talbott Street. The Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) says two parents and their toddler heard a noise and they ran out of the house. They saw a fire on their front porch, and they used a garden […]
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 […]