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.
When not at work you can usually find Nick out on the golf course or at a brewery or restaurant where he loves trying new local fare.
He’s also an avid bow hunter and is excited to see what Indiana has to offer.
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Recent Articles
  • First public hearing held outlining plan for Marion Co. needle exchange program

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —Hoosiers got their first chance to see what a needle exchange program in Marion County on Tuesday during a public hearing. Dr. Virginia Caine, the director of the Marion County Public Health Department, told the committee of City-County councilors that the consequences of not adopting the strategy could be catastrophic. “Unless we curtail this outbreak right now the magnitude of the problem is only going to grow significantly,” she said. In the past year, Caine says hepatitis C […]

  • Raccoons taking over woman’s apartment on west side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Olivia Hamilton says she has had to put up with a family of raccoons shrieking within her apartment’s walls at a nearly non-stop pace for nearly a week. Hamilton lives at the Woods of Oak Crossing apartment complex on Indy’s west side. She says she first started noticing the noises on Monday. “I was like ‘Oh My God what is that,’ I didn’t think of raccoons, I didn’t know what it was,” Hamilton said. Hamilton told CBS4 […]

  • The ‘highs and lows’ of National Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C.—It has been an emotional first few days at National Police Week. On Sunday, the glow of thousands of candles in the National Mall filled the night sky. Each flame represented the lost lives of law enforcement officers in the line of duty. On Monday the honor guard competition shifted the mood from somber into celebration. By Monday night the mood shifted again, as hundreds, including the parents of slain Southport Police Lt. Aaron Allan, descended upon the National […]

  • President Trump pays special tribute to slain Southport police officer

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump paid tribute to Southport Police Lieutenant Aaron Allan during the 37th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial service. During his speech, the President referred to Allan as “special” and assured Allan’s wife and children that they had the support and love of the country. “Allan will live in our hearts forever,” the President said. Allan was one of nearly 200 law enforcement officers honored during this year’s memorial. The ceremony included key speeches from Vice President […]

  • Parents of slain Southport police officer visit national memorial bearing his name

    WASHINGTON – It was an emotional day in Washington D.C. as the father and stepmother of Southport Police Lt. Aaron Allan visited the memorial for fallen officers, which now bears his name. Jim and Sharri Allan spent around 20 minutes at the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial. The two walked hand in hand holding each other for strength. “It’s humbling. It’s not what Aaron would have wanted, but it’s quite a tribute,” Jim said. Aaron name is now one of […]

  • Honor Guard competitions help celebrate law enforcement during National Police Week

    WASHINGTON D.C. –National Police Week is a time to honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while in the line of duty, but event organizers say it’s also a time to celebrate those who wear the badge. Monday was such a day. More than a dozen Honor Guard and pipe bands competed throughout the day. The teams were judged in a variety of categories including appearance and execution. The smallest of details of each team were critiqued including the […]

  • Thousands gather for candlelight vigil for fallen officers

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Thousands gathered in our nation’s capitol Sunday night to honor the sacrifice of fallen heroes for the 30th annual National Law enforcement Officers Candlelight Vigil. Among those honored was Southport Police Lieutenant Aaron Allan. During the ceremony the Southport Police department received a nod from the Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Memorial fund. John Ashcroft mentioned the department by name as he addressed a pattern of officers who were killed as the result of an ambush, […]

  • FBI data shows ‘line of duty’ deaths declined last year

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- The number of law enforcement officers killed while on duty is declining according to new data from the FBI. According to a portion of the FBI’s “Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017,” (LEOKA) 93 officers were killed in the line of duty in 2017; compared to 118 line of duty deaths in 2016. The breakdown of the numbers shows an even split between accidental and felonious deaths; 47 deaths were caused by accidents like car or motorcycle crashes, while 46 […]

  • Former Marsh grocery site in Muncie now a target for illegal dumping

    MUNCIE, Ind. – A former Marsh Grocery site in Muncie is receiving some unwanted attention from people looking to cut ties with their trash. City officials say on Monday, they were informed the site located at 1800 S. Burlington had become a frequent spot for illegal dumping. “Just a lot of trash and people dumping things they don’t want to pay to have dumped,” City Building Commissioner Richard Lorrison said. As of Thursday afternoon, the sites’ back lot played host […]

  • Thousands attend funeral of fallen Terre Haute officer

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. —Thousands of law enforcement officers, community members, family and friends in Terre Haute paid respects to one of the city’s heroes Wednesday as Terre Haute Police officer Rob Pitts was laid to rest. Officer Pitts was described as a shepherd of the police department, who loved his job and had the respect of everyone he worked with. Those who knew best, including Chief John Plasse, counted Pitts as one of the best in law enforcement; and a […]