Tricia Harte is a reporter for FOX59 News. She joined the news team in October 2016, continuing her work in the Hoosier state.

Before moving to Indy, Tricia worked as a reporter and anchor at the NBC affiliate in South Bend, Indiana for more than three years. While shooting, writing and editing her own work, Tricia won the Indiana Associated Press’s “Best Reporter” award in 2015, and “Outstanding Feature” in 2014.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in political science and television. During her senior year she started working part time at the NBC affiliate writing web stories and shooting spot news. She started on-air immediately after graduation and loved the opportunity to stay so close to her alma mater to cheer on the Fighting Irish!

Tricia hails from the Garden State and will always be a Jersey Girl at heart. She loves to cook, run and watch crime shows on television. She’s excited to start covering the stories that matter to you in Indianapolis.


Recent Articles
  • Clouds in central Indiana lower visibility during solar eclipse

    Update: Many Hoosiers dealt with clouds interfering with the visibility of the solar eclipse Monday. Peak totality for central Indiana was at 2:25 p.m. Original story: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Great American Eclipse will pass over central Indiana Monday afternoon, and thousands are anxious to witness the phenomena. “The hype is that this is the first total eclipse on the continental U.S. soil in 38 years, and it’s the first one in the history of the country to only touch American soil and […]

  • Six months later, where does the Delphi investigation stand?

    DELPHI, Ind.—It has been six months since the murders of two young teens rocked the small community of Delphi, Indiana. Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, were dropped off near the Monon High Bridge on February 13th. But when the teens didn’t make it to the designated pick-up location, a widespread search effort launched to search the woods where the girls were last seen. The following day, the girls’ bodies were found. Investigators released a grainy photograph of the […]

  • Anderson Preparatory wins national contest for weight room makeover

    ANDERSON, Ind.—It was an extreme makeover, weight room addition. The students and staff at Anderson Preparatory Academy won an unexpected surprise last spring, when the non-profit branch of Bodybuilding.com, the Lift Life Foundation, gifted them a roughly $300,000 weight room renovation. “We were like—‘no, are you kidding?’” explained Jill Barker, Commandant at Anderson Preparatory, “I just started crying.” Little did Commandant Barker know, but some of the coaches and staff had stumbled upon the Lift Life Foundation’s nation-wide competition to […]

  • Flooded during summer storm, Lewis Cass Jr.-Sr. HS is ready for start of school year

    WALTON, Ind.—Less than one month ago, parts of Central Indiana were struck by severe weather, flooding and even tornadoes. Cass County was among the hardest hit areas. The superintendent of Southeastern School Corporation received a phone call early July 11th informing him that the basement at Lewis Cass Junior-Senior High School was filling up with water. “You can tell how high the water was,” said Superintendent Dr. Tim Garland pointing to water stains on the basement walls weeks after the […]

  • Hearing for suspect accused of killing Southport police officer scheduled for Thursday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The initial court hearing for the man accused of killing a Southport police officer has been pushed back until Thursday. Jason Brown, 28, had an initial hearing scheduled at 1 p.m. Tuesday, but that hearing was pushed back, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.  The new hearing date is Thursday, Aug. 3, at 1 p.m. Brown has not yet been formally charged in the death of Lt. Aaron Allan, who was shot on Thursday, July 27. Allan […]

  • “Zero Tolerance” message for violent offenders after funeral shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—A community event Wednesday evening aimed to address a growing push for violence prevention in parts of Indianapolis. Dozens of local pastors and hundreds of concerned citizens will took part in the rally at Sutherland Park Cemetery. The prayer service was organized by the Concerned Clergy and others comes after violence erupted at a funeral procession for a murder victim last week. A funeral procession ambushed by gunfire left three people wounded and interrupted services for Jasmine Moore who […]

  • Home of the “Missing Millions”

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Each year, the Office of the Indiana Attorney General receives millions of dollars’ worth of unclaimed property. But what many people do not realize is that it’s not just wages or insurance policies, there are valuables and other odds-and-ends recovered as well. “We receive some basic common stuff every year, with coins and marriage certificates and things like that, that are thrown into a safe keeping box,” said Lindsey Mayes, Director of the Unclaimed Property, “occasionally we open one […]

  • How Drone technology is changing the game for public safety departments

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Are drones the public safety tool of the future? Wayne Township Fire Department certainly thinks so. For the past three years, the department has invested in, and expanded, the used of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to a point where they’re second nature on many calls.   “Once we got the aircraft and we started using them, we immediately saw a huge benefit,” said Cpt. Michael Pruitt, public information officer with Wayne Township Fire Department.   The first immediate benefit […]

  • Rain floods parking lot, basement at Lewis Cass Jr. and Sr. High School

    WALTON, Ind. – Torrential rain left its mark on Lewis Cass Jr. & Sr. High School. The outside of the school looked like a lake after a storm dumped several of inches of rain on the area Monday night into Tuesday morning. According to Superintendent Tim Garland, flooding inside the school only affected the basement. He said they’ll have to replace the heating and cooling pumps. “Last night our maintenance guy had called me and said that we had major […]

  • Cops Cycling for Survivors begins 13-day trek throughout Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Monday morning, more than a dozen cyclists embarked on a 13-day journey across Indiana. The 16th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors bicycle ride honors officers killed in the line of duty, and offers support to the families they left behind. The organization started in 2012, but the inaugural 13 day tour didn’t start until 2012. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb launched the annual ride from the Police and Firefighters Memorial outside the statehouse. His wife, First Lady Janet Holcomb, is […]