Zach Myers joined the FOX59/CBS4 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.
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. – Three people died in a mobile home fire in Martinsville early Wednesday morning. The fire broke out around 1 a.m. on North Outer Drive near State Road 37 and South Ohio Street. The home was engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived at the scene, police said. One of the victims was identified as David Fouts, 40, of Martinsville. The other two victims have not been identified, police said. Martinsville Deputy Fire Chief, Charlie Fraker said bitterly cold […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Monday night’s record snowfall in Indianapolis gave Hoosiers an early reminder about driving safely in winter weather. Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine says central Indiana drivers did pretty well handling the Monday night snow storm. He says ISP responded to 37 crashes and 17 slide offs around Indianapolis in a 24-hour period after the snow started falling. “Which is a lot for a normal day, but for a snow day is absolutely nothing,” Perrine said. The […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – The Indianapolis Department of Public works says 80 salt and plow truck drivers are currently patrolling city streets as Monday afternoon rain gives way to a snowy evening commute. DPW Public Information Officer, Charnay Pickett, says drivers waited until rain turned to snow before starting to treat bridges and overpasses with road salt. “You don’t want to put down salt during the rain, because it will get washed away,” Pickett said. “So as that rain starts to […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A 10-month audit of the Marion County Coroner’s Office found multiple lapses in management, procedure and record-keeping. The audit, conducted by the Indianapolis Office of Audit and Performance, looked for problems at the coroner’s office between January 2016 and June 2018. It found several examples where employees were not following city procedures designed to prevent over-spending and fraud. Among the findings in the 20-page report, the audit found several deputy coroners were not up to date on […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind – The Johnson County Health Department will soon take its services on the road after acquiring a former FBI vehicle to serve as the department’s new mobile command center. The Department recently used a $57,000 grant from the State Health Department to purchase the large GMC box truck from the FBI in Albany, New York. “As they would show up on scene, they would run their operations out of the truck,” said Health Department Director, Betsy Swearingen. […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Investigators are looking into an overnight house fire on the city’s east side as a case of arson, according to officials with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Indianapolis Fire Department. The fire, which took place at 2504 Brookside Avenue, was first reported around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Video shot by a bystander showed fire crews arriving as the house was fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire and found nobody inside when […]
MOORESVILLE, Ind – A former Mooresville jeweler charged with defrauding more than a dozen customers with fake gemstones is now accused of writing bad checks. Morgan County authorities have filed two felony check deception cases against 43-year old Lora Richards, owner of the former “Iconic Brilliance” jewelry store in downtown Mooresville. The more recent cases come in the aftermath of Richards being charged in May with 33 felonies, including Corrupt Business Influence, Theft, and Delivery of False Sales Document. Those […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Several interstate projects around Indianapolis are lasting beyond their originally projected completion dates, but the end is in sight, officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation say. Marion County drivers have spent the last several months driving from one construction zone to the next, with resurfacing and repair projects affecting parts of I-465, I-65, I-70, I-69 and I-865. “I personally feel like you can’t go anywhere here in town without there being construction of some sort,” said […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — When voters in Johnson County’s Center Grove Community Schools district head to the polls between now and November 5, they’ll decide whether to approve a property tax increase to pay for additional safety and security measures throughout the school district. Center Grove administrators are asking voters to pass a tax referendum that would generate about $24.8 million over 8 years. “With all of the taxes across White River Township, the increase would generate about 3.1 million […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hosting three public meetings this week to present their final plans to extend I-69 between Martinsville and Indianapolis. The first meeting was Monday evening at Martinsville High School. Another on Tuesday is taking place at the Center Grove High School auditorium at 5:30 p.m. The third meeting will be Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Perry Meridian High School auditorium. People attending the meetings will have a chance to examine […]