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.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Some residents on the southeast side of Indianapolis say they’re nervous after fire destroyed one vacant house and damaged another next door. The initial fire was reported around 1:30 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of Asbury Street. Indianapolis Fire Department officials at the scene said the fire started at one house before spreading to the house next door. Both houses were listed as vacant. Firefighters worked through bitter-cold temperatures and got the flames under control with […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind – Frequent emergency calls to a motel on U.S. 31 are prompting the Johnson County Sheriff to seek a countywide ordinance to regulate hotels and hold owners accountable for recurring problems. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the Hilltop Motel, just south of Franklin, 206 times in the last two years. Problems have included drug activity and disturbances that caused damage to rooms at the motel. “We’ve had a lot of narcotics arrests out of there, or arrests involving […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – IndyGo is planning to change virtually every bus route in Indianapolis in June this year, and they want to get input from the public before they approve the final plan in June. IndyGo spokesperson Lesley Gordon says IndyGo plans to implement a new grid-based bus route system, which will change every bus route except for the newly-completed Red Line. “If you look at our routes, we haven’t seen this much investment and this much change to them […]
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Neighbors say a loud disturbance involving several broken windows came shortly before a weekend shooting that left one man dead. Columbus police say they responded to the shooting shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of Home Avenue. Arriving officers found one man, now identified as Derek Henderson, inside the home. “The homeowner reported to law enforcement officers that he was confronted by an unknown person with a baseball bat inside his home,” a Columbus Police […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – City and Faith leaders gathered to celebrate the 157th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on New Year’s Day. The celebration at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church also included an update on the state of racial equality in Indianapolis. Shortly before being sworn in for his second term, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett told churchgoers that 2019 brought positive progress toward better equality. Hogsett celebrated the formation of the city’s first civilian police merit board. The seven-member […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Indiana State Police (ISP) is urging Hoosiers to be extra cautious and make smart decisions when traveling to and from New Year’s Eve celebrations tonight. State police arrested 28 people for driving under the influence state wide last year on New Year’s Eve. Statewide police agencies responded to 922 crashes, resulting in 174 injuries and 4 deaths, according to numbers compiled by ISP Sgt. John Perrine. It’s not clear how many crashes were attributed to impaired driving, […]
CARMEL, Ind. — It was once rated one of the worst intersections in all of Indiana, but after three years of construction, the interchange project at 96th Street and Keystone Avenue is complete. The $28.7 million project removed the traffic light at one of the city’s most congested and dangerous intersections. Drivers will now be able to drive up and down Keystone Avenue without stopping and use the roundabout under the bridge to go left on 96th Street. “What we’re celebrating […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Organizers behind a nearly century-old tradition of giving in Johnson County are asking for help in the midst of a shortened holiday season. Donations for the Good Cheer Fund of Johnson County are running below the organization’s goals this year. Chairman Jake Sappenfield says this year’s late Thanksgiving could be partially to blame. “I would say with Thanksgiving being later this year, the donations got off to a slower start,” Sappenfield said. “I think that once […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — City officials do not plan on calling in private contractors to deal with snow this week. Indianapolis Department of Public Works spokesperson, Ben Easley, says the department discussed the matter. They decided the conditions didn’t call for private plow and salt truck drivers. “Our priority with DPW is taking care of those major thoroughfares, secondary streets, especially for emergency services and making sure that city services can continue,” Easley said. The department based the decision on a […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Central Indiana drivers are heading home from work this evening in the midst of round two of a winter storm system. Steady snowfall started around Indianapolis just after 1 p.m. and continued into the evening commute. Indiana Department of Transportation spokesperson Mallory Duncan asked for all drivers to be extremely cautious during the evening commute. “Slow down, don’t tailgate, leave plenty of room between you and another car,” Duncan said. “What we’re going to see are maybe […]