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.
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — The former president of a Johnson County homeowners association (HOA) faces multiple charges for allegedly stealing more than $20,000 from the HOA’s checking account. Joseph Girgenti, who used to serve as president of the Innisbrooke Homeowners Association, faces four felony counts of theft, one felony count of check deception and a misdemeanor charge of conversion. An investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department started in October 2018, when the owner of Primary Grounds Landscaping and Lawn […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With extreme heat coming to central Indiana in the next couple of days, local experts are recommending you check your air conditioning unit to make sure it’s ready to keep you cool. Dave Mejean, co-owner of B&W Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Drains, says most people can avoid AC problems with regular maintenance and by checking specific parts of the machinery. The first thing you can do is choose the right filter for your AC unit. The filter […]
LAWRENCE, Ind. — The Marion County Health Department is taking action on behalf of a woman who says the air conditioning in her apartment hasn’t been working for a week. Temika Washington says the temperature in her unit at the Landings at 56th has topped 97 degrees since the AC unit outside her building stopped working around 2:30 a.m. last Monday. During that time, she says the heat has gone beyond uncomfortable, especially for her 18-year-old son who wears a […]
GREENWOOD, Ind. — Greenwood city officials are planning to build three new roundabouts as part of the city’s overall effort to improve traffic flow ahead of I-69 construction in the next few years. The roundabouts are planned at the intersections of Main Street and Meadowview Lane in the next year or two, Worthsville Road and Averitt Road in 2021, and Stones Crossing Road and South Honey Creek Road in 2021 or 2022. Each of the roundabouts are expected to cost […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind.– Members of Johnson County’s White River Township Fire Department will be able to reach injured victims in an active-shooter situation much faster, thanks to some new gear and training. The department now has six sets of ballistic vests, helmets and specialized trauma kits for use in an unsecured active-shooter scenario. The department is also taking part in joint active-shooter training with the Johnson County Sheriffs Department, Center Grove Police, Greenwood Police and other agencies. “This puts our […]
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 […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Marion County Prosecutors office has filed eight felony arson charges against a man suspected of setting fires in two Indianapolis neighborhoods last month. The level 4 felony counts were filed Friday against 43-year-old John Amos. Investigators believe Amos set a June 22 fire on Broadway Street, causing heavy damage to the home of his ex-girlfriend’s father. They also believe Amos set the June 23 fires in the 1600 block of Lawrence Avenue, not far from University […]
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Columbus city officials are considering a request to expand the city’s smoking ban ordinance to include e-cigarettes. Officials at Columbus Regional Health are asking the city council to add language to add e-cigarettes to the city’s current smoking ordinance. The request came after recent data showing a high number of young people using e-cigarettes, or vaping. Kylee Jones, with Healthy Communities at Columbus Regional Health, says while tobacco smoking rates are down nationwide, e-cigarette use is skyrocketing. […]
BARGERSVILLE, Ind. – Several state and local public safety agencies gathered in Bargersville this week to learn the latest drone technology and expand their skills. The two-day training class was conducted by Atlanta-based Skyfire at the Bargersville Fire Department. Drone pilots attending the training represented the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Wayne Township Fire Department, Bargersville Fire Department, Franklin Police Department and Vincennes Township Fire Department. A pilot who is originally from Indiana also represented the […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – People who live and work in Johnson County could be required to pay more in county income taxes in order to pay for an expansion of the county jail. The County Council is meeting Monday at 6 p.m. to go over details and get public input on a proposal to increase the county income tax rate from 1 percent to 1.2 percent. Money raised from the tax increase would be used to add enough space for roughly […]