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. – A bill that would increase safety at school bus stops is heading to the governor’s desk. Senate Bill 2 aims to increase criminal penalties for drivers who disregard flashing red lights and stop arms on school buses. It was inspired by that terrible October crash that killed three siblings in Rochester. There has been disagreement between members of the House and Senate about how to pay for cameras mounted on buses. The cameras would capture images of […]
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. — Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers says the war on illegal drugs is no longer just a local fight. “What’s important is going to the source, getting the big fish,” Myers said, “and that’s what we’re focused on.” For the last several years, the sheriff’s department has been part of Bartholomew County’s Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team, also referred to as JNET. The task force includes the sheriff’s department, Columbus police, prosecutor and coroner’s office. It also involves federal agencies […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Members of the Indiana Senate voted 40 – 8 Tuesday to pass their version of the state’s two-year budget plan. The vote followed a busy Monday that saw a total of 48 amendments to the budget filed, with 34 amendments being called to the Senate floor. Two amendments brought by Senate Democrats attempted to add language for a more specific hate crimes law into the budget bill. Senator Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) attempted to add language that would have added […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The House voted to pass a controversial gaming bill ahead of Monday’s deadline. Senate Bill 552 passed by a vote of 78-to-15 Monday afternoon. The bill, among other things, would legalize sports betting in the Hoosier state. The bill would allow a new casino to open in Terre Haute, and allow a Gary casino to move further inland. It also would require the governor’s office to give 48-hours public notice before any meetings with gambling industry officials. […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – The owner of a popular Greenwood ice cream shop faces child pornography charges. John Cassin, 75, was arrested Friday. He’s the owner of the popular Mrs. Curl Ice Cream Shop in Greenwood. According to court records, Cassin faces two felony counts of possession of child pornography. Mrs. Curl is a staple in Greenwood, serving up ice cream and treats to families for decades. Cassin bought the business in 1997, according to the business’ website. According to the probable […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer is recovering with minor injuries after a crash involving a suspected drunk driver on the near east side. The crash occurred around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of East 10th Street and North Tuxedo Street. Officers observed an SUV traveling at high rates of speed and blowing through stoplights. An officer activated the emergency lights and sirens to catch up with the SUV. The officer was traveling westbound on 10th […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indiana House committee passed a bill that would allow some lenders to charge interest rates on small loans that are higher than Indiana law currently allows. The House Financial Institutions Committee voted along party lines, 7 to 3, to pass Senate Bill 613, sending the bill to the full House for consideration. A 17-page amendment released about an hour before Tuesday’s hearing made some changes to some terms contained in the bill. But the changes did […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indy Eleven’s prospects for a new stadium got a boost Monday when lawmakers unanimously approved changes to a major funding bill. The House Ways and Means Committee advanced an amended version of Senate Bill 7, which would allow the Indy Eleven to negotiate a deal for a new soccer stadium. The original version allowed the team to build the stadium if it became part of Major League Soccer. The amended version only requires the Indy Eleven […]
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Organizers of an upcoming blood drive in Greenwood hope to promote the message of donation, while helping a young mother in need of a kidney transplant. Starla Simpson, 27, was diagnosed with kidney failure two years ago and is currently on the waitlist for a transplant. She says she is striving to stay energetic and positive throughout the ordeal, but it hasn’t always been easy since she began requiring dialysis treatments three days each week. “Really fatigued, […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The Marion County Health Department has filed legal action against an apartment complex on the north side because of ongoing water problems at several buildings on the property. Some residents at the Lakeside Pointe At Nora Apartments, located near West 86th Street and College Avenue, say they’ve been dealing with hot water issues for months. “I went nine days without hot water, it’s not the first,” said one woman who did not want to be identified. “I’ve been here […]