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.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The Town of Speedway is asking its residents to help in identifying the party responsible for illegally dumping large amounts of industrial oil into the town’s wastewater system. Over the past month, Speedway Wastewater has been working to clean up the contaminated water flowing into the wastewater system in an attempt to reduce the burden the oil is putting on the treatment system. “If it happens once and maybe it’s something inadvertent,” said Speedway Town Manger, Jacob […]
WHITELAND, Ind – Whiteland police are investigating the first armed robbery to happen in their town in more than two years. The crime happened just after noon on Sunday at the Sunoco gas station located at 340 North U.S. 31. Surveillance video from inside the store shows a man wearing a dark hoodie and a white bandana over his face enter the store at 12:08 p.m. “He approached the clerk, pointed a semi automatic pistol at him and demanded money […]
PERU, Ind — Less than three weeks before the Air Force Thunderbirds air show at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Grissom pilots flew a refueling mission Monday for elite F-16 pilots. “The Thunderbirds, they’re the premier aerial demonstration team of the Air Force,” said Grissom Public Affairs Director Douglas Hays. “So nobody does it better in the Air Force than they do.” Grissom Air Reserve Base is home to the 434th Air Refueling Wing. The Wing Commander, Colonel Larry Shaw, and […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –The owners of an Indian restaurant and grocery on the west side of Indianapolis hope someone will recognize the man who set fire to their food truck, crippling their livelihood. Security video behind Apna Kitchen in the 4200 block of Lafayette Road captured the crime around 4 a.m. Sunday. The video shows a man, who appears to be in his 20s or 30s, trying to get into two vehicles at neighboring businesses before approaching the Apna Kitchen food […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.– The state issued an advisory for several Indiana recreational spots that could have high amounts of blue-green algae. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued the recreational advisory Friday. Blue-green algae has been in the headlines this week after several dogs in the southeast part of the country died from being exposed to it. The advisory includes the following areas, which showed high levels of blue-green algae: Brookville Lake – Quakertown SRA Brookville Lake – Mounds SRA Cecil […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers shot and killed a dog after they say it attacked four people and aggressively charged at officers. IMPD responded to the 2200 block of Michigan Street around 5:15 a.m. after a report of a man injured from a dog bite. One man with dog bite injuries was located outside the home. “The dog bit the man’s bottom lip off,” said a witness to the incident. “He does not have a bottom lip.” The […]
GREENWOOD, Ind. – A proposed ordinance designed to cut crime rates by regulating hotels unanimously passed the Greenwood City Council. The ordinance, written by at-large council member, Drew Foster, would require hotels to be licensed by the city and keep crime and emergency call rates to certain limits in order to stay in business. “I believe this will help improve out city and make it a more desirable location for businesses and other people who want to move down here,” […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — A new school year comes with new safety and security measures as Clark-Pleasant Community School students head back to class today. Like school districts across the state, Clark-Pleasant officials have spent the last year working to increase security and mental health services in the wake of the Noblesville West Middle School shooting in May of 2018. Safety enhancements across Indiana schools include technology, personnel and procedures. “I would say we are stepping up our game with […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An early morning fire currently under investigation by the Indianapolis Fire Department and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has forced the closure of a community kitchen dedicated to feeding the less fortunate on the south side. Investigators were called to the Compassion Center in the 2600 block of Shelby Street around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The fire just inside the building’s front window was already out when responding crews arrived. The front window was shattered and a set of curtains […]
UPDATE (July 21, 2019)– Arrests have been made in this case. Read more here. NEW WHITELAND, Ind. – Federal agents are working with several police departments after burglars stole more than 30 weapons from a gun store in New Whiteland over the weekend. Investigators confirm they are looking into whether the same group of suspects also broke into a gun store on the south side of Indianapolis. Around 4:15 Saturday morning, New Whiteland police were called to a burglary alarm at […]