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.
PENDLETON, Ind. — Immediately after an EF-2 tornado ripped through the town of Pendleton on Memorial Day, community leaders said they were determined to host the town’s annual June Jamboree as planned from June 4 through June 8. A week later, residents and town officials are crediting a community-wide cleanup and recovery effort with making that possible. “The community outpouring was fantastic,” said Pendleton Town Manager Tim McClintick. “Not only the community as far as local citizens, but the communities […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indianapolis Fire Department officials are asking residents across the city to serve as extra eyes and ears in their own neighborhoods after the department responded to multiple fires at vacant structures Sunday. Battalion Chief Rita Reith says four out of the six fires that happened within a 12-hour period Sunday occurred at houses or apartments that were supposed to be empty. The fires happened in different parts of the city, and the cause of each fire remains […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police and officials at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis are trying to determine the cause of overnight damage to one of the museum’s windows. Brian Statz, Vice President of Operations at the Museum, said IMPD was called after employees heard a loud noise around 1 a.m. “We have night time cleaning staff who heard a loud noise in our food court area,” Statz said. “They investigated, called our security staff, and they found a […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – When 41-year-old William Allen allegedly shot Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer Eric Rosenbaum two weeks ago, Allen was already being investigated for multiple thefts at retail stores in at least two counties. Investigators believe Allen, who already had criminal history in four states, was making money through organized retail crime, or ORC. “When you are stealing product and making profit,” said Lowe’s Regional Security Director, Matt Thompson. Thompson oversees security and asset protection at 36 Lowe’s stores in […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis teen will make history this weekend by being the first Indianapolis Soap Box Derby driver to compete with only one leg. Jaisen Evans, 19, says he never considered soap box derby as something he’d like to try. But that changed three weeks ago when he was passing by the Wilbur Shaw Memorial Hill near 30th and Cold Springs Road. “I was passing by the ramp and I was seeing all the cars go down and […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – An Indianapolis-based non-profit group hopes to raise enough money to open a new recovery home for women struggling with opioid use and addiction. Organizers with Overdose Lifelinesay the residential treatment facility will be open to women who are pregnant and who have young children. “Our goal will be for children to remain with their mother to keep the family unit whole until at least the age of two,” said Overdose Lifeline founder, Justin Phillips. “They’ll be women […]
CAMP ATTEBURY, Ind – When state fire marshal investigators responded Monday to second fire at a Greenfield barn where a man was killed last week, they brought their newest team member with them. The Greenfield investigation, with is still ongoing, was the first deployment for the agency’s first arson K-9 unit. Misty, a 2-year-old black lab, is specially trained to sniff out possible signs of arson at a fire scene. “What the dog does is it helps find ignitable liquids […]
FRANKLIN, Ind. – A $250,000 research grant will allow the Franklin College biology department to search for ways to better manage the Canada geese population across the country. The grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the largest research grant Franklin College has ever received. Wildlife Biology Professor Ben O’Neal hopes the 4-year study will allow humans to live in peace with the often aggressive birds. “Wildlife is no longer restricted to just these remote sanctuaries,” O’Neal said. “They’re […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Indianapolis Metropolitan police say an officer wounded during a struggle with a shoplifting suspect Sunday night is recovering in good condition. IMPD officials say officer Eric Rosenbaum was shot in the leg while trying to apprehend William Allen, 40, on the city’s east side Sunday evening. Allen was being sought on suspicion of shoplifting from the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store near E. 25th Street and Post Road. During the course of the search, police say officer Rosenbaum encountered […]
UPDATE (May 3, 2019)– Plans are in the works for the signal to be installed, but there’s no timeline set. Previous story: BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind.– Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers is calling for safety upgrades to a busy crosswalk that has become a safety concern in the downtown Columbus area. “Over the last probably nine years, we’ve had over 31 accidents,” Myers said. “We need to get this resolved because I’d hate to see somebody get killed or seriously injured.” The […]