Effingham County, Illinois, on Monday became a "sanctuary county" for gun owners.
Heather Childers anchors the first hour of "Fox & Friends First," weekdays from 4:00-5:00am ET on Fox News Channel. She joined the network in 2010 and is based in New York.
Childers provided live coverage of the 2013 al Qaeda terror threats that forced U.S. embassies to close in the Middle East.
Previously, she covered Asiana Flight 214's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport, Superstorm Sandy, as well as the impacts of the deadly tornado in Moore, Okla.
Childers also anchored FNC's "America's News HQ" on weekends from 2011 to 2013.
Before joining FNC as a general assignment reporter, Childers served as a weekday evening anchor for News 14 Carolina (YNN 14) in Charlotte. She was also a weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter for WLOS-TV (ABC 13) in Asheville, N.C. and a weekday anchor for WFLX-TV (FOX 29) in Albany, Ga. Childers began her career as a producer at WCNC-TV (NBC 22) in Charlotte.
Childers graduated from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in English.
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Fox News' Griff Jenkins confronted California Gov. Jerry Brown over his state's sanctuary policy.
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Hundreds of community members in Tennessee packed an elementary school gym Monday night for a vigil honoring 97 suspected illegal immigrants arrested by ICE officials on Friday.
U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Kelli Ward (R-Ariz.) said Wednesday that she supports President Trump's idea to have the military secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his wall is built, saying it's a "great option" for now.
Police said Tuesday that the woman who shot three employees at YouTube's San Bruno, California headquarters before fatally shooting herself was angry that she wasn't being compensated for the videos she published.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince ripped Iran's supreme leader in an interview with The Atlantic, saying that Ali Khamenei "makes Hitler look good."
Judge Andrew Napolitano said Monday that President Donald Trump can easily obtain unredacted documents related to the probe of alleged FISA abuses by the FBI and Department of Justice.
A New York assemblyman questioned whether Democrats are "really serious about public safety" after a cop killer was granted parole.
A Republican candidate for governor in California said Wednesday that the support of sanctuary cities by many politicians in the state is a “smokescreen” to cover up their inaction on illegal immigration.
Shaquille O'Neal said Wednesday he favors adding law enforcement officers to schools and inner cities rather than lawmakers moving to ban firearms.