A new federal training program aims to teach ordinary citizens, like teachers and custodians, what to do to save lives in a potential mass shooting.
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.
Stories from Heather Childers
Iran is threatening to retaliate if the United States extends sanctions, arguing that such a move by congressional Republicans would violate the nuclear agreement.
WikiLeaks released another batch of Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta's emails today, and they offer new insight into internal anxiety in the Clinton camp about the Democratic nominee.
A 9/11 memorial monument is causing controversy in the small town of Owego, New York.
An unidentified man in Kazakhstan took fellow commuters by surprise as he was caught on dashcam sprinting through traffic atop an ostrich Anna Kooiman and Jackie Ibanez reported on Fox and Friends First.
A Wisconsin man is under arrest after a package he left at his ex-girlfriend’s home was X-rayed, revealing an enormous live snake inside.
A new national poll from Bloomberg shows Hillary Clinton holding a 12-point lead on Donald Trump.
House Democrats interrupted a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando terror attack to make a point about gun control proposals.
Is Google helping Hillary Clinton by skewing search results related to the presumptive Democratic nominee?
The former Stanford University student who received an unusually light sentence for the rape of a young woman blamed "party culture" and the effects of alcohol in his letter to the judge.
A Texas mom is going viral after confronting her daughter over "drugs" she found in the girl's room.
Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers not to eat at Chick fil-A. It appears, however, his words have backfired.