Numerous law enforcement vehicles and SWAT teams respond to shooter Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at an apartment complex in Rothschild, Wis. The shootings happened at a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex, where officers, including a SWAT team, were in a standoff with the suspect late in the afternoon, Wausau police Capt. Todd Baeten said at a news conference. The area is about 90 miles west of Green Bay.  (T'xer Zhon Kha /The Post-Crescent via AP)

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Wisconsin shootings: Officer killed was 15-year veteran 'hero' More

The police officer gunned down in a series of shootings in Wisconsin on Wednesday has been identified and is being hailed by state officials as a hero for protecting his community. More

Maryland forward Kiah Gillespie sits beside Sirr, her lucky teddy bear, while riding an Amtrak Regional train from Baltimore to Stamford, Conn., Thursday, March 23, 2017. Only two Terrapins had ever taken a train, so the team's coach decided to take the train instead of a bus to the Bridgeport Regional of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Maryland forward Kiah Gillespie sits beside Sirr, her lucky teddy bear, while riding an Amtrak Regional train from Baltimore to Stamford, Conn., Thursday, March 23, 2017. Only two Terrapins had ever taken a train, so the team's coach decided to take the train instead of a bus to the Bridgeport Regional of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

US

All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional

Brenda Frese always wants to give her team new experiences.

This undated photo provided by family, shows 1-year-old Jayden Cortez abducted in a stolen vehicle Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Cathedral City, Calif. Cathedral City police say two boys, Jayden, and 2-year-old Carlos Cortez, were in a Honda Accord that was stolen in Cathedral City on Thursday night. An Amber Alert has been issued for the white, four-door accord with license plate 7TJR654. (Cathedral City Police Department via AP) This undated photo provided by family, shows 1-year-old Jayden Cortez abducted in a stolen vehicle Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Cathedral City, Calif. Cathedral City police say two boys, Jayden, and 2-year-old Carlos Cortez, were in a Honda Accord that was stolen in Cathedral City on Thursday night. An Amber Alert has been issued for the white, four-door accord with license plate 7TJR654. (Cathedral City Police Department via AP)

California

Car stolen with 2 toddler boys inside in Palm Springs area

Police in Southern California say a car has been stolen with a 1-year-old boy and a 2-year-old boy inside who are now missing.

This Nov. 23, 2016, photo provided by Barbara Adams via the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, shows the emaciated dog she noticed inside a trash bag that day in Wissahickon Valley Park in Philadelphia. Philadelphia police officer Michael Long, an 11-year veteran of the force accused of dumping the dog in the park, was arrested Thursday, March 23, 2017, on animal cruelty and related misdemeanor charges, according to the PSPCA. Animal welfare officers took the dog to a shelter for medical care, and a Malvern, Pa., resident has since adopted the female pit bull mix and named the dog Cranberry. (Barbara Adams/PSPCA via AP) This Nov. 23, 2016, photo provided by Barbara Adams via the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, shows the emaciated dog she noticed inside a trash bag that day in Wissahickon Valley Park in Philadelphia. Philadelphia police officer Michael Long, an 11-year veteran of the force accused of dumping the dog in the park, was arrested Thursday, March 23, 2017, on animal cruelty and related misdemeanor charges, according to the PSPCA. Animal welfare officers took the dog to a shelter for medical care, and a Malvern, Pa., resident has since adopted the female pit bull mix and named the dog Cranberry. (Barbara Adams/PSPCA via AP)

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia policeman accused of dumping his dog at park

A Philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park.

FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Monsignor William Lynn leaves a bail hearing at the Center for Criminal Justice in Philadelphia. Lynn, long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints, may learn Friday, March 24, 2017, if his legal odyssey will come to an end. Lynn served nearly three years of a three- to six-year sentence when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court tossed his conviction over trial errors. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Monsignor William Lynn leaves a bail hearing at the Center for Criminal Justice in Philadelphia. Lynn, long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints, may learn Friday, March 24, 2017, if his legal odyssey will come to an end. Lynn served nearly three years of a three- to six-year sentence when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court tossed his conviction over trial errors. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

RELIGION

Church leader's long legal odyssey over abuse claims returns

A former Philadelphia church official long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints may soon learn if his legal odyssey will come to an end.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, University of California President Janet Napolitano attends a University of California Board of Regents meeting, in San Francisco. Napolitano is crossing the border next week to send a "strong and loud" message to Mexico, which she clearly hopes will resonate in Washington, that it is wrong to isolate America's neighbor. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, University of California President Janet Napolitano attends a University of California Board of Regents meeting, in San Francisco. Napolitano is crossing the border next week to send a "strong and loud" message to Mexico, which she clearly hopes will resonate in Washington, that it is wrong to isolate America's neighbor. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

IMMIGRATION

Group calls on defunding ‘sanctuary’ universities, Napolitano’s ouster

The David Horowitz Freedom Center announced they will be putting posters up at UC San Diego on Friday calling for the University of California President Janet Napolitano to be “prosecuted for sedition”...

FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, people protest as part of the National Day of Action to Fight for $15 near a McDonald's restaurant along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life. They are launching their first national joint action on April 4, 2017, the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination, with “Fight Racism, Raise Pay” protests in two dozen cities, including Atlanta; Chicago; Boston; Denver; and Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) FILE – In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, people protest as part of the National Day of Action to Fight for $15 near a McDonald's restaurant along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life. They are launching their first national joint action on April 4, 2017, the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination, with “Fight Racism, Raise Pay” protests in two dozen cities, including Atlanta; Chicago; Boston; Denver; and Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

ECONOMY

Black Lives Matter groups joining forces with wage activists

A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, ...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, smoke billows from one of the towers of the World Trade Center and flames as debris explodes from the second tower in New York. Family members of 9/11 families and others harmed in the terrorist attacks are on a fresh quest to hold Saudi Arabia responsible. A magistrate judge presiding over a Thursday, March 23, 2017, hearing says she hopes to streamline the legal process to speed the lawsuits along. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong, File) FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, smoke billows from one of the towers of the World Trade Center and flames as debris explodes from the second tower in New York. Family members of 9/11 families and others harmed in the terrorist attacks are on a fresh quest to hold Saudi Arabia responsible. A magistrate judge presiding over a Thursday, March 23, 2017, hearing says she hopes to streamline the legal process to speed the lawsuits along. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong, File)

New York

Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 get new life

Family members of 9/11 families and others harmed in the terrorist attacks are on a fresh quest to hold Saudi Arabia responsible.

VIDEO

Tucker: Emails show Md school superintendent's priorities

Tucker reads emails of Montgomery County Superintendent of Schools, Jack R. Smith, whom he says seems more concerned about intolerant language and racist, xenophobic behavior than the alleged sexual ...

VIDEO

Md. rape case defense: Encounter in bathroom was consensual

Attorney with firm representing one of the defendants in Md. rape case says more evidence will surface that will prove his innocence and reveal the truth about the horrific allegations made against ...

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California

Amber Alert issued in California after toddlers abducted in car theft

Authorities in Riverside County, Calif., on Thursday issued an Amber Alert after two toddlers were abducted in a car theft.

VIDEO

Coulter: Pres. Trump following Ryan's priorities

Author and conservative commentator Ann Coulter says Pres. Trump is not focusing on the priorities he had as a candidate - illegal immigration and jobs - and is following GOP establishment and Speaker ...

Northeast

NYC mom's heartbreak after truck fatally strikes 1-year-old baby

A 1-year-old child was killed in Queens Thursday night when a truck collided with her stroller as her mother was pushing her across the street, cops said.

California

4 people, including 2 children, found dead in California

Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said.

Arizona

Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon grew desperate

A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help.

Police and Law Enforcement

Off-duty Indiana trooper saves couple from fire at home

An off-duty Indiana State Trooper is being recognized for his heroic actions after he helped a couple escape a fire at their home.

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Veterans

Authorities find veteran's decomposed body, charge 3 family members with collecting his benefits

Police say three family members of a Wainwright home spent the social security payments of a veteran whose body was found badly decomposed in their living room.

Texas

Texas school worker accused of impregnating 13-year-old

A Houston middle school staff member is facing charges after he was accused of impregnating a 13-year-old student.

VIDEO

Rape case inflames the political battle in Maryland

Fox News spoke with the illegal immigrant's defense attorney; Doug McKelway has the story for 'Special Report'

Ohio

Ohio paying 2 men declared wrongfully imprisoned $1.45M each

Ohio has agreed to pay about $1.45 million each to two men declared wrongfully imprisoned for more than 16 years in a woman's 1988 slaying.

Europe

Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it appointed Ukraine's former finance minister as its executive director.

Army

Army Chief in Europe Wants More Weapons to Combat Russian Threat

NATO's supreme commander called Thursday for an escalated military buildup in Europe to deter Russia.

Administration

The Latest: Oregon board approves deal on tribal mascots

The Latest on an Oregon schools and tribal mascots (all times local): 2:45 p.m.

Illinois

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Census data show the Chicago region lost more residents than any other U.S. metropolitan area last year, a drop coinciding with other Midwestern cities experiencing declines as the South and Southwest ...

Values

Texas judge sued for beginning courtroom sessions with prayer

A Texas judge is being sued in federal court by the nation's leading secularist legal organization because of his courtroom tradition of having guest pastors and chaplains offer an invocation before ...

Fires

SC deacon, wife, 2 children killed in house fire

Scott Kelly, 42, a deacon at Trinity Baptist Church in Cayce, along with his wife Mandy, 34, their son Judah, 10 months; and daughter Lizzie, 9, all died in the early morning blaze that erupted at ...

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