Trump, Dems kick off final midterm campaign push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched an eight-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans and GOP gubernatorial candidates against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates, including entertainment…

Murder suspect in custody

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man is behind bars in a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday night on the city's northeast side. Jerry Saylor, 46, was taken into custody Monday morning. He's been charged with first-degree murder in connection…

Suspected mail bomber ‘troubled’ ex-stripper

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cesar Sayoc is an amateur bodybuilder and former stripper, a loner with a long arrest record who showed little interest in politics until Donald Trump came along. On Friday, he was identified by authorities as the…

Man detained in mail-bomb case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on Friday in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television…

Suspect wounded in officer-involved shooting

ROCKFORD - A a man wanted on a narcotics warrant was shot by Winnebago County deputies on the city's northwest side Wednesday morning. Officials say the shooting happened at around 11 a.m., at the Fas Fuel station on the corner of North…

Roster Move: Blackhawks place Anton Forsberg on waivers

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks made an expected move on Monday by placing goaltender Anton Forsberg on waivers, according to sources close to the club. Forsberg, who came to Chicago in 2017 as Corey Crawford's backup, hasn't appeared…