7 key questions ahead of 2020 Democratic debate

By Steve Peoples AP National Political Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight…

Your Horoscope – November 20, 2019

ARIES If there’s friction in your relationship, you’ll want to resolve it quickly. At work or elsewhere, you’ll succeed in gaining respect during a difficult situation and feel quite proud of yourself. TAURUS You’ll need to show…

No care, all ego: Everyone’s liable but Matt Nagy

By: Robert Zeglinski Contributor The greatest trick a figurehead can pull is convincing the world that they're never to blame. Any time their subordinates fail, it's never the fault of the person pulling the strings. They failed because…

Epstein guards to face criminal charges

By Michael Balsamo and Tom Hays Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night before he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying…

Police: 3 killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

By The Associated Press DUNCAN, Oklahoma (AP) — Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma, the chief of police said. Two victims were shot inside a car and the third was in the parking lot…

Trubisky injures hip, Bears fall to Rams

By Dan Greenspan Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitch Trubisky wanted to finish out the game, but the decision was taken out of his hands The Chicago Bears’ quarterback said he sustained a right hip injury in the first half of a…

Rockford IceHogs, Kris Versteeg part ways

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Kris Versteeg's second stint with the Rockford IceHogs is over, the team announced Sunday. IceHogs General Manager Mark Bernard said Versteeg and the club have mutually agreed to terminate the two-time Stanley Cup…

Swedish American welcomes new providers

Staff Report ROCKFORD - SwedishAmerican has welcomed new internal medicine physician, Dr. Shinta Jong to the Creekside Medical Center, 3505 N. Bell School Road. Jong brings 10 years of experience to SwedishAmerican. Board certified in…

Man sentenced to 15 years in drug case

Staff Report ROCKFORD - A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a recent drug case,  Alonte M. Bjorlie 23, was sentenced Nov. 8 to 15 years for possession with intent to deliver cocaine, 15 years for possession…