5 IceHogs skate in Blackhawks Development Camp

Staff Report CHICAGO - Of the 36 players listed on the 2019 Chicago Blackhawks Development Camp roster, five skated with the Rockford IceHogs during the 2018-19 season. The camp roster features defenseman Chad Krys and forwards …

Florida expert called to capture Chicago alligator

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — An expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon. Sections of Humboldt Park are closed Monday while the search continues for…

Joe Biden defends Obamacare on campaign trail

By Bill Barrow Associated Press Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace…

9 arrested in Rockford sex-trade sting

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Rockford Police Department, on Friday, announced that nine people were arrested in an undercover prostitution sting. The sting occurred Thursday in the city of Rockford.  "The operation is part of the…