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Doctor explains best ways to avoid COVID-19

ROCKFORD - If some pundits sound like they believe the world will never be the same because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's because they're likely right. But for most people, the main concern is how to avoid infection. According to one…

Latest wave of COVID-19 cases not same as first

(ROCKFORD ADVOCATE) - The current spike in COVID-19 cases in several American states is not taking the shape of the first wave that hit the U.S. earlier this year, according to doctors. Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical…

Frederick Douglas statue vandalized in Rochester, New York

ROCHESTER, New York – A statue of famed black American social reformer Frederick Douglass was destroyed over the Fourth of July weekend. The monument sits in Maplewood Park in Rochester, New York. “The base and lower part of the…

Officer involved in death of George Floyd posts bond

MINNEAPOLIS – One of four ex-officers charged in the death of George Floyd has been released on bond. Thomas Lane, 37, was released from Hennepin County Jail Wednesday afternoon after posting bail, according to court documents. His bond…

COVID-19: Wisconsin State Fair canceled

WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Wisconsin State Fair Board of Directors has voted to cancel the 2020 state fair because of the coronavirus pandemic. “The board and staff have been closely monitoring COVID-19 data from local, state and federal…