Illinois Health Officials Report B.1.351 Coronavirus Variant -- First Identified In South Africa -- Has Been Found In Rock IslandIllinois public health officials on Thursday announced that a case of coronavirus variant B.1.351 – first identified in South Africa – has been found in Illinois.
How A Trip To South Africa Changes The Way One Northwestern Basketball Player Looks At The Basketball Court"On down days, when I'm coming into $190 million Welsh-Ryan Arena, wow," Wolf said. "I'm like 'wow, my mindset cannot be I'm tired for all the work I have to do.' I need to bring the same energy these kids with nothing did."
U.S. Woman, Son Fighting For Lives After Giraffe AttackAn American scientist and her young son were fighting for their lives Friday in a South African hospital after being attacked by a giraffe at the wildlife reserve in South Africa where they live.
Lions Eat Group Of Suspected Rhino Poachers In South AfricaA group of alleged animal poachers has reportedly met their end after running into a pack of lions while trespassing in a game reserve in South Africa.
American Woman Who Killed Giraffe Says It Was Part Of A Conservation EffortAn American hunter is pushing back against her critics, after photos of her next to a giraffe she killed in South Africa triggered outrage.
Contestant From South Africa Wins Miss Universe CrownDemi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday.
Chicago Man Wrestles Lion While On Vacation In AfricaIf someone told you they wrestled a lion and survived, you probably wouldn’t buy it, but Ted Papastefan has the video to prove it.
Mel Reynolds Ordered To Find Housing, Home Detention ExpectedFormer Congressman Mel Reynolds was due back federal court in Chicago Thursday afternoon on misdemeanor tax charges, and he told WBBM he wouldn't be surprised if he ended up in jail afterward.
Hiker's Guide To South AfricaMake plans for the most unique hiking experience you will ever have. South Africa offers a variety of hiking adventures that you will not be able to enjoy anywhere else in the world.
Mel Reynolds Arrested In AtlantaFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds was arrested Monday in Atlanta on an outstanding warrant.
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds Defies Judge's Order To Return From AfricaAlready facing misdemeanor tax charges, former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds could be in more legal trouble, after failing to return to Chicago from Africa on Thursday.
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Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable HomicideA sentencing hearing is still to come in October. Pistorius faces up to 15 years in prison.
Mel Reynolds, In Hiding, Complains Media Ran With Trumped-Up African Porn Charges Disgraced former Congressman Mel Reynolds says he is in hiding in South Africa following his deportation from Zimbabwe, where he says authorities trumped up pornography charges against him.
Professor: Mandela Was 'A President For The World'A Chicago professor who considered former South Africa President Nelson Mandela a friend said the loss of the equal rights icon was the death of “a president for the world.”