South Africa

Redding resident Nicholas Upton has gone missing in South Africa. Photo courtesy of George Washington University.

Redding Man Missing After Swimming In South Africa

A George Washington University official says an undergraduate student has been missing since swimming while traveling in South Africa.

08/31/2015

South African President Nelson Mandela poses with former heavyweight boxing champions Michael Spinks, left, and Joe Frazier, right, at his official residence in Pretoria on Dec. 6, 1997. (credit: WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Bishop: Mandela’s Support For Abortion ‘Shameful’

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence weighed in on Nelson Mandela’s death by calling his support for abortion “shameful.”

12/09/2013

Greenwich Man Dies In Rock Climbing Accident In Africa

A Connecticut native who attended the University of Pennsylvania has died after a rock climbing accident in Africa.

04/04/2013

Hartford Federal Court. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

15-year Sentence In Peace Corps Child Sex

A Milford man who pleaded guilty to one count of enticing minors into having sex while he was a Peace Corps volunteer has been sentenced.

10/10/2012

Hartford Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Ex-Peace Corps Volunteer Convicted of Molesting Children In South Africa

A former Peace Corps volunteer has admitted he sexually abused four young girls while serving in South Africa.

06/27/2012

File Photo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

Feds: Ex-Peace Corps Volunteer Molested Girls

A former Peace Corps volunteer has been arrested on federal charges of sexually abusing young girls while serving in South Africa.

08/04/2011

Isaac Amuah

Court Won’t Extradite Mandela’s Son-in-Law To Connecticut

By JENNY GROSS, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ A South African court on Friday refused a U.S. request that the son-in-law of former South African President Nelson Mandela be sent to Connecticut to face sexual […]

02/11/2011