Former South African President Jacob Zuma had avoided a host of corruption charges for roughly a decade, in the meantime winning and serving for years in his country's highest elected position — but on Friday, just over a month after Zuma resigned the presidency under significant political pressure, those criminal charges finally caught up with him.
The death of Nikolai Glushkov, the 68-year-old Russian businessman whose body was found in his London home on Monday, is being investigated as a murder. The cause of death was "compression to the neck," police say.
Murphysboro's Mike Bost is seeking a 3rd term representing southern Illinois' 12th congressional district. His primary opponent is Preston Nelson of Benton. WSIU's Brad Palmer profiles both candidates.