murder trial

Oscar Pistorius blocks his ears inside the high court on the second day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

Once-calm witness cries at Pistorius murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For two days, the witness in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius kept her composure. Then, just as her testimony was about to finish, she broke down in tears at […]


Oscar Pistorius, center, is escorted out of the high court after the first day of his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 3, 2014. (AP Photo)

Witness at Pistorius trial recalls hearing screams

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — “Bang … bang, bang, bang.” The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius opened Monday in South Africa with testimony from a neighbor who described the sound of what she said were […]


Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa on Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius channel goes on air in South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A cable TV channel devoted to the Oscar Pistorius murder trial went on air in South Africa on Sunday night showing footage of the blonde model the world-famous athlete shot […]


FILE - In this frame grab from CCTV footage leaked to M-Net's Carte Blanche program which viewed Sunday Feb 24, 2013, shows Reeva Steenkamp entering the secured access to the Silverwoods housing estate, home of Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius,  some hours before she was shot and killed at Pistorius' home. (AP Photo/M-Net Carte Blanche, File)

Pistorius trial: The pieces of the puzzle

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A toilet door, a gun, an iPhone — and some prosthetic legs. A stray bullet and the difference between a man and a woman screaming. All are pieces of the Oscar Pistorius […]


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Jury asked to keep deliberating loud-music trial

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A judge asked jurors Saturday to try working through their difficulties reaching a verdict on the fate of a Florida man charged with fatally shooting a teen after an argument over […]


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Addiction counselor’s DUI murder case begins in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A drug and alcohol counselor charged with hitting and killing a man while driving drunk is set to face a jury Monday when lawyers present opening statements in her murder trial. […]


Judge Debra Nelson during trial of George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain on trial for his shooting of Trayvon Martin, in Seminole circuit court, Sanford, Florida (AP Photo).

Judge strikes detective statements on Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – A prosecutor in George Zimmerman’s murder trial on Tuesday tried to pick apart the statements of a Sanford Police detective who had been called as a prosecution witness a day before […]


George Zimmerman (AP Photo)

Police officers testify in George Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial on Monday heard testimony and recordings of the neighborhood watch volunteer describing his fight with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin to police and how he feared […]



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