Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius reacts in the dock as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers her verdict during his murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. Masipa ruled out a murder conviction for the double-amputee Olympian in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, but said he was negligent, raising the possibility he'll be convicted of culpable homicide. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn’t go against the ruling of the judge. Pistorius, who is to be sentenced next […]

09/15/2014

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock looking in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.  Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Sentencing procedures will start Oct. 13. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Pool)

Pistorius can compete again in Paralympics

Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served any punishment for killing his girlfriend, the International Paralympic Committee said Friday. The South African double-amputee runner was found guilty of culpable homicide […]

09/12/2014

Escorted by police and security, Oscar Pistorius leaves the court  in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. In passing judgement judge Thokozile Masipa  ruled out a murder conviction for the double-amputee Olympian in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp,  but said he was negligent and convicted him of culpable homicide. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said […]

09/12/2014

Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 11 2014. The verdict is expected to take hours and possibly two days to present. She will decide with the help of two legal assessors if Pistorius is guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

Judge: Pistorius can’t be found guilty of murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — In a lengthy verdict phase climaxing Oscar Pistorius’ trial, the judge said Thursday he can’t be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the shooting death of […]

09/11/2014

South African chief state prosecutor Gerrie Nel gestures as he explains a possible scenario into how Oscar Pistorius might have fired on girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras, Pool)

Judge to give verdict in Pistorius trial

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was taciturn through months of court proceedings that caught the attention of the world. On Thursday, however, she’ll deliver a judgment that brings her […]

09/09/2014

FILE - In this Tuesday May 20, 2014 file photo brother of murder accused, Oscar Pistorius, left, Carl Pistorius, right, speaks with his brother in court in Pretoria, South Africa. Carl Pistorius has been "badly hurt" in a car accident after a head-on collision on a highway in South Africa, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Pool, File)

Pistorius’ brother in intensive care

  PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius’ older brother Carl remains in an intensive care unit in a South African hospital and is on a ventilator after a serious car crash last week, the […]

08/06/2014

FILE -  In this Friday, May 9, 2014 file photo State prosecutor Gerrie Nel gestures as he demonstrates the firing of a gun during the ongoing murder trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa. Prosecutors and lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have one last chance to convince a South African judge when they present closing arguments this week in the murder trial of the once-celebrated athlete who fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a toilet cubicle door in his home. On Thursday Aug. 7, 2014 and Friday, both sides will summarize their versions of the shooting to Thokozile Masipa, the red-robed judge who will determine the fate of the double-amputee Olympic runner. bedroom. (AP Photo/Herman Verwey, Pool, File)

Trial end approaches for Oscar Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have one last chance to convince a South African judge when they present closing arguments this week in the murder trial of the once-celebrated athlete who […]

08/06/2014

Two Johannesburg newspapers report Tuesday, July 15, 2014 on how Oscar Pistorius, right, who is accused of the murder of his girlfriend, recently visited a nightclub with a cousin and was allegedly accosted by a man, Jared Mortimer, left and center, who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial, his family said Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the Pistorius family  said an argument followed and the athlete, who is free on bail, soon left the club. He had been seated in a quiet booth in the VIP section, she said in a statement.  Afrikaans headline reads "Drunk Oscar in club altercation. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

Pistorius gets into nightclub argument

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was in an altercation at an upmarket nightclub over the weekend, his family said Tuesday. Pistorius went with a cousin to a trendy Johannesburg nightclub on Saturday, where he was […]

07/15/2014

Oscar Pistorius reads in court, in Pretoria, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Gianluigi Guercia, Pool)

Pistorius is not a narcissist, psychologist says

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius does not display the narcissism associated with men in abusive relationships and linked to “rage-type” murders, according to a psychologist’s report read Wednesday at the athlete’s murder trial. […]

07/02/2014

Oscar Pistorius is seated inside a courtroom in Pretoria, South Africa, June 30, 2014. The murder trial of Pistorius resumed Monday,  after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete to determine if he has an anxiety disorder that could have influenced his actions on the night he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Ihsaan Haffejee, Pool)

Agent: Pistorius planned travel with girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius had a heightened concern for his personal safety and was making plans to take girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on international trips shortly before he fatally shot her, his agent […]

07/01/2014

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