Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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)

Reports: Pistorius not mentally ill during killing

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A panel of mental health experts has concluded that Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year. The […]

06/30/2014

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, May 14, 2014,  as the judge overseeing his murder trial ordered him to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the trial proceedings will be delayed. The court adjourned until May 21, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.   (AP Photo/Gianluigi Guercia, Pool)

Pistorius to be sent for psychiatric tests

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was ordered by a judge on Wednesday to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the double-amputee athlete’s murder trial will be interrupted, possibly for two months. The decision by […]

05/14/2014

Oscar Pistorius sits in court for his ongoing murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, May 12, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Collingridge, Pool)

Psychiatrist testifies that Pistorius has ‘anxiety disorder’

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius has an anxiety disorder that may have contributed to the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, an expert testified at his murder trial Monday, prompting the chief prosecutor to […]

05/12/2014

Friend of the late Reeva Steenkamp, Kim Myers, listens to a witness giving evidence during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday May 6, 2014. (AP Photo. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)

Pistorius allegedly made sinister remark in court

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a “sinister” comment to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom Tuesday after his murder trial was adjourned for the day. Pistorius denied […]

05/06/2014

Oscar Pistorius looks straight ahead inside a courtroom at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday May 5, 2014 at the resumption of his murder trial, following a two-week break. (AP Photo/Ihsaan Haffejee, Pool)

Pistorius neighbor says shooting accidental

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A neighbor and friend of Oscar Pistorius testified Monday at his murder trial that the athlete was “torn apart” and desperately trying to save girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp minutes after fatally […]

05/05/2014

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