Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius cries as he prays with his sister Aimee and brother Carl in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo)

Witnesses heard woman scream, then Pistorius fired

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Witnesses heard a woman screaming before gunshots fired by Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend early on Valentine’s Day, South African prosecutors said Monday, contradicting the Paralympic champion’s version of events […]

08/19/2013

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius allowed to leave South Africa with conditions

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius can leave South Africa to compete in international track meets, a judge ruled on Thursday as he upheld the Olympic athlete’s appeal against some of his bail restrictions.

03/28/2013

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius says no intentions to kill girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius says he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. Click to listen to an interview with a reporter in South Africa.

02/19/2013

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa (AP Photo)

Weeping Pistorius faces life in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius wept in court as prosecutors said they’ll charge him of premeditated murder for killing his model girlfriend. The man who once inspired the world could spend the rest of his life in prison.

02/15/2013

Oscar Pistorius

News of Pistorius leaves many in disbelief

LONDON (AP) — Out in the small Italian town of Gemona, among many places around the world, the arrest of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges was hard to believe.

02/14/2013