Reeva Steenkamp

Forensic expert, Roger Dixon, left, holds a court exhibit, a magazine rack, as he answers questions put to him by chief state prosecutor Gerrie Nel , right, during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 17, 2014.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)

Pistorius trial: Prosecutor chides defense witness

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — An expert witness for the defense at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius was supposed to help the athlete’s assertion that he killed his girlfriend by mistake last year, but […]

04/17/2014

Oscar Pistorius holds his head in his hands as he listens to evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 after questioning by state prosecutor Gerrie Nel, had earlier finished. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert […]

04/15/2014

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel, alongside a reconstruction of a toilet cubicle, in court  Monday, April 14, 2014, through which Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine's day in 2013. (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras, Pool)

Prosecutor presses Pistorius at murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial on Monday alleged numerous inconsistencies in the athlete’s account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, seeking to show that […]

04/14/2014

Oscar Pistorius puts on his jacket as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Prosecutor: Pistorius’ story doesn’t add up

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add […]

04/11/2014

Oscar Pistorius, puts his hand to his face while listening to evidence from a witness speaking about the morning of the shooting in court on the fourth day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, March 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Longari, Pool)

Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has told the world-famous athlete that he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door as they were talking. Chief prosecutor Gerrie […]

04/11/2014

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel during cross questioning of Oscar Pistorius, in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Werner Beukes, Pool)

Prosecutor mocks Pistorius’ version of events

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete’s murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the […]

04/10/2014

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while testifying at his murder trial Wednesday as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to […]

04/09/2014

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Analysis of Pistorius trial

A dramatic day of testimony in the Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial as the chief prosecutor in the case tries to get the South African Olympic double-amputee sprinter to crack. Lisa Osborn and Phil Hulett discussed […]

04/09/2014

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Analysis of Oscar Pistorius on the stand

Another day of drama in a South African courtroom as Oscar Pistorius testified for a second day at his murder trial. Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial Tuesday, […]

04/08/2014

In this photo taken Friday March 28, 2014, after a postponement was announced, Oscar Pistorius walks past the exhibited door, directly behind him, in court, through which he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St Valentine's Day in 2013. On Tuesday April 8, 2014 Pistroius removed his prosthetics during his testimony and described the moments he fired the shots, that killed Steenkamp.  (AP Photo/Werner Beukes, Pool)

Pistorius takes prosthetics off during testimony

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial Tuesday, forcing the court to adjourn as the star athlete was describing the moments he said […]

04/08/2014

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Analysis of Pistorius on the stand at his murder trial

Oscar Pistorius has took the stand today in his murder trial. He is charged with shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamptrying to death…and act he calls an accident. Paul Lowe and Phil Hulett discussed the trial […]

04/07/2014

Oscar Pistorius holds his head  in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Hutchings-Pool)

Emotional Pistorius testifies in his murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – An emotional Oscar Pistorius began testifying in his murder trial with an apology to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed last year in his home. Pistorius took […]

04/07/2014

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