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  • Oscar Pistorius used maximum-damage bullets, expert testifies

    Oscar Pistorius used maximum-damage bullets, expert testifies
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Athlete Oscar Pistorius used expanding bullets that mushroom on impact and cause maximum tissue damage when he shot his girlfriend to death, a pathologist testified Monday in a South African court. One of those bullets...
  • Pistorius trial: Ballistics expert details Steenkamp's final moments

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The final, horrific moments in Reeva Steenkamp’s life came into focus Wednesday at the murder trial of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, as a ballistics expert offered graphic testimony on how she...
  • Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime

    Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime
    Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
  • 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius returns to the track [Video]

    'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius returns to the track [Video]
    Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete from South Africa known as the Blade Runner, was back on the track Thursday in a low-key workout for the first time since he was accused of killing his girlfriend in February. Pistorius will be arraigned in August...
  • South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius may face new charges

    South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius may face new charges
    Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympic sprinter, may face additional charges when he is indicted Monday for the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend, according to news reports. National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Medupe Simasiku...
  • Oscar Pistorius indicted on murder charge; witnesses heard 'woman scream'

    PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympic sprinter known as the Blade Runner, was indicted Monday on a charge of premeditated murder in the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend. The trial was set for March 3-20....
  • Oscar Pistorius murder case prosecutors tell of screams, gunshots

    PRETORIA, South Africa — On the night South African athlete Oscar Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, neighbors allegedly heard the sound of a woman screaming. Silence followed, and then gunshots. And more screams. That's the picture...
  • Oscar Pistorius to face gun charges unrelated to murder case

    Oscar Pistorius to face gun charges unrelated to murder case
    South African runner Oscar Pistorius was indicted Wednesday on two new charges that are believed to allege he fired guns in public during separate incidents that occurred before he killed his girlfriend in his apartment in February. Already indicted...
  • Ballistics expert calls Oscar Pistorius claim in shooting 'impossible'

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A police ballistics expert at the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday rejected the athlete’s assertion that he fired two sets of rapid gunshots when he killed his girlfriend,...
  • Pistorius trial: Steenkamp sent text messages expressing her fears

    Pistorius trial: Steenkamp sent text messages expressing her fears
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Model and lawyer Reeva Steenkamp sent a cellphone message to her boyfriend, South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, weeks before he fatally shot her saying that his behavior sometimes scared her. Steenkamp’s...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness tells of restaurant shooting cover-up

    Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness tells of restaurant shooting cover-up
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to lie and take the blame after Pistorius accidentally fired a shot in a popular restaurant in an upscale Johannesburg neighborhood last year, according to testimony in the South African Olympic...