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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Officials recommend Oscar Pistorius be released from prison Aug. 21

    Officials recommend Oscar Pistorius be released from prison Aug. 21
    Prison officials have recommended that Oscar Pistorius, who killed his girlfriend, be released from prison Aug. 21 for good behavior after serving just 10 months and be moved to house arrest, the head of correctional services said on Monday. The news...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison on Aug 21

    Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison for good behavior on Aug. 21 and go under house arrest after serving just 10 months for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South Africa's department of corrections said Monday. "He's behaving himself very...
  • Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August

    Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August
    Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic sprinter convicted of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend, could be released from prison in August after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence. South Africa’s Parole Board last week heard a...
  • Pistorius to be out on parole in August; state to appeal murder acquittal in November

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole in August, weeks before South Africa's state prosecution will appeal the acquittal of murder charges in November. Pistorius will be placed under correctional...
  • Oscar Pistorius seeks to avoid harsher sentence for killing girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius seeks to avoid harsher sentence for killing girlfriend
    Some five months after he was convicted of culpable homicide, Oscar Pistorius is seeking to block prosecutors from asking for a more severe punishment. Though the famed double-amputee runner was found guilty in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend,...
  • Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday

    Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday
    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system....
  • Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials
    No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. In...
  • South African judge OKs appeal of Oscar Pistorius' murder acquittal

    South African judge OKs appeal of Oscar Pistorius' murder acquittal
    Oscar Pistorius may yet face a murder conviction after South African prosecutors Wednesday were given permission by the trial judge to appeal her acquittal of the Olympic athlete on the charge. Pistorius would face a mandatory 15-year prison sentence if...
  • South Africa court throws out murder case in honeymoon killing

    South Africa court throws out murder case in honeymoon killing
    A judge in Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday threw out murder charges against a British businessman accused of conspiring to kill his wife on their honeymoon. Deputy Judge Jeanette Traverso said the evidence fell short of what was required to prove...
  • Prosecutor seeks to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence

    Prosecutor seeks to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence
    South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Tuesday told High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa that the sentence she imposed on Oscar Pistorius in the negligent killing of his girlfriend was “shockingly inappropriate.” Masipa, who acquitted the...
  • Coyotes, offenders and disabilities: Letters

    Coyotes here to stay Friday's Sentinel had a front-page article on residents' continuing concerns about the increasing numbers of coyotes endangering their pets. The advice offered by state wildlife officials is "Get used to them." As an old Montana...