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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Pistorius trial: Police photos show traces of blood in bedroom

    Pistorius trial: Police photos show traces of blood in bedroom
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Police photographs show unexplained drops of blood on the wall above the left-hand bedside table and bed headboard and on the duvet in the main bedroom of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, according to evidence...
  • Pictures in the News | March 13, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, pallbearers carry the casket of Los Angeles Police Officer Nicholas Lee in to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for his public funeral service. Lee died in a traffic accident in Beverly Hills while responding to a...
  • Pistorius' lawyer tries to shake police photographer's testimony

    Pistorius' lawyer tries to shake police photographer's testimony
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In a sign of how crucial police photos may be in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic athlete's attorney spent most of Tuesday's session in Pretoria’s high court trying to demolish the credibility of...
  • 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,...
  • Oscar Pistorius retches as his murder trial hears autopsy evidence

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius bent over in his seat and retched violently at his murder trial Monday as a pathologist graphically detailed the wounds that killed the double-amputee Olympic runner’s girlfriend. It was by all appearances...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 10-16, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial witness: Screams sounded like 'family murder'

    Oscar Pistorius trial witness: Screams sounded like 'family murder'
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius on Monday heard more testimony that a terrified woman screamed the night that the athlete shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The athlete’s defense team has...
  • 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...
  • Prosecution in Oscar Pistorius trial wraps up its case

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The prosecution concluded its murder case against South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday after introducing additional evidence on cellphones and messages. Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...
  • 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...
  • Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial to Get Its Own TV Channel

    A 24-hour television channel dedicated to round-the-clock coverage of Oscar Pistorius' murder trial will be launched in March, the South African cable provider MultiChoice announced Wednesday. The network will go on air just one day before the double-...