| May 14, 2014
| 3:41 AM
The judge in the murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday ordered the athlete to undergo a comprehensive mental health assessment by a panel of psychiatrists, after an allegation he suffered from an anxiety disorder.
| May 5, 2014
| 1:14 PM
A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified Monday that the South African Olympian appeared "broken" as he wept, prayed and begged his girlfriend not to die in the minutes after he fatally shot her on Valentine's Day last year.
Pistorius' murder trial resumed...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Luxury house for sale in secure Pretoria gated community. Features cathedral ceilings, stone floors throughout, nice neighbors.
And a bathroom with a troubled history.
South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial in the shooting death of his...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:04 AM
Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, broke his five-month-long social media silence Sunday, tweeting four quotes about suffering, love and pain.
His tweets prompted...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The specifics of the decades-old case of convicted murder accomplice Pamela Smart now seem far less interesting than Smart's sensationalized trial, which became the first to be televised gavel-to-gavel. This relentless exposure dubiously paved the way for...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:11 PM
South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius should be convicted of premeditated murder, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told Pretoria’s high court Thursday, saying the athlete had given an unlikely, contradictory account of what happened the night he killed his...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:12 PM
The lawyer for Oscar Pistorius told a Pretoria high court judge Friday that the South African Olympian should be acquitted of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, because he acted reasonably when he fired four shots through a locked bathroom door...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius wrapped up on Friday with the prosecution making a final plea for the South African athlete to "face the consequences" of shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Judge Thokozile Masipa, only the second black...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:22 AM
South African judge Thokozile Masipa said on Friday she would deliver her verdict in the murder trial of Paralympic and Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius Sept. 11.
Double-amputee Pistorius, 27, once a national icon for reaching the pinnacle of sport, is...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What was Oscar Pistorius thinking?
For all the minute testimony in the South African athlete's murder trial — about dents in a door made by a cricket bat, positions of curtains, power cords and duvets in his bedroom, the forensics of bullet wounds...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation at an upscale nightclub Saturday and later insisted that a businessman accosted him aggressively, according to South African media.
But the businessman, Jared Mortimer, who runs a clothing...