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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Pistorius forced to look at 'exploded' head of girlfriend

    Pistorius forced to look at 'exploded' head of girlfriend
    A South African prosecutor forced Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday to look at a forensic photograph that showed the head of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after it was blown open by a hollow-point bullet fired by the Olympic and Paralympic track star. In a...
  • Grueling Oscar Pistorius cross-examination ends after 5 days

    Grueling Oscar Pistorius cross-examination ends after 5 days
    The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ended his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee track star Tuesday with a stark summary of how he shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.   "You...
  • Oscar Pistorius appears to change his defense under questioning

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model and girlfriend of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, had a sports bag packed with her clothes, ready to leave his house, the night he fatally shot her, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told...
  • Oscar Pistorius on faith: 'My God's my God of refuge'

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius told Pretoria’s high court Monday that his religious faith had gotten him through the past year after he shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. “It’s...
  • Pistorius llora y casi vomita en testimonio gráfico forense de su juicio

    Por David Dolan PRETORIA (Reuters) - La estrella sudafricana del atletismo Oscar Pistorius lloró y casi vomita en una cubeta el lunes durante el testimonio gráfico forense de su juicio, en el cual está acusado de matar a su novia, Reeva Steenkamp,...
  • Distraught Oscar Pistorius testifies at murder trial, apologizes

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Olympian Oscar Pistorius made a tearful apology to the family of his girlfriend Monday as he stood trial for fatally shooting her in the early hours of Valentine’s Day last year. Pistorius took the stand to tell the court...
  • Subtext of the Oscar Pistorius trial: South Africans' fear of crime

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Johan Gerber is a shy, neat man with iron-gray hair, a ready smile and a quiet voice. But on the streets, he has taken to carrying an open pocket knife with a mean 4-inch blade, concealed in an envelope and ready to use....
  • Emotional Pistorius takes stand in own defence at murder trial

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence at his murder trial on Monday, saying the shooting of his girlfriend had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by...
  • Prosecutor to Oscar Pistorius: 'You killed her...take responsibility'

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Prosecutor Gerrie Nel launched an aggressive cross examination Wednesday of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Nel pounced when Pistorius admitted that people...
  • 'I took Reeva's life,' Pistorius tells South African court

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius told a South African court on Wednesday that his girlfriend died in his arms, blood pouring from her body, as he tried to revive her after shooting her by mistake. Facing questioning from prosecutor Gerrie Nel for the...
  • Oscar Pistorius describes sweet start to his girlfriend's last night

    PRETORIA, South Africa — When South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius arrived home on the eve of Valentine's Day 2013, his dogs were running around, his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was cooking dinner and a gift was waiting for him. Steenkamp...