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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Oscar Pistorius checks into mental hospital

    Oscar Pistorius checks into mental hospital
    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius checked in as a day patient to Pretoria's Weskoppies psychiatric hospital Monday for the first day of a month of mental tests ordered by the judge overseeing his murder trial. The 27-year-...
  • 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...
  • Pistorius trial: Witness feared Pistorius might shoot himself

    Pistorius trial: Witness feared Pistorius might shoot himself
    A defense witness in the murder trial of South African track star Oscar Pistorius told the court on Monday she feared the double amputee would shoot himself with the gun he used to kill his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year. Carice Viljoen and her...
  • Pistorius must be evaluated for mental illness

    Pistorius must be evaluated for mental illness
    A South African court Wednesday ordered Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to undergo evaluation for mental illness, further delaying a murder trial that has already stretched into its 32nd day. The state had asked for the evaluation...
  • Prosecutor asks for Pistorius mental evaluation

    Prosecutor asks for Pistorius mental evaluation
    A South African prosecutor asked Tuesday for Oscar Pistorius to be sent for a mental evaluation after a psychiatrist told the Olympic and Paralympic track star's murder trial he had an anxiety disorder. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel argued he wanted to prevent...
  • 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...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Louie' season finale and more

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Louie' season finale and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 15 - 21, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Whose Line Is It Anyway? "Supernatural's"...
  • South African prosecutor seeks psychiatric test for Oscar Pistorius

    A South African prosecutor said he will ask the Pretoria high court on Tuesday to order a full psychiatric evaluation of double amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius after a psychiatrist testified she had diagnosed him with a mental disorder. Pistorius is on...
  • Defense in Oscar Pistorius murder trial opposes mental evaluation

    The defense attorney for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday strongly contested an application by the prosecution to send the athlete to a state mental hospital for 30 days of psychiatric tests after a psychiatrist diagnosed him with an anxiety disorder. Barry...
  • Pistorius, Zuma: Is this really the best South Africa can do?

    Pistorius, Zuma: Is this really the best South Africa can do?
    In South Africa today, as the country celebrates the 20th anniversary of its democracy and prepares for elections, two deeply flawed folk heroes — one venal, the other violent — have commandeered the headlines. The president, Jacob Zuma, was...
  • Judge orders Oscar Pistorius to undergo psychiatric evaluation

    Judge orders Oscar Pistorius to undergo psychiatric evaluation
    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. Pistorius...