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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Prosecutor accuses Oscar Pistorius of repeatedly lying at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa — The prosecutor in the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius accused him of repeatedly lying to the court and offering versions of events so improbable that "nobody would think it is reasonably or...
  • Pistorius complains of being 'tired' as judge notes his 'mistakes'

    Pistorius complains of being 'tired' as judge notes his 'mistakes'
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius complained he was “tired” Friday in his murder trial in South Africa, prompting Judge Thokozile Masipa to ask if that was “the reason you're making all these mistakes” in testimony. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness tells of restaurant shooting cover-up

    Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness tells of restaurant shooting cover-up
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to lie and take the blame after Pistorius accidentally fired a shot in a popular restaurant in an upscale Johannesburg neighborhood last year, according to testimony in the South African Olympic...
  • Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says

    Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- In the minutes after he fatally shot his girlfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed and begged that she would survive, according to testimony in his murder trial Thursday by a Pretoria radiologist who was one...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: Ex-girlfriend tells of athlete's gun incidents

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Samantha Taylor, blond with dark eyeliner, cut a slight, nervous figure on the witness stand Friday in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial. Taylor, who began dating the South African Olympic athlete in 2011 at age 17, broke down...