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Blade Runner Trial

Oscar Pistorius Defense Rests

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 07.10.2014 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius moved closer to a verdict on Tuesday when the defense ended its case. In early August the ju...

Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius 'Tailoring' His Story

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced...

Prosecutor Rips Pistorius: 'You're Trying To Cover Up For Lies'

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — What exactly was Oscar Pistorius doing in the moments before he fatally shot his girlfriend in his home? Was he, as t...

Oscar Pistorius Testifies About Troubles In Relationship With Reeva Steenkamp

AP | BY GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Testifying in his murder trial on Tuesday, Oscar Pistorius said he and girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp sometimes had trouble...

Pistorius Trial Adjourned Until April 7

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, March 28 (Reuters) - The murder trail of Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Friday until April 7, when the South African Paralympic and Olympi...

Pistorius Makes Rare Comment

AP | CARLEY PETESCH and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius, who is expected to testify in his murder trial at the end of the week, said Tuesday he's going throug...

Judicial Office: Pistorius Trial To Extend Into May

AP | Posted 03.23.2014 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Judicial authorities in South Africa say the Oscar Pistorius murder will be in recess for a week in the first half of April, and...

Legal Expert: Scream Testimony Is 'Major Problem' For Pistorius

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial have presented a "golden thread" of evidence suggesting Reeva Steenkamp screamed be...

Firearms Expert: Oscar Pistorius Had 'Great Love' For Guns

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.16.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing ...

Graphic Photos On Display At Pistorius Trial

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing with his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in bl...

'Trail Of Blood' Shown At Pistorius Trial

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying on a mat on the blood-stained bathroom floor and the blood spl...

Police Questioned Over Evidence Mistakes In Pistorius Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief defense lawyer at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Thursday pointed out alleged missteps by police and quest...

Forensic Analyst: Pistorius Probably Without Prostheses At Time Of Shooting

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was probably on his stumps when he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door, a forensic analys...

Bullet-Riddled Bathroom Door Set Up In Court At Pistorius Trial

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.11.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African forensic analyst has said at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial that a cricket bat was used to strike th...

Friend: Pistorius Fired Gun At Cafe, Out Of Car

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.11.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian's murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for whic...

Pathologist Delivers Graphic Testimony In Pistorius Trial

AP | Posted 05.10.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The pathologist who conducted an autopsy on the girlfriend shot by Oscar Pistorius is testifying for a second day at th...

Pistorius Vomits During Graphic Testimony

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.10.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic de...

Pistorius Trial: Witness Describes Bloody, Emotional Aftermath Of Shooting

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.06.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — As the girlfriend he shot lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and stru...

Trial Testimony Describes Irresponsible Pistorius

AP | By GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A month before he fatally shot his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius cajoled a friend into taking the blame when a gun was a...

Here's What You Need To Know From Day 2 Of The Pistorius Trial

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A witness cried and Oscar Pistorius arrived late for the afternoon session on a dramatic second day of the double-ampu...

Here's What You Need To Know From Day 1 Of The Pistorius Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty to four charges, including murder for girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's shooting death, ...

Here's What You Need To Know About 'Blade Runner' Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.02.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, set to open Monday, marks the start of a dramatic new chapter in the life of the d...

'Blade Runner' Calls In Forensic Experts From U.S.

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 12.01.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius' lawyers are working with a team of American forensic specialists to help prepare the double-amputee Olympian's d...