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South African Prosecutors To Appeal Pistorius Verdict, Sentence

South African Prosecutors To Appeal Pistorius Verdict, Sentence

11. 4.2014
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The South African prosecution authority confirmed on Tuesday it would file an appeal against the culpable...
Law Enforcement and Deadly Decisions: What the Science Tells Us

Law Enforcement and Deadly Decisions: What the Science Tells Us

11. 3.2014
It would be comforting to think that life and death decisions are made more deliberately than traffic navigation, but this is not the case....
Domestic Violence Survivors Decry ‘Disgusting' Coverage Of Oscar Pistorius

Domestic Violence Survivors Decry ‘Disgusting' Coverage Of Oscar Pistorius

Rahel Gebreyes  10.23.2014
This past week, the media was set ablaze when South African runner Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for killing his...
Here Was What Oscar Pistorius' First Day In Jail Was Like

Here Was What Oscar Pistorius' First Day In Jail Was Like

10.22.2014
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison...
Steenkamp Lawyer: 'Justice Was Served'

Steenkamp Lawyer: 'Justice Was Served'

Chris Greenberg  10.21.2014
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp were satisfied with the five-year prison sentence received by Oscar Pistorius, according to a family lawyer....
Pistorius Begins 5-Year Prison Term, Could Be Out After 10 Months

Pistorius Begins 5-Year Prison Term, Could Be Out After 10 Months

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  10.21.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year...
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Ed Mazza  10.21.2014
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced in South Africa today to five years in prison for the 2013 shooting death of his then-girlfriend, model Reeva...
Prosecutor Wants 10 Years In Prison For Pistorius

Prosecutor Wants 10 Years In Prison For Pistorius

10.17.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete...
'You Can't Get Away With This'

'You Can't Get Away With This'

10.16.2014
PRETORIA, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius needs to go to jail for the killing of his 29-year-old girlfriend,...
Reeva Steenkamp's Cousin Breaks Down During Pistorius Hearing

Reeva Steenkamp's Cousin Breaks Down During Pistorius Hearing

By GERALD IMRAY and ROB CELLIERS  10.15.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Reeva Steenkamp's cousin sobbed while testifying Wednesday how she first heard on a car radio that Oscar...
Prosecutor: Pistorius Offered 'Blood Money' After Killing

Prosecutor: Pistorius Offered 'Blood Money' After Killing

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  10.14.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her, but they...
Psychologist Says Oscar Pistorius Is A 'Broken Man'

Psychologist Says Oscar Pistorius Is A 'Broken Man'

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  10.13.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he lost her, his reputation,...
Oscar Pistorius Will Soon Learn His Fate

Oscar Pistorius Will Soon Learn His Fate

10.12.2014
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — What kind of sentence will Oscar Pistorius get for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp? South African judge Thokozile...
Verdict In Pistorius Murder Trial Expected Today

Verdict In Pistorius Murder Trial Expected Today

09.11.2014
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Guilty or not guilty? The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will not be delivered so simply. Judge Thokozile...