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Pistorius Sent For Mental Exam As Judge Halts Murder Trial

Pistorius Sent For Mental Exam As Judge Halts Murder Trial

AP  05.14.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will undergo psychiatric evaluation after the judge ruled at his murder trial Wednesday...
Ballistics Expert Testifies At Pistorius Trial

Ballistics Expert Testifies At Pistorius Trial

AP  05. 9.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A ballistics expert testified Friday for the defense at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, saying his...
Pistorius Defense Calls Expert Witness To Counter Prosecution Timeline

Pistorius Defense Calls Expert Witness To Counter Prosecution Timeline

AP  05. 8.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius' defense team called an anesthetist to testify at the double-amputee runner's murder trial...
Pistorius Accused Of Making 'Sinister' Remark In Court

Pistorius Accused Of Making 'Sinister' Remark In Court

AP  05. 6.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" comment to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom...
Oscar Pistorius Neighbor Heard A Man Crying 'No, Please, Please, No'

Oscar Pistorius Neighbor Heard A Man Crying 'No, Please, Please, No'

AP  05. 6.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" remark to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom...
Pistorius Neighbor Says Shooting Accidental

Pistorius Neighbor Says Shooting Accidental

AP  05. 5.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Using witness accounts of a panicked nighttime phone call from Oscar Pistorius begging for help and his...
New Witness At Oscar Pistorius Trial

New Witness At Oscar Pistorius Trial

AP  05. 5.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Using witness accounts of a panicked nighttime phone call from Oscar Pistorius begging for help and his...
Pistorious Trial Is a Referendum on Violence Against Women in South Africa

Pistorious Trial Is a Referendum on Violence Against Women in South Africa

Victoria A. Brownworth  04.16.2014
The South African rate of "intimate femicide" is five times the global average. As one domestic violence victim told NBC News in a report...
Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius 'Tailoring' His Story

Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius 'Tailoring' His Story

AP  04.15.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor...
Prosecutor Questions These Key Aspects of Pistorius' Testimony

Prosecutor Questions These Key Aspects of Pistorius' Testimony

AP  04.14.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continued Monday to question nearly every aspect...
Pistorius Gets Emotional As Prosecutor Challenges His Story

Pistorius Gets Emotional As Prosecutor Challenges His Story

AP  04.14.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday accused him of tailoring his version...
'Marching on Pistorious': Athlete and Democracy On Trial in South Africa

'Marching on Pistorious': Athlete and Democracy On Trial in South Africa

Danny Schechter  04.11.2014
With Nelson Mandela's death, news from South Africa seemed to have died along with the world's most famous ex-political prisoner turned...
5 Key Points Of Contention In Oscar Pistorius Trial

5 Key Points Of Contention In Oscar Pistorius Trial

AP  04.11.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Did Reeva Steenkamp scream before she was killed by Oscar Pistorius or was she silent? Was the duvet thrown...
Prosecutor: Pistorius Shot Girlfriend As They Talked

Prosecutor: Pistorius Shot Girlfriend As They Talked

AP  04.11.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — What exactly was Oscar Pistorius doing in the moments before he fatally shot his girlfriend in his home? Was...