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Pistorius Takes The Stand In His Own Defense

Pistorius Takes The Stand In His Own Defense

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  04. 7.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Fighting back tears, Oscar Pistorius began testifying at his murder trial on Monday by apologizing to the...
Pistorius Trial Adjourned Until April 7

Pistorius Trial Adjourned Until April 7

03.28.2014
PRETORIA, March 28 (Reuters) - The murder trail of Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Friday until April 7, when the South African Paralympic...
Pistorius Makes Rare Comment

Pistorius Makes Rare Comment

CARLEY PETESCH and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA  03.25.2014
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...
Text Messages Show Tensions Between Pistorius, Steenkamp

Text Messages Show Tensions Between Pistorius, Steenkamp

CARLEY PETESCH and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA  03.24.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp argued fiercely in the turbulent weeks before he killed her, and the...
Legal Expert: Scream Testimony Is 'Major Problem' For Pistorius

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

GERALD IMRAY  03.23.2014
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial have presented a "golden thread" of evidence suggesting Reeva Steenkamp...
Judicial Office: Pistorius Trial To Extend Into May

Judicial Office: Pistorius Trial To Extend Into May

03.23.2014
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Judicial authorities in South Africa say the Oscar Pistorius murder will be in recess for a week in the first half...

Prosecution's Case Is Weak in Oscar Pistorius Trial

03.21.2014
The Pistorius case presents no evidence of planning. To the contrary, if there is testimony that a heated argument preceded the murder,...
Expert: Reeva Steenkamp Was Standing When Shot By Oscar Pistorius

Expert: Reeva Steenkamp Was Standing When Shot By Oscar Pistorius

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  03.19.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit...
Firearms Expert: Oscar Pistorius Had 'Great Love' For Guns

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

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  03.17.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into "combat mode"...
Graphic Photos On Display At Pistorius Trial

Graphic Photos On Display At Pistorius Trial

03.14.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing with his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts...
'Trail Of Blood' Shown At Pistorius Trial

'Trail Of Blood' Shown At Pistorius Trial

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  03.13.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying on a mat on the blood-stained bathroom floor and...
Police Questioned Over Evidence Mistakes In Pistorius Trial

Police Questioned Over Evidence Mistakes In Pistorius Trial

GERALD IMRAY  03.13.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief defense lawyer at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Thursday pointed out alleged missteps by police...
Forensic Analyst: Pistorius Probably Without Prostheses At Time Of Shooting

Forensic Analyst: Pistorius Probably Without Prostheses At Time Of Shooting

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY  03.12.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was probably on his stumps when he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door, a...
Bullet-Riddled Bathroom Door Set Up In Court At Pistorius Trial

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

03.12.2014
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African forensic analyst has said at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial that a cricket bat was used...