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Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius Granted Bail

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail by Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair, according to The Associated Press. Concluding a bail hearing that stretche...

Bail Decision Nears For Pistorius

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

* Defence says Pistorius too famous to flee * Prosecution says killing of girlfriend premeditated * "I adore Oscar," mod...

Pistorius Bail Hearing Resumes

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

PRETORIA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The bail hearing of murder accused Oscar Pistorius resumed in a Pretoria magistrates court on Friday. Magistrate Desmon...

Bail Decision Expected Friday

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

* Defence says Pistorius too famous to flee * Prosecution says killing of girlfriend premeditated PRETORIA, Feb 22 (Reut...

Can Relationships Really Make You Crazy?

Susan Saper Galamba | Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime
Susan Saper Galamba

Regardless of whether or not Oscar Pistorius is guilty, something obviously went terribly wrong in his relationship with Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius' Slain Girlfriend Spoke Out Against Gender Violence

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

* Model Steenkamp sought role in anti-rape campaign * Friends hope boyfriend's trial will bring justice By Stella Mapenz...

PHOTOS: Thierry Mugler Pulls Its Oscar Pistorius Ads

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.21.2013 | Style

By now the world has heard of Oscar Pistorius, the "blade runner" Olympian who allegedly shot his girlfriend to death on Valentine's Day. But as P...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The lead detective in the Oscar Pistorious case is himself charged with murder in connection with a 2011 shooting.

Lead Investigator Dropped From 'Blade Runner' Case

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The lead investigator in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial was taken off the case after it emerged he was facing attempte...

Story that Repeats a Billion Times Worldwide

David Tereshchuk | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

I was just in South Africa (happening to departing on the day this story broke, and catching up with it on landing in New York) and despite several decades of covering that country, I've rarely seen an event there capture international media reaction quite so feverishly as the one of late.

POLICE: Unlicensed Ammunition Found At Pistorius' Home

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Sports

(Removes reference to handgun) PRETORIA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A South African police investigator said on Wednesday he wants to charge gl...

Prosecutors: Witness Heard 'Non-Stop Shouting'

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

* Pistorius accused of murdering girlfriend * Paralympics star sobs during South Africa bail hearing * He denies murder,...

BBC Apologizes For Mortifying Oscar Pistorius Blunder

Posted 04.21.2013 | Media

The BBC was forced to apologize Tuesday for playing Jimi Hendrix's "Hey Joe" immediately after a news report about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York
Len Berman

I'm glad Michael Jordan only turns 50 once. How much air time and written space was wasted arguing who is better, Jordan or LeBron James?

Oscar Pistorius Is More Than Just a Fallen Hero

Andy Miah | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports
Andy Miah

A lot has been written about how the tragedy will mean the loss of a hero for the sports world and for people with disabilities. But, Pistorius isn't just any old sporting hero.

REPORT: Pistorius Could Persue Roid Rage Defense

Reuters | Ed Cropley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Ever since 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend was shot dead in his Pretoria home last week, South African pa...

REPORT: Steroids Found At Pistorius' Home

Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

With confirmed details in the shooting death of Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, remaining scarce, the family of the slain model and real...

Graphic Local Reports Could Pose Challenge For Pistorius' Defense

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

* Media reports on killing challenge defence claims * Steroid influence could be defence By Ed Cropley JO...

Pistorius' Father Believes Son Shot 'On Instinct'

Posted 02.17.2013 | Sports

The family of South African track star Oscar Pistorius continued to publicly support him after he appeared at the Pretoria Magistrates' Court on Frida...

REPORT: New Details Emerge From Pistorius Investigation

Posted 02.17.2013 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius was formally charged with one count of murder in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, when he appeared at the Pretoria Magist...

Pistorius' Uncle Says Track Star, Slain Girlfriend Had Planned Future

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

(Adds New York Times report, police no comment) By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG, Feb 16 (Reuters) - South African Paralympic ...

'I Can't Forget What Happens, But No One Else Remembers'

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 04.17.2013 | DC
Soraya Chemaly

"We want to build a national monument to survivors, because we want to live in a country that holds public and supportive space for survivors to heal," adds co-founder of FORCE, Hannah Brancato, "Because we want to live in a country that believes rape can and must end."

Producers: Pistorius Girlfriend's Reality Show To Air

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

A celebrity reality show featuring the murdered girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius will still be broadcast on South African television despite her death, t...

Pistorius Statement Disputes Murder Charge

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius' family and management issued a statement after his appearance in court on Friday to be formally charged with the murder of his girlfr...

Former 'Monty Python' Star Sparks Outrage With Tweet

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy

John Cleese and his fellow Monty Pythons became comedy legends with their dark, subversive and gleefully inappropriate humor. Nevertheless, fans of Cl...