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Pistorius Trial

Prosecutor Wants 10 Years In Prison For Pistorius

AP | LYNSEY CHUTEL and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 12.17.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for ...

Prosecutor: Pistorius Offered 'Blood Money' After Killing

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.14.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her, but they rejected it ...

Pistorius Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

AP | By GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former t...

Here Is What You Need To Know About The Pistorius Veridct

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Guilty or not guilty? The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is not being delivered so simply. ...

Prosecutor Accuses Pistorius Of Lying Repeatedly In Testimony

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — In closing arguments in a murder trial that has riveted South Africa and many around the world, the chief prosecutor s...

Pistorius Arrives Psychiatric Hospital

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.26.2014 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' murder trial began a new phase Monday when the Olympic athlete arrived at a state psychiatric hospital for a mo...

Pistorius To Start Mental Evaluation

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.20.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will start a period of psychiatric evaluation at a government institution next week, a judge ruled on ...

Prosecutor: Pistorius Should Get Psychiatric Evaluation

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.13.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday asked that the double-amputee runner be placed u...

Psychiatrist: Pistorius Has 'Anxiety Disorder'

AP | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A psychiatrist called by Oscar Pistorius' defense lawyers at his murder trial has testified that she believes the celeb...

Ballistics Expert Testifies At Pistorius Trial

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A ballistics expert testified Friday for the defense at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, saying his analysis of the...

Pistorius Defense Calls Expert Witness To Counter Prosecution Timeline

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius' defense team called an anesthetist to testify at the double-amputee runner's murder trial Thursday in ...

Pistorius Accused Of Making 'Sinister' Remark In Court

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" comment to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom Tuesday afte...

Pistorius Neighbor Says Shooting Accidental

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

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Using witness accounts of a panicked nighttime phone call from Oscar Pistorius begging for help and his desperate plea...

Prosecutor Questions These Key Aspects of Pistorius' Testimony

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continued Monday to question nearly every aspect of the Olymp...

5 Key Points Of Contention In Oscar Pistorius Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 04.11.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Did Reeva Steenkamp scream before she was killed by Oscar Pistorius or was she silent? Was the duvet thrown on the flo...

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...

Text Messages Show Tensions Between Pistorius, Steenkamp

AP | CARLEY PETESCH and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.24.2014 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp argued fiercely in the turbulent weeks before he killed her, and the athlete's girl...

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...

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...

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...

Graphic Testimony Expected At Pistorius Trial

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

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday banned live broadcasting and tweeting of the graphic testimo...