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Aug 08, 2014

Pistorius felt vulnerable, anxious before shooting, defense says

The lawyer for Oscar Pistorius told a Pretoria high court judge Friday that the South African Olympian should be acquitted of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, because he acted reasonably when he fired four shots through a locked bathroom door...

Aug 08, 2014

Oscar Pistorius murder trial: A look at crucial differences between prosecution, defense

Was Oscar Pistorius in a rage during a fight and intent on killing his girlfriend, or terrified of an attack by an intruder and startled by a noise? Prosecution and defense lawyers have presented contrasting reasons for Pistorius firing the shots tha...

Aug 07, 2014

Prosecutor says Pistorius lied on stand

The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday in closing arguments that the athlete repeatedly lied during testimony in a crude attempt to defend himself against a murder charge for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

Aug 08, 2014

Defense lawyer in Oscar Pistorius murder trial says police may have mishandled evidence

The chief defense lawyer for Oscar Pistorius is delivering his final arguments in the athlete's murder trial and focusing on allegations that police mishandled evidence at the house where Pistorius fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

Aug 07, 2014

Final Arguments Begin in Oscar Pistorius Trial

In the final arguments of Oscar Pistorius' sensational trial, prosecutors say the Olympic athlete intentionally shot and murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkam... #Oscar Pistorius #Pretoria #South Africa

Aug 08, 2014

Oscar Pistorius verdict to be delivered in September as star waits to find out if he will be jailed over shooting of Reeva Steenkamp

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius said on Friday that she will give a verdict on September 11. Pistorius accused of shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp... #Oscar Pistorius #Pretoria #South Africa

Aug 08, 2014

Oscar Pistorius trial hears his lawyers' closing arguments

The double-amputee, 27, once a national icon for reaching the pinnacle of sport, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria... #Oscar Pistorius #Pretoria #South Africa

Aug 07, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's father arrives at court for first time as Oscar Pistorius returns to hear the final arguments in his murder trial

The Paralympian faces a minimum of 25 years in jail if he is convicted in Pretoria of the premeditated murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp... #Oscar Pistorius #Pretoria #South Africa

Aug 07, 2014

Oscar Pistorius guilty of premeditated murder and has lied, says prosecutor

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel dismisses athlete's testimony at close of trial for alleged murder of Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 * Read developments in the case as they happen Continue reading..... #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Africa

Aug 01, 2014

Oscar Pistorius sells home where he shot dead Reeva Steenkamp

The villa in a gated community in Pretoria, which was put up for sale to raise money for Pistorius' legal bills has finally sold after four months on the market... #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Africa