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Aug 17, 2015
Days before release from prison, prosecutors seek Pistorius murder verdictPistorius has spent less than a year behind bars since being convicted in a sensational trial on the lesser charge of culpable homicide, and is expected to leave jail on Friday for a form of house arrest.
Dec 10, 2014
S-African court approves appeal against Pistorius' murder acquittalPistorius could face a minimum of 15 years in prison if the appeals court overturns the culpable homicide conviction and raises it to a murder conviction.
Dec 09, 2014
State applies for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius sentenceNel, however, admitted that the prosecution was fully aware that its application for leave to appeal in the Oscar Pistorius case was not an easy task.
Oct 28, 2014
Pistorius trial families accept plan to appealThe families of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius and the woman he killed have accepted the decision by South African prosecutors to press for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for the athlete.
Oct 27, 2014
South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentenceA spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide.
Oct 21, 2014
Moment of truth: Judge expected to announce Pistorius' sentence todayOscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oct 14, 2014
Prison will not assist Pistorius but 'break' him as a person, says defence witnessSouth African athlete Oscar Pistorius would be "broken as a person" if he were jailed for killing his girlfriend because of his disability and psychological problems, a defence witness at his sentencing hearing said on Tuesday.
Oct 13, 2014
Pistorius should get house arrest, community service: Social workerSouth African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said on Monday at the first day of the athlete's sentencing.
Sep 16, 2014
Cops up protection for judge in Pistorius trial after criticismA "wave of criticism" directed at Masipa that in some cases could border on hate speech, defamation and contempt of court. The comments include allegations that the judge is corrupt, as well as attacks on her race and gender.
Sep 15, 2014
Pistorius is free to represent the country, says SA Olympic bodyPistorius wouldn't be allowed to run while serving a prison or house-arrest sentence, but a fine and a suspended prison term is also an option for the judge.