07:59 PM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 03/14/2014 11:45AM
Police photographs of a bare-chested Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage on blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday.
Originally posted 03/11/2014 03:30PM
Oscar Pistorius's friend testified Tuesday that the Olympian twice fired guns in public in the six months before he killed his girlfriend, once without warning through the sunroof of a moving car following an angry altercation with a policeman.
Originally posted 03/10/2014 08:00AM
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Originally posted 03/10/2014 07:55AM
Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he fatally shot.
Originally posted 03/09/2014 09:50AM
It was a rough week for Oscar Pistorius.
Originally posted 03/06/2014 01:00PM
As the girlfriend he shot lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness testified Thursday.
Originally posted 03/04/2014 04:05PM
Reeva Steenkamp's mother, June, says she can forgive Olympian Oscar Pistorius, but she wants to know what happened the night he shot her daughter four times through a locked bathroom door.
Originally posted 03/03/2014 03:00PM
Pistorius, 27, has pleaded not guilty and claims he fired four times through a bathroom door in February 2013 in the mistaken belief he was shooting at an intruder. The trial – a sensation in his home country, which has held the Olympian as a hero – already has offered several highlights, surprises and unusual moments:
A Mother's Stare
Reeva's mother June Steenkamp stared at Pistorius for a full minute as he walked into the courtroom. He steadfastly ignored her. The Steenkamp family sat on the right side of a long bench along with the Pistorius family, with several lawyers sandwiched between them.
Originally posted 03/03/2014 08:20AM
The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified Monday to hearing "blood-curdling" screams before the sound of four gunshots on the night the double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend.
Originally posted 02/28/2014 05:00PM
The Olympic athlete admitted to shooting his girlfriend to death on Valentine's Day 2013, but was it an accident or premeditated?
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