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Oscar Pistorius at the Pretoria High Court (Photo by Herman Verwey/Foto24Gallo Images/Getty Images)

High Drama At Pistorius Murder Trial As Cross-Examination Concludes

Pistorius steered away from a direct response to the prosecutor’s invitation to take the blame for Reeva Steenkamp’s killing, saying only that he opened fire because he believed his life was under threat.

04/15/2014

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts during a hearing on the sixth day of his trial for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, on March 10, 2014 at the high court in Pretoria. (Photo credit should read SIPHIWE SIBEKO/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Vomits During Graphic Testimony At Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot.

03/10/2014

Oscar Pistorius at the Pretoria High Court (Photo by Herman Verwey/Foto24Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Witness Describes ‘Blood-Curdling’ Screams As Pistorius Murder Trial Begins

Michell Burger, a woman who lives on an estate next to Pistorius’ gated community, said she and her husband were awoken by the screams in the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 14 last year, when Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp.

03/03/2014

Carl Pistorius  (ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pistorius’ Older Brother Faces Culpable Homicide Charge

The murder case involving Olympic star Oscar Pistorius took another unexpected turn Sunday with the news that his older brother, Carl, is himself facing charges for the death of a woman in a traffic accident.

02/24/2013

Oscar Pistorius (credit: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail Pending Murder Trial

Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair made the ruling Friday after four days of arguments from prosecution and defense in Pistorius’ bail hearing, and after spending about one hour and 45 minutes announcing his decision.

02/22/2013

Oscar Pistorius in court on Feb. 22, 2013 (credit: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)

Twist In Pistorius Case As Lead Investigator Faces Attempted Murder Charges

South Africa’s top detective was appointed lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius case Thursday, replacing a veteran policeman who was charged with attempted murder in the latest shock development to hit a case being watched closely by the nation.

02/21/2013

Oscar Pistorius (credit: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Applied For Firearm Licenses For 6 More Guns Prior To Shooting

Oscar Pistorius applied for firearm licenses for six more guns weeks before the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp inside his house.

02/20/2013

Oscar Pistorius (C) leaves the Boshkop police station on February 14, 2013 in Pretoria East, South Africa, to be taken into police custody after allegedly shooting dead his model girlfriend. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius’ Fall Affects Us All

Our sport’s icons, those whose successful careers push them to the top of that recognition sphere, are shocking and disappointing us at a rapid pace these days.

02/18/2013

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Agent: Sponsors Sticking By Pistorius After Murder Charge

Oscar Pistorius’ agent has canceled all future track races so the double-amputee Olympian can focus on the murder charge against him, underscoring the possibility the disabled sports icon might never again run competitively on his famous carbon fiber blades.

02/18/2013

Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius (credit: WALDO SWIEGERS/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius, Olympic ‘Blade Runner,’ Charged With Murder Of Girlfriend

South Africans were shocked at the killing, but police said there was a history of problems.

02/14/2013