Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 6 Years For MurderSouth Africa's minimum sentence for murder is 15 years but the judge said "substantial and compelling circumstances" existed to give Pistorius a lesser sentence for shooting Steenkamp at his home in 2013.
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years For Killing GirlfriendThe double-amputee Olympic athlete was sentenced Tuesday by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times.
Oscar Pistorius Guilty Of Culpable Homicide In Girlfriend's DeathUnlike many other times during the trial that began in March, Pistorius showed no emotion as he stood in his dark suit with his hands crossed in front of him.
Judge: Pistorius Prosecutors Failed To Prove MurderJudge Thokozile Masipa said there were "just not enough facts" to support the finding of premeditated murder in Reeva Steenkamp's fatal shooting.
High Drama At Pistorius Murder Trial As Cross-Examination ConcludesPistorius 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.
Oscar Pistorius Vomits During Graphic Testimony At Murder TrialOscar 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.
Witness Describes 'Blood-Curdling' Screams As Pistorius Murder Trial BeginsMichell 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.
Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial To Have Own TV Channel Oscar Pistorius' murder trial will have a dedicated 24-hour television channel in South Africa, the country's top cable provider said Wednesday, promising "round-the-clock" coverage of one of the blockbuster stories of the year.
Oscar Pistorius' Bail Restrictions Eased; Will He Run At Worlds? Oscar Pistorius can leave South Africa to compete in international track meets, a judge ruled on Thursday as he upheld the Olympic athlete's appeal against some of his bail restrictions.
Oscar Pistorius Plans Personal Memorial Service For Reeva SteenkampOscar Pistorius planned a personal memorial service on Tuesday for Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model he shot at his home on Valentine's Day.
Pistorius' Older Brother Faces Culpable Homicide ChargeThe 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.
Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail Pending Murder TrialChief 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.
Twist In Pistorius Case As Lead Investigator Faces Attempted Murder ChargesSouth 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.
Oscar Pistorius Applied For Firearm Licenses For 6 More Guns Prior To ShootingOscar Pistorius applied for firearm licenses for six more guns weeks before the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp inside his house.
Oscar Pistorius Says He Shot Girlfriend To Death, Thinking She Was A RobberThe double amputee said in an affidavit read by his lawyer at his bail hearing that he felt vulnerable because he did not have on his prosthetic legs when he pumped bullets into the locked bathroom door.