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  1. South African judge rules prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius ...

    South African prosecutors can appeal double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  2. Oscar Pistorius settling case against former neighbor

    Oscar Pistorius is settling a three-year-old case against a former neighbor over reputation damages in a dispute that has now been overshadowed by the murder charges the Olympic star faces in the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  3. Hilton Botha, investigator in Oscar Pistorius case, faces 7 count...

    The detective leading the investigation into Oscar Pistorius' fatal shooting of his girlfriend offered confusing testimony Wednesday, at one point agreeing with the defense that officers had no evidence challenging the runner's claims.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  4. Driver kills 5 training for South Africa marathon

    South Africa's transport minister is calling for murder charges against an allegedly drunk driver accused of killing five runners who were training for a marathon.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2011
  5. Oscar Pistorius prosecution -- Defense can't reconcile

    The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday the double-amputee athlete's lawyers have floated more than one theory in a dishonest attempt to defend against a murder charge for his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  6. Oscar Pistorius murder trial: prosecutor criticizes behavior

    Chief prosecutor says Oscar Pistorious egotistical and insincere in apology.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  7. Oscar Pistorius, Reeva Steenkamp family reps 'talking'

    The families of Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend are in contact, a lawyer for Reeva Steenkamp's parents said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  8. Oscar Pistorius indicted on murder charge

    Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on a charge of murdering his girlfriend, and prosecutors said witnesses heard a woman screaming before the sound of fatal gunshots fired by the double-amputee Olympian in the early hours of Valentine's Day.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  9. Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder

    Prosecutors say Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and he will go on trial in early 2014 for shooting dead his girlfriend.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  10. Oscar Pistorius lawyers appeal bail conditions

    Olympian athlete Oscar Pistorius, charged with the Valentine's Day murder of his girlfriend, is not suicidal, his family announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  11. Oscar Pistorius family split over gun use for personal protection...

    The family of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian charged with murdering his girlfriend, is feuding publicly over whether guns are a necessary protection against crime in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  12. Oscar Pistorius violated basic firearms rules, experts say

    Even if Oscar Pistorius is acquitted of murder, firearms and legal experts in South Africa believe that, by his own account, the star athlete violated basic gun-handling regulations.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  13. Oscar Pistorius reports to authorities as part of bail terms

    Oscar Pistorius on Monday informed South African authorities that he wants to resume athletic training while on bail for the murder case against him, a government official said.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  14. Oscar Pistorius' brother faces culpable homicide count

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2013
  15. Paralympics focuses on future without Oscar Pistorius

    As Oscar Pistorius offered his first defense against a murder charge, the head of the Paralympics was trying to reassure members Tuesday that the organization has a strong future even without its star athlete.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  16. Oscar Pistorius and the hero business

    Jeff MacGregor

    Just as there is in Hollywood and the movies and show business, in sports there's a global economy of mythic fictions. Sports runs on profitable illusions of heroism and goodness and wisdom, too. We just add statistics.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013