CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South African prosecutors announced their intention to appeal against Oscar Pistorius' six-year jail sentence for murder on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), calling it "shockingly" lenient and a decision that could bring the country's justice ...
Jul 22, 2016
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Pistorius stood and faced Judge Thokozile Masipa as she announced the sentence in a South African courtroom on Wednesday.Pistorius was facing ...
Jul 6, 2016
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's highest court has dismissed Oscar Pistorius' appeal of his murder conviction, a lawyer said Thursday (Friday, Manila time), signaling that the former track star's long legal battle since he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp may ...
Mar 4, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao's image took another haymaker after Nike dropped the boxing legend-turned-politician on Thursday for his 'worse than animals' comment on gay couples on the issue of same-sex marriage.The sportswear giant released a statement saying it ...
Feb 18, 2016
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius will try to appeal his murder conviction in South Africa's highest court, his lawyer said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), possibly extending a legal battle that began nearly three years ago when the double-amputee ...
Dec 9, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympic runner who fatally shot his girlfriend in 2013, was released from prison and placed under house arrest on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), a South African official said."Oscar Pistorius was placed under correctional supervision ...
Oct 20, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - Two days before he was due to leave prison, Oscar Pistorius' early release was suddenly put on hold Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) by South Africa's Department of Justice, which sent his case back to a parole board.It ...
Aug 20, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison for good behavior on Aug. 21 and go under house arrest after serving just 10 months for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South Africa's department of corrections said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time)." ...
Jun 9, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.He seemed confused and tired when he entered the Kgosi ...
Oct 23, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough ...
Sep 12, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how ...
Mar 11, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - "Bang ... bang, bang, bang."The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius opened Monday in South Africa with testimony from a neighbor who described the sound of what she said were four gunshots and recalled the "blood-curdling screams" of a ...
Mar 3, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - A woman screamed and then there was silence, according to South African prosecutors pressing a premeditated murder case against Oscar Pistorius. Next, the indictment says, witnesses heard gunshots and more screaming at the home of the Paralympic champion, who ...
Aug 20, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius walked out of court Friday (Saturday, Manila time) - free at least for now - after a South African magistrate released him on bail, capping four days of often startling testimony that foreshadowed a dramatic trial in the Valentine&# ...
Feb 23, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - The defense and prosecution both completed their arguments Friday in Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing, with the magistrate soon to rule if the double-amputee athlete can be freed or if he must stay behind bars pending trial in ...
Feb 22, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - The lead investigator in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius faces attempted murder charges himself over a 2011 shooting, police said Thursday in another potentially damaging blow to the prosecution.Prosecutors said they were unaware of the charges against ...
Feb 21, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - Police say they found two boxes of testosterone and needles in the bedroom of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian who has been charged with murder in the shooting of his girlfriend.Detective Hilton Botha made the revelation Wednesday (Thursday, Manila ...
Feb 20, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius arrived at the court building in a police car with a blue blanket covering his head Wednesday as prosecutors prepared to detail why they are charging him with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. ...
Feb 20, 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa - Olympian Oscar Pistorius fired into the door of a small bathroom where his girlfriend was cowering after a shouting match on Valentine's Day, hitting her three times, a South African prosecutor said Tuesday as he charged the ...
Feb 19, 2013
TWO major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.Oakley, the eyewear maker, suspended its contract ...
Feb 19, 2013
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