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Pistorius shot gun out of car and at cafe—friend

In this photo taken Monday March 10, 2014, Oscar Pistorius cries as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. AP

A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Grief besets family of Pistorius’ slain girlfriend

A woman holds a photo of Reeva Steenkamp, as she leaves her funeral in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is charged with the premeditated murder of Steenkamp on Valentine's Day. The defense lawyer says it was an accidental shooting. AP/Schalk van Zuydam

Far from the courtroom drama that has gripped South Africa, the family of Oscar Pistorius’ slain girlfriend has struggled with its own private deluge of grief, frustration and bewilderment.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pistorius arrives for 2nd day of bail hearing

Olympian Oscar Pistorius stands following his bail hearing in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. 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 sports icon with premeditated murder. (AP Photo)

Oscar Pistorius arrived at the court building in a police car with a blue blanket covering his head Wednesday as prosecutors prepared to outline in more detail why they believe the double-amputee Olympian murdered his model girlfriend and should be denied bail.

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sobbing Pistorius accused of ‘premeditated’ girlfriend murder

Athlete Oscar Pistorius weeps in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb 15, 2013, at his bail hearing in the murder case of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. AP FILE PHOTO

South African sporting hero Oscar Pistorius broke down in court on Tuesday as he was accused of shooting his model girlfriend three times through a locked bathroom door in what prosecutors said was a “premeditated” Valentine’s Day murder.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius to fight for bail as slain girlfriend cremated

Oscar Pistorius. AFP

Oscar Pistorius’s slain girlfriend is to be cremated Tuesday as the South African “Bladerunner” athlete appears in court for a bail hearing expected to reveal more about what happened the night she was shot dead.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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