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  • 'Before I knew it, I'd fired four shots,' Pistorius tells court

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African track star Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears in the witness stand on Tuesday after he described the moment he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, thinking her to be an intruder....
  • Pistorius breaks down as he recalls Steenkamp's death

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed in the witness stand on Tuesday when he described the moment he realised he had shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked toilet...
  • Pistorius trial adjourned to allow sobbing athlete to recover

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African court adjourned Oscar Pistorius' murder trial until Wednesday to allow the athlete to regain composure after he broke down in the witness stand while describing the moment he realised he had shot dead his girlfriend,...
  • Excerpts from Pistorius testimony

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Following are edited extracts of the testimony of South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius in which he described the moment he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year. Pistorius told...
  • Sobbing Oscar Pistorius recounts fatal shooting of girlfriend

    Sobbing Oscar Pistorius recounts fatal shooting of girlfriend
    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed on the witness stand Tuesday as he described the moments when he shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, thinking she was an intruder hiding in the bathroom. The...
  • A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial

    A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Two distinct portraits are emerging at the Pretoria High Court murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. The prosecution's portrayal of Pistorius as an aggressive, gun-loving, controlling man with a quick...
  • Oscar Pistorius on faith: 'My God's my God of refuge'

    PRETORIA, South Africa -- South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius told Pretoria’s high court Monday that his religious faith had gotten him through the past year after he shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. “It’s...
  • Pistorius on stand at trial: 'I'm scared to sleep'

    Pistorius on stand at trial: 'I'm scared to sleep'
    His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defense on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares. The disabled South African...
  • Subtext of the Oscar Pistorius trial: South Africans' fear of crime

    Subtext of the Oscar Pistorius trial: South Africans' fear of crime
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Johan Gerber is a shy, neat man with iron-gray hair, a ready smile and a quiet voice. But on the streets, he has taken to carrying an open pocket knife with a mean 4-inch blade, concealed in an envelope and ready to use....
  • Oscar Pistorius used maximum-damage bullets, expert testifies

    Oscar Pistorius used maximum-damage bullets, expert testifies
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Athlete Oscar Pistorius used expanding bullets that mushroom on impact and cause maximum tissue damage when he shot his girlfriend to death, a pathologist testified Monday in a South African court. One of those bullets...
  • Pistorius trial: Ballistics expert details Steenkamp's final moments

    Pistorius trial: Ballistics expert details Steenkamp's final moments
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The final, horrific moments in Reeva Steenkamp’s life came into focus Wednesday at the murder trial of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, as a ballistics expert offered graphic testimony on how she...
  • Prosecution in Oscar Pistorius trial wraps up its case

    Prosecution in Oscar Pistorius trial wraps up its case
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The prosecution concluded its murder case against South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday after introducing additional evidence on cellphones and messages. Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...