The never-ending case of Oscar Pistorius reached a new twist Thursday, when a South African appeals court overturned his lesser conviction of “culpable homicide” and convicted him of murder. Pistorius, who was recently freed from prison and placed on house arrest, now faces a 15-year sentence.
Two months after a judge put a hold on his release from prison, a parole board has granted Oscar Pistorius’ request for house arrest. He served 12 months of a five-year sentence shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He’ll spend the remainder of his sentence on what’s termed “correctional supervision.”
A South African judge has put a hold on Oscar Pistorius’s release from prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius may not be released this Friday after 10 months in jail, the judge said, citing confusion over protocol.
Oscar Pistorius, the runner convicted of shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, is set to be released from prison Friday after serving ten months of a five year sentence. He will serve a portion of the rest of his sentence on house arrest, wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet.
In an interview with The Times, Reeva Steenkamp's mother told the British newspaper that her daughter never slept with Oscar Pistorious because she "was scared to take the relationship to the next level."
Do you know what's been missing from the eight month trial in which Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp? No, not justice, silly! It's the opinion of Donald Trump!
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
On Friday, Oscar Pistorious cried again, like he has many times during his South African trial for killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution requested the minimum 10 year sentence for his charge of culpable homicide and Pistorious’ defense lawyer argued that the stress he’s endured since the shooting…
Yesterday, a judge ruled that South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was not guilty of "intentional homicide" in the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Boo! But today, she announced that she found him guilty of "culpable homicide," which means he's going to prison, maybe for a long time. Yay! Also, good to know…
A South African judge has ruled that Oscar Pistorius did not intentionally commit premeditated murder last year when he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, four times through a door. But he still faces charges of "culpable homicide"—manslaughter, basically.
The murder trial was not going well for Oscar Pistorius, until late May, when a defense witness testified that Pistorius suffered from a generalized anxiety disorder and the judge ordered a full psychological evaluation. Now the report concludes that Pistorius was mentally competent when he shot Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius returned to court Tuesday to read loving texts he and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp sent to one another before he shot and killed her. As he did so, his ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor tweeted and then deleted a comment about his lies.
On Monday, runner Oscar Pistorius spoke in court during his trial for killing his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius apologized to Steenkamp's family, before court was adjourned because he hadn't slept well the night before and was exhausted.
Text messages introduced in the murder trial of South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius suggest that Pistorius and his late girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp didn't always get along. But something about one of Steenkamp's messages struck a chord with me.
When last we heard from accused murderer and Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, he was living at his Uncle Arnold’s house in Praetoria, losing endorsement deals, and probably puzzling over the rumor that Ryan Gosling was going to portray him in a far-too-soon true-crime biopic. Tasteless Academy Award puns would…
Um, right? If there are any too-soon-ologists reading this, could you please weigh in? Ryan Gosling may have been cast to play Oscar Pistorius in a true-crime biopic about the runner. Charlize Theron would reportedly be playing Pistorius's murdered girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Who is a real person. Who was brutally…
Nike and Mugler have each dropped Oscar Pistorius as a brand ambassador in the wake of the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. According to Nike, the accused murderer and double-amputee athlete's lucrative endorsement contract with the sportswear giant has been "suspended" pending the outcome of his…
A new grisly detail has slithered out of the investigation into sprinter Oscar Pistorius' alleged murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African police say they are now investigating the discovery of a "bloodied" cricket bat at Pistorius' home, a revelation that comes in the wake of a "fightback" media…
At yesterday's hearing for South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, more details about the night of the murder were revealed: two hours before her death on Valentine's Day, cops were called to the scene of Pistorius' Pretoria mansion over a loud argument.