Athlete Pistorius pleads not guilty at start of murder trial

Mar 3, 2014

Athlete Pistorius pleads not guilty at start of murder trial

Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, marking the start of the Olympian’s murder trial that was being broadcast live on TV. The first witness, a neighbor of Pistorius, was called before even an hour had ...

Pistorius opposes bid to televise his murder trial

Feb 21, 2014

Pistorius opposes bid to televise his murder trial

Lawyers representing fallen Paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius objected Wednesday to a bid by the media to televise his murder trial next month via remote-controlled “spy” cameras placed in the courtroom. The sprinter’s lawyer, Barry Roux, argued in a Pretoria court that an application by ...

Pistorius freed on bail

Feb 24, 2013

Pistorius freed on bail

South African Paralympic icon and Olympian Oscar Pistorius was freed on bail Friday, pending a high-profile trial for shooting dead his girlfriend. Pretoria magistrate Desmond Nair ruled the “Blade Runner” was not a flight risk and did not pose a danger to society after ...