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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Murdering Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Judge Thokozile Masipa appeared to anticipate criticism of a jail term that fell far short of the normally mandated 15 years for murder under South African law, declaring: "Our courts are courts of law, not courts of public opinion."

Oscar Pistorius Convicted of Murder by South African Appeals Court

The ruling overturns a lower court's conviction of manslaughter for the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius Verdict, Sentence Will Be Appealed by Prosecutors

The Olympic runner was given a five-year prison term after being found guilty of manslaughter for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year

Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide

The South African athlete will be sentenced on Oct. 13

Oscar Pistorius Found Not Guilty of Murder

Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to find the South African athlete guilty of culpable homicide when court resumes tomorrow

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Defense Wraps, Closing Arguments Set for August

Pistorius says he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake, thinking she was an intruder, while the prosecution alleges he shot her intentionally after a Valentine's Day argument.

Oscar Pistorius Traumatized, at Risk for Suicide

A psychologist's report said the double-amputee runner is suffering from depression and PTSD, and "his condition is likely to worsen" if professional treatment is halted.

’48 Hours’ Looks at Similarities Between O.J. Simpson and Oscar Pistorius Trials

"O.J. was a feeding frenzy," says "Oscar Pistorius: Shots in the Dark" EP Susan Zirinsky. "You had to really be inventive to get something unique in these massive situations."

Oscar Pistorius Takes the Stand at Murder Trial, Apologizes to Reeva Steenkamp’s Family

Pistorius tells the court and the victim's family, “I can promise that when she went to bed that night she felt loved.”

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Adjourned Until April 7

The double amputee Olympian was expected to take the stand today as the first witness for the defense but will now likely testify on April 7

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Is Extended

The media spotlight will turn to a glare this week as the double amputee Olympian is expected to take the stand at trial in South Africa.

U.K. Regulator Bans Oscar Pistorius Ad Amid Record Complaints

The ad from betting firm Paddy Power showed the South African Paralympian's head superimposed on an Oscar statuette and offered "money back if he walks."