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Brother of Oscar Pistorius on trial

Brother of Oscar Pistorius on trial

VANDERBIJLPARK, South Africa, March 27 (UPI) -- The brother of paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius pleaded innocent to culpable homicide charges Wednesday in a South African courtroom.
Family: Oscar Pistorius not suicidal

Family: Oscar Pistorius not suicidal

PRETORIA, South Africa, March 12 (UPI) -- The family of Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of killing his girlfriend, denied a report that the paralympian runner was contemplating suicide.
Pistorius seeks to ease bail conditions

Pistorius seeks to ease bail conditions

PRETORIA, South Africa, March 11 (UPI) -- Lawyers for South African paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius asked the court to ease bail restrictions placed on the athlete accused of killing his girlfriend.

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Pistorius' home may remain crime scene

PRETORIA, South Africa, March 7 (UPI) -- The home of South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius may be used as evidence in his trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend, crime scene cleaners said.

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Pistorius pushes away from dad's comments

Pistorius pushes away from dad's comments

PRETORIA, South Africa, March 6 (UPI) -- Paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius, accused in his girlfriend's death, distanced himself from his dad's comments about South Africa's government and crime.

Pistorius' dad blames gun culture

PRETORIA, South Africa, March 5 (UPI) -- The father of South African paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius, charged in his girlfriend's death, blamed his country's violent crime rate on the government.

8 officers arrested in van-dragging of man

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 1 (UPI) -- Eight South African police officers were arrested three days after a man handcuffed to a police van and dragged on a road died of his injuries, officials said.
Pistorius won't soon resume training

Pistorius won't soon resume training

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympics champion charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, won't resume training any time soon, a family spokesman says.

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Pistorius reports to corrections for bail

Pistorius reports to corrections for bail

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympic sprinter, Monday reported to South African corrections authorities as per his bail conditions, his uncle said.

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Pistorius' brother charged with homicide

VANDERBIJLPARK, South Africa, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The older brother of South African Olympic runner and shooting suspect Oscar Pistorius has been charged in the death of a motorcyclist, officials said.

Steencamp dad doubts Pistorius' story

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The father of Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend said Saturday he might forgive the South African sprinter for killing his daughter "if he speaks the truth."

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Judge grants runner Oscar Pistorius bail

Judge grants runner Oscar Pistorius bail

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Runner Oscar Pistorius, charged in his girlfriend's death, got bail Friday, with a South African magistrate saying he didn't think the Paralympian would flee.

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Runner Pistorius' bail hearing adjourns

Runner Pistorius' bail hearing adjourns

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The lead prosecutor said South African paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius, accused of killing his girlfriend, has a violent past and should be denied bail.

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Pistorius' bail hearing continues

Pistorius' bail hearing continues

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Lawyers for South African Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius attempted to refute the police version of his girlfriend's shooting at a bail hearing Wednesday.

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Pistorius says he thought he shot intruder

Pistorius says he thought he shot intruder

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius, accused of murder in South Africa, thought he was shooting at an intruder when he killed his girlfriend, his lawyer said.
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