Oscar Pistorius, Olympic Sprinter, Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence for Killing Reeva Steenkamp

Some think the sentence is too lenient for the South African mega celebrity.


Oscar Pistorius to Be Released From Prison On Oct. 20

He served less than a year.

Oscar Pistorius Found 'Negligent' But Not Guilty of Murder

The saga isn't over just yet.

South Africa's Version of the OJ Simpson Trial Is Happening Right Now

And it's stirring up everything bad about the country.

Oscar Pistorius Charges Explained in Plain English

Like so many recent cases stateside, this is a case about what the prosecution cannot prove rather than a case about what the accused did.


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Oscar Pistorius Case: Graphic Photos Of Reeva Steenkamp Murder Crime Scene Released

Graphic photos showing the aftermath of the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp by Oscar Pistorius have been released. See the photos and the tragic story they tell.

Meet the Oscar Pistorius Fans Who Think Reeva Steenkamp is to Blame For Her Own Death

Some women have allowed their attraction for Oscar Pistorius to lead them to defend the Olympic sprinter at all costs, and even blame Reeva Steenkamp for her own death.

9 Of the Most Famous Oscars in History

In honor of the Oscars and their nine major award categories, here are nine of the most famous Oscars in history.

Oscar Pistorius Girlfriend: Tragedy a Wake-Up Call About Abusive Relationships

Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court defending his innocence in his girlfriend's murder. It's too late for her, but not for other women.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Case: What Will Happen Next?

Somehow, the case of Oscar Pistorius and his murdered girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, keeps on getting weirder and weirder. Here's a timeline of the events as they unfolded.

Oscar Pistorius Girlfriend: Reeva Steenkamp Murdered

Double amputee and 2012 London Olympic Games competitor Oscar Pistorius has been charged with fatally shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp four times.

5 Inspiring Underdogs You Should Root For At London Olympics 2012

Even though they probably will not go home with a medal, these five countries would benefit from an Olympic win.

Oscar Pistorius at London Olympics: South African Runner Will Be First Amputee to Compete in Olympics

When London’s 2012 Olympic Games begin later this month, one member of South Africa’s track team will be making history.