Pistorius: ‘Before I knew it, I’d fired four shots at the door’

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Double-amputee Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed uncontrollably Tuesday as he told his murder trial of the moment he realized he had killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Anguish, panic, remorse: Oscar Pistorius takes the stand

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Double-amputee Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius is set to return to the witness stand Tuesday to continue answering questions about why he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day last year.

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Day one of Oscar Pistorius murder trial: Screams, gunshots

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One of Oscar Pistorius’ neighbors testified that she heard a “blood-curdling” scream on the night the Olympian gunned down his girlfriend.

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'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius wipes away tears as he's indicted on murder charge

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius cried in court on Monday and friends of slain model Reeva Steenkamp were “visibly distressed” as the double-amputee was indicted on a premeditated murder charge.

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Judge: ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius can leave South Africa while on bail in murder case

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PRETORIA, South Africa — A South African court eased bail restrictions on Olympian Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, with the judge saying he should be allowed to travel abroad.

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Oscar Pistorius granted bail ahead of murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was granted bail Friday pending his trial for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Pistorius bail hearing in chaos as lead detective is axed from case

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Oscar Pistorius’ bail hearing descended into chaos Thursday as the lead detective investigating the killing of the Olympian’s girlfriend was removed from the case amid attempted murder charges of his own.

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Pistorius: I felt ‘sense of terror’ on night I mistakenly shot ‘deeply’ loved girlfriend

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“Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius claimed Tuesday that he had heard a noise in the bathroom and felt “a sense of terror” on the night he fatally shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, insisting he thought someone had broken into his South Africa home.

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Blade Runner’s uncle: Pistorius ‘numb with shock’

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The uncle of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius said Saturday that the athlete, who overcame physical disabilities to become a national icon in his native South Africa, was “numb with shock, as well as grief” after the shooting death of model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Prosecutor: ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius committed ‘premeditated’ murder of girlfriend

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Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius sobbed as he appeared in a South African court Friday and was accused of the “premeditated” murder of his girlfriend.

The sprinter — nicknamed “Blade Runner” because he races wearing carbon-fiber prosthetic blades after he was born without a fibula in both legs – is accused of killing model Reeva Steenkamp at his home in a Pretoria suburb early Thursday.

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‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

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Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius was charged with murder Thursday after his girlfriend was shot dead at his South African home.

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Oscar Pistorius finished last in his semifinal heat of the Olympic 400m Sunday. But Pistorius realized his dream on Saturday when the double-amputeee sprinter made his debut at these Olympics, becoming the first track and field Paralympian to compete against able-bodied athletes at the Games, and advanced out of his heat.