Oscar Pistorius won’t be found guilty of murder

The latest Trial of the Century is wrapping up in South Africa and while the final ruling is not until tomorrow the judge has indicated that Oscar Pistorius cannot be found guilty of murder. He has been cleared of the murder charge and a decision will be announced tomorrow on lesser charges. This pretty much…

News from South Africa — another Pistorius trial update

I know, you are all asking “what, it’s still on?!” Anyway, what happened was they took a break from the Oscar Pistorius trial for a couple of weeks before resuming with more defence testimony Monday. This time, it was the neighbours testifying. Apparently it wasn’t terribly exciting and now there is yet another break until…

Pistorius testimony: Day 2

One of these days I will have a bout of insomnia which might allow me to tune in the Oscar Pistorius trial live in the middle of the night here in North America. In the meantime, here is the live blog of Day 18, soon to be Day 19. Also, here is the main Eyewitness…

Oscar Pistorius has taken the stand in his trial

Yes, indeed, the defence called Oscar Pistorius on to the witness stand in his murder trial and he was tearfully saying it was all a mistake and that he was trying to protect Reeva. Whether you want to believe that explanation is entirely up to you. Anyway, the trial broke for the day early; testimony…

Oscar Pistorius trial resumes Monday with defence witnesses

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial resumes Monday with the defence calling a pathologist to testify. This ought to be good — whenever a pathologist testifies it is a big highlight at trials I have covered for the media. It is anticipated Pistorius himself will also testify at some point. That will be even better. Of…

Pistorius trial resumes Friday — defendant likely to take the stand

Well, after a few days off since the Prosecution rested its case, the Oscar Pistorius case resumes Friday with the defence calling its witnesses, who may well be Pistorius himself. Already this case has taken on OJ Simpson-esque proportions. Defence lawyer Barry Roux is getting rap song parodies about himself. It sounds like the evidence…

Even Oscar Pistorius is sick of his own trial

Are you sick of the Oscar Pistorius trial yet? You are not the only one. Also sick of it is none other than Oscar Pistorius himself. During the Day 6 testimony where we had graphic autopsy testimony Pistorius vomited in court. And who said trials weren’t exciting? Tuesday’s Day 7 coverage starts soon.

Now a complete rundown of what is happening in the Oscar Pistorius trial

This Oscar Pistorius trial is proving to be riveting stuff. The whole world is watching and this is taking on OJ Simpson proportions — although, frankly, the cast of characters in the OJ case were far more colorful. The coverage of this case has been massive. For the domestic networks in South Africa, this is about the biggest…