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Pistorius sentencing: What it means

PRETORIA, South Africa - How much prison time...announced Pistorius' sentence in a packed Pretoria courtroom allows a prisoner to apply for...Mampuru II prison. Previously known as Pretoria Central, the prison was notorious in...
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...touchdowns in a 49-26 victory over the New York Jets.1979 - John Tate beats Gerrie Coetzee in a 15-round decision in Pretoria, South Africa, to win the vacant WBA heavyweight title.1984 - Rueben Mayes of Washington State rushes for 216 yards and...
South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

...would have contributed to the survival of the species," said Dr. Gerhard Steenkamp, a veterinarian from the University of Pretoria. He is a member of Saving the Survivors, a South African group that treats rhinos with gunshot wounds, facial gouges and...
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Photos show 'trail of blood' in Pistorius' home

PRETORIA, South Africa - Photographs of Oscar Pistorius' cocked 9 mm pistol lying...was a dangerous intruder in the tiny toilet cubicle in a bathroom of his Pretoria villa. Prosecutors charge that he intentionally killed her.Details in...
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Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony at trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at...
Weeping Pistorius faces premeditated murder charge

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In a in the South African capital of Pretoria. Authorities said she had been shot four...filled the brick-walled Courtroom C in Pretoria Magistrate's Court, where Pistorius...
Pistorius thought lover an intruder in shooting

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius...a locked bathroom.Pistorius told the Pretoria Magistrate's Court at a bail hearing...Valentine's Day shooting in Pistorius' home in Pretoria shocked South Africans and many around...
Amputee Olympic star Pistorius charged in slaying of girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter...pre-dawn hours at Pistorius' villa in a gated community in the capital, Pretoria. Officers found a 9 mm pistol inside the home and arrested Pistorius on...
South African police replace top Pistorius investigator

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - South African police appointed a new chief investigator Thursday in the Oscar Pistorius murder case, replacing...
Oscar Pistorius tells court that girlfriend was killed accidentally

PRETORIA, South Africa - Cold-blooded, planned murder or a terrible, heartbreaking accident? The competing versions of the killing...


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