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  • Oscar Pistorius hands a note to his defense team as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Sutherland, Pool)

    Pistorius trial: Police conduct faces scrutiny

    Oscar Pistorius' defense lawyer on Wednesday tried to cast doubt on the competence of a South African police forensic expert who testified at the athlete's murder trial, where a toilet door and a cricket bat from Pistorius' home were introduced in the courtroom for a partial reenactment of events on the night that Pistorius killed his girlfriend.


  • Oscar Pistorius, right, walks with an unidentified man while arriving at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Pistorius trial: Bullet-holed toilet door in court

    A South African police officer swung a cricket bat at Oscar Pistorius' bullet-marked bathroom door during his murder trial on Wednesday, using two key pieces of evidence to re-enact the night he killed his girlfriend.


  • Oscar Pistorius, right,  is escorted by police officers as he leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Friend: Pistorius shot gun out car without warning

    Oscar Pistorius became furious with a police officer who handled his licensed gun after pulling the car he was in over for speeding, and the athlete later fired the gun out of the car's sunroof without warning, a friend of Pistorius said Tuesday at his murder trial.


  • Oscar Pistorius buries his head in his hand as he listens to cross questioning, in the second week of his trial, about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend  Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu, Pool)

    Oscar Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony

    Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot, including a head wound that was probably instantly fatal according to the pathologist who performed her autopsy.


  • Lyudmyla Pavlenko of Ukraine races to win the ladies 12km cross country ski, sitting event at the 2014 Winter Paralympic, Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    From Sochi, Paralympians following Pistorius trial

    From a court room in Pretoria to the snow and ice more than 7,000 miles away in Sochi, the Oscar Pistorius trial looms large over the Paralympic world.


  • Oscar Pistorius buries his head in his hand as he listens to cross questioning, in the second week of his trial, about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend  Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu, Pool)

    Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony

    Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot her multiple times with bullets designed to cause maximum damage.


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    IN THE COURTS


  • Oscar Pistorius, cradles his head in his hands in court on the fifth day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 7, 2014.  Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend,  Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013.  (AP Photo/Theana Breugem, Pool)

    Pistorius trial hears damaging testimony

    In a day of potentially damaging testimony, a former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius said at his murder trial Friday that he once shot his gun out of a car sunroof and later cheated on her with the woman he killed last year. And a security guard recalled the athlete telling him everything was "fine" after neighbors reported gunshots coming from Pistorius' house on the night of her death.


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    IN THE COURTS


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