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Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic who shot his girlfriend to death on Valentine’s Day last year, has been sentenced to five years in prison. Pistorius, who was charged with culpable homicide, will have to serve at least one-sixth of his sentence, about 10 months, before he can be placed under house arrest. Culpable homicide in […]

Just when we thought urban legends were a thing of the past, here comes this clown to scare us all. Residents of Wasco, California have been calling the police since the beginning of October after spotting a mysterious circus clown roaming around the area. The clown is only seen at night and is seen carrying […]

Following a ruling that cleared him of murder earlier this week, a judge convicted South African Paralympic Oscar Pistorius of “culpable homicide” in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day last year. Throughout the trial, Pistorius maintained that he believed an intruder was in the bathroom of his South African home. He shot multiple […]

Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic who shot and killed his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, cannot be found guilty of intentionally killing Reeva Steenkamp. A judge ruled that Pistorius’ actions were “negligent,” but not intentional. The ruling suggests Pistorius may be found guilty of “culpable homicide,” but has been acquitted of the two most serious […]

Chipotle is saying no to guns. After gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas, the Denver-based company released a statement urging burrito lovers to keep their firearms at home. In the statement, Chipotle said that “the display of firearms in our restaurants has now created an environment that is potentially […]

On Tuesday, South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius took to the stand again during his high-profile murder trial to describe the night he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Through uncontrollable sobs, Pistorius told the courtroom how he heard a window slide open in the locked bathroom, believing it to an intruder. He opened fire, shooting four […]

On Monday, Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic athlete who shot and killed his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013, took to the stand to deliver an emotional testimony during his high-profile murder trial. Through sobs, Pistorius offered a tearful apology to the family of model Reeva Steenkamp while they looked on, stone-faced. In a trembling voice, […]

A teenager who was struck by a drunk driver at Austin’s South by Southwest festival has died, bringing the death toll from the tragic crash to four, according to police. DeAndre Tatum, 18, was among the dozens struck in the March 13 collision. He had been listed in critical condition but died from injuries he sustained […]

Head down and retching into a bucket beneath him, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympian who was charged with murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, wept as he listened to gruesome autopsy testimony in his murder trial. In the South African courtroom on Monday, pathologist Gert Saayman described Reeva Steenkamp’s injuries in detail, […]

Making history as the first openly gay player in the NBA after signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, Jason Collins is extending his stay with the team…at least for another 10 days. The Nets plan to sign the basketball veteran to another contract, a person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because […]

A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the green light for Russian troops to invade Ukrainian territory, the country is rejecting accusations that they have acted aggressively towards their neighbor. The country is urging Western critics to put aside “geopolitical calculations” in favor of the interests of the people in the former Soviet Republic. While Moscow defended Putin’s […]

Exactly a year after he shot and killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South African paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is speaking out about his sorrow and the shooting, which he called accidental. If you recall, Pistorius claims he mistook Reeva for an intruder when he shot her through the bathroom door on Valentine’s Day 2013. In a statement on […]