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Oscar Pistorius is Going to Jail, Sentenced 5 Years

Kaitlyn Laurie | October 21, 2014 - 10:12 am

South African “blade runner” Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison. The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, for the February 14, 2013 killing of his then-girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

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Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide, Still Allowed to Compete in Paralympics

Mindy Lee | September 12, 2014 - 11:00 am

After being acquitted of premeditated murder yesterday, former Olympic star Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

In addition to the lighter charge – equivalent to a manslaughter verdict in the United States, but without a minimum sentence – Pistorius has been granted… More »

Oscar Pistorius Found Not Guilty of the Premeditaded Murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Michael Prieve | September 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

Yep, you read that right.

According to a judge, Oscar Pistorius did not commit murder the night that he killed Reeva Steenkamp.

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Report: Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Betsy Waldman | August 24, 2009 - 2:25 pm

In a new search warrant affidavit unsealed today in Houston, Los Angeles County coroner’s officials are quoted saying that Michael Jackson had lethal levels of propofol in his system when he died.
Now, the Associated Press is quoting a law enforcement official as saying Jackson’s death has been ruled a homicide, with Jackson’s doctor,More »

Report: La Toya Jackson Says She Knows Who Murdered Michael

Celebuzz | July 13, 2009 - 8:30 am

In an astonishing turn of events for the investigation into Michael Jackson’s death, Jackson’s sister, La Toya Jackson, claims that her brother was the victim of a conspiracy to commit murder—and she knows who the culprits are.
“I know who did it and I won’t rest until I nail them!” Jackson vows, according to… More »

Phil Spektor

Celebuzz | April 13, 2009 - 3:26 pm

William Balfour Pleads Not Guilty

Celebuzz | January 20, 2009 - 6:30 pm

William Balfour, the man accused of killing actress/singer Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew in October, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and home-invasion charges, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Hudson’s mother, Darnell Hudson Donerson, 57, and brother Jason Hudson, 29, were found shot to death at Donerson’s Chicago home on October 24. The… More »