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Oscar Pistorius stands in the dock during a break in court proceedings at the Pretoria Magistrates court, Wednesday. "Blade Runner" Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house.

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S.Africa's Pistorius goes free on $113,000 bail

A South African court granted bail on Friday to Oscar Pistorius, charged with the murder of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, after his lawyers successfully argued the "Blade Runner" was too famous to flee justice.

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Witness claims to hear shouting as Pistorius investigation heats up

A witness claims to hear "non-stop shouting" at the home of Oscar Pistorius shortly before his girlfriend was shot dead as the muder investigation of the Paralympics star continued on Wednesday.

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