PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume on May 5.
Judge Thokozile Masipa said Wednesday that she was responding to a request for a break from the chief prosecutor and which was supported by the defense. Pistorius' trial started Mar. 3 and Masipa said the case had lasted longer than expected.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The former head of the Illini men's gymnastics team has been named to the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
The University of Illinois says Yoshi Haynasaki will be inducted into the hall on Aug. 22 in Pittsburgh. He was the school's head gymnastics coach for 33 seasons. During that time Haynasaki won six Big Ten titles and was named Big Ten Coach of the Year four times. He's also been personal coach to Olympic athletes.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner stepped in a pothole at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring and opened up a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee.
He cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound. But that bump in the road just may have kept him from being in the midst of the chaos. Glasbrenner was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the two bomb explosions.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a defense-dominated team when he arrived in a trade last month.
Nobody is wondering anymore after Gaborik helped the Kings reach the postseason on a roll.
"It took me a little bit, but I think I adjusted pretty good," Gaborik said Tuesday while the Kings prepared for their first-round opener against...