/ Apr 25, 2017

Hernandez family to receive copies of suicide notes

The family of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will gain access to three handwritten notes the former NFL player wrote before killing himself, a family attorney said Monday. Lawyer George Leontire said Bristol Superior Court in New Bedford, Massachusetts, ordered release ...

/ Jul 4, 2015

Hernandez judge OKs phone probe

A Massachusetts judge has authorized a subpoena so lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can identify an anonymous tipster who claimed one of the jurors who convicted Hernandez of murder may have been “untruthful” during jury selection. Judge Susan Garsh ruled ...

Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life

/ Apr 16, 2015

Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him. ...

/ Apr 14, 2015

Ex-NFL back Phillips suspected of murder

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials said Monday. Phillips’ cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison was found lifeless early Saturday and later pronounced dead, prison spokesman Lt. Marshall Denning said in a ...

No verdict yet in Hernandez trial

/ Apr 11, 2015

No verdict yet in Hernandez trial

Jurors in the murder trial of former NFL star player Aaron Hernandez completed a fourth day of deliberations Friday with no verdict. The 12 jurors have spent nearly 20 hours over four days considering whether to convict Hernandez of the June 2013 killing of ...

Prosecution rests in Hernandez murder trial

/ Apr 3, 2015

Prosecution rests in Hernandez murder trial

The prosecution rested on Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case that he killed the boyfriend of his fiancee’s sister. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder ...

New murder charges for Hernandez

/ May 16, 2014

New murder charges for Hernandez

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez ambushed and gunned down two men after a chance encounter inside a nightclub nearly two years ago, prosecutors said Thursday in an indictment that places the gun in his hands weeks before he signed a five-year, ...

Family of murder victim sues Hernandez

/ Dec 18, 2013

Family of murder victim sues Hernandez

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been sued by the family of a man he’s accused of killing while police investigate the death of another person on the periphery of that case. The wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Monday in Superior Court ...