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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 24, 2014, file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, center, looks toward defense attorneys James Sultan, left, and Charlie Rankin, right, during a hearing in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool, File)

Patriots: Team owes Aaron Hernandez nothing

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots don’t owe “another penny” to former tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is charged in three killings, a team lawyer told a judge Wednesday. Attorney Andrew Phelan said the […]

07/02/2014

AP Photo -Investigators are asking for help from tattoo artists who may have inked former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's right arm between February 2012 and June 2013

Murder ink? Tattoos can be tricky as evidence

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Teardrops for murders. Spider webs for prison time. Penal code numbers for crimes committed. Criminals have long used tattoos as indelible ink on their own bodily rap sheet. And for just […]

06/04/2014

Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway stands in front of his rural vacation home Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Stephentown, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Michael Hill)

6 arrests in vandalism of ex-NFL player’s NY home

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Six people were arrested Thursday on charges they were among hundreds of young partygoers who trashed a former NFL player’s vacation home, and police said more arrests were expected. The arrests […]

09/26/2013

Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway stands in front of his rural vacation home Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Stephentown, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Michael Hill)

Ex-NFL player’s NY home trashed by partying teens

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway initially thought the Twitter photos showing young people partying at his family’s second home in upstate New York were a hoax. Then he saw pictures […]

09/18/2013

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Mery Daniel during a break in her physical therapy session at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Wounded vets meet Boston Marathon bombing victims

BOSTON (AP) — Wounded veterans and Boston Marathon bombing survivors met Thursday in Boston to share their stories of strength and resilience. Marc Fucarile, who lost his leg in the marathon bombings, said he was […]

09/12/2013

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady waits to talk with reporters following NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Patriots tell their side of the story after arrest of Hernandez

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With Aaron Hernandez’s arrest hovering over the start of training camp, the New England Patriots sent out quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick to shed some light. Brady spoke for […]

07/25/2013

Former New England Patriots NFL football tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, appears at Attleboro District Court on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Attleboro, Mass. (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)

Photos show Hernandez apparently holding gun

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Newly released surveillance photos show former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez holding what authorities say appears to be a gun, shortly after his friend was shot to death. The photos taken […]

07/25/2013

Former New England Patriots football tight end Aaron Hernandez during a bail hearing in Fall River Superior Court, June 27, 2013 (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool)

Hernandez search warrants unsealed in Connecticut

  ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Police searches in Connecticut last month turned up ammunition, a gun box and documents tied to the two co-defendants of former new England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez. A judge […]

07/24/2013

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (AP Photo)

Documents: Hernandez admitted firing fatal shots

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A man linked to the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez told police Hernandez admitted firing the fatal shots, and a vehicle wanted in a double […]

07/09/2013

3rd man arrested in case involving ex-NFL player

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a man sought in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested in Florida. State police say local […]

06/28/2013

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (AP Photo)

Puma ends relationship with Aaron Hernandez

  BOSTON (AP) — Puma has ended its relationship with Aaron Hernandez. The sportswear company made the move Thursday to end the two-year contract it agreed to in April with Hernandez, Puma spokesperson Katie Sheptyck […]

06/27/2013

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Texts, video cited in charges against Hernandez

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — In the final minutes of his life, Odin Lloyd sent a series of texts to his sister. “Did you see who I was with?” said the first, at 3:07 a.m. June […]

06/27/2013

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