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Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:53:45 -0800
Prosecutors say the girlfriend of former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez lied to a grand jury nearly 30 times, including saying she could not recall where she left a large box Hernandez allegedly told her to dispose of. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the killing of Odin Lloyd and is being held without bail.
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:36:23 -0700
Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey was served with a grand jury subpoena by Massachusetts State Police Sunday, Oct. 27, after the Week 8 game against the New England Patriots. The subpoena involves TE Aaron Hernandez, and police are focusing on Hernandez's potential involvement in interstate gun trafficking, according to a source. A grand jury subpoena does not mean Pouncey has been charged with a crime, but law enforcement officials regard Pouncey as a material witness who could potential advance their case against Hernandez. The two players were teammates at the University of Florida.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:19:01 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is scheduled to be arraigned on a first degree murder charge Thursday, Sept. 6.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 10:57:52 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) was seen in a video with two men at a Boston club in 2012 who were killed hours later. Police were searching for a gray SUV that was believed to be linked to the killings, and a car similar to the description was found when authorities were looking for evidence in the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:32:30 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is seeking to delay a Florida lawsuit until the murder charge against him is resolved. His lawyers filed a postponement request Tuesday, Sept. 3, in federal court. Alexander Bradley is claiming that Hernandez shot him in the face after an argument at a strip club in February, and he's seeking $100,000 in damages.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:00:06 -0700
The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the New England Patriots to collect $82,000 in workout bonuses from free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's terminated contract.
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:07:08 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) was indicted by a grand jury for murder Thursday, Aug. 22.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:10:11 -0700
The New England Patriots do not plan on paying free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez an $82,000 offseason workout bonus due Aug. 1 for the work that he did this spring before being charged with murder. The Patriots also will not pay the $3.25 million bonus due to Hernandez next March, according to league sources. Hernandez's agents are then expected to file a grievance against the team to attempt to recover the money.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:34:19 -0700
Connecticut state police are searching a pond in free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's (Patriots) hometown of Bristol, but would not disclose what they are searching for at this point. WFSB-TV in Hartford reported the search is tied to the weapon sought in the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:23:01 -0700
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said the situation involving free agent TE Aaron Hernandez has not been a distraction for him. "Zero distraction," Brady said.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 07:34:28 -0700
The New England Patriots do not intend to pay TE Aaron Hernandez an $82,000 offseason workout bonus due Aug. 1 for work Hernandez performed this spring. This is expected to be the first of a series of moves, including not paying the $3.25 million bonus due in March 2014.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:59:36 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's (Patriots) probable cause court date for Wednesday, July 24, has been pushed back to Aug. 22 because the prosecution has asked for more time to present their evidence.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:30:37 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is due back in court Wednesday, July 24, for a probable cause hearing in the murder case in the death of Odin Lloyd last month. However, the hearing might not take place if the prosecution files for a continuance. The prosecution also continues to look into Hernandez's involvement in a double homicide in Boston a year ago.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:12:45 -0700
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady talked about losing free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez and what it means for the team in 2013. "I've seen a lot of things over 13 years, and what I have learned is that mental toughness and putting aside personal agendas for what's in the best interest of the team matters most," Brady said. "My job is to play quarterback, and I'm going to do that the best way I know how, because I owe that to my teammates regardless of who is out there on the field with me. I have moved on. I'm focusing on the great teammates I have who are committed to helping us win games. The only thing I care about is winning. Nothing is going to ever get in the way of that goal. I'm just excited to report to camp and see what we can accomplish as a team. The fate of our season will be determined by the players in our locker room - nothing else."
Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:21:26 -0700
Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey declined to join twin brother Maurkice in apologizing for wearing a baseball cap that supported former college teammate Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with murder. The Pounceys were photographed during their recent birthday party in Miami wearing caps that read "Free Hernandez." "I'm just here to focus on football," Pouncey said. "We get paid a lot of money to act a certain way, and that's the way we should be acting."
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:41:11 -0700
In the case of murder of Odin Lloyd against free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez, the prosecution may view Carlos Ortiz, who was allegedly present on the night of Lloyd's murder, as a star witness and grant him immunity. According to affidavits, Ortiz has been cooperating with authorities on numerous aspects of the investigation. However, Ortiz has a criminal record and drug history, so his credibility is likely to come under attack by the defense.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:21:37 -0700
Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey and his brother, Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey, were recently photographed wearing "Free Hernandez" hats, in reference to jailed former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez. All three played at Florida. While Dolphins personnel said they would have no comment, the Steelers have indicated they would talk to Maurkice.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:14:19 -0700
A police document cites a witness, who cites yet another witness, that claims free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) confessed to firing shots that killed Odin Lloyd. Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace are believed to have been with Hernandez when Lloyd was killed. Wallace reportedly told Ortiz that Hernandez said he fired at Lloyd.
Fantasy Tip: Hearsay is alive and well. Hernandez continues to insist he's not guilty, and there'll be plenty more to come in this case.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:25:05 -0700
New York Giants WR Victor Cruz thinks the team may address TE Aaron Hernandez's off the field situation, and discuss what is and is not allowed security wise. "Knowing us it might be a full-fledged meeting on security, the things we can do or decision-making," Cruz said. "We take that stuff seriously, especially in the inner-city area where you never know what could happen."
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:22:42 -0700
Free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) had the contents of his locker searched by police after he was released by the team. There was nothing of value found in the search.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:21:57 -0700
Free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) argued with investigators when they started questioning him on a murder investigation, and wanted to know why he was being questioned.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 11:55:38 -0700
Free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) had a scale and dish to weigh drugs in his home that was found by police when a search warrant was executed in the murder case against him.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:14:31 -0700
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) duped him if he was involved in the murder of Odin Lloyd, because Hernandez was a good person when he was around the team's facility. "When he was in our building, we never saw anything where he was not polite. He was always respectful to me. We only know what's going on inside the building. We don't put private eyes on people," Kraft said.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:36:14 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) did not fail any drug tests while he was a member of the New England Patriots. He also did everything head coach Bill Belichick asked him to do on and off the field in terms of meetings and practice.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 09:54:49 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) reportedly never failed a drug test when he was with the New England Patriots. He also did everything head coach Bill Belichick asked of him football-wise, including showing up to meetings on time, practicing hard and staying in shape.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:20:07 -0700
Alexander Bradley, the man who lost an eye after allegedly being shot by free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots), has been ordered to appear before a grand jury in Massachusetts that is considering whether Hernandez should go on trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:03:40 -0700
Key evidence has turned up on free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) after police searched a secret "flop house" that Hernandez had been renting. Police found a white hooded sweatshirt and a hat in a bedroom, and surveillance video showed Hernandez wearing a similar sweatshirt the nigh that Odin Lloyd was killed. "The white sweatshirt could be used ... to assist in linking Hernandez to the scene of the crime," trooper Michael Bates wrote in an affidavit in support of one of the search warrants. Several boxes of ammunition were also found at the house, including .22-, .45- and 7.62-caliber ammunition.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:34:13 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is being probed for his role in a 2007 Florida shooting.
Fantasy Tip: Another investigation on the pile regarding the seemingly disgraced Hernandez.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 06:26:55 -0700
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson is trying to prevent free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) from marrying his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins. Prosecutors last week, in laying out their initial case against Hernandez, said Jenkins had begun speaking with investigators until receiving a phone call from Hernandez telling her to keep quiet. If the couple were married, Jenkins could be shielded from testifying against Hernandez at trial.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:47:27 -0700
Thaddeus Singleton III, a potential subject of investigators in the Aaron Hernandez murder case, was killed in a car accident Sunday, June 30. The death was ruled an accident, and the vehicle was registered to Hernandez's uncle, who is Singleton's father-in-law.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 08:00:47 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) was allegedly involved in a domestic incident with his fiancé a year ago, and police have gone to his beachside rental home in Los Angeles. A neighbor called the police in June 2012 about a domestic disturbance with Hernandez and Shayanna Jenkins inside his home. When police arrived, Jenkins said she was OK and didn't want to press charges. Another source said Hernandez had several other noise complaints against him.
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:06:49 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is being kept away from other prison inmates while he is in jail. For the first five days he was in jail, he was kept in the medical ward for 23 hours a day. Now, he'll spend most of his days in a single cell, except for three hours: one in the shower area, one in the exercise yard and one in the common area, and no other inmates will be allowed in there with him during those times.
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:37:24 -0700
New England Patriots WR Deion Branch spoke to his positive relationship with former TE Aaron Hernandez after his arrest and charge of the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd. "Aaron is a great guy and a great friend of mine and a great teammate," Branch said. "I love him to death, and it was shocking to hear his name involved in this situation. I truly hope and pray he doesn't have any dealings with it."
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 09:56:49 -0700
The New England Patriots have voided the rest of free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's guarantees in his contract. Hernandez was guaranteed $2.5 million in base salary, $3.25 million from his signing bonus and some workout bonuses.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:47:48 -0700
Updated a previous report, Ernest Wallace has been arrested in Florida for his alleged involvement in the murder of Odin Lloyd. Wallace was wanted as an accessory after the fact in the murder. Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez has been charged with first-degree murder in this case.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:54:27 -0700
The lawyer for a man who is accusing free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) said it is their belief that the victim was left there because Hernandez thought he would be dead. "I think he was left there because they thought he would be dead," attorney David Jaroslawicz said.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:52:28 -0700
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman could have a big role with the team in 2013 because he is the most familiar wide receiver with QB Tom Brady, and because of the subtraction of WRs Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Donte' Stallworth, Deion Branch and TE Aaron Hernandez, and the injury situation with TE Rob Gronkowski.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 09:57:19 -0700
Updating previous reports, free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is now being investigated by the Boston Police Department for his connection in a double homicide last year. "There's a new development, which I don't know if you've heard from these reports, that (Hernandez is) being looked at now in relation to an investigation that involves a double homicide -- a drive-by shooting -- that happened in Boston in 2012," Bristol County Sherriff Tom Hodgson said."
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 06:25:09 -0700
A third man is being sought by police in the homicide case involving free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots). Ernest Wallace, 41, is wanted as an accessory after the fact to murder.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:25:24 -0700
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would hold a hearing if a team wanted to sign free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) before his court case was resolved. Goodell could overrule the contract agreement and also could suspend Hernandez.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:04:03 -0700
The mother of free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) believes her son is innocent and will be cleared of all charges, including the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd, in time. "All I can say is that he will be cleared of all these charges in the end," she said. "Just let it play out until the end."
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:07:03 -0700
Updating a continuing story, Boston Police have found a car that was rented by free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) in connection with a July 2012 homicide.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:24:45 -0700
Updating a continuing story, if free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) signs with another NFL team, he would be required to have a hearing with commissioner Roger Goodell to determine if he should be suspended or other action be taken before his legal case is resolved.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:22:07 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) was not claimed off waivers and has become a free agent.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:41:33 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is being investigated in connection with a 2012 double murder in Boston, and authorities believe Odin Lloyd could have had information about Hernandez's role in the double murder.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:38:17 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) has been denied bail after appealing the initial ruling denying bail for Hernandez.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 09:59:59 -0700
The evidence in the alleged homicide by former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez of Odin Lloyd includes a series of texts between Lloyd and Lloyd's sister that took place shortly before what the prosecution has labeled an execution-style shooting of Lloyd. Extensive surveillance footage is also being cited. Hernandez's attorney, Michael Fee, calls the evidence circumstantial.
Another man, Carlos Ortiz, was arrested Wednesday in Hernandez's hometown of Bristol, Conn., as part of the murder investigation, according to New Britain State's Attorney Brian Preleski. Ortiz was charged with being a fugitive from justice and waived extradition to Massachusetts.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 08:27:41 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) has a bail hearing at 2:00 p.m. EST Thursday, June 27.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 07:20:02 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is now under investigation for a possible connection to a 2012 double homicide in Boston.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:26:59 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's uncle's Bristol, Conn., home was searched by police Wednesday, June 26. Police were seen taking photos of a black folder that was removed from the home.