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Mon, 11 May 2015 12:48:09 -0700
Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez has been indicted for the alleged shooting of a witness regarding the 2012 double homicide in Boston. The witness was allegedly shot in the face by Hernandez. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. Hernandez has already been found guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of Odin Lloyd and faces a life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:29:20 -0700
Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday, April 15, in the slaying of Odin Lloyd. He's facing a life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole.
Fantasy Tip: Barring a successful appeal, this verdict puts an end to his NFL career.
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:00:30 -0700
Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez's lawyers admitted Tuesday, April 7, for the first time in his trial that Hernandez was present at the scene of Odin Lloyd's slaying. "Did he make all the right decisions? No," lawyer James Sultan said during his closing arguments. "He was a 23-year-old kid who witnessed something, a shocking killing, committed by someone he knew. He didn't know what to do, so he just put one foot in front of the other." Sultan claimed Hernandez's co-defendants Ernest Wallace and Carlos Ortiz committed the crime.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:26:44 -0800
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's (Patriots) trial for the 2012 slaying of two Boston men has been delayed six months by a judge Tuesday, Nov. 25. A lawyer representing Hernandez said his legal team would not be able to effectively prepare for that trial until Hernandez's trial for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd was over.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:17:17 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) has a pre-trial hearing slated for Nov. 25. His trial for two murder chargers is still set for May of 2015.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:16:40 -0700
Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez was excused from a pre-trial hearing for his double homicide case Thursday, Aug. 14, and will be due in court October 21.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:50:47 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's (Patriots) lawyers' request to suppress surveillance taken from the former player's home in Massachusetts has been denied. The judge hearing the case, E. Susan Garsh, said there was no doubt the surveillance video was related to the criminal activity under investigation.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:14:08 -0700
The New England Patriots are willing to give the lawyers for free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) 317 pages of information that they have asked for but do not want to give up scouting reports on him. Judge Ramond Veary said he believes the scouting reports are relevant to the case. Andrew Phelan, attorney for the Patriots, has given Hernandez's lawyers the option to review the psychological assessment on Hernandez in his office. Another hearing will take place July 22 to determine if the team will have to give up their scouting reports to Hernandez's defense team.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:33:38 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) will be able to transfer to a jail in a different county for easier access to his lawyers in Boston, as ruled by a judge.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:33:54 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) had a tentative trial date of May 28, 2015, for the drive-by shootings of two men.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:54:22 -0700
Lawyers for free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) are questioning the validity of a search warrant used at Hernandez's home. Hernandez was in court again Wednesday, June 18, and his defense questioned a state trooper involved in the 2013 search of Hernandez's home as part of the investigation into the killing of Odin Lloyd. Police were looking for GPS evidence, but the actual search warrant doesn't mention GPS evidence.
Sat, 31 May 2014 07:50:37 -0700
Free agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is having trouble paying the attorneys representing him on murder charges.
Wed, 28 May 2014 11:49:41 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) allegedly gunned down two men in their car last year after one of them accidentally bumped into Hernandez at a Boston nightclub, spilling a drink, according to prosecutors.
Wed, 28 May 2014 11:08:24 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) has pleaded not guilty on seven charges he is facing for the alleged murder of two people in 2012.
Wed, 28 May 2014 09:29:22 -0700
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) is scheduled to be in court Wednesday, May 28, to be arraigned on murder charges stemming from the murders of two men in Boston in 2012. Hernandez was allegedly in a SUV that pulled up next to the victims' car and opened fire on the vehicle.
Thu, 15 May 2014 11:56:42 -0700
Updating a previous report, former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez was allegedly the gunman during a 2012 double slaying in Boston, according to prosecutors. It was previously reported that Hernandez may have been the driver of the SUV involved in the murders.
Thu, 15 May 2014 07:45:26 -0700
Former New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez has been indicted for alleged involvement in a 2012 double murder in Boston. Police believe Hernandez was driving the SUV involved in the incident.
Thu, 01 May 2014 15:00:34 -0700
Unrestricted free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) was indicted on charges of assault and battery, and threats to do bodily harm, by a Bristol County Grand Jury Thursday, May 1. The charges stem from an alleged assault in February while incarcerated.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:17:30 -0800
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said his office has filed a complaint to charge free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) with assault and battery for his involvement in a jail altercation in February. Hodgson said the other inmate involved in the altercation will not be charged with a crime.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:47:42 -0800
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) reportedly attacked another inmate at Bristol County Jail Tuesday, Feb. 25, and Hernandez "beat the guy up pretty good."
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:53:36 -0800
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft indicated the team may ask the NFL for some salary cap relief because they assumed $7.5 million in dead money for 2014 after releasing TE Aaron Hernandez. The team could ask for relief because of the extreme circumstances involving Hernandez's release.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:07:49 -0800
Police are investigating free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) to determine if he was the shooter in a 2012 double murder.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:09:36 -0800
A search warrant indicates the police believe free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) was in an SUV that was involved in a double homicide in 2012. The police received a tip that the double homicide and the murder of Odin Lloyd were connected. The police have towed a silver SUV they believe was involved in the double homicide from a Hernandez family home. Prosecutors in the case have not filed charges against anyone at this time, but Hernandez is the target of the investigation.
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.