Saturday, April 29, 2017

Aaron Hernandez

In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York. Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL player and convicted murderer found hanging by a bedsheet in prison on April 19, 2017, will be the subject of an upcoming true crime book by Patterson. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL player and convicted murderer found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, will be the subject of an upcoming true crime book by best-selling author James Patterson. Little, Brown and ...
In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look toward his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

BY DAVE COLLINS BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the former NFL star, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over by ...
In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into his court appearance at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. (Matt Stone/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)

BY PHILIP MARCELO and DAVE COLLINS BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s apparent suicide in prison — just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges — remains shrouded in mystery. Why now? Is there more to ...
In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look in the direction of the jury as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, hours before his ex-teammates visited the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl ...
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attends his double murder trial during the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool)

BY DENISE LAVOIE BOSTON (AP) — Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. ...
Defendant Aaron Hernandez, right, stands and looks as his attorneys confer during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — The jury in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Jurors have spent about 19 hours deliberating since Friday. Deliberations are scheduled to resume Wednesday ...
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez looks back during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has objected to the judge’s selection of a white woman as the jury forewoman in his double-murder trial. Attorney Ronald Sullivan Jr. made his argument Monday as ...
In this Dec. 22, 2015 file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez attends a pre-trial hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool, File)

BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has testified in his double-murder trial that she learned to keep her mouth shut and “not to ask any questions” in certain situations. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez testified against Hernandez on Thursday ...
Alexander Bradley testifies during the double murder trial for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in Suffolk Superior Court, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — A witness against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has told the jury at his double-murder trial that Hernandez opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a Boston nightclub. Former ...
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to testimony during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston on Friday, March 17, 2017. (Chris Christo/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — The jury in Aaron Hernandez’s double-murder trial is hearing from a tattoo artist who inked an image of a gun and the phrase “God Forgives” on the former New England Patriots star. Prosecutors say the phrase and ...
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