Aaron Hernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bomb threat at Aaron Hernandez murder trial prompts evacuation

    Sporting News "A bomb threat has prompted an evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is ongoing. The threat was called in during testimony Thursday afternoon, according to reporters on the scene. The Bristol County Courthouse in Fall River,..." March 26

  • Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

    CBSSports.com "The fiancee of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in the former player's murder trial Friday, the Associated Press reports. Shayanna Jenkins, who has been in a relationship with Hernandez since high school and is the mother of his 2-year-old daughter, was..." March 26

  • The Time Aaron Hernandez Peed On A Cab And Told Off A Reporter

    Deadspin.com "The MMQB's Greg Bedard, who was a Boston Globe reporter on the Patriots beat during the seasons that Aaron Hernandez was on the team, has written an essay about his time spent covering Hernandez, and it includes one scene that begins with Hernandez pissing all over a running taxi cab and ends with..." March 25

  • Aaron Hernandez's Cousin Once Watched Him Smoke PCP

    Complex "The trial of Aaron Hernandez is nearing a dramatic close. Started in January with the expectation that it'd last a maximum of ten weeks, the trial will enter its ninth week on Thursday. Prosecutors are still presenting their case to the jury, and as they work, more and more bits from Hernandez's..." March 24

  • Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Committed Murder in a Pair of Air Jordan XIs

    Complex "The Aaron Hernandez murder trial just took an unexpected turn and it's all because a pair of Air Jordan XIs. Earlier today, during testimony at Bristol Superior Court in Boston, it was revealed that Hernandez was spotted wearing Air Jordan XI lows in surveillance footage taken before and after..." March 19

  • Witness: Hernandez looked upset at Lloyd 48 hours before his death

    Fox Sports "Aaron Hernandez glared at Odin Lloyd and stormed out of a Boston nightclub after seeing the man talking with a friend, a witness testified Tuesday in the former NFL star's murder trial. Defense attorneys later challenged the man's memory and recounting of the same episode in earlier police..." March 17

  • Hernandez's attorney continues to challenge DNA evidence

    Fox Sports "An attorney for Aaron Hernandez picked up Monday where he left off last week, challenging the DNA tests that were conducted on key pieces of evidence in the murder of Odin Lloyd. And the failure of an analyst in the Massachusetts State Police crime lab to send out genetic material from a hair..." March 09

  • Joint with Aaron Hernandez’s DNA Found at Murder Scene

    Sportsnaut "Almost literally the smoking gun in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial. According to various reports, a marijuana cigarette found at the scene of Odin Lloyd’s murder contains DNA from the former Patriots tight end, who is currently on trial for the murder of Lloyd." March 07

  • Hernandez, victims fingerprints found in car allegedly used before shooting

    The Score "A fingerprint analysis specialist testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of both he and the victim, Odin Lloyd, were found in the car allegedly used to transport the victim to his death. Prosecutors believe Hernandez and two accomplices picked up Lloyd..." March 04

  • Witness: Hernandez worried about endorsements after Lloyd's death

    Fox Sports "Less than 48 hours after the murder of Odin Lloyd, Aaron Hernandez retreated to his basement “man cave” with two relatives of his fiancée’s to shoot pool and watch the 2013 NBA Finals. But according to testimony at Hernandez’s murder trial Wednesday, a commercial on the television caught his..." February 19

  • Report: Judge grants immunity to Aaron Hernandez's fiancee

    CBSSports.com "Judge Susan Garsh granted immunity to Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, and Jenkins is expected to testify for the prosecution in the former tight end's murder trial, reports Fox Sports 1. The judge's decision was revealed in court documents released Tuesday. It's a potentially..." February 10

  • Aaron Hernandez Comforted Odin Lloyd's Girlfriend After Shooting

    Deadspin.com "Shaneah Jenkins, girlfriend to Odin Lloyd and sister to Aaron Hernandez's fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins, testified at Hernandez's murder trial yesterday, and she recounted a moment that, should Hernandez eventually be found guilty of murdering Lloyd, is pretty goddamn dark. Jenkins testified that..." February 04

  • Hernandez juror expelled; discussed evidence

    ESPN Boston "The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has removed a juror, saying there was evidence she had spoken about the case in the past few years and had an early interest in being seated on the panel. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh..." February 03

  • Prosecutors say Hernandez DNA found on joint, bullet casing

    Pro Football Talk "The first Aaron Hernandez murder trial got rolling on Thursday, with opening statements in the case arising from the June 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd. Via the Boston Herald, prosecutors revealed during their overview of the evidence to be introduced two intriguing pieces of information. A..." January 30

  • Aaron Hernandez jury seated, trial starts Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "The trial of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on charges that he murdered Odin Lloyd in 2013 will begin on Thursday as a result of the blizzard bearing down on the Northeast. A jury of 18 people — 13 women and five men — was selected on Monday in Fall River, Massachusetts, but the..." January 26

  • Key issues in murder trial of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez

    SI.com "It’s been nearly 18 months since former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested at his home in North Attleboro, Mass., for the execution-style murder of Odin Lloyd. In a matter of days the 25-year-old will finally face judgment. Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Susan..." January 20

  • Attorneys want to know if Hernandez's fiancee has deal with prosecutors

    Fox Sports "Aaron Hernandez’s attorneys want to know whether his fiancée has a deal with prosecutors, and they filed a motion Thursday seeking an answer. The motion to disclose “promises, rewards and inducements” comes more than week after the fiancée of the former New England Patriots tight end spent an..." January 16

  • Immunity order for Aaron Hernandez's fiancee remains unsigned

    Fox Sports "Will she or won’t she? That’s the question that’s been swirling around the upcoming murder trial for former football star Aaron Hernandez for nearly a week – ever since his fiancée appeared at a closed-door hearing in which a judge heard a petition to offer her immunity from prosecution, a move..." January 13

  • Jurors in Aaron Hernandez trial will take several field trips

    Fox Sports "Jurors who will consider the murder case against former football star Aaron Hernandez will take an extensive field trip – visiting not only the scene of the slaying but the home in Boston that Odin Lloyd left shortly before he was killed and other locations. Jurors will visit Hernandez’s..." January 06

  • New prosecutor in place, Aaron Hernandez murder trial nears Jan. 9 start

    Sporting News "Aaron Hernandez will face trial beginning Jan. 9 in the slaying of Odin Lloyd. Several developments on Friday brought the case closer to its beginning. A new prosecutor was named for the case to be tried in Fall River, Mass., according to media reports. And at hearing Hernandez asked the just..." January 03

  • Judge dismisses text messages, double murder charges as evidence in Aaron Hernandez trial

    SB Nation "Key evidence in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez was ruled inadmissible in court on Friday. Prosecutors will be unable to mention text messages sent by the victim Odin Lloyd on the night of his death or bring up the 2012 double murder that Hernandez has also been indicted for, according to..." December 14

  • Aaron Hernandez's trial for 2012 double murder delayed

    SI.com "A Massachusetts judge has agreed to delay Aaron Hernandez's trial for a 2012 double murder in order to allow his defense team to focus on preparing for Hernandez's trial for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. Hernandez is accused of killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after one of the men..." November 26

  • Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez 'probably' will be allowed to watch Patriots on TV

    CBSSports.com "Aaron Hernandez didn't get to watch Tom Brady go up against Peyton Manning the last time the Patriots and Broncos played, but this time around, Hernandez will likely be allowed to watch. Suffolk Sheriff Steven Tompkins told the Boston Herald that Hernandez has been a 'model citizen' in jail and..." October 29

  • Model inmate Aaron Hernandez can watch Patriots games in jail

    Yahoo! Sports "Since relocating to a new jail, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been a "model citizen," the Boston Herald reported. He's been so good at Nashua Street Jail in Boston that he can even watch Patriots games on television if he wants. The Herald checked in on Hernandez,..." October 16

  • Judge allows cellphone evidence in Hernandez murder case

    Boston Globe "Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriot charged with killing three people, suffered a legal setback Friday when a Bristol Superior Court judge denied his motion to toss key evidence from the athlete’s cellphone. In a 22-page ruling, Judge E. Susan Garsh wrote that Hernandez’s lawyers..." October 11

  • Aaron Hernandez: 'I felt helpless' with police occupation of house

    CBSSports.com "Aaron Hernandez is currently incarcerated as he awaits his day in court for three alleged murders, and aside from some private letters to fans, we haven't heard much from the former Patriots star. But as his attorneys have claimed, via the Boston Globe, that the police interrogation of..." September 16

  • Judge grants Aaron Hernandez's bid to suppress evidence

    Fox Sports "Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez won a potentially significant legal victory Tuesday when a judge barred prosecutors from using evidence taken from two cell phones and three tablet computers that had been seized from the player’s home in the early days of a 2013 murder..." August 27

  • Aaron Hernandez's relative pleads guilty to criminal contempt in case

    CBSSports.com "Tanya Singleton, a relative of Aaron Hernandez, was imprisoned last August for refusing to testify to a grand jury about the shooting of Odin Lloyd. On Tuesday, she pleaded guilty to her criminal contempt charge, but because of her advanced breast cancer, Fall River Superior Court judge E...." August 12

  • Dispute over Patriots’ Hernandez records resolved

    Pro Football Talk "The lawyers representing former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wanted to get a wide variety of documents from the team. The team didn’t want to surrender certain things. A middle ground has been identified. According to the Associated Press, attorney Michael Fee said in court on Tuesday..." July 22

  • DA: Evidence shows Hernandez's fiancee lied

    ESPN Boston "Prosecutors say they have "direct evidence" that the fiancee of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez lied to the grand jury that indicted him on a murder charge in the slaying of Odin Lloyd, including about a box she discarded at Hernandez's direction. The prosecution said in a filing..." July 16

  • Bill Belichick, Aaron Hernandez texts turned over

    Boston Herald "A treasure trove of text messages between former disgraced New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and Patriots coach Bill Belichick could be used as evidence in the murder trial against the jailed former Pro Bowler, according to new court documents. Prosecutors handed over 33 pages of..." July 16

  • Bid to nix Hernandez video evidence rejected

    ESPN Boston "A bid by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to suppress evidence from a cellphone and video surveillance taken from his Massachusetts home during authorities' investigation of the killing of Odin Lloyd was rejected Monday by the judge hearing the case. She hasn't..." July 15

  • Hernandez double murder trial set for May '15

    ESPN Boston "A judge has tentatively scheduled former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez to stand trial next year in May on murder charges in the 2012 drive-by slayings of two men. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a nightclub encounter. During a..." June 25

  • Aaron Hernandez seeks jail transfer, citing 'safety' concerns

    NECN "Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants out of the Bristol County House of Correction in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, and into another jail. His attorneys, in new filings, say he's been "relentlessly exploited by the sheriff for self-promotion and virtually non-stop..." June 22

  • Post-Aaron Hernandez, NFL trying to weed out sociopaths

    Sporting News "Leigh Steinberg has been guiding NFL prospects through the pre-draft evaluation process since the mid-1970s, and has seen all the ways that teams investigate their backgrounds. Yet the level of scrutiny was never higher than it was this year—the year after Aaron Hernandez. It was a year ago..." June 17

  • Aaron Hernandez lawyers want Odin Lloyd murder charge dropped

    Boston Globe "Attorneys for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez argued today that the murder charge against him should be dropped, saying that the prosecution hadn’t established probable cause that he killed Odin L. Lloyd of Boston last June in North Attleborough. The case presented to the grand..." June 16

  • Hernandez faces potentially busy Monday in court

    Fox Sports "Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez faces a potentially busy day in court Monday in Massachusetts – arraignment on charges he beat up a fellow inmate and threatened a guard and possible rulings on a series of motions that could dramatically shape the way one of the murder cases..." June 15

  • Filing details extent of grand jury work into Aaron Hernandez double murder charge

    Fox Sports "Grand jurors who indicted former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in a 2012 double murder met 24 times to consider evidence in the case – all but two them after the football star emerged as a possible suspect following another killing. That detail was among a list of 272 pieces of..." June 10

  • How will Hernandez's attorneys play defense?

    Fox Sports "Prosecutors pursuing two separate murder cases against former football star Aaron Hernandez have already compiled a cache of evidence they plan to use in court. Video from numerous surveillance cameras. Cell phone tracking data. Text messages. Ballistics evidence. Eyewitness accounts. Even dirt..." June 03

  • Prosecutor: Hernandez killed men over spilled drink

    Fox Sports "Aaron Hernandez killed two men in a drive-by shooting over a spilled drink at a nightclub, prosecutors said in arraigning the former New England Patriots star on murder charges. Wednesday's court appearance in Suffolk County Superior Court was the first for Hernandez since he was formally..." May 29

  • Hernandez to be arraigned today for double murder

    SI.com "Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is set to be arraigned on Wednesday on two counts of first degree murder, after authorities say he ambushed two people in a drive-by shooting in 2012, reports the Associated Press. Prosecutors say that Hernandez and another man encountered..." May 28

  • Aaron Hernandez pleads not guilty to double murder

    USA Today "It wasn't supposed to be this way for Aaron Hernandez. The former New England Patriots tight end, who only two years ago signed a $40 million contract extension which had put him near the top of his profession, caught another glimpse of his immediate future Wednesday when he stepped into..." May 28

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Per the DA, Aaron Hernandez will be charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder and 3 counts of armed assault w/intent to murder tomorrow.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    ... Hernandez will also be charged with single counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

  • Hernandez to be arraigned on double-murder charge Wednesday

    CBSSports.com "It's been almost two weeks since former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was indicted for a July 2012 double-murder drive-by shooting that took place on the streets of Boston. According to the Associated Press, Hernandez will be arraigned Wednesday. “Mr. (Daniel) Abreu and Mr. (Safiro)..." May 27

  • Aaron Hernandez indicted in connection with slayings in 2012

    Boston Globe "Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez today was indicted on two counts of first degree murder for the previously unsolved killings of two men in Boston’s South End in 2012 who were shot to death after allegedly encountering Hernandez in a Boston nightclub." May 16

  • Prosecutor: Hernandez “ambushed and executed” two men

    Pro Football Talk "Prosecutors say former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez murdered two innocent men who did nothing more than cross paths with the wrong person two years ago. At a press conference announcing that Hernandez is being charged for the double murder, District Attorney Daniel Conley said that..." May 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Grand jury indicted Aaron Hernandez today on charges of assault and battery, and threats to do bodily harm.

  • Report: Hernandez investigated for threatening to kill jail guard

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to his various legal challenges, former Patriots right end Aaron Hernandez keeps adding new ones instead of resolving old ones. According to TMZ, Hernandez is being investigated for allegedly threatening to shoot and kill a guard at the Bristol County Jail. The threat allegedly..." April 15

  • SJC justice won’t change gag order in Hernandez case

    Boston Globe "A state Supreme Judicial Court justice on Monday refused to alter the gag order imposed by a Bristol County judge on prosecutors who are pressing the murder case against former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. Justice Fernande R.V. Duffly ruled on the gag order issued by Bristol..." April 08

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