Aaron Hernandez

Take a look inside Aaron Hernandez’s mansion, on sale for $1.6M

The former home of the late professional football player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is back on the market, and the seller is hoping buyers think of it as a luxury home -- not just the former abode of a Patriots player turned killer.  The home, located in North Attleboro,...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:00pm

Aaron Hernandez had 'severe' CTE, family sues NFL

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots after a severe case of CTE was found in the former Patriots star’s brain. On April 19, Hernandez was found hanging in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, where the former tight end was serving a...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:58pm

Bristol County DA appeals decision to vacate Hernandez murder conviction

The murder conviction of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was vacated back in May, following the athlete’s April suicide in his jail cell. Now, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn has filed an appeal of that decision, which followed a Massachusetts legality...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:32pm

Hernandez suicide inspires bill to uphold convictions

After a judge vacated the murder conviction against Aaron Hernandez following the former New England Patriots player's prison suicide, Rep. Evandro Carvalho said he watched the victim's mother experience a sense of hopelessness and loss of faith in the justice system. Carvalho, a Boston...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:25am

Hernandez estate owes $93,000 in unpaid taxes to town of North Attleboro

North Attleboro, the Massachusetts town where former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez once lived, is seeking more than $93,000 in unpaid taxes, according to the Sun Chronicle. The ex-NFL star died by suicide in his maximum security prison cell on April 19 and court records showed later...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 4:56pm

Aaron Hernandez gay rumors swirl as letter surfaces calling another inmate his 'heart'

Was Aaron Hernandez gay? Rumors about the former Patriot tight end’s sexuality are once again swirling after a letter he sent to prison officials requesting a cellmate Hernandez called “my heart” went public this week. Five letters handwritten by Hernandez, who hanged himself in...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 2:56pm

Aaron Hernandez denied gay rumors, fiancee claims

Aaron Hernandez did not leave a suicide note for his rumored prison lover, the former NFL star’s fiancee said in an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw on Tuesday, and also denied rumors that he was gay. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez spoke about the rumors on “The Dr. Phil” show on...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:25pm

Hernandez's fiancee questions Aaron's suicide in clip of Dr. Phil interview

In her last phone call with her fiance, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez said that there was no sign former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was having suicidal thoughts, according to a clip from her upcoming interview with Dr. Phil McGraw. The TODAY show on Friday shared an excerpt from the interview,...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 1:42pm

After judge vacates Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction, lawyers talk possible NFL payout

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers said they are in discussions with the late NFL star’s ex-agents following a Massachusetts' court ruling to vacate his murder conviction Tuesday. Hernandez, who was convicted in 2015 for the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, hanged himself...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:49pm

Judge vacates Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

A judge has vacated the 2013 murder conviction of late NFL star Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez hanged himself in his Massachusetts jail cell on April 19. The following week, his lawyers then filed a motion to vacate the former Patriots tight end’s murder conviction. In Massachusetts, murder...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 12:08pm

Judge to hear arguments on vacating Hernandez murder conviction

After former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his prison cell on April 19, his lawyers asked the state's highest court to vacate his murder conviction for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.  A judge is set to hear arguments concerning that request on Tuesday, according to...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:05am

Hernandez suicide note to fiancee released

A suicide note written by former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was released Friday by the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. After Hernandez committed suicide in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, officials found three hand-written notes next to a Bible in that cell....

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 4:04pm

Bible reference written in blood on wall of ex-NFLer Hernandez cell: Police

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found with a reference to a Bible verse written in blood on the wall of the prison cell where he hanged himself last month, a state police report released on Thursday said. A reference to the same verse was also written in ink on his face, the...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 2:43am

Aaron Hernandez car in which he allegedly murdered two men is for sale

It’s not O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco, but it’s close. Creeps everywhere will be happy to learn that Aaron Hernandez’s murder / death car, in which he was alleged to have killed Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in, is for sale on eBay. Hernandez was acquitted of the...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 6:10pm

Once worth millions, Aaron Hernandez's estate is now worthless

The estate of Aaron Hernandez — the ex-NFL star once worth an estimated $8 million — is worthless, according to court records. The former Patriots tight end did not leave a will when he committed suicide in a Massachusetts maximum security prison on April 19, but Hernandez’s...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:03pm

Aaron Hernandez lawyers file motion to vacate murder conviction

Updated 3:04 p.m. April 25, 2017: Lawyers for ex-Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez are asking Massachusetts's highest court to vacate his murder conviction for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd now that he is dead. A spokesman for the Bristol County District Attorney's office said defense...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 4:21pm

Aaron Hernandez gay rumors: What did suicide letters, notes say?

The Aaron Hernandez gay rumors heated up this past weekend, with several reputable outlets covering the story – including the NY Daily News – which placed it on its Saturday cover. Hernandez’s funeral was held on Monday and prior to his burial in Bristol, Connecticut, his family...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:55pm

Is Aaron Hernandez gay? Rumors, facebook page say yes

Boston journalist Michele McPhee was a guest on WEEI’s “Kirk and Callahan” show Monday to discuss her book about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings titled, “Maximum Harm.” Prior to discussing the bombings, however, McPhee and WEEI hosts Kirk Minihane and Gerry Callahan...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 1:28pm

Judge issues order to protect evidence around Hernandez death

Attorneys for the family of Aaron Hernandez appeared in a New Bedford, Massachusetts, court on Friday afternoon to ask a judge to prevent prison officials from discarding evidence related to the death of the former New England Patriots tight end. The judge ruled in the family's favor Friday...

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:38pm

Lawyer for Odin Lloyd's family calls on Patriots to pay damages

The lawyer for the mother of Odin Lloyd, the man Aaron Hernandez was convicted of killing in 2015, has “challenged” the New England Patriots to make a wrongful death payment to the Lloyd family. Douglas Sheff, attorney for Ursula Ward, Lloyd’s mother, told reporters on Friday...

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:49pm