FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Stevan Ridley's father switched his allegiance from the Oakland Raiders once his son was drafted by the New England Patriots.
GazetteRebecca: Judge tells him not testifying is not something you can use as an appeal. Welch says "I think it is in my best interest" not to testify
GazetteRebecca: Judge asks Welch if sure he doesn't want to testify and Welch asks if that's something he could "bring up on appeal if things don't go well"
GazetteRebecca: Welch not taking the stand. Sounds like defense is going to rest today too.
REHOBOTH, Mass. (AP) - A 34-year-old Rehoboth man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he enticed and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy.
GazetteRebecca: Judge Ford recessed to let Morris talk to Welch, then, Ford said, he will talk to him with jury out. Maybe about whether he will take stand?
GazetteRebecca: Judge Ford says he us striking the testimony from co-worker Steven Boelcskevy about Welch saying he was in physical altercation
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Already staggering from back-to-back poor performances, the Oakland Raiders will likely be without two of their starting linebackers for Sunday's game in New England.
GazetteRebecca: Commonwealth rests it's case against Ryan D. Welch.
GazetteRebecca: Done w/ texts. The attorneys agreed not to show jurors Pripstein's last text to friend mentioned earlier, it said "I'm so troubled by Ryan"
GazetteRebecca: Thruout his time at Amy's, Welch is obsessively texting her about what he is drinking, eating. Says he is nursing drinks, lies re: # drinks
WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) - The Boston Bruins conducted their first on-ice training camp practices for the new season on Friday, and they're already thinking about redemption.
GazetteRebecca: Welch texts Pripstein with plans to go to Amy's Place (on night b4 her early a.m. death) and promises not to drink more than 3 glasses wine
GazetteRebecca: Still reading texts. Sounds like after his oui he is staying at her apt and she is driving him around, making sure he's eaten, etc