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Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez stands up after he is sentenced to life in prison at his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.   (Dominick Reuter/Pool Photo via AP)

In Aaron Hernandez murder case, question lingers: Why?

Friday, April 17, 2015

FALL RIVER — Aaron Hernandez had it all. Fame, as a star tight end with the New England Patriots, which took him to the Super Bowl. Fortune, with a $40 million NFL contract. Family, with a fiancee and baby daughter. But his future? A lifetime behind bars after being convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the 2013 slaying of Odin …

After conviction, many court cases left for Aaron Hernandez

Thursday, April 16, 2015

FALL RIVER — Even after he was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole, former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez is nowhere near done with his legal troubles. He still faces double murder charges in Boston, as well as civil lawsuits over the killings and …

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez convicted of first-degree murder, sentenced to life in prison

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FALL RIVER — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him. Hernandez, 25, who had been considered …

Aaron Hernandez to face Boston double murder charges next

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FALL RIVER — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has a long legal road ahead, even after being convicted of a 2013 murder charge. Hernandez is charged in a 2012 double killing in Boston, accused in the drive-by shooting of two men he felt disrespected him at …

No verdict on Day 6 of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez case

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

FALL RIVER — After six days of deliberating, jurors went home Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of killing the man dating his fiancee’s …

No verdict on Day 5 of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez case

Monday, April 13, 2015

FALL RIVER — Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez completed their fifth day of deliberations Monday without reaching a verdict. The jury has spent more than 27 hours deliberating whether Hernandez …

TV cameraman banned from Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial

Thursday, April 9, 2015

FALL RIVER — A photographer for a Boston TV station was banned from the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez on Thursday after he acknowledged following jurors to their parking spots, which the judge …

Jury ends second day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

FALL RIVER — A jury ended deliberations for a second day Wednesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is charged in the shooting death of another man. Superior Court Judge Susan …

Defense attorney: Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez witnessed killing

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

FALL RIVER — Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez after his lawyer acknowledged for the first time that his client was at the scene of the killing and …

Prosecution rests in trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

Thursday, April 2, 2015

FALL RIVER — The prosecution rested Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case that he killed the boyfriend of his fiancee’s …

Ex-friend: Aaron Hernandez thought helicopters followed him

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

FALL RIVER — A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida testified Wednesday in the former New England Patriots player’s murder trial that Hernandez thought he was being followed by helicopters and …

Patriots owner: Aaron Hernandez told me he was innocent

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

FALL RIVER — New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing. Kraft was called …

Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

Friday, March 27, 2015

FALL RIVER — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial. Shayanna Jenkins was called by prosecutors after being granted …