The Early Lead: Aaron Hernandez


Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Mike Pouncey served with subpoena involving Aaron Hernandez, report says

Dolphins player and former Patriots tight end, who is charged with murder, is regarded as a witness.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Miami Dolphins, Mike Pouncey

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Bills fans wear Aaron Hernandez orange jumpsuits

If their season opener is any guide, the Patriots are going to be reminded often of their former tight end at road games.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Aaron Hernandez was heavy drug user on verge of being cut by Patriots, Rolling Stone reports

New story details how an "affable" kid ended up being charged with murder.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:11 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Aaron Hernandez indicted on murder charge (updated)

Former New England Patriots tight end could be indicted by a grand jury for murder.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:56 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Aaron Hernandez in jailhouse letter says, "I'm a good dude"

Former Patriots tight end also worries that his baby daughter won't know him.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:54 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 08/02/2013

Aaron Hernandez letter from jail proclaims innocence, talks of playing in NFL again

Former Patriots player, awaiting trial on murder charge, wrote to a fan.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:49 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New York Patriots, NFL

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Aaron Hernandez: Divers continue to search lake in Bristol

Although authorities won't say what they're searching for, a murder weapon has not been found.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Police search lake in Aaron Hernandez's hometown

Pine Lake in Bristol, Conn., is focus of investigation today.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, NFL

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Florida Gators are erasing Aaron Hernandez

Like the New England Patriots, the tight end's college team is moving on.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, College Football, University of Florida

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Aaron Hernandez hearing: Prosecutors granted continuance

Former Patriots player makes first court appearance since June 28.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Bill Belichick, NFL

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Bill Belichick on Aaron Hernandez: "It's a sad day, really a sad day on so many levels"

Patriots coach addresses murder charge against former tight end for the first time.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Bill Belichick, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Aaron Hernandez is focus of grand jury hearing on 2012 murders, report says

Tom Brady says, "I've moved on," but Hernandez may face more trouble.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:15 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Bill Belichick, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Ray Lewis addresses Aaron Hernandez murder case -- carefully

Former Ravens linebacker, now a TV analyst, won't say much about his own 2000 case.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, NFL, Ray Lewis

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Mike, Maurkice Pouncey in "Free Hernandez" caps draw attention of Dolphins, Steelers

NFL teams intend to speak to twin centers who played with Aaron Hernandez at Florida.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, Maurkice Pouncey, Mike Pouncey, NFL

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 07/10/2013

Aaron Hernandez: Documents reveal new details in case

Alleged accomplice claimed he was told Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:10 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Aaron Hernandez search warrants may be released (updated)

Documents could provide more details in case against former Patriots player.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:29 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Robert Kraft says he and Patriots were "duped" by Aaron Hernandez

Owner, speaking publicly for first time since former player's arrest, promises review of team's procedures.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:02 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL, Robert Kraft

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 07/03/2013

Aaron Hernandez updates: link to Florida shooting; witness killed in car crash; jailhouse wedding a no-go

Investigations into other incidents continue as former New England Patriots tight end waits in jail.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, NFL, Reggie Nelson

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Tim Tebow tried to break up Aaron Hernandez bar fight in 2007, police say

Quarterback and tight end were teammates at Florida when incident occurred.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Aaron Hernandez: No gang tattoos; report details fight at Florida

Wall Street Journal reveals details of 2007 incident when former tight end was 17.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Aaron Hernandez jerseys are hot on eBay

Fans talk about why they're selling but not why they're buying.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 05:32 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Patriots had no hint of Aaron Hernandez murder charge, report says

Team executive says it didn't matter what Hernandez was going to be charged with.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:32 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez denied bail in hearing

Prosecuton reveals a little more evidence as yet another search of former Patriots tight end's home takes place.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez arrest: Possible link to 2012 double murders probed

Odin Lloyd, whom Hernandez is accused of killing, may have had had information about shootings last year.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez's appeal on bail ruling to be heard today

Lawyers for former Patriots tight end, charged with murder, contend he is not a flight risk.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:54 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Aaron Hernandez arrest: Another man in custody

Former New England Patriots tight end is being held without bail on murder charge.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

Ex-Patriots tight end also faces gun-related charges in North Attleboro, Mass. in the death of Odin Lloyd.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:49 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Aaron Hernandez arrested, released by Patriots (updated)

New England Patriots tight end taken from his home in handcuffs this morning.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Aaron Hernandez: No arrest warrants or arrests in homicide case yet (updated)

Patriots tight end accused of obstruction of justice with other charges possible.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Aaron Hernandez not ruled out as suspect in homicide case (updated)

Patriots tight end refuses to answer questions as helicopters, reporters follow him around town.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:19 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England, NFL

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Aaron Hernandez's home searched as part of homicide probe (video)

New England Patriots tight end is not believed to be a suspect in North Attleboro, Mass., slaying.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots, NFL