Posts Tagged Massachusetts

Jury could be seated in murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez

In this Dec. 22, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, attends a pretrial hearing in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.  A jury is expected to be seated for opening arguments in his murder trial as early as Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Judge Susan Garsh had cleared 53 potential jurors after individually questioning them to weed out people who are biased, have a hardship or have a valid reason to be excused. Lawyers from both sides will have the chance to eliminate 18 people each from the final pool on Monday for any reason. Eighteen jurors will be seated. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A jury could be seated in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez.

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Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez

In this Dec. 22, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, attends a pretrial hearing in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.  A jury is expected to be seated for opening arguments in his murder trial as early as Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Judge Susan Garsh had cleared 53 potential jurors after individually questioning them to weed out people who are biased, have a hardship or have a valid reason to be excused. Lawyers from both sides will have the chance to eliminate 18 people each from the final pool on Monday for any reason. Eighteen jurors will be seated. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a mansion in the Boston suburbs with their 8-month-old daughter.

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Boston hosting City Hall rally for Super Bowl-bound Patriots

BOSTON (AP) — Boston is sending off the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots with a rally at City Hall.

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Belichick on deflated balls: ‘We try to do everything right’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls and said his team earned its spot in the Super Bowl fairly.

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Holy Cross surges ahead at the half, beats Navy 76-65

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Malachi Alexander scored 17 points after shooting 10 of 13 at the free-throw line to lead Holy Cross in a 76-65 victory over Navy on Saturday.

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