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  • Detective expected back on stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

    February 18, 2015 2:05 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - A police detective has told the jury in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez about a video he made of the former New England Patriots player dismantling his phone and using another phone to make calls the day after the killing. Jurors saw the video Tuesday... more »
  • Ex-Patriot's fiance granted immunity in murder trial

    February 11, 2015 2:00 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to resume after his fiancée was granted immunity to testify for prosecutors. Hernandez is expected back in court Wednesday. He is charged with murder for the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin... more »
  • Super Bowl champs return to another New England snowstorm

    February 3, 2015 2:03 AM

    BOSTON, MA - The New England Patriots have arrived safely in snowbound Boston. The team landed at Logan International Airport just before 7:30 p.m. Monday following its 28-24 Super Bowl victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Arizona. It retweeted a message from running back Shane Vereen: "Boston! Your Champs just... more »
  • Prosecutors: Ex-NFL star Hernandez's DNA ties him to slaying

    January 30, 2015 1:54 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Prosecutors say Aaron Hernandez's DNA on a marijuana cigarette shared with the friend they say the ex-NFL star murdered is compelling forensic evidence of the crime. Jurors are set to hear more testimony Friday in the case against Hernandez, a day after the trial started with... more »
  • Report: NFL finds Patriot game balls were deflated

    January 21, 2015 2:10 AM

    The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president for football operations, told The Associated Press... more »
  • Super matchup: Seahawks face Patriots for NFL championship

    January 19, 2015 1:59 AM

    For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots. In an enticing matchup pitting the defending champions against the dominant NFL franchise of the 2000s,... more »
  • Aaron Hernandez murder trial to begin with jury selection

    January 9, 2015 2:30 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Jury selection is set to begin in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who's charged with killing a semiprofessional football player in 2013. Hundreds of potential jurors are expected to report to Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River Friday for... more »
  • DA won't seek prison time for Hernandez cousin

    August 11, 2014 8:15 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Massachusetts prosecutors are recommending probation and home confinement instead of prison time for a cousin of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez who is charged with contempt and has said she is dying from cancer. Prosecutors said in a Friday filing they are seeking two years'... more »
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: CHEF Patriots check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2014 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The CHEF Patriots are gearing up for another successful season under head coach Jim Moslander. The team brings back 15 starters from last year's team that won their league championship, and their goals are just as high for 2014. For more on the Pats, click... more »
  • Lawyer seeks to stop Patriots from paying Hernandez

    July 2, 2014 2:04 AM

    BOSTON, MA - A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly gunned down by former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will ask a judge to bar the Patriots from paying Hernandez a $3.2 million bonus. A court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday. Hernandez is accused of fatally shooting Daniel de... more »
  • Hernandez due in court in 2012 Boston murder case

    June 24, 2014 2:17 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a hearing in a Boston case accusing him of the 2012 drive-by slayings of two men. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a casual nightclub encounter. Prosecutors... more »
  • Hernandez due in court to seek dismissal of charge

    June 16, 2014 6:33 AM

    FALL RIVER, MA - Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez are expected to ask a judge to dismiss the murder charge he faces in connection with last June's execution-style killing of Odin Lloyd in North Attleborough. Hernandez is also scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges that... more »
  • Prosecutors: spilled drink led Hernandez to kill

    May 29, 2014 2:16 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Prosecutors say former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez fatally shot two men because he believed one of them disrespected him when he bumped into him and spilled his drink in a Boston nightclub. Hernandez pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder and other charges in the... more »
  • Ex-Patriots player due in court in 2012 killings

    May 28, 2014 2:05 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due in court to be arraigned on murder charges for allegedly gunning down two men in 2012 after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub. Hernandez is scheduled to appear in Suffolk Superior Court Wednesday afternoon in the... more »
  • New murder charges for ex-Patriot Hernandez

    May 16, 2014 2:12 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been charged in the shooting deaths of two men after what prosecutors say was a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub in 2012, but his lawyers say he looks forward to proving his innocence. The 24-year-old Hernandez is accused of... more »
  • Ex-Patriot Hernandez due in court in murder case

    October 9, 2013 8:38 AM

    FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due back in a Massachusetts court for the first time since being arraigned on a murder charge. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Fall River Superior Court. Hernandez was indicted in August... more »
  • Hernandez arraignment set after murder indictment

    September 6, 2013 10:04 AM

    FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez will be arraigned Friday on a first-degree murder charge following his indictment in the killing of a friend. A Massachusetts grand jury indicted Hernandez last month in the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of... more »
  • Ex-Patriot Hernandez due in court in murder case

    August 22, 2013 7:24 AM

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is due to appear again in court for a hearing on what evidence prosecutors have in the murder case against him. A probable cause hearing is scheduled for Thursday. A judge granted a delay last month in the proceeding after... more »
  • Brady limps off at Patriots practice

    August 14, 2013 2:54 PM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass.- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady limped off the practice field after appearing to hurt his left leg while throwing a pass. Brady was not hit while throwing a fade to rookie Aaron Dobson that fell incomplete. He was on the ground holding his leg, then began to walk off... more »
  • Authorities: Photos show Hernandez holding gun

    July 26, 2013 10:10 AM

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Authorities say several surveillance photos recorded hours before - and minutes after - his friend was shot to death show former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez holding a gun. The photos, taken from Hernandez's home surveillance system, are the public's first look at images... more »
  • Cops: Evidence found in secret Hernandez apartment

    July 3, 2013 4:50 PM

    WRENTHAM, Ma. - Court documents indicate the search of a secret "flop house" leased by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has turned up what police say could be key evidence in the murder case against him. Search warrants records indicate that police searching the Franklin, Mass., apartment found a... more »
  • Prosecutor: Conn. man's arrest linked to Hernandez

    June 27, 2013 10:25 AM

    BRISTOL, Conn. - A prosecutor says the arrest of a Connecticut man is linked to the murder investigation involving former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. New Britain State's Attorney Brian Preleski says 27-year-old Carlos Ortiz was charged as a fugitive from justice and has waived extradition to Massachusetts. Prison... more »
  • Patriots player Hernandez charged with murder

    June 26, 2013 2:07 PM

    ATTLEBORO, Mass.- Police have charged Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez's home. The charges were Wednesday after Hernandez was arrested at his sprawling... more »
  • Officials mum over probe linked to Pats' Hernandez

    June 23, 2013 4:45 PM

    NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. - Authorities continue to investigate, but not talk about, the killing of a semi-pro football player whose body was found a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. A spokeswoman for the Bristol County district attorney's office said Sunday that officials are not releasing details.... more »
  • Pats may take Tebow

    June 10, 2013 5:52 PM

    UNDATED - A person familiar with the situation says quarterback Tim Tebow is planning to join the New England Patriots at their minicamp on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no official announcement had been made. ESPN reported earlier Monday that Tebow will sign with the... more »
  • Patriots give Brady contract extension

    February 26, 2013 9:01 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots have a lot more cap room, thanks to their starting quarterback. A person familiar with the contract says Tom Brady has received a three-year extension from the Patriots worth about $27 million. The new deal clears nearly $15 million from New England's salary... more »
  • Four teams left in NFL postseason

    January 14, 2013 10:44 AM

    UNDATED - One game is a rematch. The other might feel like one - at least to one of the teams. For the second straight year in the AFC, the New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. In the... more »
  • Moments of silence around NFL for shooting victims

    December 17, 2012 10:40 AM

    UNDATED - The New England Patriots silenced their "End Zone Militia" Sunday night, taking the muskets away from the Revolutionary War re-enactors who fire in the air to celebrate every score. The memory of the Connecticut school shootings was still too fresh for the sight of weapons and the smell... more »
  • Top AFC teams to meet

    December 10, 2012 10:28 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - There's a good matchup of AFC teams this evening in the Monday Night game. Visiting Houston tops the South Division with 11 wins and 1 defeat while New England leads the East with 9 wins and 3 setbacks. The Patriots have wrapped up their division while... more »
  • Kevin Faulk retires after 13 years with Patriots

    October 10, 2012 9:47 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Kevin Faulk has made it official. After two injury-plagued seasons, the running back is retiring after 13 years with the New England Patriots. The team's career leader in all-purpose yards formally announced his retirement on Tuesday at the team's Hall of Fame. Drafted out of... more »
  • Best tight ends in NFL to play each other

    August 9, 2012 10:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Three off the NFL's best tight ends could play in Thursday night's preseason game between the New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots. The teams practiced together for the second straight day on Wednesday but neither coach discussed who would play. All three tight... more »
  • Saints begin practice week with Patriots

    August 6, 2012 8:53 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Fresh off their 17-10 preseason-opening win over the Cardinals, the New Orleans Saints will practice in New England in the days ahead. The Saints will face the Patriots on Thursday night in their second preseason game. Quarterback Drew Brees played in just one series last... more »
  • New England cuts RB Addai, signs TE Shiancoe

    July 26, 2012 10:49 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - On the eve of another training camp, the Patriots released one notable veteran, and added two others. New England cut former Indianapolis running back Joseph Addai on Wednesday, and signed tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and defensive lineman Tim Bulman. Addai, 29, was signed by the Patriots as... more »
  • Super Bowl's star power

    February 1, 2012 8:51 AM

    When the New York Giants face the New England Patriots during the Super Bowl on Sunday, more than 111 million viewers will be expecting to be entertained - by the game and the ads. Not to disappoint, marketers from Honda to Dannon are using plenty of stars in this year's... more »
  • Lions-Saints game Dec. 4 moves to Sunday night

    November 21, 2011 12:22 PM

    NEW YORK - The Lions and Saints are moving to prime time. The Dec. 4 game between Detroit and New Orleans will be played on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC. The Colts-Patriots matchup was originally in that slot, but the NFL had previously announced that it was shifting... more »
  • Jets upset Pats to advance to AFC title game

    January 16, 2011 7:29 PM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- So the Jets weren't all (trash) talk after all. Now Rex Ryan's rowdy bunch is headed to its second straight AFC championship game after New York backed up its coach's boasts with a 28-21 win Sunday over the Patriots -- the team that had the best... more »
  • Man in Baton Rouge loses Saints bet

    February 5, 2010 4:46 PM

    A worker at Franklin Press in Baton Rouge made a bet that the Saints wouldn't go to the Super Bowl. Gerrick Camel, a Patriots fan, made the wager with two Saints fans. Today, he had to wear the consequences of being wrong. more »
  • Saints vs. Patriots game: 2nd most watched cable telecast

    December 2, 2009 2:13 PM

    With 21.4 million viewers, the Saints-Patriots game Monday night was the second most watched cable telecast of all time. It was second only to the Vikings-Packers game Oct. 5, which pulled in 21.8 million viewers. The 15.0 Nielsen rating was the second-highest in ESPN's 30 year history, also second... more »
  • Saints trail 7-3

    November 30, 2009 8:21 PM

    The Saints were held out of the endzone on their opening possession. They did manage of field goal. John Carney's 30 yarder gave the Black and Gold a 3-0 lead. The Patriots then answered on their opening possession. Laurence Maroney found a hole for a 4 yard touchdown. Patriots... more »
  • Just moment away

    November 30, 2009 7:12 PM

    The city of New Orleans is about to have the nation's eye as they the undefeated Saints square off against the Patriots. The Saints are looking to become 11-0 for the first time in franchise history against a respected team whose carried the burden or blessing of an... more »
  • Saints fans gear up for the battle against the Patriots

    November 30, 2009 5:05 PM

    News 2 caught up with some New Orleans Saints fans who spent the day tailgating. Their prediction: the Who Dats will stay undefeated. Despite the rain, fans set up tents and started barbecuing 24 hours before the game. They say tonight's game against the New England Patriots is one... more »
  • Crab Balls

    September 3, 2009 5:14 AM

    Ingredients: 16 ounce can white crab meat 8 ounce package cream cheese 1/2 cup chopped green onion 1/2 cup dehydrated red & green bell pepper 3 tbsp. butter1 1/2 c. 1/2 & 1/2 3 tbsp. season all & garlic powder (mixed) 1 can bread crumbs Preparation: Take quart size pot... more »

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