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  • Aaron Hernandez Trial: Victim's Girlfriend Says Hernandez, Odin Lloyd Were in 'Beginning Stages' of Friendship

    Aaron Hernandez Trial: Victim's Girlfriend Says Hernandez, Odin Lloyd Were in 'Beginning Stages' of Friendship

    (FALL RIVER, Mass.) — New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and Odin Lloyd were in the “beginning stages of a friendship” at the time of Lloyd’s murder, the victim’s former girlfriend said on the stand today. It was Shaneah Jenkins, 23, who introduced Lloyd, 27, to Hernandez, she said. Hernandez, who dated Jenkins’ sister, is charged with orchestrating Llyod’s murder. Friday’s testimony from Jenkins, now a second-year criminal law student at New England Law School, contradicts the defense team’s assertion during opening statements that the two men were good friends. Lloyd and Hernandez “would hang out and smoke” marijuana in… Read more

  • Deflate-Gate: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Speaks Out Ahead of Super Bowl

    Deflate-Gate: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Speaks Out Ahead of Super Bowl

    (PHOENIX) — The NFL is conducting a “thorough and objective investigation” into the “deflate-gate” controversy, league commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday. Following accusations that the New England Patriots used under-inflated balls during the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts two weeks ago, Goodell said the NFL is focusing on two questions: “Why were some footballs used in the game that were not in compliance with the rules, and was this result of a deliberate action?” “We take seriously anything that potentially impacts the integrity of the game,” Goodell said in his State of the League speech, ahead of… Read more

  • Aaron Hernandez Trial Judge’s Stern Warning About the Super Bowl

    Aaron Hernandez Trial Judge’s Stern Warning About the Super Bowl

    (FALL RIVER, Mass.) — As the judge wrapped up day two of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial on Friday, she gave the jurors an unusual warning in recognition of the fact that this high-profile case involving a former NFL player was unfolding in advance of a weekend that isn’t like any other during the football season. “I am not going to forbid you from watching this Super Bowl on Sunday, if that’s something that’s really important to you,” Judge Susan Garsh told the 18 jurors. “But I am going to ask you to be especially vigilant if you’re watching the… Read more

  • Defense Wants Vanderbilt Rape Trial Verdict Thrown Out over Juror

    Defense Wants Vanderbilt Rape Trial Verdict Thrown Out over Juror

    (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The defense team for Brandon Vandenburg, one of the former Vanderbilt University football players who was convicted this week of raping a female classmate, is now trying to get the verdict thrown out after discovering one of the jurors did not disclose he or she was a sexual assault victim. ABC News has confirmed that the juror in question, whom ABC News has decided not to identify, was a victim of statutory rape 15 years ago, and his or her attacker was sentenced to 12 months in jail and 60 months of probation for the crime, but… Read more

  • Astronaut Leland Melvin Takes NASA Photo with His Dogs

    Astronaut Leland Melvin Takes NASA Photo with His Dogs

    (NEW YORK) — A retired NASA astronaut is a viral star thanks to his official NASA photo that shows him posing with two unlikely companions. Leland Melvin, who retired from NASA last February according to the space agency, is seen in the photo in the traditional orange spacesuit worn by astronauts in their official photos. But instead of posing alone, Melvin is flanked by his two dogs. The undated photo of Melvin, 50, was tweeted Wednesday by Adam Aton, a newspaper reporter in Missouri.   This is an official portrait for astronaut Leland Melvin. Also, his handle is @Astro_Flow. I’m… Read more

  • Would Putting Seatbelts on School Buses Save Children’s Lives?

    Would Putting Seatbelts on School Buses Save Children’s Lives?

    (NEW YORK) — Every day, nearly half a million school buses hit the road, taking 25 million children to school. And while many parents think their children are in safe hands, tragedy can strike in a flash. Michael Watkins was 9 years old when the school bus he was riding on the way to his Indiana charter school crashed into a bridge in March 2012. The bus driver, 60-year-old Thomas Spencer II, and a student, 5-year-old Donasty Smith, died in the crash. Dozens of other students were injured — including Watkins, who broke his femur. On average, five children die… Read more

  • Scotty McCreery Entertained the Crowd at the New England Patriots' Pre-Super Bowl Party Thursday

    Scotty McCreery Entertained the Crowd at the New England Patriots' Pre-Super Bowl Party Thursday

    Scotty McCreery entertained the crowd at the New England Patriots’ Welcome to Arizona pre-Super Bowl party Thursday night in Phoenix. Scotty wore his “lucky” New England Patriots beanie for the performance, and even had his photograph taken with Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Scotty will attend this Sunday’s Super Bowl in Phoenix to cheer on the Patriots as they take on the Seattle Seahawks. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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