News

Friend says Aaron Hernandez stashed guns in a box in his home

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — In just released court records, an associate of Aaron Hernandez told police the former New England Patriot put guns in a box in his basement after returning from the industrial park where his friend was fatally shot.

An affidavit released by Attleboro District Court says Carlos Ortiz told investigators Hernandez put firearms in the black box after Odin Lloyd’s killing.

Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Lloyd, a 27-year-old Boston semi-professional football player whose body was found June 17 about a mile from Hernandez’s North Attleborough, Mass., home. His attorneys have said the case against him is circumstantial and they are confident he will be exonerated.

Authorities believe Lloyd was killed with a .45-caliber Glock, which hasn’t been recovered.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

Fresh
bonjovi

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

in Local Sports

Walker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Walker struck out five and allowed only an unearned run.

in Local

Teacher says he ran toward gunfire like anyone else would

FullSizeRender

A popular teacher who tackled a shooter inside a school says he did what any other teacher in the U.S. would do: He ran toward the gunfire instead of away from it.

in Local

Budget writers meet ahead of start of special session

olympia

Budget negotiators returned to the Capitol for a meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of a midweek start of a special session that could last up to 30 days.