Digital Access

Digital Access
Access newtondailynews.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
News, sports, local and regional entertainment and more!

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
Pro Sports

All-Pro Hernandez charged with murder

The New England Patriots did not wait until Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder to cut ties with the troubled tight end, releasing him soon after police led him from his house in handcuffs.

In a rare instance of public relations before football for one of the league’s most successful teams, the Patriots released a statement saying, “At this time, we believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do.”

Hernandez was charged with the slaying of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, whose bullet-riddled body was found in an industrial park about a mile away from Hernandez’s home.

Prosecutors said that Hernandez “orchestrated the crime from the beginning.”

Loading more