Local

Patriots’ Hernandez Subject of Arrest Warrant

Photo: WHMP

Patriots’ Hernandez Subject of Arrest Warrant

It looks like New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is a wanted man.  Reports out of Boston say an arrest warrant has been issued for Hernandez in connection with the murder of a 27 year old semi-pro football player.  A law enforcement source tells WBZ Radio Hernandez is facing an obstruction of justice charge.  The Boston Globe reports police have video images showing Hernandez and Odin Lloyd together in Boston on Monday.  Police later found Lloyd’s body in an industrial park near Hernandez’s home in North Attleboro.  ABC News reports Hernandez intentionally destroyed his home security system and turned over a broken cell phone to police.  He also hired a cleaning crew to scrub his home Monday.

Recent Headlines

59 mins ago in National

Making headlines this week

Fresh
kansasweatherAP

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

8 hours ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

sexed296416402183

The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

9 hours ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

9 hours ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

11-overlay-9

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

9 hours ago in National, World

No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

borderwallREUTERS

The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.