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Former Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

For most of the day, Boston stations have been in continuing coverage of the of arrest of NFL player Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with murder of a 27-year-old semipro football player was found close to Hernandez’s home. The New England Patriots tight end was dropped by the team shortly after he was arrested at his home around 8:45 a.m.

On WCVB, Bianca de la Garza and Susan Wornick anchored coverage. The ABC affiliate had investigative reporter Kathy Curran reporting from the newsroom, Pam Cross reporting from the Attleborough courthouse and John Atwater at the North Attleborough police station.

On WHDH, Kayna Whitworth and Tim Caputo anchored coverage. Sportscaster Rhett Lewis reported for the NBC affiliate from Gillette Stadium, the home of the New England Patriots. Byron Barnett reported from the courthouse, with Alexandra Field at the police station and Victoria Warren at Hernandez’s house.

CBS O&O WBZ had Kate Merrill and David Wade anchoring in the morning and Paula Ebben and Jonathan Elias anchoring in the afternoon. Bill Shields reported from the courthouse and Michelle Roberts reported from Gillette Stadium.

Shannon Mulaire and Gene Lavanchy anchored on Fox O&O WFXT in the morning, and Maria Stephanos and Mark Ockerbloom took over in the afternoon. Crystal Haynes reported from the North Attlebourough police station and Sharman Sacchetti was live from the courthouse.

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WHDH Photographer Hits Man on Highway While Driving Station SUV

A WHDH photographer hit a 25-year-old man while driving a station SUV early Tuesday morning. The man, who was trying to run across the highway when he was hit, is now in serious condition.

The accident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday as the WHDH photographer was on duty. The man apparently exited his disabled vehicle, which was parked in the breakdown lane, and attempted to cross the highway when he was struck by the WHDH SUV.

“Obviously the station is very saddened by this event,” WHDH general manager Chris Wayland said. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of everybody involved. And we will fully cooperate with the state police in order for the investigation to be done as thorough as possible.” Read more