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Kraft quick to show support in wake of Weymouth officer’s death

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Tragedy struck the city of Weymouth Sunday morning when police officer Michael Chesna was killed in the line of duty and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was quick to offer his condolences. Chesna, 42, was killed responding to a call regarding an erratic driver near South Shore Hospital and words of support have been quick to come from all corners of the state, and beyond. "His death is a senseless tragedy & I ask you to keep his family in your thoughts and prayers," said Gov. Charlie Baker via Twitter.

NFL notebook: McCoy’s ex-girlfriend alleges possible setup

Friday, July 13th, 2018

The ex-girlfriend of Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy told police McCoy possibly "set her up" in the Tuesday home invasion that resulted in her being the victim of an alleged assault. A note in an event report released by Milton, Ga., police Thursday regarding the home invasion says Delicia Cordon, an ex-girlfriend of McCoy, "(possibly) thinks her ex boyfriend (possibly) set her up." The report says the unidentified female who called police "got beat in the head and locked in the bathroom." Tanya Mitchell Graham, the attorney for Cordon, released a statement Tuesday evening saying a man entered the home Cordon shares with McCoy with no signs of forced entry, hit Cordon multiple times in the face with a gun, demanded jewelry and cash, and injured her head, face, arms and wrist.

NFL notebook: McCoy’s ex-girlfriend alleges possible setup

Friday, July 13th, 2018

The ex-girlfriend of Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy told police McCoy possibly "set her up" in the Tuesday home invasion that resulted in her being the victim of an alleged assault. A note in an event report released by Milton, Ga., police Thursday regarding the home invasion says Delicia Cordon, an ex-girlfriend of McCoy, "(possibly) thinks her ex boyfriend (possibly) set her up." The report says the unidentified female who called police "got beat in the head and locked in the bathroom." Tanya Mitchell Graham, the attorney for Cordon, released a statement Tuesday evening saying a man entered the home Cordon shares with McCoy with no signs of forced entry, hit Cordon multiple times in the face with a gun, demanded jewelry and cash, and injured her head, face, arms and wrist.

Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday. Police responded early Tuesday to the home in Milton, just outside Atlanta, after McCoy's ex-girlfriend Delicia Cordon called 911. A man entered the home around 3 a.m. Tuesday and demanded specific pieces of jewelry that McCoy had given to Cordon and that he had asked her to give back many times, Cordon's lawyer Tanya Mitchell Graham said in an emailed statement Tuesday.

Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday. Police responded early Tuesday to the home in Milton, just outside Atlanta, after McCoy's ex-girlfriend Delicia Cordon called 911. A man entered the home around 3 a.m. Tuesday and demanded specific pieces of jewelry that McCoy had given to Cordon and that he had asked her to give back many times, Cordon's lawyer Tanya Mitchell Graham said in an emailed statement Tuesday.

Football Star J.J. Watt Donates $10,000 to Family of Fire Fighter Who Died in Explosion

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Football star J.J. Watt has once again stepped in to foot the bill for those affected by tragedy, this time helping to pay the funeral expenses for a firefighter who lost his life when a gas line exploded in Wisconsin on Monday. The Houston Texans defensive end, who grew up in Wisconsin, donated $10,000 to the family of Captain Cory Barr, a 15-year veteran of the Sun Prairie, Wis. Fire Department. Watt gave his donation through a GoFundMe page set up by the Barr family’s church.

J.J. Watt Donates $10K to Help Fallen Firefighter’s Family

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

MADISON, Wis. — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion. A natural gas leak in downtown Sun Prairie led to an explosion Tuesday evening that claimed the life of

Police correct Steve Keim report, release video showing Cardinals GM didn’t lie about identity during DUI arrest

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Video footage released by the Chandler, Arizona police contradicts a police report that stated that Cardinals GM Steve Keim lied about his identity during a DUI stop. Police in Chandler, Arizona, released video on Wednesday and corrected an erroneous police report that stated that Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim lied about his identity during a July 4 DUI arrest. The original police report stated that Keim told a police officer that he was the Cardinals’ director of security.

Jaguars’ Marcell Dareus facing multiple lawsuits over allegations of sexual assault

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Marcell Dareus was traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the middle of last season. Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Marcell Dareus is currently facing two separate lawsuits accusing him of sexual assault, with one also alleging Dareus of exposing the woman to a sexually transmitted disease.

Police say Keim didn’t mis-ID himself before DUI arrest

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim did not identify himself to police as the team's security director during a traffic stop that ended with his arrest on suspicion of DUI early on the morning of July 4, the Chandler (Ariz.) Police Department said Wednesday. A police spokesman said the arresting officer who spoke with Keim that night misunderstood him, as body-cam footage determined Keim said a person named Sean Mackenzie was the team's director of security. The Cardinals don't employ a Sean Mackenzie, but Shawn Kinsey is the team's vice president of security.