| May 10, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Deliberations in the William Balfour trial will resume Thursday morning.
A few hours into deliberations Wednesday night, the jury had two questions for the judge.
The jury requested transcripts and also asked if there were there house keys to 7019 S....
| May 17, 2012
| 5:16 AM
A Cook County judge has released the videotape of the police interrogation of William Balfour that was played for jurors before they convicted him last week of killing actress Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Some prospective jurors gasped today when they realized they were being considered for the trial of William Balfour, accused in the slayings of celebrity Jennifer Hudson's family members.
The moment came as the judge announced the name of the case,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 8:43 AM
To sit in judgment of William Balfour, would-be jurors are going to have to reveal everything they know about singer Jennifer Hudson, including whether they watched her on "American Idol," saw her star-making turn in "Dreamgirls" or read her new book....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:51 PM
With his fate hanging in the balance, William Balfour now knows most of the people who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison in the slayings of singer Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew.
So far they include a...
| Apr 10, 2012
With his fate hanging in the balance, William Balfour now knows most of the people who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison in the slayings of singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew.
So far they include a college...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Singer Jennifer Hudson should not have been allowed to testify against her former brother-in-law because she had no direct knowledge of the murders of three family members and her celebrity unfairly influenced the jury, defense attorneys argued today in...
| Oct 25, 2008
Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson considered her mother's Chicago home a haven, a place where she could find respite from Hollywood's occasionally brutal and superficial ways.
That South Side sanctuary, however, was violently shattered Friday when...
| Oct 26, 2008
Tragedy and mystery engulfed the family of actress Jennifer Hudson as police searched for her nephew and questioned her brother-in-law in connection with the slayings of her mother and brother.
Authorities confirmed Darnell Donerson, 57, and Jason...
| Oct 27, 2008
A suspect in the slayings of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother was transferred to state custody Sunday for violating his parole after he stopped cooperating with police investigating the killings and the disappearance of Hudson's nephew,...