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William Balfour

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  • Compromise proposal: Microphones in the courtroom

     
    Ameet Sachdev's Chicago Law column this morning reports that Cook County Judge Charles Burns has barred reporters from tweeting in court during the trial of William Balfour. Balfour is charged with murdering three family members of singer and actress...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman and panelists Mick Dumke, Chicago Reader; Pat......
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    From Sunday's print column, a revised extention of this posting from earlier in the week: One adjective, please, to describe the following: Oh, my God! Somebody’s killed my mother! Somebody’s killed my mother! Please help me... I’m...
  • William Balfour found guilty of murdering Jennifer Hudson's family

     
    Jurors returned the guilty verdict after about 18 hours of deliberation over three days....
  • Jennifer Hudson comments on conviction of William Balfour

     
    After William Balfour was convicted of murdering Jennifer Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, brother Jason Hudson, and nephew, Julian King, Hudson and her sister, Julia, released a statement to the press....
  • Jennifer Hudson's family's killer William Balfour sentenced to three consecutive life terms

     
    William Balfour (inset), who in May was convicted of the 2008 shooting deaths of singer Jennifer Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, brother Jason and nephew Julian King, was sentenced by an Illinois judge Tuesday (July 24) after being denied a new trial......
  • HUDSON'S MOTHER, BROTHER KILLED

    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...
  • Hudson's family torn apart

    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...
  • Hudson offers $100,000 reward

    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,...