RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

William Balfour

A collection of news and information related to William Balfour published by this site and its partners.

Top William Balfour Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Hudson case jury sees police interrogation of Balfour

    Hudson case jury sees police interrogation of Balfour
    William Balfour had denied any involvement in the killings of actress Jennifer Hudson's family earlier that day when Chicago police detectives burst through the door of the tiny police interview room to confront him. "We have a little problem, amigo,"...
  • Jennifer Hudson leaves courtroom as jury sees gruesome crime scene photos

    Jennifer Hudson leaves courtroom as jury sees gruesome crime scene photos
    One by one, the crime scene photos from Jennifer Hudson's childhood home beamed from a large screen in the courtroom Tuesday with the bloody images of her mother and brother sprawled lifeless on the first floor by scattered toys belonging to her 7-year-...
  • Chicago police describe finding Jennifer Hudson's nephew, 7, dead in SUV

    Chicago police describe finding Jennifer Hudson's nephew, 7, dead in SUV
    The young boy's left arm protruded from beneath a dirty shower curtain, resting lifeless on the rear seat of the abandoned white SUV. Amid the empty pop bottles, papers and scattered trash, singer Jennifer Hudson's 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, lay...
  • Hudson murder case jury urged to convict based on 'tsunami' of circumstantial evidence

    Hudson murder case jury urged to convict based on 'tsunami' of circumstantial evidence
    Jurors will continue deliberating the fate of actress Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law Thursday, choosing between contradicting portraits of him painted during closing arguments. The racially diverse panel must decide whether William Balfour is an...
  • Jennifer Hudson moves in a protective bubble at murder trial

    Jennifer Hudson moves in a protective bubble at murder trial
    Stepping off the elevator in stiletto boots and a black skirt, Jennifer Hudson draws a few sideways glances as she walks with her entourage to a Cook County courtroom where her former brother-in-law is standing trial in the killings of her mother, brother...
  • Judge gives Balfour 3 life sentences, calls his soul 'barren'

    Judge gives Balfour 3 life sentences, calls his soul 'barren'
    For the first time since his arrest almost four years ago, William Balfour spoke out briefly in court as he was about to be sentenced Tuesday for the murders of three of singer Jennifer Hudson's family members, offering condolences for the youngest...
  • 911 call in Hudson murders: 'Somebody killed my mother'

    911 call in Hudson murders: 'Somebody killed my mother'
    A Cook County judge today granted a media request to release an emotional 911 recording in which Jennifer Hudson's sister begged dispatchers for help after she found her mother shot dead inside the family's South Side home. Julia Hudson had just returned...
  • William Balfour guilty in Hudson murders case

    William Balfour guilty in Hudson murders case
    Actress Jennifer Hudson cried softly as her former brother-in-law was convicted today of murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. Hudson bowed her head as jurors entered the courtroom around 4:40 p.m. The Academy Award-winning actress, who...
  • No verdict in Hudson slayings as jurors to resume deliberations Thursday morning

    No verdict in Hudson slayings as jurors to resume deliberations Thursday morning
    After less than two hours of deliberations Wednesday night, the jury deliberating the fate of the man accused of killing Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew requested transcripts from witnesses who testified in the case and then...
  • Englewood neighborhood takes center stage in Hudson slayings trial

    Englewood neighborhood takes center stage in Hudson slayings trial
    One by one, the crime scene photos from Jennifer Hudson's childhood home beamed from a large screen in the courtroom Tuesday with the bloody images of her mother and brother sprawled lifeless on the first floor by scattered toys belonging to her 7-year-...
  • Time for media to 86 the practice of reflexively playing 911 tapes

     
    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...