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  • Prosecutors: Suspect in Hudson slayings solicited false alibi

    Prosecutors: Suspect in Hudson slayings solicited false alibi
    William Balfour called a former girlfriend and asked her to create a false alibi for him on the day he allegedly killed three members of actress Jennifer Hudson’s family, prosecutors said in a court filing. Prosecutors want to call the woman,...
  • Hudson's sister divorces man accused of killing family members

    Hudson's sister divorces man accused of killing family members
    Jennifer Hudson’s sister divorced the man accused of murdering Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, WGN learned Wednesday. Julia Hudson filed for divorce from William Balfour on August 22, 2011, and the divorce was finalized on December 6, 2011,...
  • Jennifer Hudson, sister take stand in Balfour trial

    Jennifer Hudson, sister take stand in Balfour trial
    Jennifer Hudson and her sister Julia took the stand Monday, the first day in the trial of William Balfour, the man accused of killing Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. During Jennifer Hudson's testimony, which only lasted about 10 minutes,...
  • Hudson Trial Blog: 911 Tape played in court: 'Someone killed my mother!'

    Hudson Trial Blog: 911 Tape played in court: 'Someone killed my mother!'
    Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson was the first witness as William Balfour went on trial today for the murders of singer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in the home where the Hollywood star grew up. Balfour is accused of  killing Hudson'...
  • April 23: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you think Jennifer Hudson's celebrity status will influence the jury at the Wiliam Balfour trial? Yes: 53% No: 47% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Do you think Jennifer Hudson's celebrity status will influence the jury at the William Balfour...
  • 21st Century Court Coverage

    21st Century Court Coverage
    In one sign of the times in the Internet age, an important aspect of our trial coverage for many readers can be live tweets of court proceedings. It was the case during the second Blagojevich trial and again this week as Jennifer Hudson took the stand in...
  • 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-...
  • Dispatches from the Hudson Family Killings trial

    Dispatches from the Hudson Family Killings trial
    RedEye is on the scene at the Cook County Courthouse, where the trial for William Balfour, who is accused of killing three members of actress and singer Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008, is taking place. Here are some dispathces from the trial so far, and...
  • Jennifer Hudson in court for 2nd day of Balfour trial

    Jennifer Hudson in court for 2nd day of Balfour trial
    Jennifer Hudson was in the courtroom with her fiancee on the second day of trial for William Balfour, the man accused of killing three of her family members. Balfour is charged with murdering Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, brother Jason Hudson, and 7-...
  • Defendant emotional as images of Jennifer Hudson's nephew are shown in court

    Defendant emotional as images of Jennifer Hudson's nephew are shown in court
    William Balfour hung his head low and appeared to wipe tears from his eyes Wednesday as photos of Jennifer Hudson's slain nephew flashed in a courtroom, but not everyone was there to see it. The empty bench in the fourth row of spectators spoke volumes:...
  • In Hudson murders, witnesses' personal issues show difficulty of prosecution's case

    In Hudson murders, witnesses' personal issues show difficulty of prosecution's case
    In bringing some of their most damning testimony against Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law, Cook County prosecutors on Thursday relied on some colorful witnesses, including a former crack addict, a jail inmate and a man who waited more than two...