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Jennifer Hudson Tragedy

Jury Reaches Verdict In Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — Jury convicts Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law of murdering her mother, brother, nephew....

Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson: Why Mainstream Media Traps Them In"The Hood"

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 06.30.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

On the surface, Ron Artest and Jennifer Hudson have nothing in common -- besides sharing melanin content. Still, the media is approaching both of their current controversies as ghetto, Black soap operas being aired around the world.

Jennifer Hudson On Witness List For Upcoming Murder Trial

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | Black Voices

CHICAGO — Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is on the witness list for the upcoming Chicago trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother a...

Jennifer Hudson Reveals Inspiration For Emotional Comeback After Family's Death

Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment

Following the tragic murder of her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008, Jennifer Hudson took a sabbatical from the music industry to focus on h...

Jennifer Hudson: My Fiance Saved My Life

People | Posted 11.23.2011 | Celebrity

Jennifer Hudson has avoided speaking publicly about the horrific murders of her mother and brother, but in a rare moment of candor she's opened up abo...

Jennifer Hudson Brings Family Onstage At Chicago Homecoming Concert

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Oscar and Grammy-winning singer Jennifer Hudson has given her first hometown concert since her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew w...

Jennifer Hudson's Sister Talks About Moving On After Family Murders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The sister of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson says prayer and support from family and friends have helped her go on after the shooting deaths of...

Lawyer Quits Hudson Murders Suspect's Defense

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The lawyer for a man accused of killing the mother, brother and nephew of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson has withdrawn from the case. Joshua K...

Jennifer Hudson Family Murders Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jennifer Hudson's brother-in-law pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he shot to death the Oscar-winning actress's mother and brother...

Hudson Family Murder Suspect Indicted (VIDEO)

Associated Press | Sophia Tareen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A murder indictment was issued Tuesday against the man charged with killing the mother, brother and nephew of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson. ...

Hudson Tragedy: Balfour's Attorney Confident He's Not Guilty (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The attorney for the man charged with the the murder of three of Jennifer Hudson's relatives said Wednesday that he was "confident" that his client w...

Jealousy Possible Motive In Hudson Tragedy

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The brother-in-law of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson killed three of her relatives _ with a gun stolen from one of the victims ...

Hudson Tragedy: Police Announce Murder Charges Against Estranged Family Member (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jennifer Hudson's brother-in-law was charged with murder Tuesday in the shooting deaths of three of the actress's family members, including the 7-yea...

Arrest Made In Hudson Family Murders

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jennifer Hudson's brother-in-law was charged with murder Tuesday in the shooting deaths of three of the actress's family members, incl...

Jennifer Hudson Thanks Fans For Support, Appears In New Ad

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — The Gap considered removing smiling portraits of Jennifer Hudson from its new holiday ads after her recent tragedy, but decided to ke...

Jennifer Hudson 'Very Safe' At Hotel: Trump

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jennifer Hudson and some of her family members have been staying as Donald Trump's guests at his new Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago sin...

Hudson Tragedy Suspect To Stay In Prison

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A suspect in the murders of actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew will remain in prison as police proceed with their investi...

Parole Hearing Set For Hudson Murder Suspect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"William Balfour, a suspect in the murders of three members of Jennifer Hudson's family, has been held for two weeks awaiting a hearing on whether a p...

Jennifer Hudson's Family Holding Private Funeral For Slain Relatives

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Hundreds of mourners attended a private funeral service for Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's slain mother, brother and nephew Monday at ...

Mourners celebrate lives of slain Hudson relatives

AP | RUPA SHENOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Mourners in Jennifer Hudson's childhood church Sunday listened as the second-grade teacher of the entertainer's slain nephew read alou...

Police: Gun found in lot used in Hudson slayings

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Police confirmed Friday they found the gun used in the killings of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew,...

Hudson Deaths Shine Light On South Side Violence

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — During the same weekend that county pathologists conducted autopsies on the bodies of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson's mother and brot...

Hudson Suspect Refused Lie Detector

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Detectives believe the 7-year-old nephew of Jennifer Hudson was probably shot in the sport-utility vehicle where his body was later fo...

Police Find Likely Hudson Murder Weapon

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police have located what they believe was the gun used in all three murders of Jennifer Hudson's family on Wednesday afternoon. Police discov...

AP Exclusive: Hudson suspect had June drug arrest

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The convicted felon suspected in the slayings of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew was arrested afte...