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Jennifer Hudson Star Power To Complicate Family's Murder Trial

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Accustomed to wearing Vera Wang gowns on red carpets, singing at the Grammys or autographing her weight-loss memoir, Oscar winner Jenn...

Potential Jurors In Hudson Family Murder Case Asked About Singer

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 06.06.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jennifer Hudson takes center stage in a questionnaire that potential jurors are being asked to fill out to determine if they will be a...

Jury Selection Begins In Hudson Family Murder Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 06.06.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Potential jurors got their first look Thursday at the man accused in the 2008 slayings of actress and singer Jennifer Hudson's mother,...

Suspect's Alibi Questioned In Jennifer Hudson Family's Murder Trial

Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

Prosecutors say the man suspected of killing singer Jennifer Hudson's family convinced a former girlfriend to falsify his alibi, and are asking the wo...

Man Suspected In Hudson Family Killings Made Many Threats, Prosecutors Allege

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.10.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The man accused of killing Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew had threatened to kill members of the ...

Hudson Family Slaying Suspect's Arrest Upheld In Court

Posted 02.15.2012 | Chicago

A judge on Tuesday upheld the arrest of the man who allegedly killed three of singer Jennifer Hudson's family members in 2008. Attorneys representi...

Lawyers For Man Accused Of Killing Jennifer Hudson's Family Want To Meet With Star

Posted 02.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Lawyers for the man accused of killing Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson's family members want to speak with the star before the trial b...

Illinois Circuit Courts To Allow Cameras For The First Time

Posted 01.24.2012 | Chicago

The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday is expected to announce that it will begin to allow cameras recording proceedings throughout the state's 23 circ...

Man Accused of Murdering Jennifer Hudson's Family Get Trial Date

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 03.20.2012 | Black Voices

CHICAGO — A judge on Thursday ordered a man charged in the 2008 Chicago slayings of Jennifer Hudson's mother and two other family members to sta...

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. ...

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: 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...

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 Case Leads To Arrest

Chicago Breaking News | December 1, 2008 at 4:09 PM | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chicago police said today they have arrested William Balfour for the murders of three relatives of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson. Balfour, 27...

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...

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...

Jennifer Hudson Tragedy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE The autopsy on Hudson's nephew Julian King revealed that the seven-year-old-boy was killed by gunshots: UPDATE 10/28 The pri...