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  • Long wait in bitter cold, but kids get their presents

    Long wait in bitter cold, but kids get their presents
    People waited in line for as long as seven hours in wind chill readings as low as 19 degrees below zero to pick up donated toys for their children and grandchildren the morning of Christmas Eve. Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson,...
  • Judge orders release of Hudson family 911 tapes

    Judge orders release of Hudson family 911 tapes
    On Monday, a judge ordered the release of the 911 phone call recordings from the day Jennifer Hudson's three family members were killed. A motion was filed by the Chicago Tribune and other media outlets for the release of the 911 tapes from that day in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Neighbor: I saw William Balfour spying on Hudson family home

    Neighbor: I saw William Balfour spying on Hudson family home
    A former friend and neighbor of Jennifer Hudson’s family testified today he saw William Balfourspying on the Hudsons' home late one night in the summer before three members of the singer’s family were slain. Reginald Jones, 55, testified that...
  • Hudson case: Expert testifies Balfour's DNA not found on gun

    Hudson case: Expert testifies Balfour's DNA not found on gun
    William Balfour’s DNA was not on the murder weapon he is accused of using  to kill three members of singer Jennifer Hudson’s family, a forensic expert testified today in the eighth day of Balfour’s trial. Pauline Gordon, an analyst for...
  • Friend: Suspect in Jennifer Hudson family murders asked her to lie about his whereabouts

    Friend: Suspect in Jennifer Hudson family murders asked her to lie about his whereabouts
    A close friend of William Balfour's testified Wednesday that Balfour asked her to lie about his whereabouts just hours after prosecutors allege he killed three members of singer Jennifer Hudson's family. Brittany Acoff-Howard, 21, was the second state...
  • Friend says Jennifer Hudson's brother had only one enemy: Murder suspect William Balfour

    Friend says Jennifer Hudson's brother had only one enemy: Murder suspect William Balfour
    A maintenance man who grew up with singer Jennifer Hudson's family on Chicago's South Side testified Thursday that he could think of only one man who would have wanted to harm Hudson's brother: William Balfour. Balfour, on trial on charges he killed...
  • Witness describes phone call with suspect in Hudson family slaying trial

    Witness describes phone call with suspect in Hudson family slaying trial
    Quincy Brown was sitting at home in Blue Island on the afternoon that three of Jennifer Hudson's family members were slain when he says he got a panicked call from his friend William Balfour. "At the time he was speed talking. He was in a rush, like a...
  • 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,"...
  • Closing arguments set for Wednesday in Balfour trial

    Closing arguments set for Wednesday in Balfour trial
    Prosecutors saved their biggest evidence for Tuesday, the last day of testimony in the trial of William Balfour That evidence?  A key ring.  Chicago detective Tom Kelly testified Balfour carried those keys with him when he was arrested  just hours...
  • Deliberations in Hudson trial to continue today

    Deliberations in Hudson trial to continue today
    Deliberations in the William Balfour trial will resume Thursday morning. A few hours into deliberations Wednesday night, the jury had two questions for the judge. The jury requested transcripts and also asked if there were there house keys to 7019 S....