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  • Jennifer Hudson hands out free school supplies to honor slain nephew

    Jennifer Hudson hands out free school supplies to honor slain nephew
    Everyone always made a big deal about Julian King's birthday, but no one more so than Julian King. Julian — the 7-year-old nephew of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson — made party invitations and handed them out to anyone who...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • Emotionally charged Hudson murder trial opens

    Emotionally charged Hudson murder trial opens
    Jennifer Hudson, dressed all in black and wearing little makeup, struggled at times to maintain her composure on the witness stand Monday as the trial of her former brother-in-law opened in dramatic fashion. Her voice cracked as the Academy Award-winning...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...