| May 10, 2012
| 4:30 AM
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....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:39 PM
CHICAGO, Illinois -- William Balfour, who was convicted by a Cook County jury in May in the 2008 murders of singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
| May 17, 2012
| 5:16 AM
A Cook County judge has released the videotape of the police interrogation of William Balfour that was played for jurors before they convicted him last week of killing actress Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Singer Jennifer Hudson should not have been allowed to testify against her former brother-in-law because she had no direct knowledge of the murders of three family members and her celebrity unfairly influenced the jury, defense attorneys argued today in...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:08 PM
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,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Some prospective jurors gasped today when they realized they were being considered for the trial of William Balfour, accused in the slayings of celebrity Jennifer Hudson's family members.
The moment came as the judge announced the name of the case,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:51 PM
With his fate hanging in the balance, William Balfour now knows most of the people who will decide whether he spends the rest of his life in prison in the slayings of singer Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew.
So far they include a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson said she forgives the man who murdered her mother, brother, and nephew.
She also doesn't totally blame william balfour for his crimes.
Hudson shared her feelings on "Oprah's Next Chapter."
Balfour will spend the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:15 AM
William Balfour, who was convicted by a Cook County jury in May in the 2008 murders of singer Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Judge Charles Burns imposed three...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Chicago native Jennifer Hudson was in town Tuesday to host the second annual "Hatch Day" at the Kroc Community Center.
Hudson and her sister donated school supplies to 5,000 low-income Chicago students. The sisters hope the donated supplies will give...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 7:54 AM
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,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:38 PM
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'...