| May 7, 2012
| 12:38 PM
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:19 PM
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...
| 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.
| Oct 25, 2008
Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson considered her mother's Chicago home a haven, a place where she could find respite from Hollywood's occasionally brutal and superficial ways.
That South Side sanctuary, however, was violently shattered Friday when...
| Oct 26, 2008
Tragedy and mystery engulfed the family of actress Jennifer Hudson as police searched for her nephew and questioned her brother-in-law in connection with the slayings of her mother and brother.
Authorities confirmed Darnell Donerson, 57, and Jason...
| Oct 27, 2008
A suspect in the slayings of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother was transferred to state custody Sunday for violating his parole after he stopped cooperating with police investigating the killings and the disappearance of Hudson's nephew,...