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  • Jury selection begins in Hudson case

    Jury selection begins in Hudson case
    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 college...
  • Jennifer Hudson moves in a protective bubble at murder trial

    Jennifer Hudson moves in a protective bubble at murder trial
    Stepping off the elevator in stiletto boots and a black skirt, Jennifer Hudson draws a few sideways glances as she walks with her entourage to a Cook County courtroom where her former brother-in-law is standing trial in the killings of her mother, brother...
  • Prospective Balfour jurors must answer questions about Jennifer Hudson

    Prospective Balfour jurors must answer questions about Jennifer Hudson
    To sit in judgment of William Balfour, would-be jurors are going to have to reveal everything they know about singer Jennifer Hudson, including whether they watched her on "American Idol," saw her star-making turn in "Dreamgirls" or read her new book....
  • 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...
  • Girlfriend says Balfour admitted killing mother, brother of Jennifer Hudson

    Girlfriend says Balfour admitted killing mother, brother of Jennifer Hudson
    William Balfour admitted killing singer Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother to his girlfriend just hours after they were fatally shot, the woman testified Friday in what turned out to be a powerful day of testimony for the prosecution. Appearing...
  • 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...
  • Judge gives Balfour 3 life sentences, calls his soul 'barren'

    Judge gives Balfour 3 life sentences, calls his soul 'barren'
    For the first time since his arrest almost four years ago, William Balfour spoke out briefly in court as he was about to be sentenced Tuesday for the murders of three of singer Jennifer Hudson's family members, offering condolences for the youngest...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Deliberations to resume Friday in Balfour trial

    Deliberations to resume Friday in Balfour trial
    Jury deliberations will continue Friday in the trial of William Balfour the man accused of killing three members of singer Jennifer Hudson's family. There is no indication when the jury will reach a verdict.  Observers say it could take a while.  There...
  • Balfour Gets 3 Life Sentences in Hudson Family Murders

    Balfour Gets 3 Life Sentences in Hudson Family Murders
    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. Judge Charles...