| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Jennifer Hudson was in the courtroom with her fiancee on the second day of trial for William Balfour, the man accused of killing three of her family members.
Balfour is charged with murdering Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, brother Jason Hudson, and 7-...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 8:04 PM
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:...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:01 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2012
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.
| Apr 28, 2012
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...
| 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,...
| 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,...