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  • Jennifer Hudson comments on conviction of William Balfour

     
    After William Balfour was convicted of murdering Jennifer Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, brother Jason Hudson, and nephew, Julian King, Hudson and her sister, Julia, released a statement to the press....
  • William Balfour found guilty of murdering Jennifer Hudson's family

     
    Jurors returned the guilty verdict after about 18 hours of deliberation over three days....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • No verdict in Hudson slayings as jurors to resume deliberations Thursday morning

    No verdict in Hudson slayings as jurors to resume deliberations Thursday morning
    After less than two hours of deliberations Wednesday night, the jury deliberating the fate of the man accused of killing Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew requested transcripts from witnesses who testified in the case and then...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • Time for media to 86 the practice of reflexively playing 911 tapes

     
    From Sunday's print column, a revised extention of this posting from earlier in the week: One adjective, please, to describe the following: Oh, my God! Somebody’s killed my mother! Somebody’s killed my mother! Please help me... I’m...
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    From Sunday's print column, a revised extention of this posting from earlier in the week: One adjective, please, to describe the following: Oh, my God! Somebody’s killed my mother! Somebody’s killed my mother! Please help me... I’m...
  • 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...
  • 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...