1. Killer of Jennifer Hudson's Relatives Gets 3 Life Sentences

    July 24, 2012 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The man convicted of gunning down the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday. Hudson, who attended every day of William Balfour's trial earlier this year, s ...

  2. William Balfour Found Guilty in Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial

    May 11, 2012 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jury Convicts Singer's Former Brother-in-Law of Killing 3 A Chicago jury on Friday convicted Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law of murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in what prosecutors' described as ...

  3. Jury Begins Deliberating in Jennifer Hudson Family Killings

    May 09, 2012 8:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jurors in the case of the man accused of killing relatives of Jennifer Hudson began deliberations late Wednesday afternoon after prosecutors trying to counter defense claims of a weak case insisted that "a tsunami of evidence" linked him t ...

  4. Jennifer Hudson Hears Painful Testimony About Slain Family

    April 24, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trial of the man charged with murdering three of Jennifer Hudson's family members resumed Tuesday with the Oscar-winner shutting her eyes as a police officer described finding her dead family members. Hudson sat next to her fiancé as prosec ...

  5. Jennifer Hudson Takes Stand at Family Murder Trial

    April 23, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Hudson says her family didn't want her sister to marry the man now accused of killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. Hudson's voice broke Monday as she testified on the stand about how she reacted when her sister told ...

  6. Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial Jury Selection Underway

    April 09, 2012 7:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 A judge questions would-be jurors as jury selection begins in earnest Monday at the Chicago trial of the man accused of murdering singer and Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson 's mother, brother and nephew. Selecting 12 jurors and six altern ...

  7. Jennifer Hudson on Witness List For Family Murder Trial

    February 28, 2012 7:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is on the witness list for the upcoming Chicago trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in 2008, according to court documents. But prosecutors haven't yet disclosed whether Huds ...

  8. Trial Set for Man Accused in Jennifer Hudson Family Slayings

    January 19, 2012 6:23 PM EST 0 0 0 A judge on Thursday ordered a man charged in the 2008 Chicago slayings of Jennifer Hudson 's mother and two other family members to stand trial in April, despite the objections of his attorney, who said she was not ready. After listening to Wil ...

  9. Jennifer Hudson: I'm Still Trying to Make My Mother Proud

    February 10, 2011 1:25 PM EST 0 0 0 In a tearful interview, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson said she's still trying to make her mother proud, and that's what has kept her going since her mother and two other family members were murdered. Hudson, who has repeatedly decline ...

  10. Jennifer Hudson Speaks About Family Murders for First Time

    June 29, 2010 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ennifer Hudson has opened up for the first time about the murders of her mother, brother and nephew in 2008. On Monday night's (June 28) episode of VH1's "Behind the Music," Hudson said her family tragedy "was surreal...It ...

  11. Estranged Relative Arrested In Hudson Killings

    December 01, 2008 5:48 PM EST 0 0 0 Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother-in-law has been arrested in Illinois in the deaths of the singer's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. Authorities say 27-year-old William Balfour was arrested today (Dec. 1) at a prison where he was ...

  12. Man Questioned In Hudson Case To Stay In Prison

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A parole review official today (Nov. 10) refused to release the convicted felon questioned in the killings of Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, after a witness reported seeing him with a g A parole review official today (Nov. 10) re ...

  13. Mourners Gather For Private Hudson Family Memorial

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hundreds of mourners streamed into a private funeral service for Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's slain mother, brother and nephew today (Nov. 3) at a South Side Chicago church. Hundreds of mourners streamed into a private funeral service for Osc ...

  14. Jennifer Hudson's Nephew Feared Dead In Chicago

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago police searching for Jennifer Hudson's missing 7-year-old nephew found the body of a young boy today (Oct. 27) in the same SUV sought in the manhunt for the boy. Chicago police searching for Jennifer Hudson's missing 7-year-old nep ...

  15. Singer Jennifer Hudson's Mom, Brother Found Dead

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The mother and brother of Jennifer Hudson were found shot dead Friday at a South Side home, and police were seeking a missing child who is the nephew of the singer and Oscar-winning actress. "We can confirm that there is an ongoing investigat ...