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  • Life sentence in Jennifer Hudson family slayings

    Struggling to contain his anger, a Chicago judge on Tuesday sentenced Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law to life in prison for killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in what prosecutors say was a fit of jealous rage.


  • ** FILE ** In this Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson attends a book signing in New York. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, closing arguments are taking place at the Chicago murder trial for William Balfour, Hudson's ex-brother-in-law who is accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

    Jennifer Hudson: Jury says stardom no factor in murders verdict

    Jurors shrugged off Jennifer Hudson's star status and insisted it played no role in their decision to convict her former brother-in-law for slaying the Oscar winner's mother, brother and nephew — a verdict that means the 31-year-old Chicago man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.


  • FILE - This undated file photo provided April 6, 2012 by the Cook County Sheriff's Department, shows William Balfour who is charged in the murders of the mother, brother and nephew of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson. A Chicago jury has convicted Hudson's former brother-in-law of murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in what prosecutors described as an act of vengeance by a jilted husband. The jury convicted 31-year-old William Balfour on three-counts of first degree murder on Friday, May 11, 2012, after three days of deliberations. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison. (AP Photo/Cook County Sheriff's Department, File)

    Hudson family slayings suspect convicted of murder

    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 an act of vengeance by a jilted husband.


  • Hudson family slayings suspect convicted of murder

    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 an act of vengeance by a jilted husband.


  • Jury reaches verdict in Hudson family slayings

    Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of the man charged with murdering three of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's family members, Chicago court officials announced Friday afternoon.


  • Hudson thanks prosecutors, God after jury verdict

    A Chicago jury convicted Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law on Friday of murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in what prosecutors described as an act of vengeance by a jilted husband.


  • Jurors in Hudson family slayings say they're split

    Jurors deliberating the case of the man charged with murdering relatives of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson say they're split.


  • Prosecutors make closing arguments in Hudson case

    Prosecutors began wrapping up their case Thursday against the man charged with murdering three of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's family members, showing jurors photos of the victims' bloody bodies and denouncing the defendant as the killer.


  • Defense in Hudson family slayings: Case not proved

    The defense for the man accused of killing relatives of Jennifer Hudson told jurors Wednesday that prosecutors failed to prove their case, while a prosecutor countered that they had "a tsunami of evidence" linking him to the crime.


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