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Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial Starts Monday

CHICAGO — A gift of balloons. That, prosecutors contend, is what sent singer Jennifer Hudson's then brother-in-law into such a jealous rage that he shot... more

almost 2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Jennifer Hudson family murder trial to start Monday

A gift of balloons. That, prosecutors contend, is what sent singer Jennifer Hudson’s then brother-in-law into such a jealous rage that he shot dead her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in a horrific act of vindictiveness in the home where the Hollywood star grew... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

William Balfour Murder Trial Begins

William Balfour, the man accused of killing three of singer Jennifer Hudson's family members, went on trial Monday morning. Attorney Karen Conti joined Good Day Chicago to speak on how important the opening statements are. more

almost 2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Celebrity a big factor as Hudson slayings trial begins today

Prosecutors haven't revealed if singer will testify Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's Cinderella story took a tragic turn 31/2 years ago with the killings of her mother, brother and nephew in a triple homicide that made national headlines and left Chicago heartbroken for its native daughter. more

almost 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Woodlawn community plans summer patrols, festivals

With the goal of preventing violence from claiming any lives this summer in Woodlawn, a “Summer HOODvasion” is coming to the South Side Chicago community. The campaign, to include watchmen patrolling the neighborhood weekend nights, Saturday daytime festivals for youth and Thursday prayer corners,... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Blago Washing Pots, Might Teach Inmates

EXCLUSIVE: Ever since Rod Blagojevich reported to prison, it's as if he vanished. But FOX Chicago News has learned exclusively that Illinois' former governor is now washing pots and pans, and could soon be teaching Shakespeare and Greek mythology to other inmates. more

almost 2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Man Killed In Englewood Drive-By Shooting

A man was killed Sunday during a drive-by shooting in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Hudson Trial Showcases Violent Chicago ‘Hood

When the trial of William Balfour begins Monday in the 2008 killings of three family members of... more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Hudson Family Murder Trial Showcases Violent Chicago 'Hood

CHICAGO -- The house is like many others nearby. Blinded by boards over windows after witnessing the worst kind of violence, the white two-story house,... more

almost 2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Woman Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash In Englewood

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with drunk driving in a crash that killed a young mother in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

DUI charges filed in fatal Englewood crash

Drunken driving charges have been filed against a woman who was behind the wheel of a car which collided with another car early Friday in the Englewood neighborhood, leaving a woman dead. more

almost 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Famed rooftop preacher now ready to hit the pavement

From rooftop to blacktop. Rev. Corey Brooks, the South Side preacher who spent 94 days in a tent atop an abandoned motel to raise enough money to buy and tear down the eyesore, has come up with a new stunt : He’s planning to... more

almost 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

18 Men Arrested in 2 Narcotic Investigations

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Friday two separate investigations targeting gang-controlled drug markets successfully led to the arrests of 18 men. more

almost 2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

18 Men Arrested in 2 Narcotic Investigations

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Friday two separate investigations targeting gang-controlled drug markets successfully led to the arrests of 18 men. more

almost 2 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Rooftop Pastor Hits the Pavement

Pastor Brooks will be unveiling his plan to walk across America in an effort to raise $15 million on Sunday. more

almost 2 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

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