Leo Schmitz

William Balfour, 30, is on trial for allegedly killing three members of Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008. (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Hudson Trial Showcases Violent Chicago ‘Hood

When the trial of William Balfour begins Monday in the 2008 killings of three family members of Oscar-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson, it will be an all-too-familiar story of death and violence in Englewood on the city’s South Side.

04/22/2012