A jury has found William Balfour guilty of killing three members of Grammy-award winning singer Jennifer Hudson's family.
Balfour, Hudson's ex-brother in law, was found guilty on all three counts of first-degree murder for the 2008 shooting deaths of Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. The Chicago Sun-Times adds that he was also convicted of "home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, residential burglary and possession of a stolen motor vehicle."
JPMorgan Chase is licking its wounds after announcing that it lost at least $2 billion in a hedging strategy that went terribly wrong. The announcement late Thursday sent the bank's shares tumbling more than 9 percent on Friday.
Meanwhile, regulators on both sides of the Atlantic have begun looking into what happened. And there were calls Friday for tighter restrictions on the kind of trades the bank engaged in.
On Saturday, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver the commencement address at Liberty University, the nation's largest evangelical university. The speech will be attended by nearly 35,000 people, and it will give him a chance to win over a huge constituency that, up until recently, has been lukewarm about his campaign.
It was supposed to be a banner season at Fenway Park â€” the ballpark's 100th anniversary. But the Boston Red Sox are stuck in the basement of their division, having lost 11 of their last 12 home games.
It's putting Major League Baseball's record sellout streak in jeopardy. Ever since 2003, the Sox have sold out Fenway Park for every game â€” 727 consecutive games.
Officials with Five Rivers Metroparks in the Dayton, Ohio area say they now have the largest connected bikeway network in the nation. ToÂ find out more about the extensive system of bikeÂ trails, WNKU'sÂ Steve HirschbergÂ talked withÂ DanÂ Sahli, OutdoorÂ Coordinator forÂ the MetroparksÂ system.Â
Carroll Shelby was a race car driver; he was a racing team owner, a chili entrepreneur. He survived a liver transplant and a heart transplant. But perhaps the thing that most people will remember him for is his automotive creations, especially the Shelby Cobra.
This weekend, the 51st annual Tour of the SciotoÂ River Valley will take cyclists on a journey from Columbus to Portsmouth, Ohio and back. Â Frank SeebodeÂ is theÂ director of the tour. WNKU'sÂ Steve Hirschberg asked him how theÂ event got started.
The French are known for being more tolerant than Americans about their politicians' private lives. One former French president even fathered a child with a mistress while in office.
But every French leader in history has been married â€” until now.
Next week, after Socialist Francois Hollande is sworn into office, he and his longtime companion, journalist Valerie Trierweiler, will become the first unmarried couple to move into the Elysee presidential palace.