Hudson Tragedy Spotlights Chicago's Crime Problem

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Jennifer Hudson, left, poses with mother Darnell Donerson in 2006. Jason Miccolo/NABJ hide caption

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Jennifer Hudson, left, poses with mother Darnell Donerson in 2006.

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The mother and brother of singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson were found dead in an apparent homicide in the Hudson's family home last week. Yesterday, Julian King, her seven-year-old nephew — who'd been missing since the murders — was found dead.

The tragedy has captured national attention and stoked concerns about violent crime in Chicago, particularly on the city's south side, where the crime took place.

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