Man charged in Bensenville tobacco store slaying:
A Bellwood man has been charged in the Jan. 19 murder of a Bensenville tobacco convenience store clerk. Kenneth Bardlett, 20, has been charged with one count of first degree murder in the slaying of Hussein Saghir. Full story.
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Part of Mt. Prospect building to be torn down:
Demolition could begin as early as today on part of the fire-ravaged historic downtown Mount Prospect building that formerly housed Sakura Japanese Restaurant, officials have said. Full story.
Addison cop held on gun, protection order charges:
An Addison police officer is accused of unlawfully firing his gun and violating a protection order by sending disturbing photos to his estranged wife. Full story.
Recorder: Rutherford accuser offered job in December:
Edmund Michalowski started his new job at the Cook County Recorder of Deeds office the same day he filed a federal lawsuit claiming sexual harassment against Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford, but his new employer says he was offered the job in December. Full story.
Roskam asking for IRS probe:
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, a Wheaton Republican, is asking for an investigation into the Internal Revenue Services's targeting of conservative groups, including a DuPage County organization, for extra scrutiny of their tax exemption applications. Full story.
Cold to start with temperatures at only about 1 degree above zero, but temperatures will warm up to about 25 degrees this afternoon. It will dip back to 15 degrees overnight tonight, before jumping to 34 degrees Thursday. Full story.
Construction continues on IL Route 53 between Thorndale Avenue and Army Trail Road in Addison. People should expect slow commutes and delays. Full story.
Buffalo Grove athlete's family soaks up Sochi experience:
Today's a big day for U.S. women's hockey defenseman Megan Bozek and her family, who are soaking up the Olympic experience as the team takes on rival Canada in Sochi. Megan's parents, Tom and Patti Bozek of Buffalo Grove, are in Russia to cheer their daughter on. Full story.
Noah triple-double paces Bulls past Hawks:
Joakim Noah scored 19 points as part of a triple-double, and the Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-85 last night, their fourth straight win against the Hawks. Full story.