Inverness cook delights fans by winning Cook of the Week Challenge
The cook with the biggest fan club reigned supreme Monday night as Elizabeth Schuttler of Inverness was crowned the Daily Herald's 2017 Cook of the Week Challenge winner in front of dozens of supporters. Full story here.
Suspect charged in Crystal Lake jewelry store robbery
Crystal Lake police charged an Iowa man Thursday in a robbery that took place last month at Dalzell Jewelers. Full story here.
District 62 to consider firing superintendent
Des Plaines Elementary District 62 school board members may terminate the employment of Superintendent Floyd Williams during a special meeting Wednesday. Full story here.
Judge denies release for mom who slashed daughter's throat
A woman who murdered her 4-year-old daughter in 2010, but was found not guilty by reason of insanity, will remain in the care of the state's Department of Human Services for the immediate future. Full story here.
District 59 leery of consolidating with District 57
Elk Grove Township District 59 school board members indicated Monday night that consolidating with Mount Prospect District 57 wouldn't be advantageous, but they did not completely shut down the possibility of combining. Full story.
Patchy fog this morning, with temperatures around 36. Highs today in the upper 40s. Lows tonight in the mid 40s, with showers possible late in the evening. Full weather.
No major delays to report early Tuesday. Resurfacing work is scheduled to cause restrictions on Fairfield Road between Route 134 and Hawthorne Drive. The roadwork affects the towns of Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights and Ingleside. Full traffic.
Lack of first-down production hurting Bears
For an offense that struggles to move the ball and to score points -- like the Chicago Bears -- success on first down is critical. Read beat writer Bob LeGere's take here.
Markkanen, Nwaba could be back by Wednesday
Rookie Lauri Markkanen left Saturday's loss at San Antonio with an ankle injury. On Monday, he could be seen working on the elliptical machine while teammates began practice, but coach Fred Hoiberg believes Markkanen could be ready to play by Wednesday when the Bulls visit Oklahoma City. Read more from beat writer Mike McGraw here.