Patricia McNamara

Secretary Of State Seeks To Eliminate Court Supervision For Drivers In Deadly CrashesKill someone with your car, and get a real punishment -- that's the idea behind new proposed legislation in Illinois that could take court supervision off the table in crashes that result in fatalities.
2 Investigators: Distracted Driver Gets Leniency After Fatal WreckThe family of a woman killed in a 2011 traffic accident is angry that the driver who caused the wreck got off relatively easy, even though he allegedly was using his phone at the time. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Killing Stepmom With Hammer Gets Man 38 Years In Prison A Fox River Grove man who beat his stepmother to death with a hammer after family members urged him to seek mental health treatment has been sentenced to 38 years in prison.