Motorist Charged With Killing Unborn Child In Northwest Side CrashRamon Marin, of the 3000 block of North Natoma, faces one count each of reckless homicide of an unborn child and aggravated reckless driving, police said in a statement. He was also cited for various moving violations.
Two Injured In Three-Vehicle Wreck On I-290All westbound lanes were temporarily closed after the crash, but have since been reopened, police said.
Following Danica Patrick: Virginia 529 College Savings 250The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn't Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly. Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At AtlantaFor the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.
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.
Following Danica Patrick: Double Duty At BristolThe spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.
Following Danica Patrick: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (Montreal)The last time Danica Patrick was at a road course, she ran one of the best races of the season. A last lap punt into the gravel by Jacques Villeneuve ended her run and caused a stir in the racing world. Villeneuve didn’t take responsibility but his actions resulted in an apology from Penske Racing and many fans and members of the community wondered if he should be allowed to continue to race.
Following Danica Patrick: Zippo 200 At The GlenIn a rare occasion, Danica Patrick wasn't in the spotlight during pre-race media availability. Thanks to a rare road course weekend, JR Motorsports brought in road course “ringer” Ron Fellows, even making a contest on Twitter out of his appearance, calling it #Fellows5.
Following Danica Patrick: U.S. Cellular 250 at IowaBefore Saturday's race, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had won the last three races at Iowa Speedway. Even when his engine blew and he was wrecking with teammate Carl Edwards, he still came to the checkered flag first to keep his wining streak alive.
Following Danica Patrick: Indiana 250When Danica Patrick announced she was leaving IndyCar, she was also leaving all the IndyCar tracks that went along with the series. She made it known Indianapolis Motor Speedway would always be in her heart and she would one day go back – and win.
Following Danica Patrick: STP 300 At Chicagoland SpeedwayWhen the NASCAR Nationwide Series pulled into Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick was at home. Literally. The Roscoe, Ill., native calls Chicago home and a win at the track nestled just outside the city would be extra special.
Following Danica Patrick: F.W. Webb 200 At New HampshireDanica Patrick came to New Hampshire bruised – literally and figuratively – after a bad weekend at Daytona.