An independent panel including former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald will suggest reforms for scandal-plagued Metra and other Chicago-area transit agencies, under an executive order issued Thursday by Gov. Pat Quinn.
An independent panel including former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald will recommend reforms for Metra and other Chicago-area transit agencies, Governor Pat Quinn announced Thursday, the same day a fifth Metra board member resigned.
A south suburban woman was in court Thursday facing animal abuse charges after police say an emaciated dog was found outside a home in Dolton. Authorities also found some other animals in crates with no food or clean drinking water.