Patrick Collins

Father: Schock Might Have Been 'A Little Careless,' But Most Allegations 'Lies And Innuendos'U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s father said the congressman is a “broken” man, after announcing he’ll resign from Congress at the end of the month, in light of a growing scandal over his business deals, and possible misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds.
Metra Cancels Meeting To Appoint InvestigatorA special Metra board meeting to vote on whether to launch an independent investigation into accusations raised by the agency's former director has been canceled.
Metra Wants Former Federal Prosecutor To Probe Clifford's Patronage ClaimsMetra has asked former federal prosecutor Patrick Collins to conduct an independent investigation of former CEO Alex Clifford’s patronage hiring allegations.
All-Star Lawyers To Re-Try 2,400-Year-Old Socrates CaseA pair of former federal prosecutors will be re-trying a 2,400-year-old case, and they won’t just be trying to convict one of the world’s most beloved philosophers, but they’ll be going up against two prominent Chicago attorneys.
Peterson Judge Opens Door For Previously Barred Hearsay TestimonyThe judge in the Drew Peterson murder trial said Wednesday he is not bound by rulings by the previous judge regarding hearsay evidence in the case, and is allowing previously barred testimony that Peterson allegedly threatened to kill Kathleen Savio and made it look like an accident.
Investigators Who Probed Savio's Death Testify At Peterson TrialThey never even interviewed Drew Peterson while investigating his third wife’s death, and on Tuesday at Peterson's murder trial, the two investigators who handled the case back in 2004 will have to explain why not.