Tony has a B.A. in American Studies from Miami University. He previously worked at WNIJ in DeKalb, IL and WMUB in Oxford, OH. His first job in journalism was as a stringer, recording stats for local high school sports.
Stories by Tony Arnold
Federal prosecutors sought state tax records for Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo Jr. His father, a former state lawmaker, was previously charged with bribery.
A grand jury indicted Democrat Annazette Collins for allegedly underreporting her income and failing to file tax returns. Her lawyer says she’ll plead not guilty.
Rudy Acosta, Sr. was close to former State Sen. Martin Sandoval, who admitted he took bribes from a red-light camera company before his death.
Illinois Lets Local Public Health Agencies Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility To Anyone 16 And Older
Effective immediately, Illinois allowed the expansion after seeing unfilled vaccine appointments. Chicago won’t make that change immediately.
New York Prosecutors Investigating Donald Trump Asked Cook County About Property Records, Emails Show
Documents show that a criminal investigation into Trump’s taxes and potential financial wrongdoing in his businesses could run, at least in part, through Chicago.
Higher education staff, government workers and the media are among those next in line for their shots.
Democratic House members argued GOP Rep. Chris Miller crossed a line as he denied playing a role in the violence at the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. JB Pritzker’s expansion plan doesn’t apply to Chicago but meets President Biden’s mandate to let everyone be vaccinated by May 1.
Pritzker spoke with WBEZ about his optimism about vaccinations, struggles with the mask mandate and thoughts about Republican criticism of his pandemic response.
Eleven Illinois Democrats want FEMA to expand the eligibility of who can get vaccinated at the largest mass vaccination site in the state.