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
A police investigative report obtained by WBEZ shows authorities investigated at least two other encounters involving youth. No charges were filed.
Illinois Lawmakers Return For Unfinished Business, Including A Massive Energy Bill And An Elected Chicago School Board
A dispute over closing Illinois coal fire plants has emerged as one of the issues holding up a compromise on the energy deal.
New Energy Bill Pushed By Gov. JB Pritzker Would Save Nuclear Plants — But Cost Customers Nearly $700 Million
The proposal would also require utility regulators to open an investigation into ComEd’s lobbying and end the utility giant’s current ratemaking formula that guarantees profits.
Is Illinois’ moment of financial stability a blip, destined to fade in a year or two? Experts and lawmakers weigh in.
Republicans have argued the Democratic-drawn maps are designed to keep Democrats in charge of the legislature and court for the next decade.
The new lawsuit, filed by a John Doe 2, claims the team ignored the 2010 complaints, after which an assistant Blackhawks coach was found guilty of sexual misconduct against a Michigan teen.
Illinois’ governor said a deal seemed possible until concerns surfaced about the fate of a downstate coal plant that powers Chicago suburbs.
An elected Chicago school board also remains unfinished legislative business in Springfield as the Senate is set to reconvene later Tuesday.
The measure changing requirements for a Firearm Owners Identification, or FOID card, still needs approval from the Senate and the governor. It passed the Illinois House over Republicans’ objections.
The newly-drawn political districts could cement Democrats’ control over the state legislature and the state Supreme Court. They still need approval from Gov. JB Pritzker.