Tribune Reporter Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

By: Robert Channick | Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Friday morning in Springfield, where he was covering the closing hours of the state legislative session.

Pearson, a longtime Tribune reporter who also appears on Tribune Co.-owned WGN-Ch.9 and WGN-AM 720, was charged with driving under the influence after a 12:41 a.m. traffic stop, according to a Springfield official.

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