Each Friday, we recount some of the most viewed news events of the week along with some stories you may have missed and give you preview of things to do over the weekend. These are the essential happenings, goings ons, and events from last week.
In the News
Award-winning reporter Dave Savini was involved in an altercation in the parking lot of a Taco Bell on Saturday morning. According to the Naperville Sun, "Savini was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, two of endangering the health or life of a child and individual counts of battery and leaving the scene of an accident involving vehicle damage."
A dog, who ran away from New Year's fireworks, survived arctic temperatures and snowstorms to be reunited with its family.
Diaz visited Naperville's Wentz Hall on the campus of North Central College to promote her newly release publication, "The Body Book." The event was offered by Anderson's Bookshop.
As temperatures dropped to historic lows, thousands in Naperville and Aurora were left in the dark without power
Five people rang in the New Year in prison on charges ranging from public urination to aggravated battery of a police officer.
The 18th season of the reality program features Aurora's Christy Hansen, who will compete against 26 other women for the affections of bachelor Juan Pablo.
What You Missed
A review of ABC's reality program with an introduction to Aurora contestant Christy Hansen.
Things To Do
The Steel Beam Theatre's production runs from Jan. 10 through Feb. 9.
The Elgin Theatre Community's production runs from Jan. 10 through Jan. 26.