Chicago Reporter Pleads Guilty (Updated)


WBBM Investigative Reporter Dave Savini said he took “full responsibility” for his actions after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to drunk driving last month.

“There’s no doubt about it, I made a mistake and used bad judgement, to drive after drinking,” Savini said in a statement after his appearance in DuPage County Circuit Court.

It was the first public comment by Savini since his arrest Jan. 4 following a minor traffic accident in a Taco Bell parking lot.

“I take full responsibility and I apologize — I deeply regret it,” he said. “I will work hard to regain the trust of those who I may have let down.”

As for the trust of WBBM?

They never reported the story and even after their Reporter plead guilty the station said "...we are not offering comment.”


 Update: After not saying anything on Savini's arrest for weeks, in last night's Newscast, WBBM finally mentioned the story. The station briefly reported his guilty plea. 

H/T Robert Feder