Our important stories from the previous week included a dog attack, a fire call to the home of one of firefighters' own, post-Christmas tree recycling info, speedy work resolving a Wilmington shooting, and tool for creativity used for destruction. 

The future of a dog's service is in jeopardy after it was attacked during a visit to the Christiana Mall. WDEL's Sean Greene brings us Beauty's story:  

Fire fighters with Minquadale responded to a call that held special significance when they discovered the blaze was at the home of one of their own. WDEL's Mike Phillips tells us the story: 

With Christmas over, it's time to get rid of the live trees we bring into our homes. WDEL's Mark Fowser shows us how: 

With a multitude of shootings around the holiday this year, WDEL's Amy Cherry details the quick work of Wilmington authorities to make at least one arrest. 

A woman is alleged to have used a pen for a far more violent act than its intended purpose, and WDEL's DJ McAneny reports on the details of a domestic arrest: