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Midday News Links: Chicago Cop Charged With DUI, Driving Wrong Way On Interstate

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 17, 2014 6:30PM

Danny Sevilla (Image courtesy Illinois State Police)

  • Off-duty Chicago Police officer Danny Sevilla was charged with drunk driving and driving northbound in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 111th Street early Friday. [WGN TV]
  • Former Chicago Police officer David Barrett was sentenced to three years in prison for shoving an 80-year-old man at a gas station in Oak Lawn last December. the octogenarian broke his hip and tore his rotator cuff, requiring surgery. [Sun-Times]
  • Three men were charged with murder in connection with a man whose body was found beaten and strangled in Jefferson Park. [Tribune]
  • The owner of a historic farmhouse on the Northwest Side said the building will not be demolished until they and preservationists can come to a resolution. [DNAInfo Chicago]
  • Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf said he believed the team had a legitimate shot at signing LeBron James in 2010. [CBS Chicago]