Morning Newsfeed: Rogue Cops, Who Cares About Charlie Sheen?, Goose Ice, Aldermanic Patronage, and More



New allegations have surfaced against a rogue unit of Chicago cops. (Tribune)

The city making dramatic cuts to its forestry and rat patrol divisions, in order to keep garbage pickup moving smoothly. (Sun-Times)

Interest in Charlie Sheen's live tour seems to be, uh, #waning, duh. (Sun-Times)

In case you missed it, Goose Island Brewery was purchased by Anheuser-Busch, purveyors of Natural Light and Bud Ice. (Tribune)

The president of the company that owns Japan's dangerous nuclear reactor has vanished. (Washington Post)

Who needs Oprah? Rosie O'Donnell is coming to Chicago and will use Harpo Studios for a new show on OWN. (Tribune)

Alderman Carrie Austin has hired her son as the ward's top administrator. (Sun-Times)

Police have charged a man on parole with the brutal attack of another man, first reported to be homeless, over the weekend. (Sun-Times)

Last night, President Obama said the United States had a moral responsibility to help the Libyan rebels. Still no word on who exactly they are. (Washington Post)

The Libyan woman who was whisked away after telling foreign journalists she was raped by government men now faces slander charges. (Washington Post)

BP may face manslaughter charges related to the rig explosion that killed 11, and led to last year's massive oil spill. (Bloomberg)

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