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New Chicago cops are accused in a north-side sexual assault. They allegedly gave a young woman a ride home, then followed her inside, then sexually assaulted her. (ABC7)

The city is poised to privatize recycling, but that’s pretty much already the way it is. (Sun-Times/Reader archives)

A new ordinance requires horse-drawn carriage drivers to clean up their horses’ urine at first splash. (Sun-Times)

Two federal investigations of county programs are reportedly under way. First, the boondoggle Homeland Security Initiative, Project Shield, and now the troubled employment training program. No wonder the job wears on President Toni Preckwinkle. (NBC5/Sun-Times)