Police huddle before a Monday night news conference after a gunman opened fire at Mercy Hospital, leaving a young officer, a doctor and another hospital employee dead. Mauricio Peña / Block Club Chicago

4 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Mercy Hospital: ‘We Don’t Know How Much Damage He Was Prepared To Do’

"This tears at the soul of our city," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. The gunman killed a doctor in the parking lot before going into the hospital and killing the officer and a hospital worker, police said.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Woman On Divvy Bike Says Pick-Up Truck Driver Hit, Seriously Injured Her In Logan Square

Because of her head injuries, Marguerite Wynter doesn't remember much about what happened. Wynter and her family are calling on witnesses to come forward.