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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Goose Island Ends Distribution Of Honkers Ale, The Beer That Put It On The Map

Once one of Goose Island's best selling beers, Honkers Ale is now moving to brewpub-only status.

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Joe Moreno’s Bad Behavior ‘An Open Secret’ In 1st Ward, Opponent Says After Alderman’s Ex-Aide Accuses Him Of Sexual Harassment

One of Moreno's ex-aides claims the alderman once asked his staffers to take their shirts off at a bar for a pay raise "contest." Meanwhile Moreno blasted the "absurd, false charges."

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Huge ‘Marry Me’ In Maggie Daley Park That Captured Downtown’s Attention (And Heart) Was ‘A Labor Of Love’

The massive proposal took six hours of clearing snow, said newly minted fiance Bob Lempa.