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Easter

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  • Biblical dramas gather Easter faithful

    Biblical dramas gather Easter faithful
    UPDATED: The Bible had a very good night in Easter evening television.  "A.D. The Bible Continues," NBC's new series about the Jesus' apostles, drew 9.7 million viewers, the biggest audience of the night. (No. 2 was CBS' "Madam Secretary" with 9.3...
  • Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville

    Easter Bunny hops by for lunch in Libertyville
    A very special celebrity guest drew nearly 150 people for two seating of lunch April 4 in Libertyville. The Easter Bunny himself was the headliner for a "Lunch with the Bunny" at Adler Lodge, which also included an egg hunt and mini-parade. The...
  • Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest

    Hinsdale Easter hunt offers a field of colored eggs for harvest
    The skies were sunny and the ground dry which made for perfect Easter egg hunt weather Saturday morning in Hinsdale. Waiting for the signal to start, children lined up on the sides of the field in Robbins Park where several hundred plastic eggs had been...
  • Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman

    Egg tree a tradition for Geneva woman
    Liz Haythorne of Geneva has had an Easter egg tree ever since she was a young girl. "In all the years the house has been in the family we have missed only a couple of years. Regardless of the weather it always seems to get done," she said. Haythorne...
  • PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition

    PEEPshow becomes Easter tradition
    Eloise Marsh scampered from one exhibit to the next, eager to see what creations had been made from the same kind of Peeps she had found in her Easter basket earlier in the day. "I had a Peep for breakfast," said Marsh, 4, of Silver Spring. "But I had...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa....
  • AP PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Easter celebrations across the world

    Christians in the Holy Land and across the world are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. The cavernous Holy Sepulcher church in Jerusalem was packed with worshippers Sunday....
  • NYC's Easter Parade brings out creative hats

    The bonnets appeared on Fifth Avenue for the annual Easter Parade — outlandish 21st century headpieces that were hardly bonnets, featuring everything from bunnies and butterflies to grassy, egg-dotted lawns and even a tall ship on the high seas....
  • Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts

    Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts
    Southern California families came together on Easter Sunday to celebrate in many ways, including with a traditional sunrise service in Huntington Beach, special masses at downtown Los Angeles' Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and a host of charity...
  • Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday

    Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday
    A two-story, single-family home in Edgewater caught fire at about 8:40 p.m. on Easter Sunday, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said. About 50 firefighters were called to the home in the 3700 block of Oak Lane to extinguish the flames, which...
  • Man shot in stomach in Sandtown-Winchester on Easter Sunday

    Man shot in stomach in Sandtown-Winchester on Easter Sunday
    A 53-year-old man was shot in the stomach in West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood at about 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday, police said. Officers were called to the 1800 block of Riggs Ave., where they found the victim who had been shot nearby in...