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Easter

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  • Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend

    Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia marked a frenetic final weekend of campaigning by making their cases to voters everywhere from Sunday church services and Easter egg hunts to street demonstrations and Wrigley Field. With the...
  • Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich

    Tinley Park Easter visit 'special' for Archbishop Cupich
    Celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Church in Tinley Park, Archbishop Blase Cupich told parishioners that “the risen Lord is present in our midst” and that “God's grace” was in their hearts. People...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church

    Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church
    Easter Sunday was small congregations outside on folding chairs for sunrise services and large churches meeting in public facilities — First Baptist Orlando worshipping in the Amway Center and First Presbyterian of Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center...
  • Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services

     Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services
    The acoustics at the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando might be good, but the church choir had never had the opportunity to have their voices reach to the rafters like it did Sunday. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosted about 5,...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son, underscoring threat from within One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan government official, underscoring...
  • After Easter services, prayers for the Tigers

    DETROIT The Easter services were over. The kids had just finished scurrying around the church grounds hunting for colorful eggs. And the Rev. Steven Kelly was standing in the sun, his back to Comerica Park, as he led several dozen members of his...