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  In a rare public moment out of character, actor Stephen Colbert told students at the Jesuit Fordham University on Friday that he loves the Roman Catholic Church no matter its human flaws.

Colbert:'I love my church'

Updated: 9/15/2012 05:58 PM

  More than a dozen young whooping cranes are expected to arrive this fall in southwest Louisiana, doubling the number in a flock being reintroduced near the area where the state's last wild flock lived in the 1930s, the Louisiana Department of...

More whooping cranes to join Louisiana flock

Updated: 9/15/2012 05:54 PM

  It's unlikely anyone objected to being told to go fly a kite Saturday at Peck Farm Park in Geneva. That's because adults and children descended on the property from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Geneva Park District's second annual Kite Festival. While...

Kites fill the sky at Peck Farm Park in Geneva

Updated: 9/15/2012 05:34 PM

  If you want to see another facet of St. Charles' Leslie Hunt's music passion, you'll have to see her band, District 97, perform during ProgNight, a show featuring progressive rock bands, Oct. 12 at the Arcada Theater.

Her band, District 97, will join other progressive bands

Updated: 9/15/2012 05:20 PM

  Any other time, it may have seemed odd that someone would take time to examine an old drum in a box with sheet music on a sunny Saturday. But at the St. Peter Barn Sale fundraiser at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, the drum and a variety...

Act quickly for good deals at St. Peter Barn Sale in St. Charles

Updated: 9/16/2012 07:03 AM

  A 20-year-old Des Plaines man was shot early Saturday morning in what Evanston police are calling a gang-related shooting. The victim, who isn't being named, sustained two nonlife threatening gun shot wounds to the lower extremities while walking...

Des Plaines man hurt in Evanston gang shooting

Updated: 9/15/2012 02:43 PM

  The DuPage Children's Museum's new train exhibit creates an abstract journey limited only by a child's own imagination. "It's a very traditional children's museum activity, and we've given it a very unique twist," said Peter Crabbe, the museum's...

DuPage Children's Museum exhibit lets kids take a train through their imaginations

Updated: 9/15/2012 10:06 AM

  Neighbors who pulled 33-year-old Will Lowe out of a burning house early Saturday morning are hoping for the best for the Warrenville man, whom family members say suffered third-degree burns on 40 percent of his body. "I just booked it outside, and...

Neighbors rescue burned man from Warrenville fire

Updated: 9/16/2012 07:08 AM

  In a kids' entertainment world of expensive game systems and disposable plastic toys, there is an alternative: Make something. Play with it. For girls, dollhouses are a do-it-yourself trend that can embrace electronics, engineering, crafts and...

Decor dreams take flight when dollhouse decorating

Updated: 9/14/2012 10:00 AM

  Buckeridge Doors of Arlington Heights keeps its in-house crew busy constructing, installing and servicing garage doors and openers throughout the Northwest and North suburbs of Chicago. In business since 1948, the family firm is now run by Charlie...

Local company creates classy garage doors

Updated: 9/12/2012 11:06 AM

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