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  • Hate-crimes convictions of Amish leader, followers overturned by appeals court

    PITTSBURGH A federal appeals court Wednesday overturned the hate-crimes convictions of Amish sect leader Sam Mullet and 15 of his followers, all of whom were found guilty in 2012 of chopping the hair and beards of other Amish in Ohio. A three-judge panel...
  • US appeals court in Ohio overturns hate crime convictions of 16 Amish

    A federal appellate court has overturned the convictions of Amish sect leader Sam Mullet and 15 of his followers convicted of hate crimes in connection with hair-cutting attacks on other church members in Bergholz, Ohio. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of...
  • Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Amish beard attacks

    A federal appeals court in Ohio threw out hate-crime convictions for 16 Amish separatists Wednesday, saying that the jury in their case had not been properly instructed about how to decide whether a series of beard and hair-cutting attacks had been...
  • Beard and hair-cutting Amish suspects hate crime convictions overturned

    Beard and hair-cutting Amish suspects hate crime convictions overturned
    A federal appeals court in Ohio on Wednesday overturned the hate crime convictions of an Amish sect leader and 15 of his followers in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their religious faith. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Scouting Report: At Field Trip, an only-in-L.A. Asian-Amish mash-up

    Scouting Report: At Field Trip, an only-in-L.A. Asian-Amish mash-up
    Name: Field Trip at the Farmers Kitchen The chefs: Minh Phan (Gaji, Mignardises pop-up, Beachwood Cafe) dreams up Asian-inflected savories while Sarah Lange (Hart & the Hunter, Flores & the Ladies Gunboat Society) handles the Amish-inspired pastry...
  • Calls for end of 'Amish Mafia'

    LANCASTER, Pa. For a year, Lark and Michael McCarley simmered silently over the arrival of "Amish Mafia" in their community. The couple own Lovelace Manor, a bed-and-breakfast on the outskirts of town, and found the reality show that depicts black-...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Philadelphia, city murals, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Sept. 18. $72. Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit, Winterthur Museum, Oct. 15. $65. "Crazy for You," Dutch Apple Theatre, lunch, Oct. 16. $95....
  • Sheriff: Couple lured Amish girls with dog to enslave them

    Sheriff: Couple lured Amish girls with dog to enslave them
    A New York couple accused of kidnapping two Amish girls lured them to their car with an offer to pet a dog before shackling the sisters with the intent of enslaving them, according to the sheriff's office. Nicole Vaisey, one of the suspects, told...
  • Amish show how to respond to a tragic event

    The Amish have just recently missed a golden opportunity to demonstrate against the system. Recently two young Amish girls were abducted from a roadside food stand in New York. Their brothers and sisters, to gain national attention, similar to consistent...
  • Tourism vs. Reality TV: Exploiting Pennsylvania's Amish

    By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 18 (Reuters) - They typically wear plain clothing with nothing as fancy as a button or a zipper, travel by horse-drawn buggy and shun modern conveniences like electricity. It's that Old World charm of the Amish that...
  • Police: Kidnapped Amish sisters were sexually assaulted

    Police: Kidnapped Amish sisters were sexually assaulted
    A man and a woman were arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two young Amish sisters from their family farm stand near New York's border with Canada, the county district attorney said Friday. Law enforcement officials confirmed Saturday that the...
  • Kidnapped Amish girls in N.Y. were sexually assaulted, D.A. says

    Two Amish girls who were kidnapped this week were sexually assaulted during the 24 hours they were held captive, law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times on Saturday. St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary Rain said the victims, a 12-year-...