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  • 'American Experience' explores the closed culture of the Amish

    "American Experience" executive producer Mark Samels has wanted to make a film about the Amish for several years now, but he knew that it would be one of the hardest things he ever did. And he was right. Luckily, "The Amish," a new episode premiering...
  • Revelation that Amish leader is millionaire sparks legal battle

    Revelation that Amish leader is millionaire sparks legal battle
    A fierce legal battle is heating up between controversial Amish leader Sam Mullet and federal prosecutors over revelations that Mullet is a multi-millionaire. Yet, the shunned sect leader has been represented since last October by a public defender, paid...
  • Former Amish woman shares story of leaving the community

    Former Amish woman shares story of leaving the community
    Saloma Miller Furlong grew up in a strict Amish household in Ohio, one of seven children. Furlong says her father was abusive and mentally ill, issues that her Amish community wasn't equipped to deal with. Her mother offered little protection. "It's...
  • Warsaw man gets 2 years for exposing himself to Amish children

    Warsaw man gets 2 years for exposing himself to Amish children
    KOSCIUSKO COUNTY – A Warsaw man has been sentenced to two years in prison for exposing and touching himself in front of several Amish children at a school located just southeast of Nappanee. According to police, in February 46-year-old Darrin Ray...
  • 4 Hurt When Car Hits Amish Buggy In Branch County

    4 Hurt When Car Hits Amish Buggy In Branch County
    Four people were injured when a car failed to slow and struck an Amish buggy Saturday evening. At 6:02 p.m. Saturday, the Branch County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a car-buggy accident with injuries on Jonesville Road east of Lindsey Road...
  • Man, 80, Charged With Sex Crimes Against Amish Teens

    Man, 80, Charged With Sex Crimes Against Amish Teens
    PULASKI, Tenn. -- An 80-year old man was indicted Wednesday on 13 counts stemming from the sexual abuse of 5 members of the Giles County Amish community. Maurice Dale "Jimmy" McAllister, who is not Amish, was arrested on May 1 on three initial charges of...
  • Chef Chris Pandel's Roasted Amish Chicken with Charred Gazpacho and Toasted Rice

    Chef Chris Pandel's Roasted Amish Chicken with Charred Gazpacho and Toasted Rice
    You've seen the Healthy Bites challenge on LHC, now it's time to make it yourself!  Can you do it for less than $20?  Prove it! ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || Roasted Amish Chicken with Charred Gazpacho and Toasted Rice ||   ||   ||   ||   ||   || ||   ||...
  • Ohio Amish Couples Robbed at Gunpoint

    Ohio Amish Couples Robbed at Gunpoint
    The Geauga County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who robbed two young Amish couples at gunpoint, at separate times, about 11 p.m. Sunday on Patch Road in Parkman. "The county sheriffs are doing a very good job of trying to track this down, and...
  • Thieves Strike Amish Community While Residents Away At Church

    Thieves Strike Amish Community While Residents Away At Church
    Mecosta County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of items from an Amish community while the residents were gathered at church. The burglaries and thefts happened sometime Sunday, November 27, between 5:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Police were notified...
  • Taste of the Town: Amish Acres Restaurant

    Taste of the Town: Amish Acres Restaurant
    1600 W. Market St., Nappanee; 800-800-4942 or amishacres.com Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday Number of years in business: 42 Type of cuisine: Traditional Amish food served family style Seating: 520,...
  • Amish girl's killing likely an accident, sheriff says

    Amish girl's killing likely an accident, sheriff says
    An Amish girl killed last week as she drove home in a horse-drawn buggy appears to have been shot accidentally by a hunter unloading his rifle more than a mile away, authorities said on Tuesday. The girl, 15-year-old Rachel Yoder, was shot in the head...
  • Amish Beard-Cutting Considered Hate Crimes, 12 Indicted

    In a rash of bizarre beard-cutting incidents against fellow Amish in Ohio, 12 members of a breakaway Amish group were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury, the US Justice Department said. The department accused the indicted of committing...