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Beard-Cutting Amish Prepare For Prison

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 06.10.2013 | Crime

BERGHOLZ, Ohio — Five more people convicted of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio are preparing to enter fed...

Beard-Cutting Amish Face Harsh, Unfamiliar Life In Prison

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.07.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Sixteen Amish men and women who have lived rural, self-sufficient lives surrounded by extended family and with little outside contac...

50+ Amish Children May Lose One Parent To Prison

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 04.09.2013 | Crime

BERGHOLZ, Ohio — More than 50 Amish children could lose one parent to prison – and most of the youngest could lose both – on Friday ...

Amish Beard-Cutting Leader's Beard May Grow In Jail Forever

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 02.05.2013 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Federal prosecutors want a life sentence for the leader of an Amish breakaway group convicted in a series of beard- and hair-cutting a...

Amish Leader Worries About Cult-Style 'Brainwashing'

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 09.07.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- An Amish bishop concerned about cult-style "brain-washing" by a breakaway group testified against 16 fellow Amish Thursday and said his c...