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Amish Sect Leader Fights Hate Crimes Conviction

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 04.01.2014 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — The leader of 16 Ohio Amish men and women convicted of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their fait...

Amish Beard Cutter Must Stay In Prison

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 09.23.2013 | Crime

CINCINNATI — The leader of a group of 16 Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of th...

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...

Bishop Was 'Amish Dr. Ruth' Before Beard-Cutting Attacks

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.06.2012 | Crime

Blessed with a heavenly singing voice and unfazed by tough inmates, the Amish bishop convicted of hate crimes against other Amish said he's won the re...

Verdict Watch Is On In Amish Beard Cutting Trial

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Jurors have wrapped up a third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of 16 people accused of hate crimes in h...

Amish Shunning Central To Hate Crime Trial

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 09.16.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- In the stern, self-regulating world of the Amish, those who act out time and again by wearing the wrong clothing, going to movies or othe...

Amish Splinter Group Members Face 20 Years For Alleged Hate Crimes

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.27.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Prosecutors will begin laying out their case Tuesday against 16 people charged with federal hate crimes in hair-cutting attacks on f...

Breakway Amish Leader Ordered Beatings, 'Cleansed' Married Women With Sex

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.26.2012 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio — A breakaway Amish group accused of settling a score by carrying out hair-cutting attacks against members of their faith moved int...

Ringleader In Amish Attacks Is Flush With Cash

AP | Posted 06.30.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Prosecutors and defense attorneys are sparring over whether father-and-son suspects in beard- and hair-cutting attacks against fello...

Amish Beard Attacks: The Fight Enters Court

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 06.19.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Sixteen men and women pleaded not guilty Thursday in beard- and hair-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in Ohio. The 10 men and s...

Alleged Ringleader In Amish Beard Cutting Trial Must Pay For Lawyer

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 03.21.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- The alleged ringleader in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio cannot rely on taxpayers to pay his legal bills, a federal judge ...

Amish Beard Cuttings Were Hate Crimes, Prosecutors Allege

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 02.20.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Twelve members of a breakaway Amish group were charged with federal hate crimes in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in eastern ...