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  • Arrests made in abduction of young Amish girls in New York

    Arrests made in abduction of young Amish girls in New York
    A New York couple were arrested Friday night and charged with kidnapping two young Amish girls this week, law enforcement officials said. St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary E. Rain told the Los Angeles Times that Stephen Howell II, 39, and Nicole...
  • Kidnapped Amish girls in N.Y. were sexually assaulted, D.A. says

    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-...
  • Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds

    Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds
    No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer. And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
  • Suspects in Amish kidnap case indicted on sexual exploitation counts

    Suspects in Amish kidnap case indicted on sexual exploitation counts
    An upstate New York couple accused last month of kidnapping two Amish girls sexually exploited a third girl as well, according to an indictment that also includes a child pornography charge. The federal indictment released Thursday accuses Stephen...
  • Couple accused of Amish sisters' kidnap charged with child sex exploitation

    Couple accused of Amish sisters' kidnap charged with child sex exploitation
    The couple accused of kidnapping two Amish sisters in northern New York state in August were charged on Thursday in federal court in Syracuse with sexual exploitation of children and child pornography possession. Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole...
  • Mark Hall-Patton, expert on TV's 'Pawn Stars,' is the real deal

    Mark Hall-Patton, expert on TV's 'Pawn Stars,' is the real deal
    The gray-bearded man in the red shirt and wide-brimmed Amish hat wades into the crowd outside the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, squinting into the noon-hour light. Suddenly, the fans are upon him. They know their quarry on a first-name basis. "Hi, Mark," a...
  • Matt Bristol of 'Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' stirs up drama

    Matt Bristol of 'Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' stirs up drama
    With his hair tousled and aviator sunglasses resting on a table, Matt Bristol seemed like your typical Angeleno on a recent afternoon for lunch in Brentwood.  But Bristol is a cast member on the TLC series “Breaking Amish: Los Angeles,”...
  • Werner Herzog's cautionary tale for texters

    Werner Herzog's cautionary tale for texters
    "From One Second to the Next," Werner Herzog's new 35-minute documentary short about victims and perpetrators of catastrophic accidents caused by texting while driving, will be distributed to 40,000 high schools and can be viewed at ItCanWait.com. How...
  • Iowa's Van Buren County still lives up to its past; in fact, its past never left

     Iowa's Van Buren County still lives up to its past; in fact, its past never left
    CANTRIL, Iowa — Outside Dutchman's Store, Division Street is packed with parked vehicles. Black, horse-drawn Amish buggies rest beside a more colorful collection of pickups and cars. In its weekly flier, the store bills itself as "an old-time...
  • 'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS

    'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS
    Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS. The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Foyle's War,' 'Writers' Room,' 'Breaking Amish'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Foyle's War,' 'Writers' Room,'  'Breaking Amish'
    PBS is chockablock with solid fare this summer, with new episodes of the "Inspector Morse" prequel series "Endeavor" currently airing, along with repeats of "Call the Midwife," Season Two, and an adaptation of "The Lady Vanishes" coming up next month....