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  • 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-...
  • 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-...
  • Two arrested in kidnapping of two upstate New York Amish sisters

    Two arrested in kidnapping of two upstate New York Amish sisters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man and a woman have been 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 on Friday. The two suspects, Stephen...
  • 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...
  • Amish abduction victims found safe; police searching for suspects

    Amish abduction victims found safe; police searching for suspects
    Two young Amish girls who were abducted near their family home in upstate New York were found unharmed Thursday night, and police are now trying to determine who kidnapped them and why. St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary Rain told the Los Angeles...
  • 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...
  • Cover band Amish Outlaws turns heads

    Six Amish men walk into a bar. They're all dressed in the simple garb of the plain people — broadcloth slacks, suspenders and straw hats. They get on stage, with guitars, a keyboard, microphones and amplifiers. One takes a seat behind the drum...