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  • 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...
  • Can't Cut This

    Can't Cut This
    When the guys of 'jackass' give impromptu haircuts it`s freakin` hilarious! When Amish people start giving out free-cuts, it`s anything but funny. 12 people from an Amish community in east Ohio now face hate crime charges! That`s right.  A serious...
  • Day trips: Rodin reopening and tuna tourney

    Day trips: Rodin reopening and tuna tourney
    Philadelphia Reopening of Rodin Museum After undergoing a three-year renovation, Philadelphia's Rodin Museum will once again be open to the public. The museum features some of the greatest works by the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin, including "The...
  • Art is at the heart of downtown Lancaster

    Art is at the heart of downtown Lancaster
    This weekend, I was not going to go Dutch. Yes, we were in the "Dutch Country." Lancaster County, Pa., to be exact. But I was not going to stuff my face at Kitchen Kettle Village, gawk at Amish buggies or get sidetracked by the QVC or Pottery Barn...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Police have found missing three-year-old Amish girl after 12-hour search

    Police have found missing three-year-old Amish girl after 12-hour search
    Search crews found a missing three year old girl after 12 hours of searching. Rebecca King went missing around 8 p.m. Thursday while playing with siblings in a cornfield near their home on the 1000 block of Byerland Church Road in Pequea Township. "The...
  • 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...
  • Sample the Amish lifestyle

    Sample the Amish lifestyle
    Think of Amish Country, and the bucolic Pennsylvania Dutch countryside likely comes to mind. But take just one trip to another Amish Country, in east-central Ohio, and that association will be broken forever. There, tens of thousands of Amish —...