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BERNE, Ind. (AP) — A Fort Wayne man who pleaded guilty in a plot to rob members of an Amish community has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Eighteen-year-old Alejandro Lopez was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison, with five years...
Tags: Punishment, Theft, Trials
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sixteen Amish men and women who have lived rural, self-sufficient lives surrounded by extended family and with little outside contact are facing regimented routines in a federal prison system where almost half of inmates are...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Amish convicted in hair- and beard-cutting hate crime attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio are lining up to appeal their convictions. By Tuesday, 10 of 16 defendants sentenced Feb. 8 in Cleveland federal court had...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Denying he ran an Amish cult, the 67-year-old ringleader of hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow members of his faith in Ohio was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison, while family members convicted of carrying out his orders...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, Religion and Belief, Punishment, Judges
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- They came in the Notre Dame jackets and hoodies, Cubs hats, even a leather jacket. The smell of hot turkey and gravy and dressing permeated the small room. And people were definitely enjoying the fixin's. While in some ways this might...
WARSAW, Ind. – We have more information about a shocking hit-and-run crash in Warsaw over the weekend. The occupants of the buggy that was struck tell WSBT the driver intentionally swerved to hit them -- killing their horse and throwing them from...
WSBT-TVELKHART – It’s been a full year since a tragic accident near Middlebury killed two Amish children and injured three others. Now, Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers has unveiled a new partnership with members of the Amish community. On Labor...
BERNE, Ind. (AP) — Four northern Indiana residents are facing felony charges in connection with a series of attacks and robberies on local Amish traveling in horse-drawn buggies. Court documents allege that 42-year-old Michelle Rodriguez hatched...
CLEVELAND (AP) — 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 otherwise flaunting the church's doctrine can find themselves utterly alone. Fellow Amish in...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jurors have begun a third day of deliberations in the trial of 16 people accused of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks against their fellow Amish in Ohio. The jury started deliberations Thursday, resumed them Friday and...
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