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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, Trials, Theft
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: Defendants, Prosecution, Punishment, Trials, Lawyers
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...
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...
Tags: Defendants, Prosecution, Hate Crimes, Lawyers, Justice System
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jurors are now deciding the fate of 16 people accused of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in Ohio. Deliberations began Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. The members of a...
Tags: Defendants, Prosecution, Lawyers, Hate Crimes, Justice System
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jurors will begin a second 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 began considering charges Thursday morning in U.S....
CLEVELAND (AP) — Defense attorneys didn't call any witnesses in the trial of 16 people accused of carrying out the hair-cutting attacks against fellow Amish after prosecutors wrapped up their case Tuesday. Testimony ended two weeks after the hate...
Tags: Defendants, Prosecution, Witnesses, Trials, Hate Crimes
CLEVELAND (AP) — The sheriff in a county with one of the nation's biggest Amish settlements testified Wednesday that residents were upset and screaming after a community leader had his beard and hair cut by fellow Amish in a nighttime home invasion....
Tags: Defendants, Prosecution, Belief and Faith, Trials, Lawyers
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...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish group accused of hair-cutting attacks against members of their own faith in Ohio are set to go on trial this week in Cleveland. The group's leader and several family members are among those...
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