CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Five members of a breakaway Ohio Amish sect head to federal prison on Friday to begin serving sentences for hate crimes, leaving behind a tight-knit religious group coping with the absence of parents for nearly 50 children. Full story
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio Amish sect leader was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in federal prison for his role in leading hair- and beard-cutting attacks on members of other Amish communities in 2011. Full story
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Amish sect leader from Ohio convicted of federal hate crimes in a string of hair and beard-cutting attacks on other Amish in 2011 should serve life in prison, prosecutors said on Tuesday. Full story
A new TLC reality show shows young adult Amish and Mennonite leaving their sheltered communities, where they don’t have electricity or cars, to experience big-city life in New York. Two of the show’s stars, Sabrina and Kate, as well as the executive producers talk about what viewers can expect.