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  1. Sentences reduced for Ohio Amish sect in hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... and their reluctance to embrace modern technology. Mullet was the charismatic leader of the group known as the Bergholz Amish, about 20 families who lived on an 880-acre farm in Bergholz, in Ohio's Jefferson County, about 100 miles southeast of ...

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  2. Sentences reduced for Ohio Amish sect in hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... and their reluctance to embrace modern technology. Mullet was the charismatic leader of the group known as the Bergholz Amish, about 20 families who lived on an 880-acre farm in Bergholz, in Ohio's Jefferson County, about 100 miles southeast of ...

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  3. Prison Terms for 16 in Ohio Amish CommunityRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Courthouse News Service

    The bishop of the Bergholz Amish community in Ohio who terrorized members of his community by cutting their hair and beards received a 10-year prison sentence. In imposing the sentence on Samuel Mullet Sr. and his 15 followers Monday, a federal judge emphasized that religion motivated the assaults, crediting evidence that the Amish religion holds sacred a man's beard and hair.

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  4. Those jailed win lower sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Crescent-News.com

    ... Mullet by pointing out that his wife of nearly 40 years died in November and that some members of his community in Bergholz near the panhandle of West Virginia have left the group, including a co-defendant whose husband was one of those resentenced ...

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  5. Daniel A. Benitez, 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Review

    Daniel A. Benitez, 19, passed away at his home, on East Eighth Street in East Liverpool, early Sunday morning, March 1, 2015. His mother survives him, as does a sister, Brianna Brown of Bergholz, and a brother, Dillon Whatley, at home, along with his maternal grandmother, Oletta Brown, and his stepgrandfather, Jeff Brown.

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  6. Sentences reduced for Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Erie Times News

    In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet Sr. stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions.

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  7. Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks win lower sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KTVN Reno

    ... Sancetta, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet Sr. stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland... A U.S. ...

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  8. Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks resentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | CBS News

    ... and several community members have left the Amish faith, including one of his co-defendants. The community in Bergholz, Ohio, which sits near the West Virginia panhandle, has been shunned by other Amish communities and hasn't been able to find ...

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  9. Amish Jailed In Beard-chopping Attacks Could Be ReleasedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | TheCourier.com

    ... and several community members have left the Amish faith, including one of his co-defendants. The community in Bergholz, which sits near the West Virginia panhandle, has been shunned by other Amish communities and hasn't been able to find another ...

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  10. Judge Reduces Sentences For Amish Involved In Beard-Cutting AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Sam Mullet stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio, in 2011. Mullet has now been sentenced to serve 10 years and nine months in jail.

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  11. UPDATE | Amish return to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... that federal prosecutors used to show what happened down in several counties. All of the defendants, including Bergholz 'cult' leader Samuel Mullet Sr., pleaded not guilty to charges that they forcibly cut the beards and hair of Amish men and women. ...

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  12. Amish Bergholz 'cult' leader, 15 more back in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    A lot of the focus of the trials of the 16 centered on Samuel Mullet Sr., the leader and head of the Bergholz clan Amish Bergholz 'cult' leader, 15 more back in federal court A lot of the focus of the trials of the 16 centered on Samuel Mullet Sr., the leader and head of the Bergholz clan Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1AwErFM A lot of the focus of the trials of the 16 centered on Samuel Mullet Sr., the leader and head of the Bergholz clan It's been nearly three and a half years since word began to seep out of Jefferson County, Ohio that some members of a break-away, rogue Amish sect were being arrested for hair- and beard-cutting incidents.

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  13. Amish to be resentenced for remaining charges in attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... and several community members have left the Amish faith, including one of his co-defendants. The community in Bergholz, which sits near the West Virginia panhandle, has been shunned by other Amish communities and hasn't been able to find another ...

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  14. Resentencing on tap in Ohio beard-cutting federal assault casesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... the filing says.... Polster will re-sentence all 16 defendants -- who come from the small farming community of Bergholz in Jefferson County -- at 1:30 p.m. at the federal courthouse in Cleveland. Eight of those defendants have already served out ...

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  15. 16 Amish To Be Resentenced For Crimes Which Included Forced Beard CuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WBNS

    ... p's leader Samuel Mullet Sr., who is serving a 15-year sentence handed down in 2013. Mullet's community is based in Bergholz near the West Virginia panhandle.

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  16. Judge to re-sentence defendants in Amish beard-cutting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Cleveland.com

    ... jury instructions. Polster will re-sentence all 16 defendants -- who come from the small farming community of Bergholz in Jefferson County -- at 1:30 p.m. at the federal courthouse in Cleveland. Eight of those defendants have already served out ...

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  17. Gerald SlatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Weirton Daily Times

    He retired from Heritage Plastic. He previously worked at Cox and Manfull Lumber Company. He graduated from Bergholz High School and was member of the Freedom Church in Scio. Surviving Mr. Slates is a son, Ronald (Michelle) Slates of Carrollton; a ...

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  18. Attorneys for Amish beard-cutting ringleader Sam Mullet ask judge to release him from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Plain Dealer

    ... religious and social leader of a breakaway settlement of 18 families in the Jefferson County farming community of Bergholz, considered himself a god and above the law. Witnesses portrayed the bishop as a fire-and-brimstone preacher and iron-fisted ...

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  19. Ohio Amish leader in prison for beard cuttings seeks releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet stands in front of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. Mullet, the leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio whose hate crime convictions for beard- and hair-cutting attacks were overturned, wants a federal judge to release him from prison when he's resentenced next month.

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  20. Wilma AllenderRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... her husband, James W. Allender, two sons, James L. (Andrea) Allender and Jeffery "Todd" (Frances) Allender, both of Bergholz, a daughter, Barbara (Don) Riley of Minerva, OH; two brothers, Kenneth Spicer of Harlem Springs, OH, and Harvey Lee (Lori) ...

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