| May 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Even before it hit the airwaves last fall, TLC’s reality shocker Breaking Amish stirred up a hotbed of controversy. On a near-daily basis, reporters and former friends of the five cast members revealed the truth behind the supposedly naïve Amish and...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Matilda J. (Summy) Yoder, 98, of Grantsville, Md., died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the home of her son Jacob after a period of declining health. She was born Sept. 24, 1914, at Honeyville, Ind., daughter of the late Jacob and Amanda (Yoder) Summy. She was...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going.
"I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:44 PM
SOUTH FORK — Paul Martin is a small, wiry man with a higher-pitched voice, sharp features and kind nature that lends him an air of a wizened old elf.
Beneath a broad-brimmed black hat, he is dressed in all black, sharp as tack, even though he...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Winter skiing, springtime on the links, summer sailing and autumn leaf-peeping — the weather forecast is the driving force behind the planning of many vacations.
But when it comes to predicting the weather, WBAL meteorologist Tony Pann takes it all...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Some reality television shows offer questionable portrayals of the Amish community.
Kevin Williams, creator and editor of "The Amish Cook" column, which appears in the Daily American on Wednesdays, is working on a project that he said will show the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It's official: Breaking Amish Season 2 is in production in Sarasota, Florida, and all five cast members from the controversial TLC hit appear to be back to attempt a fresh start in sunnier climes. The series came under fire before its first season could...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Vice President Joe Biden said he was "literally" within earshot of the tragic 2006 Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, estimating he was about a quarter of a mile away from the school at a golf outing on that warm October morning.
Biden, a native...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:57 AM
STANFORD — A Stanford woman who grew her garage-based sewing and alterations business into an international sportswear corporation was recognized by the Kentucky Small Business Administration in 2012 for her unique story.
Beulah Hester, founder and...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With her fresh-scrubbed beauty and natural self-possession, actress Neve Campbell makes a believable ex-Amish heroine in Lifetime’s new original film, An Amish Murder. The twisty mystery, based on Linda Castillo’s best-selling novel Sworn to...