Some interesting articles:
Rabbi Balkany, former dean of Bais Yaakov of Brooklyn is finally convicted on extortion charges and could face up to 20 years in prison.
A rap artist who is a former protege of Sean combs and served 9 yrs. in prison is living as a Orthodox Jew in Jerusalem.
Orthodox Jews in Germany are having trouble getting the government to fund a rabbinical seminary. This is in spite of the fact that they already fun a liberal one.