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NYC Jail Watchdog Board Lacks Minorities

Vacancies on Board of Correction offer opportunity, say advocates
At a time when New York City jail officials are struggling to quell rising levels of violence and better care for a growing number of mentally ill inmates, a civilian oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness.

US: Madoff Brother to Plead Guilty in NY in Fraud

Madoff's brother to begin serving 150-year sentence.

Plans for the brother of jailed financier Bernard Madoff to plead guilty and serve 10 years in prison are raising new questions about the status of the investigation into the epic multibillion dollar fraud and whether other family members remain under criminal investigation.