Rose Gill Hearn

A voter works up his ballot on Nov. 5, 2013 in Morningside Heights. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

DOI To Board Of Elections: Get Dead People Off Voter Rolls

The New York City Board of Elections has its work cut out for it, as the city Department of Investigations has asked the board to purge the dead and other ineligible voters from its rolls.

12/30/2013

Rose Gill Hearn

Bloomberg Appoints DOI Commissioner Hearn To Head Up Campaign Finance Board

On his penultimate day in office Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce3d outgoing City Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn will take over as chair of the city Campaign Finance Board.

12/30/2013

Ariel Russo (Handout)

DOI: Human Error Caused Delayed Response In UWS Crash That Killed 4-Year-Old Girl

Ariel Russo was walking with her grandmother Katia Gutierez on June 4 when authorities said the SUV of a teenage driver being chased by police jumped the curb on Amsterdam Avenue.

12/19/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, Christine Quinn (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Sparks Fly As Bloomberg, Quinn Spar Over Proposed NYPD Inspector General

Friday’s clash of the two political titans came as the mayor is furiously trying to derail a council bill to have an inspector general monitor one the of the Police Department’s signature crime fighting tools: stop and frisk.

03/22/2013

City Hall - New York, NY - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Company In Charge Of CityTime Agrees To Pay $500M To NYC

SAIC Inc. attorney Douglas Lobel entered the agreement Wednesday before a federal judge in Manhattan to pay $500 million in restitution and penalties in a deal that helps it avoid prosecution for alleged over billing.

03/14/2012

Transel elevator company. (credit: CBS 2)

Elevator Company Transel Fires 5 Workers After City’s Accident Report

The company dismissed five mechanics and apprentices after a report released Monday found that human error caused the deadly accident that killed advertising executive Suzanne Hart.

02/29/2012

Dept. of Sanitation show plow in wrong position

Report Downplays Allegations Of December Blizzard Response Slowdown

A new report surrounding allegations of a possible slowdown by New York City’s Department of Sanitation during the blizzard of 2010 found that there was no clear evidence of intentional neglect.

06/03/2011

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Fugitive Cab Driver Accused In Overcharging Scheme Extradited From Mo. To NYC

Wasim Cheema is accused of charging 2,500 riders twice what they should have paid. That’s why he’s been extradited to New York from Kansas City, Missouri.

05/11/2011