Former New York City Mayor dies at age 88

Feb 1, 2013

Famous Lines from Former Mayor Ed Koch

Famous Lines from Former Mayor Ed Koch

Former Mayor Ed Koch, the combative, acid-tongued politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during a three-term City Hall run in which he embodied New York chutzpah for the rest of the world, died...

Feb 1, 2013

From the Archives: 1986 Racial Attack in Howard Beach

From the Archives: 1986 Racial Attack in Howard Beach

Watch this December 20, 1986 story covering the racial attacks in Howard Beach, which resulted in one man being chased to his death on to the Belt Parkway. Then-Mayor Ed Koch condemned the attacks, calling it...

Feb 3, 2013

Bill Clinton to Speak at Koch's Funeral Monday

Bill Clinton to Speak at Koch's Funeral Monday

Ed Koch is being remembered as the quintessential New Yorker — an admired but tough, colorful former mayor who will be honored at his funeral by former President Bill Clinton.

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Archives: Koch at '83 Brooklyn Bridge Birthday

Archives: Koch at '83 Brooklyn Bridge Birthday

We pick up from this special edition of News 4 at 6 with reporter Gabe Pressman's coverage of the Brooklyn Bridge's birthday parade, featuring the mayor and other New York City dignitaries.

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Ed Koch Placed In Intensive Care Unit

Ed Koch Placed In Intensive Care Unit

The spokesman for Ed Koch says the former New York City mayor has been moved to intensive care, but some of his best friends say they're counting on the feisty ex-mayor to improve. News 4's Andrew Siff reports.

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New York Knows How to Overcome

New York Knows How to Overcome

The one constant in all of our history has been change -- and the ability to deal with it.

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From the Archives: 1980s News 4 Promo

From the Archives: 1980s News 4 Promo

Watch a 1980s News 4 promo featuring Chuck Scarborough, Sue Simmons, Frank Field and Marv Albert. And keep your eye out for a shot of Gabe Pressman interviewing Ed Koch.

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Primary Color Commentary with Ed Koch

Primary Color Commentary with Ed Koch

Former Mayor Ed Koch joins Chuck Scarborough on NYNN to talk about his "heroes" and "enemies" and exactly what he thinks of State Senator Pedro Espada!

Feb 1, 2013

Former Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized Again

Former Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized Again

Former Mayor Ed Koch is in a hospital with a respiratory infection. It's his second hospitalization in three months.

Feb 1, 2013

Ex-Mayor Koch Leaves Hospital After Pneumonia Bout

Ex-Mayor Koch Leaves Hospital After Pneumonia Bout

Former Mayor Ed Koch has been released from the hospital following a recent bout with pneumonia and flu.

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The larger-than-life former mayor of New York City died of congestive heart failure Feb. 1 at the age of 88.
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