Official: Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch dies at age 88

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has died at age 88, according to spokesman George Arzt. Arzt says Koch, the combative politician who rescued the

NEW YORK - Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has died at age 88, according to spokesman George Arzt.  Arzt says Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, died this morning of congestive heart failure.

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