Banker, New York City savior Felix Rohatyn dies at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Felix Rohatyn, the financier and government adviser who was credited with helping to save New York City from ruin during the 1970s as chairman of the agency that oversaw the city’s finances, died Saturday. He was 91. Rohatyn’s son Nicolas Rohatyn said his father died at his Manhattan home. The cause […]

Sewer blockage pushes waste into 300 New York City homes

NEW YORK (AP) — A blocked sewer main flooded basements Saturday with brown filth and left residents in the neighborhood near New York City’s Kennedy Airport feeling sickened by the stench. A water condition caused the backup, pushing human waste into about 300 homes in Jamaica, Queens, officials said. Cynthia McKenzie said she woke up […]

New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes

NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City, stoking tensions between officers and critics who say they have been too quick to use deadly force. Since mid-October, New York Police Department officers have shot five people, killing four of them — a torrent […]

The Latest: New York City passes bill banning foie gras

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the New York City Council vote to ban sales of foie gras (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The New York City Council has voted to ban the sale of foie gras — the fattened liver of a duck — served in fine restaurants and gourmet groceries across the […]

Trump to attend UFC fight Saturday in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — It’ll be two very different championship sporting events in one week for President Donald Trump. Trump is expected to attend a mixed martial arts fight Saturday night in New York City, a few days after he was booed loudly at a World Series game. Trump plans to be in the crowd […]

New York City lawmakers pass bill banning sale of foie gras

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers on Wednesday passed a bill that bans restaurants and grocery stores from selling foie gras, the fattened liver of a duck or goose considered a culinary delicacy for centuries. The bill, which is expected to be signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would forbid the sale of […]

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