Gunman robs $700K in watches

A similar Madison Avenue heist happened last year.


A man armed with a handgun and a hammer robbed a Madison Avenue boutique of timepieces worth more than $700,000 Tuesday morning in what police suspect is his second robbery of an upscale watch retailer on the posh avenue in about a year.

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A Night at the ‘Zombie’ McDonald’s

Inside an Eighth Avenue hangout, with fights, stretchers and nodding-out patrons

With ten, maybe twenty bags of trash slushing onto each other on the curb, the doors open to four men leaning a little too far into their chairs. Are they asleep? They’re not really moving. A line curls, immobile, from the lone cashier. This is 10 p.m. on a Monday at the McDonald’s on 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.

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Man gets 25 years for manslaughter

Lashawn Marten was convicted of a hate crime for punching man in Union Square Park who later died

A frequent chess player in Union Square was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in state prison after acting on his threat to punch the next white person he saw and killing a 62-year-old passer-by.

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This Harris County DA Invites Law-Breaking Citizens to “Make It Right”

A new program allows those with non-violent misdemeanors to have offenses and warrants removed from their records.

In only 30 minutes, you can make your public intoxication arrest or failure to appear in court charge seem like they never happened—and in a suprisingly legal fashion. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is offering a new one-day community outreach program on August 27 that allows non-violent, low-level misdemeanor offenses and corresponding warrants to be expunged from your record.

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