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Tourist robbed at gunpoint near Buckingham Fountain

The victim, who police said was from Yorktown Heights, an area about 35 miles north of New York City, was taking pictures around the fountain in the 500 block of South Columbus Drive about 8 p.m. Friday when a man approached and began asking him questions, police said.

The victim walked back to his hotel in the 600 block of South Michigan Avenue and called police. Police tried to locate his cellphone by using a tracking application on his phone, but the robbers had turned it off. 

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Tourist robbed at gunpoint near Buckingham Fountain

The victim, who police said was from Yorktown Heights, an area about 35 miles north of New York City, was taking pictures around the fountain in the 500 block of South Columbus Drive about 8 p.m. Friday when a man approached and began asking him questions, police said.

The victim walked back to his hotel in the 600 block of South Michigan Avenue and called police. Police tried to locate his cellphone by using a tracking application on his phone, but the robbers had turned it off. 

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Cher Cancels Remaining "Dressed to Kill" Tour Dates

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February 4, 2015 Fargo, ND Fargodome

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    The other thing about the Dakotas is that their winter light is much crisper and brighter than it is east of the Mississippi, so winter affects you differently there.

  • Joe Moore Alderman, 49th Ward

    I had an oportunity to spend a few hours in Fargo last summer. They've done some.nice things with their downtown.

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Meet Bre, a 4-Year-Old Pit Bull Mix

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FruVe xPress Juicery Opens at 1130 S. Wabash

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On the road: Santa and swag on the Mag Mile

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Nov. 22-April 26 at Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive. The exhibition is free with all admission packages. adlerplanetarium.org or (312) 922-7827.

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