In Tribeca, Officer Theodore Plevritis convinces a man to put down the gun held to his head.
Police say two zip-ties were around the neck of the 43-year-old worker at Church Streeet store.
Police are investigating the death at World of Gold N Diamonds, 193 Church Street.
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Community Board 1 committee votes to deny Laughing Man Coffee two more benches outside its store.
The turtles that Richard Ogust saved from Chinatown soup pots took over his Tribeca loft.
VIDEO: Demonstrators decry president's executive order to "cut a lot" out of banking regulations.