The Daily News is sure having fun with these nicknames. Saturday evening, four teenage boys ("pint-sized punks"/"junior thugs"/"minirobbers") armed with a gun and a knife targeted a 68-year-old man around 96th Street in Central Park. They got him to fork over his cell phone and some cash, but surveillance cameras caught them walking through the park. Two were about 4'8". Sad story, but who has some more fun nicknames for them? Tiny Terrorists? Dwarf Delinquents? Munchkin Mobsters? We've got a thesaurus and an entire afternoon to kill...
The CDC has linked several of the cases to EzriCare Artificial Tears, a brand of over-the-counter eye drops. So far, one patient has died, and others have been hospitalized or suffered permanent vision loss.
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