Magee Hickey

The 2nd Ave Deli's the Instant Heart Attack Sandwich: It's pastrami on potato pancakes. (credit: 2nd Avenue Deli)

2nd Avenue Deli Sues To Protect ‘Instant Heart Attack’ Sandwich

A lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court says the Heart Attack Grill restaurant chain has accused the Manhattan deli of stealing its idea to spoof healthy eating with calorie-bomb entrees like the three-patty Triple Bypass Burger.


LIPA Truck (file / credit: Long Island Power Authority)

Warning: Read Your LIPA Bill Or Pay The Consequences

What would you do if you got a ridiculously high electric bill? Call and complain, right? Well, one Suffolk County couple did just that — and then paid the sky-high bill for a decade.


Tour Bus Runs Over Pedestrian In Midtown; Driver Faces DWI

Police say a Florida man driving a tour bus in New York City ran over a pedestrian and was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter.


A NYC taxi

NYC Taxi Ride From Hell Captured On Cell Phone Cam

It was Sunday afternoon in Midtown when two 31-year-old women say they got into a taxi and told the driver to take them to Bedford-Stuyvesant. That’s when they said the driver went berserk.


Cathedral High School students discuss celebrations of bin Laden's death (credit: CBS 2)

Child Psychiatrist Offers Tips On Talking With Kids About Bin Laden’s Death

At what age should parents talk to their children about Osama bin Laden? To the head of the Child Mind Institute, Dr. Harold Koplewicz, it’s a teachable moment for children of all ages.


Pope John Paul II blesses a baby during the third day of his visit to Lyon's area. (Photo credit DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholics In NY Look On With Pride As John Paul II Is Beatified

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many Catholics expressed pleasure that John Paul II had been fast-tracked toward sainthood by the Vatican.


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Holland Tunnel Shooting Cause Remains A Mystery

The investigation continues to what sparked police officers to open fire inside the Holland Tunnel during rush hour on Friday, causing the major transit passage to be closed for six hours.


Tri-State gas prices

Gas Prices Rise Again, But Public Consumption Drops

The new work week is off and running with more pain at the pump. Gas prices jumped again, up more than a dollar a gallon from a year ago.


Easter Parade 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Colorful Hats March Down Fifth Avenue This Easter

This was a day to stroll down Fifth Avenue in your Easter bonnet, Magee Hickey reports.


Easter Sunday

Millions Gather Locally, Worldwide To Celebrate Easter Sunday

Thousands of people gathered at St. Peter’s Square early Sunday morning to hear Pope Benedict deliver his traditional Easter blessing in dozens of languages.


LaGuardia Airport

Apparent Tornado In St. Louis Ruins Easter Travel For Some In NYC

Pat Hensley spent the morning trying to re-work her travel plans so she could be home with family in St. Louis by Easter Sunday. An apparent twister that roared though Lambert Airport made any direct flights into the city impossible.


Police Investigate Brooklyn Shootout (credit: CBS 2)

Two Suspects Face Attempted Murder Charges In Shootout With Off-Duty Cop

Investigators said Officer Anthony Pressley was already inside the auto repair shop waiting for his car to be fixed when armed men walked in.


Bridge And Tunnel Officer Shot

Off-Duty Tunnel Officer Recovering After Being Shot

An off-duty bridge and tunnel police officer is recovering in a Brooklyn hospital after being shot while breaking up an attempted robbery on Saturday night.


Volunteers help clean up at Riverside Park as part of Hands On New York, organized by New York Cares for National Volunteer Week. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hands On New York: A Day Of Service From New York Cares

People were rolling up their sleeves for National Volunteer Week, as hundreds of volunteers dug in for a day of work at Riverside Park.


Long Island Mobil Station Gas Prices

Tri-State Drivers Digging Deep For Higher Gas Prices

Police are even seeing incidents related to the price at the pump. Police said a Nissan Maxima driver asked for $20 worth of gas in Fort Lee, but sped off without paying, dragging the gas station attendant into the middle of Route 4.