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Coast Guard Searching For Woman In Water Near Perth Amboy

The 22-year-old woman was swept away in the current.


Students at the McGinnis School in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, were allegedly ordered to march around the school with heavy backpacks. (Credit: CBS2)

Students Say They Were Forced To March Around Perth Amboy School With Heavy Backpacks

One might expect a forced march with a heavy backpack in the military, but such surely is not the usual routine for middle school students.



Man Sought In Connection With Fatal Shooting Near Perth Amboy Bar

Police said the men were involved in “an altercation” early Saturday, but didn’t elaborate on what sparked the argument.


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Police: EMTs In Perth Amboy Catch Man Who Tried To Steal Ambulance

According to police, the emergency medical technicians were attending to a patient on Sunday when the ambulance’s siren went off outside.


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NJ Probes Shooting Of Drug Suspect By Police Officer In Sayreville

State law enforcement authorities are investigating the shooting by a police officer of a drug suspect in central New Jersey.


Perth Amboy's William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning. (credit: CBS2)

Perth Amboy Middle School Reopens After Being Disinfected

Students at a New Jersey school are back in class after a rare infectious bacteria forced officials to close the building.


Perth Amboy's William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning. (credit: CBS2)

N.J. School To Be Disinfected After Worker Diagnosed With Infectious Bacteria

Perth Amboy’s William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning after an adult who works there was diagnosed with a rare bacteria.


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2 Bodies Found In Raritan River In Perth Amboy

Two bodies were found in the Raritan River in New Jersey Saturday, but authorities said the deaths do not appear to be related.


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Police: N.J. Man Charged After Climbing John F. Kennedy Airport Fence

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say William Deene has been charged with criminal trespassing after an airport worker noticed him scaling a fence at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.


A 2 1/2-year-old girl was pulled from this pool in Perth Amboy, N.J. on June 4, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Rescued After Nearly Drowning In Pool In Perth Amboy, N.J.

A toddler was recovering in the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after she nearly drowned in a backyard pool in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.


Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

N.J. Sandy Rebuilding Program Labeled ‘Colossal Failure,’ ‘Disaster’ By Some Pols

New Jersey Senate president Steve Sweeney held an event Wednesday in Perth Amboy to push for his proposed Sandy Bill Of Rights. The bill is designed to better inform and interact with victims of the Oct. 2012 storm.


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Fatal Perth Amboy Police-Involved Shooting Under Investigation

Dixon Rodriguez died Tuesday afternoon just steps from his Hall Avenue home. Police shot and killed the 32-year-old man after he allegedly tried to attack them.


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Family Demands Answers After Police Shoot, Kill Man In Perth Amboy, N.J.

Police shot and killed a man in Perth Amboy, N.J. Wednesday afternoon, after he allegedly attacked an officer with a knife.


Fire at Perth Amboy church. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through Perth Amboy Church

Fire crews were called to the St. Cyril and Methodius Church on Jacques Street around 1 a.m. after a report of smoke in the back of the church.


Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Nearly 16,000 Guns Netted In Recent N.J. Buyback Events

Gun buyback events held in Middlesex County, N.J. last weekend netted more than 1,800 weapons, state officials announced Wednesday.