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GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

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.

02/15/2015

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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.

02/02/2015

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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.

01/23/2015

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.

01/15/2015

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.

01/12/2015

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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.

09/20/2014

JFK Airport

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.

09/03/2014

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.

06/04/2014

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.

02/19/2014

Perth Amboy Police Shooting

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.

12/05/2013

Perth Amboy Police Shooting

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.

12/04/2013

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.

10/28/2013

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.

10/02/2013

A flower stands at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.  (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims With Memorials, Prayer Services

The Tri-State area commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with tributes, memorials and prayer services.

09/11/2013

Authorities search for a missing swimmer in Perth Amboy, NJ on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Police: Body Found In Search For Missing Perth Amboy Swimmer

Marine units from Perth Amboy, the NYPD and the Coast Guard resumed searching for the missing 27-year-old man Thursday morning.

08/15/2013

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