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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

Seal spotted in Perth Amboy, N.J. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Seal Attracts Crowds At Perth Amboy Waterfront

An adult harbor seal beached itself Thursday, attracting the attention of beachgoers who gathered around to get a closer look at the creature and snap pictures.

08/15/2013

Perth Amboy Water Search

Crews Search For Man In Water Off Perth Amboy, N.J.

A search for a missing 27-year-old man in Raritan Bay was under way on Wednesday night.

08/14/2013

Perth Amboy Fire Damage

Residents Take Stock Of Devastation After Perth Amboy Fire

Nearly a dozen families woke up without a home on the day before Easter, after a raging fire gutted several Perth Amboy buildings.

03/30/2013

Perth Amboy fire (credit: CBS 2)

Quick-Moving Fire In Perth Amboy Displaces Dozens Of Residents

Flames leaped from home to home, quickly spreading through row houses in Perth Amboy. The blaze swept through five homes in total.

03/29/2013

Jack Dudas of Perth Amboy continues to recover from a flesh-eating infection. (credit: Kathy Johnson /Staff Photographer, Asbury Park Press) http://www.app.com

NJ Man Shares Story Of Survival After Battling Flesh-Eating Disease

Jack Dudas suffered a medical nightmare after he fell down the stairs at his home in Perth Amboy in January. “It turned purple like two days after I fell down the stairs and then a day or so later I woke up and it was completely blown up,” Dudas told 1010 WINS.

07/25/2012

An apartment building destroyed by a fire in Perth Amboy on Thursday, July 5, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

60 Displaced By Fire At Perth Amboy Apartment Building

The three-story apartment building on State Street in Perth Amboy was completely destroyed in the blaze which was reported around 4:15 a.m. Thursday, investigators said.

07/05/2012

Rebecca McLelland-Crawley (credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

New Jersey Teacher Being Honored By President As Among Nation’s Best

For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.

06/28/2012

Hector Hernandez (credit: CBS 2)

Hector Hernandez Hailed As Hero After Rescuing Girl, 9, From Treacherous Raritan River

Officials in New Jersey had a busy day, responding to several incidents that required water rescues. It came on a day where many headed to area beaches to try to cool off from the sweltering heat.

06/20/2012

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