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A raging fire in Perth Amboy, NJ left at least 100 people homeless after it ripped through at least two apartment complexes. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through N.J. Apartment Complex, Dozens Homeless

Edward Quezada and his wife had bought all of their Christmas gifts for their 8- and 13-year-old children. But the gifts are now gone after a fire ripped through Quezada’s apartment complex in Perth Amboy, N.J. on Sunday evening.

12/20/2010

A raging fire in Perth Amboy, NJ left at least 100 people homeless after it ripped through at least two apartment complexes. (credit: CBS 2)

At Least 100 Homeless After Raging Perth Amboy Fire

A raging fire destroyed home after home in Perth Amboy Sunday night, leaving at least 100 people with nowhere to go just days before Christmas.

12/19/2010

Joseph Vas

Vas Pleads Guilty To State Corruption Charges

Former Perth Amboy and state assemblyman Joseph Vas has pleaded guilty to official misconduct, theft and money laundering charges.

11/18/2010

Kassandra Fields-Ralph (South Brunswick Police Department)

Nurse Accused Of Urinating In Patient’s Kitchen Sink

Kassandra Fields-Ralph is charged with lewdness, child endangerment and theft.

11/04/2010

Death Of Toddler At N.J. Day Care Ruled Accident

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Officials say the death of a toddler at a New Jersey day care center was an accident. Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan announced on Friday the 17-month-old boy became trapped […]

10/29/2010

Old ferry slip - Perth Amboy, NJ - File / Photo: City of Perth Amboy

Former Perth Amboy Mayor Convicted Of Mail Fraud

Former Perth Amboy Joseph Vas and an aide have been convicted of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.

10/08/2010

Ex-Perth Amboy Mayor’s Corruption Case Goes To Jury

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The corruption case against former Perth Amboy mayor and state legislator Joseph Vas is now in the hands of a jury.

10/05/2010

Perth Amboy storm damage

Perth Amboy Residents Hit By ‘Freight Train’

If it’s all about “location, location, location,” Perth Amboy is right next to Staten Island. And that explains why the damage is similar.

09/17/2010

Perth Amboy High School - File / Photo: Perth Amboy Public Schools

Target Workers Upgrade Perth Amboy H.S. Library

A New Jersey school library is getting a facelift, courtesy of some area workers, as WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reports.

08/11/2010

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