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New York City is using specifically trained beagles, like this one, in the battle to eradicate bed bugs. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Enlists Pair Of Bedbug-Detecting Dogs

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development says beagles Mickey and Nemo started work this week. Their mission: to sniff out bedbugs.

11/17/2011

Bedbug Exterminator Robbery Suspect

Bedbug Conman Still On The Loose

Police said a smooth-talking criminal is pretending to be an exterminator, conning his victims into inviting him into their apartments before robbing them.

03/04/2011

City Council Wants US To Invest In Bedbug Fight

With the EPA convening a National Bedbug Summit Tuesday, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and several council members called on federal officials to put money into initiatives to fight the pests.

02/01/2011

New York City is using specifically trained beagles, like this one, in the battle to eradicate bed bugs. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Looking To Hire 2 Bedbug-Sniffing Dogs

A department spokesman said the dogs will probably not be hired until next spring or summer.

11/23/2010

Bed bugs

Bed Bug Experts Gather In NYC For Conference

Bed bug cases have nearly tripled in the first two months of school and are on track to surpass even that by the end of the school year.

11/11/2010

Sign for a coat drive (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Bed Bug Concerns Harm Charities

The creepy crawlers are taking a bite out of Bergen Community College’s annual coat and clothing drive.

10/28/2010

Stink Bugs - File Photo

Stink Bugs Hit East End Of Long Island

Already responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in crop damage across the country, experts say the hungry creature makes the bed bug resurgence look tame.

10/20/2010