A man was hospitalized with burns on Long Island this week, after he allegedly set a rental car – and two others – on fire by accident as he tried to rid the vehicle of bedbugs.
Two city lawmakers are proposing a bill to require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to immediately inform riders of any bedbug incidents within 24 hours.
Bedbugs were reported on yet another subway train Monday, when a conductor reported she was bitten on an N Train.
According to published reports, bedbugs have transferred to a new subway line in New York City.
The New York Daily News reported that bedbugs were found in a fourth car and in the lockers of two N train crew workers, as well as at a conductor’s home.
The critters were found in the seat cushions of the train cabs, where motormen and conductors sit.
Exterminators fumigated the Charter School of Educational Excellence in Yonkers after teachers discovered bedbugs on a student Tuesday morning, officials said.
Police responded to a 911 call to the Midland Motor Inn at about 10:45 p.m. Friday and officers found the 3-month-old girl.
Bedbugs have infested a New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene office building in Long Island City, Queens, according to a published report.
They check you for guns and drugs when you walk into the courthouse in lower Manhattan, but apparently not for bedbugs.
A fire in southern New Jersey is being blamed on a homeowner’s battle against bedbugs.
Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed what is essentially a man-made spider web that stops bugs in their tracks.
Veterans Across America has been forced to the 21st floor. The group has stopped paying rent due to the bedbugs.
The agency said in a statement that there wasn’t any evidence of infestation, and standard procedures were followed. Those include steam cleaning and vacuuming, as well as alerting the staff.
It’s summer and this is the time of year when bed bugs are most prevalent. But it’s also the time of year when people travel. That can be a bad combination, but there are things you can do to battle bed bugs.