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Bill Would Mandate MTA Reporting Of Bedbug Incidents Within 24 Hours

Two city lawmakers are proposing a bill to require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to immediately inform riders of any bedbug incidents within 24 hours.

08/28/2014

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Bedbugs Reported On Another N Train; Conductor Says She Was Bitten

Bedbugs were reported on yet another subway train Monday, when a conductor reported she was bitten on an N Train.

08/25/2014

Trapped Bed Bugs (credit: Handout/Stony Brook University)

Report: Bedbugs Found On New NYC Subway Line

According to published reports, bedbugs have transferred to a new subway line in New York City.

08/09/2014

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Report: Bedbug Problem Aboard N Train Subway Line May Be Worse Than Originally Feared

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.

08/07/2014

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MTA: 3 N Trains Taken Out Of Service Due To Bedbug Infestation

The critters were found in the seat cushions of the train cabs, where motormen and conductors sit.

08/06/2014

Charter School of Educational Excellence in Yonkers (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Upset After Bedbugs Found In Yonkers School

Exterminators fumigated the Charter School of Educational Excellence in Yonkers after teachers discovered bedbugs on a student Tuesday morning, officials said.

02/27/2014

The Midland Motor Inn on Staten Island (Credit Google Maps)

Police: Infant Dead After Being Found Unconscious At S.I. Hotel

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.

12/14/2013

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Report: Bedbugs Found In Health Department Building In Queens

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.

09/21/2013

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Witnesses: Bedbugs Seen Jumping Off Man In Manhattan Criminal Court

They check you for guns and drugs when you walk into the courthouse in lower Manhattan, but apparently not for bedbugs.

07/18/2013

Bedbugs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Jersey Man Sets House On Fire While Trying To Kill Bedbugs

A fire in southern New Jersey is being blamed on a homeowner’s battle against bedbugs.

06/13/2013

Trapped Bed Bugs (credit: Handout/Stony Brook University)

Stony Brook Researchers Have New Tool In Fight Against Bedbugs

Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed what is essentially a man-made spider web that stops bugs in their tracks.

05/31/2013

Bedbugs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Veterans Aid Organization In Eviction Fight With Landlord Over Bedbugs

Veterans Across America has been forced to the 21st floor. The group has stopped paying rent due to the bedbugs.

12/11/2012

Bedbugs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nothing Is Immune, Apparently: Bedbug Found In City Health Department

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.

09/29/2012

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Seen At 11: Battling Bedbugs On The Road

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.

06/20/2012

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)

Bedbug Complaints To The City Are Down, Problem Far From Eradicated

The city said that 311 complaints about bedbugs have decreased by twelve-percent since last year, but experts told 1010 WINS reporter Sonia Rincon that, that does not mean that the problem has gone away.

04/24/2012

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