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.


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Police Looking For ‘Bedbug Bandits’ In Midtown Apartment Armed Robbery

Police are looking for a pair of suspects who they say falsely claimed they were checking for bedbugs at a Manhattan apartment and robbed the place at gunpoint on May 24.


Bedbugs Hit Locker Room At High-End Reebok Sports Club In Manhattan

Management now says the area has been sterilized and the bedbug problem has been eradicated.


Scientists Discover Bedbugs Carrying MRSA Germ In Study

Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant staph bacteria in bedbugs from three hospital patients from a downtrodden Vancouver neighborhood.


Rutgers University Entomologists Battle Bedbugs In Jersey City Housing Project

Entomologists from Rutgers University are moving in to a Jersey City housing project infested with bedbugs to create a national model for controlling the pests.


Yonkers Mayor Vetoes Bedbug-Control Bill

The mayor of Yonkers has vetoed a bedbug-control bill that would have required old mattresses to be wrapped in plastic bags.


John Montone

Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

In this Eye On New York segment, New Yorkers mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about rising gas prices, bedbug hysteria and overcrowded subway trains.


Juicy Couture in New York City. (Photo by Meryl Slay/Getty Images for Juicy Couture)

Bedbugs Found In Juicy Couture Store On 5th Ave.

A spokesman said the two-story flagship store was closed Tuesday and will reopen before the end of the week.


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Paramus Coat Drive Stifled By Bedbug Concerns

In years past, the Bergen Community College Rotary Club’s “Coins For Coats” drive has collected used coats, but caution over the creepy-crawly critters has stopped them from doing that this year.


Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

In this Eye on New York segment, tri-state residents mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about bedbugs, the MTA’s upcoming Metro Card and more.


The Academy of Information Technology & Engineering - Stamford, CT - Aug 29, 2008 - Photo: AITE Stamford via Flickr

Bedbugs Close Several Rooms At Stamford School

A prestigious Stamford school is the latest battlefield in the war on bedbugs.


Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Imam Faces Bedbug Violations In His Jersey Apartment Building

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Bedbugs are biting the imam who was looking to build the controversial community center near Ground Zero. Feisal Abdul Rauf is facing a temporary receivership for his New Jersey apartment […]


Officials Close Huntington Library After Bedbug Discovery

An announcement on the Huntington Public Library website Friday said the facility would remain closed until Tuesday morning for cleaning.


Bedbug Hysteria Hits Manhattan School

It just keeps happening. On Wednesday there was a school bedbug scare, and this time there are accusations the Department of Education may be making the problem worse.


Bed Bug Summit Held Near Chicago

A Guide To Living In America’s Most Bed Bug-Infested City

Tips and tricks for battling those pesky little suckers in the Big Apple.

CBS New York–11/06/2010