'Listen, We Failed:' Tenants Furious After Rare Infection Spread By Rat Urine Infects 3, Killing 1, In The BronxThe Health Department said two patients were diagnosed with the bacterial infection, most commonly spread by contact with rat urine, in December and one in February.
Long Island Antique Store Closed After Officials Remove More Than 100 RatsA nearby shop employee told WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs the rodents weren't your everyday rats.
Rat Academy Arms New Yorkers With The Information Needed To Fight A Rodent InvasionCity officials want to educate New Yorkers about how to deal with rats. It's information that could help residents fight the city's rat invasion.
VIDEO: Gigantic Rat Creeps Up Sleeping Man's Neck On Subway TrainA sleeping subway rider appeared be woken up by a huge rat crawling up his leg and neck during an early morning ride.
City Health Department Steps Up Patrols As Rat Complaints SkyrocketThe city was on target this month for a record year of rat complaints to its 311 hotline, exceeding the more than 24,000 last year.
With Rat Complaints On The Rise, NYC Redoubles EffortsThe city's complaint hotline is on pace for a record year of rat calls, exceeding the more than 24,000 over each of the last two years.
Audit: New York City Subway Tracks Filthy, Overrun With RatsAn audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found subway tracks are filled with rats, dirt and garbage.
Residents: Rats Running Wild In East HarlemAlong 104th Street by the George Washington Homes in East Harlem, the problem is so bad that neighbors have dubbed it "Rat City."
NYC Comptroller: Health Department Not Doing Enough To Fight Rat ProblemScott Stringer's report says the number of complaints to the city's 311 hotline and online went from 22,300 in fiscal year 2012 to 24,586 the next year -- a 10.3 percent jump.
Ridgewood Residents Urge Town Officials To Help Rid Neighborhood Of RatsRidgewood is known as a quiet, bucolic, upscale town. Recently, though, there's been an influx of some uninvited new residents: Rats.
City Prepares To Launch New War On RatsThe effort is part of the city's latest effort to attack a rat population that some experts estimate could be double that of the city's 8.4 million human residents.
NYC Launches New War Against RatsThe city will hire new inspectors and spend $600,000 for rat indexing to track and reduce the rat population.