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Oh Rats! City Councilwoman Wants NYC To Tackle Post-Sandy Rodent Problem

Jessica Lappin said that in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the rodents have been moving from the city’s shorelines into waterfront neighborhoods.


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Bronx Building Residents Furious Over Unlivable Conditions

With walls covered in mold, as well as rats and cockroaches everywhere, people in an apartment building in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx have had enough.


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VIDEO: Rat Basks In Barrel Of Olives At Fairway Market In Manhattan

Video has gone viral showing a small rat hanging out in a barrel of stuffed olives at the Fairway Market on Broadway and West 74th Street.


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Upper West Side Residents Pestered By Rat Infestation

Residents of the Upper West Side have been placed under siege by rats, according to the West 76th Street Block Association.


Workers In Gloves Outside Rat-Infested Bronx Apartments (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Bronx Public Housing Residents Complain Of Rat Infestation

Residents said the Claremont Consolidated Houses on Findlay Ave. have been inundated with rats over the past few months. One woman said the pests come into the hallways and apartments any way they can.


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New MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota Differs With Ex-Chairman’s Opinion Of NYC Transit

Jay Walder, the last guy in charge of the MTA, called the New York City transit system terrible after he got a new job in Hong Kong. Today, WCBS 880 anchors Steve Scott and Wayne Cabot spoke with the new guy in charge – Joseph Lhota – to get his take.


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Queens Residents Say Rats, Skunks From Overgrown Property Overtaking Street

Residents in Middle Village are waging war against weeds that have taken over their street and the rodents that come along with them.


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YouTube Video Jokingly Documents Rat Infestation At Tompkins Square Park

One YouTube user however has gone to dramatic new lengths to document the trouble in the park. He created a horror movie-like video depicting the vivacious vermin vectoring voraciously.


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Locals Say Park Across From Plaza Hotel Being Overrun By Rats

The Grand Army Plaza Park has apparently become a new hangout for the four-legged vermin as some locals can attest to.


A flyer about free garbage cans is seen near the Atlantic Yards project - Brooklyn, NY - Aug 12, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Residents Cry Foul Over Rats At Atlantic Yards

The Forest City Ratner company has decided to give out hundreds of rat-proof trash cans to a small part of the neighborhood in an effort to combat the problem.


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Rats Take Liking To Little Red Lighthouse Under George Washington Bridge

Bike riders aren’t the only ones who like hanging out at the Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.


Ratholes next to the Tompkins Square Park Playground (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Rats Overrunning Tompkins Square Park Because Of Protected Hawk

Parents say the park’s new $1.5 million playground is surrounded by hundreds of rat holes. They say rats even get into the children’s sandbox.


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Atlantic Yards Neighbors Say Rats Are Invading The Area

Neighbors of developer Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards construction site said cat-sized rodents are invading the streets.


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Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

In this segment of Eye on New York, New Yorkers mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about the weather, New York sports fans, and rats.



Stringer: NYC Must Fight Rats Before Problem Comes Back To ‘Bite Them’

Gone are the days when rats ran rampant only in New York City’s subways.