NYC To Spend $32 Million To Reduce Rat PopulationThe city will spend $32 million to reduce the rat population by 70 percent, targeting neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx.
‘It’s Terrible:’ Long Island Neighborhood Plagued By Rat ProblemEvery day, Thomas Morritt, who lives on Lockwood Boulevard in Farmindale, finds three or four dead rats in the traps behind he had to put behind his home.
CBS2 Investigates: Roosevelt Island Residents Don't Buy Claim That Rat Problem Didn't Start On School PropertyThe city Department of Education said this week that the root of the problem of rats running rampant at a school on Roosevelt Island is not on school property. Neighbors disagree.
Swarms Of Rats Seen Around 2 Schools On Roosevelt IslandA plague of rats has been causing trouble for two local schools, and students have been forced to deal with it for months.
'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."