West Village Residents Startled By Rare Raccoon SightingOne Manhattan neighborhood is on edge after a close encounter. It was just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday night when West Village residents out walking their dogs saw something very unusual.
NYC Department Of Health Launches Aggressive Plan To Stop Spread Of Rabies In RaccoonsRabid raccoons have recently been found in New York City for the first time since 2011.
Teacher Won't Face Charges After Allegedly Drowning Raccoons In Front Of StudentsA Florida teacher accused of drowning two raccoons and an opossum in front of his students will not face criminal charges, according to the state attorney's office.
Reports Of 'Zombie' Raccoons Scare Homeowners, Puzzle PolicePolice received 14 calls in March from homeowners saying that the woodland creatures were spotted standing upright on their back legs and showing off their fangs.
City Officials Say Keep Your Distance As Raccoons Take Up Residence In Central ParkA group of friendly raccoons in Central Park are New York City's newest attraction, but city officials are warning parkgoers to keep their distance.
Harlem Neighbors None Too Pleased With Invading RaccoonsSome four-legged burglars are on the prowl in Harlem.
Health Officials Find Rabid Raccoon In HicksvilleSome Nassau County residents are taking steps to protect their families and pets after health officials caught a rabid raccoon earlier this week.
Residents: Raccoons Running Amok In Carroll GardensThe city's Department of Health said it has plans to inspect the neighborhood for the ongoing problem.
West Harlem Residents Are Fed Up With ‘Aggressive’ Raccoons Terrorizing NeighborhoodWest Harlem residents say a posse of raccoons has taken over their neighborhoods and in some cases even broken into their homes.
Officials Tackle Growing Problem Of Raccoons, Other Critters With Vaccine ProgramOfficials are now in the process of immunizing raccoons and other rodents with some creative techniques.
Westchester Officials Searching For Whoever Left 5 Baby Raccoons On Health Department's DoorstepThe raccoons were delivered Friday in a cage with bottles of milk, blankets and toys.
Raccoons Causing Commuter Commotion Along Metro North LineCommuters waiting for the train have always had plenty to worry about and now they can add raccoons to their list of concerns.
Frustrated Residents: Raccoons Slowly Taking Over New York CityThey’re getting into garbage cans, backyards and even breaking into homes. And what’s more, these resourceful raccoons are outsmarting the most determined of trappers.
Raccoons Invade Part Of Queens, But NYC Not Helping Fix The ProblemThere’s a major pest problem in Queens. That’s where residents say raccoons have made themselves at home in several neighborhoods. Now, a local lawmaker is getting involved to combat the invasion.
House Suffers Partial Collapse In RonkonkomaNeighbor Kathy Meyers says a man, who is 62-years-old, has lived in the home for years without running water and electricity and with raccoons. He was not home when the collapse occurred.