Residents Say Rats Are Running Rampant In Prospect Heights, BrooklynMembers of the Dean Street Block Association say they believe empty lots around the neighborhood are the main reason for their rodent problem. 
Study: NYC Rats Have Evolved Into 'Uptown,' 'Downtown' BreedsA study by five researchers found Manhattan's "uptown" and "downtown" rats are genetically different, as are "West Village" versus "East Village" rats.
Carroll Park Rat Problem Has Been Gnawing At Visitors For Over A DecadeKids aren't the only ones climbing all over the equipment in a Brooklyn playground, parents say Carroll Park is swarming with rats.
Waldwick Residents In Search Of Solution For Sudden Surge In Rat SightingsSome New Jersey residents say rats are taking over their neighborhood, after finding them all over their property.
Rats At Playgrounds Leave Parents Fit To Be Tied On Upper West SideThere was outrage on the Upper West Side this weekend, with parents saying huge rats are ruining their visits to the neighborhood.
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.