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Bed Bugs Are Unpleasant Surprise at 911 Call Center

You expect bed bugs to infest homes and hotels, but you do not expect to see them at an police emergency facility. Yet that is exactly what happened at the St. Louis Police Department’s 911 call center. The emergency center was "cleared out"...

Not All Bed Bug Treatment Options Are the Same

There have been some stories in the news as of late about homes catching on fire due to faulty bed bug treatments. In Woodbury, New Jersey, people trying to get rid of bed bugs in their home used some unorthodox methods and caused two...

Bed Bug Buses Concern Canadians

Bed bugs are not only in beds – they can also be on your bus. That is not exactly a comforting thought the next time you have to take public transportation. The city of Edmonton, Canada is facing an issue of possible bed bug infestations on...

Penn State Faces Bed Bug Infestation

High school students who recently got a great opportunity to visit a college and compete in a science competition unfortunately saw something very unwelcome -- bed bugs. Three students from a Pittsburgh high school who were visiting the school...

Bed Bugs Are Unwelcome Visitors in Hospitals

The next time you go to a hospital, you may find something a little extra in the hospital bed -- bed bugs! According to a recent survey by the National Pest Management Association, over a third of the pest management companies surveyed have...

Bed Bugs Invade Public Housing

People who live in a Connecticut public housing complex have some unwelcome visitors -- bed bugs. Residents of Community Towers, a Meriden, CT public housing building, tell WTNH that their residence is infested with bed bugs. Now they are...

Bed Bugs Heat Up Firehouse

Las Vegas firefighters are hot about something – that their local firehouse is reportedly infested with bed bugs, KTNV.com reports. Firefighters at Fire Station 20 in the Sunrise Manor neighborhood told the TV station that they have been...

Kidney Bean Leaves Can Trap, Impale Bed Bugs

Could the kidney bean leaf provide a natural way to trap bed bugs? That is what renowned entomologists at the University of Kentucky and the University of California are studying. The researchers recently published an article in the Journal of...

April Conference Will Tackle Bed Bugs

What is the future of the bed bug? A new conference intends to answer that question. Three pest management agencies -- the National Pest Management Association, the Greater Chicago Pest Management Alliance and the Illinois Pest Control...

Connecticut Considering Bed Bugs Crackdown

The state of Connecticut is considering legislation to help combat bed bugs.  The bill, entitled “An Act Concerning the Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants Regarding Bed Bug Infestation", would establish legal...

Oregon Considering New Way to Battle Bed Bugs

One state is looking into a unique way of dealing with an increasing bed bug problem – asking for information on bed bugs in exchange for privacy. Governing.com reports that the state of Oregon is working on a bill that could help the state...

Student Dodges Snow; Gets Bed Bugs

A pre-med student in Michigan reportedly tried to stay in a local hotel to avoid driving in a winter snowstorm, but ended up with bed bugs instead. WWJ Newsradio 950 talked with the Wayne State University student under condition of anonymity....

Top Bed Bug Cities Named

A recent ABCNews.com story claimed that Chicago was the Number 1 city for bed bugs, with Detroit, Los Angeles, Denver, and Cincinnati rounding out the top five. According to the list, which a bed bug control business devised, New York City is...

Women Sues Hotel Chain, Claiming Bed Bug Attack

A woman who claimed that she suffered 25 bed bug bites after an ill-fated hotel visit is suing for over $7 million in damages. The Westchester Journal-News reports that Yvonne Rollins, a 56-year-old Spring Valley, New York woman, is suing...

Bed Bugs Infest Nursing Home

A Connecticut nursing home recently had to evict some unwelcome visitors – bed bugs. The Litchfield News reports that Rose Haven, a Litchfield nursing home, recently became infested with the pests. Brian Bedard of Apple Rehab, the...
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