Anatomy of bed bug

WILKES-BARRE Residents of the Lincoln Plaza apartments on Thursday filed a federal class-action lawsuit alleging the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority has for years failed to address a bed bug infestation. The complaint filed by 17 tenants alleges Donna Kozak, the property manager at the 200-unit housing project at 50 Lincoln Plaza, knew about the presence of bed bugs as early as 2013 but failed to act. Kozak acted recklessly and violated residents rights by lulling new residents and their families into leasing ap

WILKES-BARRE More than a dozen current and former tenants at the Lincoln Plaza apartments have sued the property manager and city housing authority for allegedly concealing a severe bed bug infestation that has rendered the complex essentially uninhabitable. Seventeen tenants allege housing authority officials and Donna Kozak, manager of the 200-unit public housing project, failed to address an infestation tenants reported in 2013, causing the apartments to become overrun with the tiny parasitic insects. Linc

WILKES-BARRE Residents of the Lincoln Plaza apartments on Thursday filed a federal class-action lawsuit alleging the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority has for years failed to address a bed bug infestation. The complaint filed by 17 tenants alleges Donna Kozak, the property manager at the 200-unit housing project at 50 Lincoln Plaza, knew about the presence of bed bugs as early as 2013 but failed to act. Kozak acted recklessly and violated residents rights by lulling new residents and their families into leasing

by: Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated: Aug 17, 2017 - 11:26 AM A report released earlier this yearmorning names Baltimore as the city with the most bed bugs in the country. The Maryland city moved up nine spots from its 2016 ranking. Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York City and Columbus, Ohio, rounded out the top five. Atlanta (No. 16);Charlotte, North Carolina (No. 19); Boston (No. 28); Dayton, Ohio (No. 32); Seattle (No. 34); Orlando (No. 44); and Miami (No. 46) made the top 50. Read

With the summer months here, many have one thing in mind: vacation. The one time of the year you get to kick off your shoes and take a break from the hustle and bustle that daily life sends your way. Just a week away from your daily routine can leave you feeling revitalized and ready to tackle anything that comes your waywell, almost anything. Imagine coming home from a week in paradise only to discover that the seashell from your snorkeling adventure was not the only thing you brought back from your vacation

SINGAPORE - After investigating a passenger's claim of getting bitten by bed bugs on their flights, low-cost carrier Scoot has found no evidence of the insects. In a statement to The Straits Times on Tuesday (Aug 15), a Scoot spokesman said: "We would like to reassure everyone that we take the health and safety of our guests seriously and have conducted an investigation including thoroughly examining all the crevices around the seats, such as below the seat cushion, lifting the seat pan flap, and punching the life

Low-cost carrier Scoot has found no evidence of bedbugs after investigating a passenger's claim that she was bitten by them while on a flight. In a statement to The Straits Times yesterday, a Scoot spokesman said: "We would like to reassure everyone that we take the health and safety of our guests seriously and have conducted an investigation, including thoroughly examining all the crevices around the seats, such as below the seat cushion, lifting the seat pan flap, and punching the life vest to check for eviden

A SOUTHAMPTON man is asking to be rehoused after living with bedbugs for three years. Dave Capocci says his housing association has failed to get rid of the pests despite having fumigated the block of four flats three times since 2014. Now he is asking to move after what he says is a lack of action from Radian, who own the block in Cranbury Terrace. The former musician and decorator - who had to give up work 20 years ago due to a back injury - has had to get rid of two sofas and now sleeps in an armchair in

SINGAPORE - Low-cost carrier Scoot is investigating an alleged case of bed bugs on its flight, after a passenger claimed to have been bitten by the insects. Facebook user Jiamin Han had posted on Facebook on Saturday (Aug 12) morning, that she went on a round trip on the budget airline - from Singapore to Hong Kong and back - on Tuesday (Aug 8), and left with "a cluster of bed bug bites". She said she had flown on flights TR-2062 and TR-2069, and noticed the bites on her arms and back after she returned. "As

SINGAPORE - Low-cost carrier Scoot and cinemachain Golden Village are under the microscope, after their customers complained of being bitten by bedbugs last week. Scoot passenger Jiamin Han noticed bites on her arms and backfollowingflights from Singapore to Hong Kong and back, while cinema patron Debra Low complained about the bugs at two of Golden Village's cinemas. Scoot has since apologised to Ms Han and said it is investigating the alleged incident, adding that it regularly cleans and disinfects its seats

Patrons may be checking out more than just a book the next time they visit the Buena Vista Branch Library in Burbank. Elizabeth Goldman, the citys library services director, told council members that bedbugs have been found in the citys newest library on North Buena Vista Street. There were a few sites around the library primarily in the main reading area, known as the Castle in the childrens library, and in staff offices where the little insects were found, Goldman said in a phone interview Wednesday. She

Each night a couple years ago, Louis Salgado fell asleep knowing he would wake up a few hours later itching all over his body. The West Covina apartment he and his late wife shared for two decades was infested with bed bugs for the better part of 2015. I couldnt sleep, Salgado, 64, said recently as he recalled the most uncomfortable experience of his life. It got to the point that Id be up in the middle of the night with a flashlight and Id be seeing them crawl all over the carpet and Id try to kill them, try

Patrons may be checking out more than just a book the next time they visit the Buena Vista Branch Library in Burbank. During a Burbank City Council meeting on Tuesday, Elizabeth Goldman, the citys library services director, told council members that bed bugs have been found in the citys newest library on North Buena Vista Street. There were a few sites around the library primarily in the main reading area, known as the Castle in the childrens library, and in staff offices where the little insects were found,

AURORA, Colo. -- It was supposed to bring a good nights sleep to the Godin family. But when their new mattress was delivered, they say it brought nothing but nightmares while they were still awake. You can see the scars I have from the bites, Ken Godinsaid. He bought a new, nearly $4,000 king-sized mattress from the nearby Mattress Firm. A month later, he started waking up with bites. Bed bugs, he said. But how could they come from a brand new mattress? He blames the delivery method. The truck w