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Bedbugs are really tough. Just ask people working at the Erie County Rath Building.After spending nearly $4,000 as of August on pest control to battle bedbugs in the building with limited success, administrators escalated their war against the tiny and persistent parasites.Bedbug-sniffing dogs are expected to begin roaming the building. And a new policy requires all employees to take home clothing and other personal items that might be cluttering work spaces and floors. Employees who leave such things behind after this week risk having them thr

For more than two years, city inspectors have documented unsafe and squalid conditions at a weekly hotel near uptown that houses low-income families with children, the disabled and others with nowhere else to go.Inspectors found rooms with no heat or air conditioning, piles of garbage, bedbugs and broken windows among other problems at the Airport Parkway Inn and Suites. Former tenants and a neighboring business complain the building on Wilkinson Boulevard is a magnet for drugs and crime. Now, Charlotte officials are taking steps that could lea

Pest control company Orkin put out a list of where their crews performed the most bed bug treatments from December 2015 to November 2016. (FILE - WSYX/WTTE)Pest control experts said more people in the U.S. are affected by bed bugs than ever before and Ohio cities like Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati are at the top of the list for infestations.Pest control company Orkin put out a list of where their crews performed the most bed bug treatments from December 2015 to November 2016.Columbus is listed at number five in the nation, Cincinnati at nu

But in the coming weeks and months, dogs are expected to be used at the Rath Building downtown to sniff out bedbugs.Thats part of the new pest control policy implemented this week at the county building thats been battling bedbugs since late last year.The countys new rules for employees were sent out Wednesday, soon after it was determined that an employees belongings were infested with fleas and placed at the Raths loading dock with caution tape.The new rules include limiting items employees can bring into the building, including personal item

(File photo)PARMA, OhioParma Senior High School is being treated for bed bugs.A Parma City School District spokesman said the bugs, which were detected by a trained K-9, are in an isolated area of the school. That portion will be treated Thursday night by raising the temperature to eliminate the live bed bugs.The high school will remain open on Friday.Neither the isolation of the area nor the heating of the area interferes with education, the district said in a news release.The district has more information handling bed bugs in schools on its w

We've grown used to topping every list ranking murders per capita year after year. We let out a collective and audible sigh last month when CNBC put the state in which we are nestled at number five on its list of the worst statesin the whole country. We winced in pain and mortified embarrassment when the NAACP issued a travel warning for all of Missouri the first such advisory ever issued by the organization. We are well aware that the nuclear waste buried in north St. Louis county will surely one day destroy us all.But now, on top of all that

Detroit Terminix released its 2017 ranking of the top 20cities infested by bedbugs just in time for late-summer vacations and students returning to campuses. Based on service data, Detroit ranked thirdon the list followingCleveland (#1) and Cincinnati (#2). Terminix, a majorprovider of termite and pest control services in the United States based in Memphis, Tennesee, compiled the list from data at 300 Terminix branches across the country. The list ranks from their services between Jan. 1 to June 30. T

By Fernando Ramirez, / Houston Chronicle Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images The summer months are some of the busiest for pest control experts. Staying informed is the best way to prevent infestations. See what home owners need to know about bed bugs and their infestations. The summer months are some of the busiest for pest

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Tenants living at the Abbeyshire Apartments on Rocky River Drive in Cleveland report they've been fighting a battle against bed bugs for the past several weeks. Rose Mary Long said she's been a tenant at the complex for three years, and showed us the dozens of bed bug bites on her arms and legs. Long said she even paid more than $860 to have exterminators treat her apartment, but believes the infestation in multiple units is so bad the bed bugs keep coming back. "I can't sleep, I can't eat

Police: Woman arrested for stealing nearly $500,000 from employer 2017-08-22T19:47:24Z2017-08-22T19:47:24Z2017-08-22T19:47:24Z DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Police Department says one woman has been arrested in connection with the theft of nearly half-a-million dollars from JD Properties. DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) Police arrested a woman after receiving a report that fraudulent charges were being made on an account belonging to the Decatur Celebration, Inc. SULLIVAN, Ill. (WAND) A court case involving a woman ac

Bed bugs are becoming the bane of hotels across the country. An infestation can permanently scar a hotel brand when an outraged guest has his or her vacation destroyed by a bed bug encounter and then takes to social media or even the news with their story. Furthermore, potential guests are assessing whether a hotel has reported incidents of bed bugs; if so, they move on and reserve a room in a different facility. In either scenario, the loss of hotel revenue and reputation can be irreparably damaged. Bed bugs ca

Secaucus NJ Bed bug Hotel and Apartment Reports

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Found bed bug in bathroom 5/13/16. Killed bug, did not see any others. However, one week later I have bites from head to toe. Notified mgmt day of sighting, and they promised to have it promptly inspe... I stayed at this hotel on 6/25/2016. The rooms looked shady and I woke up with bed bug bites on my arm!! I will never stay here again!... Thank you! Your feedback will help us improve our website! Recommended tips after hotel check-in: 1. Pick

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) Bed bugs at the Rath Building downtown are back. But some employees who have reached out to News 4 this week and last, said theyve never really been gone and recently, theyve gotten worse. In January, after memos notifying employees of bed bugs at the Rath were obtained by News 4, the county said they take the nuisance seriously, and they would treat the building as necessary. The countys buildings and grounds department has been open with employees about the treatments. Since late last

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Residents at the Davis Village Apartments woke up Thursday morning to find a letter notifying them they had 24 hours before a canine unit would be brought in to inspect their apartment. The letter states quote, "Due to several complaints and issues at the complex a canine unit will be brought in." Sharon Pickens has lived in the apartments for seven years and she remembers canine being brought in to search about a year ago, but it was the demands from the letter that alarmed her. "