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BRENTWOOD The Candia man who pleaded guilty to arson charges after he set his house on fire due to bed bugs will have to pay restitution of nearly $180,000. Stephen Gracyalny, 60, is required to make the restitution payments to Wilbur & Associates of Normil, Ill., following the fire at 36 Hook Road on Feb. 19, 2016, according to the Union Leader. Gracyalny told investigators that he and his wife, Donna, had been dealing with the bed bug infestation for about two weeks. When they asked Gracyalny what happened,

By Brittney Martin, Staff Writer Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio Express-News The Aurora apartments opened in 1930 as a luxury hotel. The Aurora apartments opened in 1930 as a luxury hotel. Orkin's most bedbug infested-cities Orkin's most bedbug infested-cities Up 10 spots from last year Up

Bedbugs were found last week and again Tuesday night in a medical unit at the Topeka VA Medical Center. When the bedbugs were discovered last week, eradication efforts began immediately, said Joseph Burks, public affairs officer for the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System. Patients returned after an inspection showed the area was clear. Late Tuesday night, one dead bug and one live bug were found in the same unit, Burks said. Our team is aware and taking action in moving patients out

Spring break is right around the corner and one thing you do not want to see on your vacation is bed bugs. They can cause medical problems as minor as itching skin to something as serious as an allergic reaction requiring a trip to the emergency room. Barry Levy has today's Consumer Report with some tips on keeping bed bugs away during your next hotel stay. Beware bedbugs. Ugh, I started feeling itchy the minute i entered the room! Stay Away! Bed Bugs! Bed Bug Infested! Consumer reviews on sites lik

Although bed bugs are small and do not transmit diseases, they can cause giant problems. Their bites can cause severe allergic reactions and secondary skin infections and their presence can lead to significant economic consequences, as well as mental health problems for people residing in infested places. Multi-unit apartment buildings provide particularly fertile environments for bedbugs, as new tenants may bring new bed bugs and infestations may easily spread to adjacent units. The California legislature has not

The sight of bed bugs is enough to put a damper on your vacation, but the bites can cause a variety of symptoms from secondary skin infections like impetigo and ecthyma to allergic reactions and in rare cases anaphylaxis which can impair breathing and require a trip to the ER. With spring break coming up the experts at Consumer Reports share some tips to keep the bed bugs away during your next hotel stay. Some simple steps when you check in can help avoid hassles and expenses when you check out. It might sound

2/28/2017 Northern Plaza resident Irving Ortiz shows a pile of bed bugs from the laundry room at the housing complex. Ortiz is pleading for help addressing continued problems with bugs and mice in the building. (Breeze photo by Ethan Shorey) PAWTUCKET Keeping bugs and rodents out of Apartment 510 at the Northern Plaza is about as futile as bailing water from a sinking boat, says resident Irving Ortiz. The single father of three children says hes been frustrate

Deborah Butler was charged with neglect of care, a first-degree felony, as well as involuntary manslaughter, a misdemeanor. Staff West Manheim Township Police say a 96-year-old woman died as a result of "complications of sepsis following a bed bug infestation" at this home on Baltimore Pike, seen on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.(Photo: Lindsey Welling/ The Evening Sun)Buy Photo Last February, West Manheim Township Police entered a home on Baltimore Pike

A 96-year-old woman's death wouldn't typically garner headlines, but a case out of Hanover, Pa., is an exception. Mary Stoner died last February due to complications from sepsis that arose after a bed bug infestation, and her caretaker, Deborah Butler, has now been charged in Stoner's death, the Evening Sun reports. Butler, 72, once ran a licensed home care facility; when she shut it down, Stoner and another elderly woman started living with Butler at Butler's own home and paying Butler as their caretaker.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, February 27, 2017, 5:07 PM A Pennsylvania caretaker has been charged with slaying an elderly woman who died after a bed bug infestation. Mary Stoner, a 96-year-old in rural West Manheim Township, died last year from sepsis stemming from a massive insect problem at the home where she was staying, according to an autopsy. Prosecutors charging her caretaker, 72-year-old Deborah Butler, with neglect and involuntary manslaughter say that officers visited the house last Febru

Steve Brown, WGRZ 8:54 PM. EST February 27, 2017 BUFFALO, N.Y. -- One of the oldest public housing projects in the country is Kenfield-Langfield in Buffalo. The sprawling property has one quarter of all of the public housing units managed by the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority. It also has the largest number of bed bug complains from residents. The bed bugs are so bad children and people are getting bitten on their face. Theyre in their clothes. They dont have room to hidebecause there's so many of them, s

USA Today Network Gordon Rago, York (Pa.) Daily Record 3:40 p.m. ET Feb. 25, 2017 West Manheim Township Police say a 96-year-old woman died as a result of "complications of sepsis following a bed bug infestation" at this home on Baltimore Pike, seen on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.(Photo: Lindsey Welling/ The Evening Sun) A Pennsylvania woman died last year from bedbug bite complications. The insects had invaded the care facility where she was housed. Now, the woman's 72-year-old

USA Today Network Gordon Rago, York (Pa.) Daily Record 12:40 p.m. PT Feb. 25, 2017 West Manheim Township Police say a 96-year-old woman died as a result of "complications of sepsis following a bed bug infestation" at this home on Baltimore Pike, seen on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.(Photo: Lindsey Welling/ The Evening Sun) A Pennsylvania woman died last year from bedbug bite complications. The insects had invaded the care facility where she was housed. Now, the woman's 72-year-old

West Manheim Township Police say a 96-year-old woman died as a result of "complications of sepsis followed by bed bug infestation" at this home on Baltimore Pike, seen on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.(Photo: Lindsey Welling/ The Evening Sun)Buy Photo Last February, West Manheim Township Police entered a home on Baltimore Pike and one of the first things they noticed were the bed bugs. The pests were seen on walls and along ledges. They scurried on the bed sheets andpillow where