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Bedbugs Found At State Government Building In Loop

Illinois Department of Revenue spokeswoman Sue Hofer said Wednesday that the bugs were found in seven cubicles on a single floor of the James R. Thompson Center last week.

03/20/2014

Pest control company Terminix revealed on Aug. 25, 2010, a list of the 15 most bedbug-infested cities in the United States. Topping the list were New York City, Philadelphia, and Detroit. (credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Waukegan Public Housing Residents File Suit Over Bedbugs

Residents living at the Harry Poe Manor public housing complex in Waukegan say they have been under attack by bedbugs for years and have filed a federal class action lawsuit.

11/26/2013

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Bed Bugs Found At Glen Ellyn Middle School

A pest control company determined Hadley Junior High School has “a light case of bed bugs” and treated the areas where bed bugs were observed.

11/05/2013

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Youth Group Claims They Were Bitten By Bed Bugs, Ants At Hotel

A South Side church youth group is outraged over what happened during a trip to Kentucky this past week.

08/12/2013

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Rogers Park Tenants Say Landlords Neglecting Rodent, Bug Infestations

Tenants of a Rogers Park apartment building claim their landlords are neglecting bug and rodent problems to try and drive them out, in hope of bringing in new tenants who can afford higher rent.

WBBM Newsradio–03/28/2013

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Aldermen Take Aim At Fighting Bed Bugs; Propose $1,000 Fine

Property owners will be responsible for getting rid of bed bugs if an ordinance being proposed by thee Chicago alderman becomes law.

WBBM Newsradio–01/29/2013

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We’re Number One! Chicago Tops In Calls For Bed Bug Problems

We just can’t seem to get rid of those pesky and itchy bed bugs. In fact, the city of Chicago is number one when it comes to customers calling for treatment.

CBS 2–01/15/2013

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Bed Bugs Found At Cook County Juvenile Court Complex

Bed bugs at the Cook County Juvenile Courthouse have prompted officials to bring in the exterminators.

WBBM Newsradio–10/25/2012

Lisa Sievers of Minnesota is the passenger whose medical symptoms created the health scare at Midway Airport. (CBS)

Delta Passenger Explains Medical Scare That Quarantined Jet At Midway

Lise Sievers is the passenger whose curious medical symptoms caused a health scare at Midway Airport. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with the Minnesota resident.

04/27/2012

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Suburban Couple Says Hotel Stay Ruined By Bed Bugs

Imagine turning the light on in your hotel room and finding bed bugs. That’s what a suburban couple says happened to them about 10 days ago at a hotel in Morris, Illinois.

CBS 2–09/06/2011

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Ouch! Bedbugs Making Senior’s Life Miserable

Hollywood House at Sheridan and Hollywood looks like a nice apartment tower for retirees. But resident Kathy Vukmanic noticed the bed bugs right after she moved in last spring.

10/29/2010

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Bed Bugs Move Into The Workplace

It doesn’t matter if people don’t sleep at work, bed bugs can join them at the office.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010