Customs agents found the tiny Khapra beetle in rice from India. It is one of the world’s most tenacious and destructive stored-product pests.

Feared Insect Stopped At Customs At O’Hare

Federal customs agents working at O’Hare recently stopped the importation of an insect classified as one of the top 100 most feared pests in the world.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Trees Coming Down In Park Ridge Due To Ash Borer

Long designated as a Tree City USA, north suburban Park Ridge is about to lose some of its greenery due to an invasion by the infamous emerald ash borer.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011