Chicago is the rattiest city in America, according to pest control company Orkin. The company released a top 20 list with Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and New York City trailing Chicago.
Rat poison might still be the best way to get rid of scurrying vermin, but knowing where to place the bait is a big challenge, one city officials believe can be solved with a 21st century approach: computerized data analysis.
A prominent veterinary clinic has suggested dog owners keep a close eye on their pets, and get them vaccinated against a weather-related disease that’s moving into Chicago.
Ald. Bob Fioretti predicts an explosion in Chicago’s rat population this spring. He’s pushing a new a new strategy. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
The rats are coming — poking their twitchy little noses underneath porches, beneath doors, even inside airport hangars.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones takes us dumpster-diving for a look at how it works.
Some residents in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood say they are battling a war against rats.
City officials said they’re winning the war on rodents by laying more rat traps to keep them in check.
A serious rat crackdown begins on the streets of Chicago on Thursday.
To combat the rat problem in Chicago, one North Side ward is turning to alley cats.
An inordinate number of rats have been spotted around some of the busiest and most fashionable sections of downtown Evanston lately.
A Berwyn home where a child died and hundreds of animals were confiscated is due to be torn down. But CBS 2 cameras caught countless rodents roaming the property and some neighbors worry that tearing the place down could send the vermin scurrying closer to them.
An invasion in Lincoln Square is making local residents’ skin crawl. Rats – some say up to 20 at a time – have been scampering through people’s yards.
If you see a rat scurrying through your backyard, you might have no choice but to deal with it.
A new survey by a pest control manufacturer indicates that the city’s most densely-populated neighborhoods are also the “rattiest.”