Lincoln Park Zoo Scientists Study How Rats Affect Human HealthScientists are studying dead rats in hopes figuring out how the rodents affect our health.
Landlord Ignores Rat Complaints, Tenant Ends Up With 'Five Years Of Hell'Rats are nasty pests that no one wants to live with, and they're nothing to ignore, as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker shows in this investigation.
Chicago Named The 'Rat Capital' Of The U.S., Study Says A new study names Chicago the rat capital of the U.S.
Video Of Rats Running Through Bag Of Burger King Buns Prompts ShutdownDelaware Health and Social Services officials say they launched an investigation after the video surfaced.
4-Year-Old Boy Forced To Live With Rats And Roaches In Meth House Closet Rescued, Police SayA four-year-old boy, who told police his only friends were the rats and roaches who visited him, has been rescued from his captivity within a Texas meth house.
More Crews, Garbage Bins To Help Tackle Chicago's Rat ProblemMayor Emanuel says the city is greatly stepping up its war on rodents in Chicago, but officials draw the line at employing cats.
Chicago Ranks At The Top Of The 'Rattiest Cities' ListFor the third consecutive year, Chicago ranks at the "rattiest city" on Orkin's 'Top 50 Rattiest Cities' list.
City To Resume Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats; Try Rodent Birth ControlChicago is adapting its rodent control strategy to include a method some call more humane and perhaps more effective.
2 Investigators: Lyons Man Forced To Become Rat TrapperJoe Melone of Lyons has been using heavy-duty cage traps and pizza to snare the well-fed, destructive rats. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Chicago Ranked 'Rattiest' City By Pest Control CompanyThe No. 1 ranking is based on the number of rodent control treatments Orkin has performed -- both residential and commercial. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
City Controlling Rat Problem With Dry IceDry ice will be dumped right in the burrows, where it warms into a gas and suffocates the rats inside.
City Testing New Weapon In War On Rats: Dry IceRodent removal crews drop chunks of it into rat burrows and then seal the holes. Experts say this method is more humane and cheaper than poison.