West Loop Community Garden Shut Down Due To Rats And WeedsCell phone video posted on social media shows rats clinging to the leaves of the sunflower stalks in the middle of the day at the garden at 37 S. Sangamon St.
Landlord Investigated By CBS 2 Facing More Rat IssuesA man says his Lakeview apartment is infested with rats and his landlord is not fixing the problem.
Rat Holes In Edgewater Give Residents Sinking Feeling"There's children playing on this property. There's children that walk up and down the street and the alleys behind here."
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.
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.
Rats 'The Size Of Possums' Swarm Old Town Apartment ComplexResidents of a public housing complex in the Old Town neighborhood said the facility has been overrun by huge rats, which have become an even greater nuisance due to ongoing renovations.