Record 53,000 Rat Complaints Help Chicago Retain Crown As Rattiest City In America For 7th Year In A RowIt's official: 2021 is now the rattiest year in the history of Chicago.
2020 Was A Bad Year For Rodent Complaints In Chicago, And 2021 Is Shaping Up To Be WorseThe year 2020 was a big year for rat complaints in Chicago – the worst in some time. But the latest public data from the city show this year is shaping up to be even worse.
Worst Neighborhoods For Rats In Chicago: West Town Tops List For ComplaintsChicago’s issues with rats are no secret to anyone, but just how bad is the city’s rodent problem? CBS 2’s Tara Molina dug into the numbers Wednesday, focusing on the community area we found has more rat complaints than any other – West Town.
Chicago Named 'Rattiest City' For Sixth Year In A RowChicago is known for food, landmarks and, for the sixth year in a row, its rats.
CBS 2 Gets Results After Overflowing Trash, Vermin Plague South Shore AlleysHeaping piles of trash, mice, and rats made for a less-than-pretty picture in South Shore, where residents reached out to CBS 2 – desperate for a fix.
Chicago Ranked 'Rattiest' City For Fifth Year RunningChicago has been ranked the country's rattiest city for the fifth straight year, according to a report by Orkin.
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.