Infestation

Dead bed bugs lay on a paper towel. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Elderly Residents Dealing With Bed Bug Infestation

Mary Mills can easily point out the bed bugs on her covers. She and other elderly residents at the at Spring Garden Apartments in Springtown say they’ve been dealing with the pesky bed bugs for several weeks now.

09/15/2014

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Some Areas Of North Texas Experiencing Cricket Invasion

If you’ve noticed a lot of crickets congregating in your homes or in your stairwells at work, you’re not alone.

09/10/2014

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Zebra Mussels Move Into Denton Water System

They are a species about the size of a dime, but the damage they are causing will cost one city millions. Zebra mussels have moved from Lake Ray Roberts into the water system in Denton.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Bug Infestation Out Of Control; Residents Want Action

Residents of the La Primavera apartments are complaining about an infestation of bed bugs and roaches at the complex.

07/07/2014

A package of Foster Farms chicken is for sale in a cooler at a grocery store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chicken Plant Closes Again After Cockroach Cleanup

A California chicken farm that reopened over the weekend after it was shut because of a cockroach infestation says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations again.

01/13/2014

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Zebra Mussels Discovered In Lewisville Lake

It’s been less than a year that zebra mussels were discovered in Lake Ray Roberts. Today the United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed the destructive mollusks have been found in Lewisville Lake.

CBSDFW.COM–06/20/2013

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Invasive Giant African Land Snail Spotted In Texas

It’s a first for Texas – and not in a good way. Officials in Houston are worried after a giant African land snail was found in someone’s backyard. The snails can destroy vegetation and crops, and even eat through the stucco on homes.

CBSDFW.COM–05/07/2013

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Parents Pulling Kids From Fort Worth School Due To Rat Infestation

Administrators of a Fort Worth charter school faced hard questions about the health and safety of their classrooms.

CBS 11–03/26/2013

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Outrage & Fear Over Rat Infestation At Texas School

There’s outraged and fear from parents and students tonight over the situation happening inside one North Texas school. Teachers have been tested for diseases, while parents wonder if their children are safe.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2013

Contractors place sections of a water pipeline in a trench. (credit: Getty Images/Ross Land)

New $300 Million Pipeline Means Water Rate Hike

Water rates could be going up for residents in many North Texas cities and the hike is the result of Zebra Mussels.

CBSDFW.COM–10/02/2012

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Expecting A Higher Water Bill? Blame Zebra Mussels

There’s a chance your water bill may be going up and you can blame it, in part, on Zebra Mussels. Zebra Mussels are tiny aquatic life forms that stick to smooth surfaces, and can gum up boat engines and motors at municipal water pumping stations.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012