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Tips to stay safe during bedbug season

Warmer weather and travel season raise the risk for bedbugs, but there are precautions that can be taken.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 06:14am EDT

Tags: bedbugs, dick uliano, Travel, vacation, hotels

Norfolk firefighters battle bed bugs at 5 stations

Firefighters in Norfolk are battling an infestation of bed bugs.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 11:24am EDT

Tags: firefighters,

Old wives' tale offers modern solution to bedbugs

Hi-tech tape, modeled after a home remedy to trap bedbugs, could offer a solution to a problem that leaves sleepers itchy from New York to Hong Kong.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 03:53am EDT

Tags: inventors, bedbugs, Joan Jones, Robert Corn

Virginia school system treated for bedbugs

Two Portsmouth schools are sealing students' backpacks and coats in plastic following the discovery of bedbugs on two students.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 09:22am EST


Natural fungus may be key to killing bed bugs

Bed bugs can be a concern for hotel guests, but a new way of killing bugs without chemicals is showing a lot of promise for banishing the critters.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 07:52am EST

Tags: Penn State University, Michelle Basch

Metro finds bed bugs in its D.C. headquarters

Metro is working to exterminate bed bugs that have been discovered at its headquarters in downtown Washington.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 07:08am EST

Tags: The Washington Examiner, Metro, Dan Stessel

Bed bugs a problem in homes, not city offices

It was recently reported that bed bugs were found at a D.C. Department of Health office on North Capitol Street. However, Gerard Brown, program manager for Vector and Rodent Control for the Department, says, "It was not an infestation, it was one bed bug."

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 09:07am EDT

Tags: dick uliano, Department of Public Health

D.C. still in top 10 for cities with bed bugs

D.C. drops to No. 8 among the top 50 cities for bed bugs. Unfortunately, D.C., Richmond, Baltimore and Salisbury are on this list.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:08am EDT

Tags: Orkin, pest control,

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:03am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Arlington County, Metro, chickens, Facebook