Rats

An giant inflatable rat depicting President Donald Trump is seen on the street near the U.S. House Republican Member Retreat, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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September 13, 2019 - 6:17 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recently disparaged as a "rat and rodent infested mess." Trump spoke on Thursday to House Republicans attending an annual...
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Kimberly Dole
September 05, 2019 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A new rat trap pilot program tested around Brooklyn Borough Hall that aims to control the rat infestations growing in Brooklyn was announced on Thursday. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Rat Trap, Council Member Robert Cornegy and other community group representatives...
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Andrew Weber
August 06, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Prospect Heights and Central Harlem South report the most rat sightings in New York City, according to a new report released by RentHop . The report tabulated the number of rat-sighting complaints by neighborhood and borough. There were 17,353 complaints to city government...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 2, 2109 file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., leads a meeting to call for subpoenas after a career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump on Saturday, July 27, denigrated Cummings' congressional district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed out in tweets against the powerful House oversight committee chairman, claiming his Baltimore-area district is “considered the worst run and most dangerous anywhere in the United States.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 28, 2019 - 6:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday denigrated a majority-black district represented by a congressional nemesis as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess," broadening a campaign against prominent critics of his administration that has exacerbated racial tensions. Trump lashed...
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Andrew Weber
July 17, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In the past 12 months, the Department of Sanitation pulled 110 litter baskets from the Upper West Side and over that time residents say that the rat population has exploded onto the streets, the New York Post reports . Residents complain trash is overflowing at the remaining...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2006, file photo, gulls nest near the North Landing area of the Farallon Islands National Refuge, Calif. The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, will hear public comment on a federal plan to drop 1.5 tons of rat poison on the Farallon Islands in an effort to eradicate a mice infestation, a proposal that is drawing criticism. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
July 10, 2019 - 7:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials were urged Wednesday to withdraw a proposal to drop 1.5 tons of rat poison on remote islands off the coast of California to kill a mice infestation until they address questions on the impact to wildlife. The California Coastal Commission heard public...
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Instagram/Subway creatures
Kimberly Dole
May 30, 2019 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Move over pizza rat, there's a new internet sensation! A subway rider caught a now viral video of a rat sliding down a pole on the F train. A post shared by SubwayCreatures (@subwaycreatures) on May 29, 2019 at 7:15am PDT The video has caused quite a stir online with...
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Mike Montone
May 22, 2019 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It appears Brooklyn is the place to be, and even the rats know it! RELATED: School shuts down for second battle with rats, roaches, and snakes Brooklyn Borough President Plans ‘Rat Summit’ To Address Rat Infestation Totowa Woman Says She Found Dead Rodent Inside Drink Can...
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March 12, 2019 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A rat was spotted inside of a MetroCard vending machine by an MTA rider at the 1 train's 18th Street station in Manhattan around noon on Monday. Subway rider Nicole Ranucci, took the footage of "MetroRat", as Gothamist is calling him and told them that she noticed the rodent...
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Rat crawling through wall
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March 08, 2019 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Workers at the New York Department of State's customer service office down in the Financial District say they have a major rat problem on their hands. RELATED: School shuts down for second battle with rats, roaches, and snakes | Brooklyn Borough President Plans ‘Rat Summit’...
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