Those plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They’re called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don’t call them ticks, because they’re not.
The warning from state officials is loud and clear. Every county in Pennsylvania is vulnerable to Lyme disease borne by the blacklegged tick.
It’s the bald eagles in Hays that have attracted the most attention. Last year, people watched three eaglets hatch on a web cam.
You hear about the dangers of ticks often in the spring and summer but what you think is that blood sucking creature on you might be something completely different.
Entomologist Bill Todaro joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to discuss the difference between ticks and “billbugs” as well as dispel some other common insect misconceptions.
A disease affecting the bat population could lead to an increase in mosquitoes this summer.
Several students were involved in what appears to be a senior prank at Chartiers Valley High School in Bridgeville.
Right now if you want to see a kudzu bug in Pennsylvania you have to follow John Rawlins into the bug drawers of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
A lot of people these days are worried about the health effects and risks that chemical pesticides have on the environment.
Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Apparently, no truer words have been spoken when it comes to stink bugs.
The spread of bedbugs continues to make headlines across the country. “Three years ago, we would have four calls a year (about bedbugs). Now we’re getting 40 calls a day,” said Thomas Scott from Orkin’s […]