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  • Bee experts say pesticides are killing their buzz Play Video

    May 6, 2014 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Scientists say people are killing off bees and other pollinators by using pesticides improperly. Milou Barry of Bocage Bee & Honey Co. says beekeepers have seen as much as a 20 percent drop in bee numbers since 2008. They've either disappeared or have not returned to... more »
  • Bees get eviction notice after 20 years in home Play Video

    January 8, 2013 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- After two decades, the tens of thousands of bees living in Ruby James' home are getting an eviction notice in the form of a good Samaritan. Jack Lithgoe, the president of the Capital Area Beekeepers club, volunteered to help remove the bees from the home after he... more »
  • House infested with bees for decades Play Video

    January 4, 2013 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman who has lived with an infestation of bees in her home for more than twenty years is fed up with the pests. The bees live in her walls and have been estimated to number in the tens of thousands. "In the winter time it's... more »
  • Swarm of thousands of bees delay Pittsburgh flight

    August 3, 2012 12:22 PM

    IMPERIAL, Pa. - A beekeeper says he had to be called into gather up a swarm of thousands of bees that delayed a Delta Air Lines flight from Pittsburgh International Airport to New York. Master beekeeper Stephen Repasky tells KDKA-TV he was called out on Wednesday when the bees gathered... more »
  • College golf tournament called on account of bees

    September 20, 2011 4:57 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas - The final round of a college golf tournament has been called off because of an unusual hazard at the 18th green: bees. Texas-Arlington's UTA/Waterchase Invitational was canceled Tuesday after a limb from a tree holding an estimated 70,000 bees fell and exposed a beehive at... more »
  • Motel Beehive of Activity

    August 27, 2010 7:48 PM

    Bees swarmed a bush in the landscaping of a motel in Wausau, Wisconsin causing motel guests to be all abuzz. They told the manager what was going on and he decided you'll catch more bees with honey than with vinegar. You'll catch even more with beekeepers. They came in and... more »
  • Bees swarm home in Erwinville

    October 27, 2009 5:38 PM

    A homeowner in Erwinville is fighting a losing battle to honey bees. They have made themselves right at home between the siding and drywall of his home. Codey Byars said he's tried everything to get rid of the pests. "Wasp and hornet spray, they laugh at that," Byars... more »
  • Bees swarm home in Erwinville

    October 27, 2009 12:23 PM

    A home in Erwinville is swarming with bees, and it's causing major headaches for the homeowner. Codey Byars doesn't know where to get help. Over the past year, thousands of bees have created a massive hive between the siding of his home and the drywall. His children... more »

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