PORT ALLEN - They're creepy crawlers that won't take a break, and the fight to keep them away, is becoming costly.
Crazy ants, formally called, "Nylanderia fulva" have spread from Texas to Louisiana and they keep moving. They have now caused problems in Mississippi and Florida. They don't bite,... more »
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 »
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 »
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Authorities say the winner of a roach-eating contest in South Florida died shortly after downing dozens of the live bugs as well as worms. The grand prize in Friday night's contest was a live python. The Broward County sheriff's office says in a news release that... more »
NEW ORLEANS - Kudzu bugs, pea-sized Asian insects with hearty appetites for soybeans as well as the weed they're named after, have hitchhiked from Alabama to western Mississippi. Entomologists and farmers in Arkansas and Louisiana are keeping a wary eye out for an invasion. The bugs were found near Vicksburg,... more »