Des Moines suspects bed bug saboteur planted bag of bugs in city building

July 21, 2010

This is something I’ve been anticipating for years: the city of Des Moines, Iowa says a city building is infested with bed bugs, and they think the bugs were planted by a “bed bug saboteur.” According to the Des Moines Register, The parasitic pests were discovered about three weeks ago inside the city’s Armory Building, […]

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Tenants with bed bugs file class action lawsuit in Des Moines

March 17, 2010

Elderly and disabled residents of two buildings in Des Moines which are infested with bed bugs and other pests have filed a class-action lawsuit against their landlord. According to The Des Moines Register, the lawsuit . . . filed this week in Polk County District Court alleges that more than 250 people have suffered “unconscionable […]

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Bed bugs in Davenport, Iowa? Abilene, Texas? Be sure and call the Health Department…

April 20, 2009

In the television news spot below from in the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois, it is noted that Environmental Health Specialist Jackie Hall of the Scott County Health Department [where Davenport, Iowa is located] says cases of bed bugs have been very rare in the county. Their most recent report of these was […]

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Joe Biden’s staffers suffered bed bug bites in Des Moines at Iowa Caucus

January 5, 2008

Beverly Davis, a Huffington Post blogger, is embedded with campaigners at the Iowa Caucus. She reported on 12/31 in a post entitled “Biden’s Bedbug Problem” that Biden’s campaign workers had encountered bed bugs on the campaign trail, only weeks after we heard a similar story from Mary Cheney’s past. Des Moines — “So what do […]

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Snapshot: a few hours of visitors tells us something about the spread

April 16, 2007

You can click here to see a map of the last 90 or so visitors to the site. It will look different from what I describe below, because I am writing about what I saw there about 4-5 hours ago. Now it’s almost midnight in New York, and the Aussies are starting to surf in. […]

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Bed bugs and lawsuits; also how to find a lawyer

March 17, 2007

Bed bug lawsuits Here are some legal cases involving bed bugs which are discussed online. (Links which are internal to the blog have additional links to news reports and sometimes case information.) General lawsuits involving bed bugs Article about bed bug lawsuits in New York City (Sept. 2008) Bed bugs in the workplace Former Fox […]

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