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North Carolina monitoring for ‘murder hornets’; not detected yet in state

With the emergence of the Asian Giant Hornet in Washington State, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer services is urging North Carolina residents to be vigilant and report potential sightings of the pest.

‘Murder Hornets,’ with sting that can kill, land in US

The world's largest hornet, a 2-inch killer dubbed the "Murder Hornet" with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out.

Nearly 100 beehives stolen from California orchard

Authorities are investigating the theft of nearly 100 beehives from an orchard in northern California.

Arizona woman attacked by bees after hive falls on her head

An Arizona woman is recovering from more than 20 bee stings after heavy winds blew a hive off a tree and it landed on her head.

Bee swarms near your home? Here’s what to do

Spring time in our area means you'll be seeing blooming blossoms and bees. It's peak honeybee season right now, so bee swarms showing up around your home are not uncommon.

Honey bee crisis: How a $2M investment at NC State could save bees

The honey bee is an incredible ally of agriculture, but the bees are dying at an alarming rate. 

Tiny bees found in woman’s eye, feeding off tears

Doctors treating a Taiwanese woman for a swollen eye were shocked to find four tiny bees living under her left eyelid.

Buzz off! Bees swarm Times Square hot dog stand

A swarm of bees had caused a brief commotion in Times Square in New York City after they made their home atop a hot dog stand.

VIDEO: North Carolina man drives 40 miles with 3,000 bees loose in truck

A local man drove about 40 miles from Weaverville to Waynesville on Tuesday with thousands of bees loose in the cab of his truck.

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