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According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) and an administrative law judge ordered Art’s Tamales to close on May 21. The tamale plant in Metamora, Illinois was forced to close because of unsanitary food-handling conditions. [caption id="attachment_1364" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo of raw...

According to Fox 2 News, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says that Illinois, along with eight other states, may have received beef contaminated with E.coli. [caption id="attachment_1364" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo of raw chicken[/caption] The FSIS said that the Gordon...

On May 19, an Amtrak train plowed into a vehicle crossing the train tracks in New Buffalo, Michigan, according to the HollandSentinel.com. ABC 57 says that the collision occurred near the intersection of Old M60 and Clay Street. Unfortunately, the wreck occurred at a railroad crossing...

With May being Motorcycle Awareness Month, government bodies from the Illinois State Police to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are working hard to raise awareness for protecting motorcyclists. The Quincy Journal reported that Illinois State Police District 20 Commander Captain Robert Elliot urges all...

From January 1 to April 30 of this year, Illinois State Troopers have written 3,307 citations for distracted driving, according to Fox 32. When you compare that same period with the 1,222 citations issued last year, citations for distracted driving have nearly tripled. Why are Cops...