A Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputy was among law enforcement officers from several departments responding to a case of a vehicle wanted after eluding police yesterday. Deputy Ryan Proxmire was shot and killed in the confrontation that followed.
Last night Galesburg Speedway was broken into. We are still assessing the carnage caused by this senseless attack on the property. However, the safety truck was vandalized, stolen, and used as a battering ram on the front gate.
It was almost customary for drivers to sit in their vehicles while employees at gas stations filled up the tanks of vehicles. That service is coming back for a few hours on Wednesdays at a number of Battle Creek area gas stations.