News

Local Pilot Reacts To Fatal Balloon Accident In Caroline County

Photo: WINA

State Police are still trying to determine why a hot air balloon struck a power line Friday night, and so is a local pilot. Rick Behr of Boar’s Head Ballooning knew pilot Dan Kirk, whose balloon caught fire over Caroline County. Behr told WINA’s Les Sinclair on Charlottesville Right Now that staying away from power lines is at the heart of balloon safety. Behr took a balloon over Charlottesville to remember and honor his friend Monday morning.

Latest Stories

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP477743932569_4

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Falls to Notre Dame

Updated
BaseballHat1

UVA lost 8-2 to Notre Dame during a Friday game of pool play in the ACC Baseball Tournament.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

lebronjames

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.