Bedford County authorities say a deputy sheriff has fatally shot a man who led him on a chase in which the suspect struck a police cruiser. Bedford Sheriff’s Major Ricky Gardner says a deputy spotted a vehicle driving recklessly on a dead-end road Tuesday night. Gardner says the suspect’s vehicle struck the front of the deputy’s vehicle, and the suspect got out and shots were fired. The victim was dead when he arrived at Bedford Memorial Hospital. The deputy has been placed on administrative leave and State Police are investigating.
Monday afternoon Virginia Baseball had its name called during the NCAAT Selection Show and it will be featured in UC Santa Barbara's Region as the #3 seed. The Hoos will open up play against #2 seed Southern California, while #4 seed San Diego State will match up with the host #1 UC Santa Barbara.
The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.