News to know for April 18: Deadly tractor-trailer crash; Missing man in need of medication; Mueller Report released

News to know for April 18

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Today’s weather is nearly perfect, but severe storms remain on the horizon.

Warm and breezy Thursday

Today will be a warm day, with highs in the low 80s.

However, Friday is a First Alert Weather with severe storms likely.

Forecast: Warm and breezy Thursday, severe storms possible Friday

Deadly tractor-trailer crash

A tractor-trailer truck driver died after being entrapped in a crash Wednesday afternoon on I-64 near the I-295 interchange.

Two tractor-trailer trucks crashed around 12:30 p.m., and closed some travel lanes in both directions.

The crash remains under investigation.

Driver dies after 2 tractor-trailers crash on I-64

Man with health conditions missing

Richmond police are searching for 49-year-old Orin B. Teasley.

Teasley was reported missing from Clara’s Adult Home West on Tuesday.

Police say he is in need of medication for multiple health conditions.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Orin Teasley.
Orin Teasley. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

Newly renovated Goodwill employment center

Goodwill’s newly renovated Community Employment Center has opened on Midlothian Turnpike.

The center offers opportunities for those in need of jobs in the central and coastal Virginia area.

Mayor Levar Stoney attended the center’s ribbon-cutting, saying, “What is essential for a high quality of life in the city of Richmond is stable employment and stable housing.”

Goodwill opens newly renovated employment center

Capitol Police sergeant terminated

A sergeant with the Virginia Division of Capitol Police has been terminated after photos of him surfaced on social media which could be linked to white supremacy groups.

The photos showed Sgt. Robert A. Stamm displaying tattoos and other insignia.

Sgt. Robert A. Stamm (Source: Virginia Capitol Police)
Sgt. Robert A. Stamm (Source: Virginia Capitol Police)

Mueller Report released

Today, the public will be able to see a redacted version of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.

The 400-page report will be given to Congress and the public.

White House aides worry ahead of Mueller report release

Final thought

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” - Ayn Rand

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