In the News @ Noon

17 year of Virginia teen pleads guilty to helping ISIS…

A 17 year old from Manassas has plead guilty to providing support to ISIS. Ali Amin has admitted to federal prosecutors to using social media to instruct ISIS on how to use Bitcoin to send funds to terrorists. He also helped another Virginia teen travel to Syria to join them. That teens remains there. Amin faces 15 years in prison.

A woman hit by a school bus clings onto life…

A woman is fighting for her life this hour after being hit by a school bus in Montgomery County earlier this morning. There were no kids on the bus at the time of the accident. The victim has not been identified. Redland Road the site of the accident remains closed to traffic.

DC Mayor Bowser prepares to sign off on a bill to give DC police more power to close stores caught selling synthetic marijuana…

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is focusing her attention on ending the up tick in the sale of synthetic marijuana. Following a rash of overdoses last week alone, today Bowser will sign a bill into law that will give police the power to temporarily close stores found selling the product, that has been sold as Scooby Snax, K2 or Spice.

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Taylor Thomas is the local Morning News Anchor for the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 96.3 WHUR. You can also see her on Wednesday’s on NBC 4 at 4:30 for WHUR’s “Talk Around Town”. Taylor is a veteran news journalist with over 20 years of experience delivering news that matters. In 2006, Taylor Thomas joined the Award Winning WHUR News Department. She wears several hats at WHUR including producer/host of “Let’s Talk Money” on WHUR World HD2 and host of “PML- People, Money & Life on WHUR Voices Sirius XM Channel 141. Taylor grew up in a military family and calls Great Britain (where her mother is from) and the Philippines home. Taylor Thomas is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication with a minor in Radio, Television, and Film. She is dedicated to uplifting and educating others about health, money and social issues.

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