In the News @ Noon

Attorney’s involved with the William Porter mistrial meet with the judge to talk about a possible retrial…

It was a fairly quiet night in the city, as protesters took to the streets to voice their feelings about a mistrial in the First Freddie Gray case. The prosecution, defense and the judge plan to meet today and discuss whether their will be a retrial of former Police Officer William Porter. The Grey family remains positive that justice will be served. Sources say we could learn of a retrial date as early as today. WHUR will let you know as soon as a decision as made.

D.O.J. against meet with Chicago Mayor as they look into the practices of Chicago Police Dept. …

The Justice Department’s civil right probe into the Chicago Police Department has begun. Today agents will meet with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Attorney General Loretta Lynch ordered the probe following video showing a 17 year old A. A. male being shot 16 times while on the ground by a white police officer. That officer has since been charged with murder.

Police plan to file charges in connection with the San Bernardino shootings…

The longtime friend and neighbor of the San Bernardino Shooter Syed Farook will be charged for purchasing the riffles used to kill 14 co- workers during a holiday celebration earlier this month. Enrique Marquez admitted that he bought the rifle because he did not want Farook to be linked to the weapon. Tomorrow President Barack Obama will visit privately with the survivors and the victim families.

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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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