In the News @ Noon

Search for answers continue in case of murder pregnant woman in Takoma Park…

Police have not divulged the motif in this weeks fatal stabbing of a pregnant woman found in an apartment in Takoma Park. A man who was found injured outside of the apartment building with superficial injuries has been charged. Thierry Nkusu has been charged in the death of 36 year old Maria Mbunga. Tragically doctors were not able to save her unborn child.

A Government worker faces 4 decades in prison for welfare fraud…

A federal employee could learn her punishment today on welfare fraud. Lynette Mundy who was on on the Prince George’s County School Board and working for the Government Accountability Office faces 49 years in prison if convicted of all the charges. Mundy who was making 93-thousand a year is accused of falsifying paper work for free school lunch for her daughter. Mundy is actually 1 of 6 other GAO employee’s charged with steal lunch money meant for poor families in need.

More delays on Metro today through the weekend…

Look for delays today through the weekend if you use Metro’s Red Line. Metro’s General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has called for single tracking between Van Ness and Medical Center now through Sunday during off peak hours. Today expect delays of 20 minutes or more.

Prince’s death investigation turns into a criminal one…

The probe into Prince’s death is now a criminal one. Officials with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office have asked a judge to seal some of the information that they have uncovered during the search of Paisley Park. Now it’s important to point out that –this does not mean that criminal charges will be filed. There are some concerns however over doctor prescribed medicine given to Prince.

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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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