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Omar Marteen’s wife could be charged today…

Federal charges will be filed against the wife of the Orlando Night Club shooter as early as today. Noor Salam has admitted to the FBI that she was with her husband Omar Mateen when he bought the ammunition and holster for the gun. She even drove past Pulse with him at one time. Salam said she tried to talk her husband out of it but she admits she never contacted police. 49 people were killed and 53 others injured, 33 remain hospitalized, 6 in critical condition.

Authorities change the search for the 2 year old taken by a alligator…

Orlando Authorities have now switched to a search and recovery effort for the 2 year old boy who was dragged into a lagoon by a alligator last night at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Park officials have been searching for over 14 hours. The father and toddler were in a foot of water when the attack happened.

DC Voters have spoken, Clinton and Gary big winners…

Hillary Clinton has ended the 2016 primary with a big win in DC. Voters chose Clinton 79% to 21 percent for Bernie Sanders. Sanders has not conceded but the two met for about 90 minutes and the focus was on uniting the party and taking on Donald Trump in the fall. Voters overwhelming returned Vincent Gray’s return to politics. He easily defeated incumbent Yvette Alexandria in the Ward 7 race. It was not a good night for Mayor Bowser allies only 1 of 4 won re election and that was Brandon Todd in Ward 4.

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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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