In the News @ Noon

Red Cross steps in to help families affected by Bladensburg sink hole

WSSC crews are still working on preparing a massive sink hole created by a 12 inch water main break in Bladensburg. The rupture lead to a car filled with a family of three in it, literally being swallowed up. Thankfully they were able to escape unharmed. Several homes along Edmonston and Decatur Roads have been evacuated.

News sources say Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion

NBC News is reporting Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion. If you recall he is the soldier that in 2009 reportedly walked off a military installation during war to join the taliban. He was held for 5 years by them before President Obama traded Bergdahl for 5 Guantanomo prisoners. The decision angered many in his camp. The White House has not responded. President Obama is in Saudi Arabia leading a delegation paying their respects to the late King Abdullah.

Bob McDonnell will remain out of jail during his appeal

Convicted felon former Governor Bob McDonnell got his wish. An appeals judge in Richmond has rules that he can remain out of jail while he appeals his 2 year prison sentence on corruption charges. McDonnell was scheduled to report to prison on February 9th.

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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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