In the News @ Noon

A body is found at a playground in Alexandria…

Alexandria Homicide Detectives are investigating a body found under a slide at a park. The victim’s who’s throat was slashed was found at Beverly Park near South Overlook Drive.

Missouri University’s President steps down amid calls to do so by black students because of his lack of action regarding racial incidents…

A planned walk out at Missouri University by black football players, students and faculty was over shadowed by President Tim Wolfe surprise announcement that he was going to step down. The call for his resignation follow’s Wolfe’s lack of response to recent racial and discriminatory incidents involving Blacks on campus. The football team said they would not take part in any school activities until he left or was removed. The University’s Governoring Board called an emergency meeting this morning regarding the matter.

Eight victims, four kids continue to fight for this lives following a fiery collision Sunday in Hyattsville…

Police in Prince George’s County are still trying to identify then next of kin involved in Sunday’s deadly car collision and fire in Hyattsville. 4 children and 4 adults remain in the hospital in critical condition. 6 others were injured. Four were killed. Investigators are looking into why the pick up truck collided head on with the church van on Chillum Road.

Dozens of residents are displaced after cracks appear in the walls and ceilings of two apartment buildings in Seabrook…

County Officials are still trying to determine what caused two apartment buildings in Seabrook, MD to shift. The movement caused large and noticeable cracks in walls and ceilings. 22 apartments have been deemed temporarily unsafe. Structural Engineers will be on site later today to determine whether residents can return home.

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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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