In The News @ Noon

The search continues for missing Hyattsville 11 year old boy…

A desperate search continues this hour for a missing child who suffers form an illness that requires immediate attention. He is 11 year old Marquell Boyd. He was last seen around 7 p.m. last night near Nicholas Orem Middle School. Boyd suffers from Russell Silver Syndrome, which requires him to take in 2,000 calories a day or he could become very sick.

Funeral services have begun for the Census Bureau guard killed in the line of duty…

Just moments ago, funeral services began in Colonial Beach, Virginia for the Census Bureau Security Guard killed in the line of duty earlier this month. 58 year old Lawrence Buckner leaves behind a wife of 36 years, a son and 4 grandchildren. The suspect was apprehended, he remains in jail awaiting his trial.

Howard University prepares to honor the life of Dr. Floretta “Flo” Dukes McKenzie…

On Saturday, friends and family members of Dr. Floretta “Flo” Dukes McKenzie will celebrate her legacy and life with a special 1p.m. memorial service at Cramton Auditorium on the campus of Howard University.

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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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