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25 year sentence for woman who dumped baby in dumpster

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WOLO) – An Horry County woman will spend 25 years in prison for putting her newborn daughter in an apartment dumpster. A judge sentenced Shelby Taylor after she was convicted of attempted murder last week. In 2015, prosecutors say Taylor gave birth at home while her husband and 16-month-old daughter slept. She then wrapped the baby in…

Rumors Spark Heightened Security at Both Kershaw and Fairfield County Schools

  Kershaw County, S.C. (WOLO)– Friday, Fairfield and Kershaw county schools had added security because of a possible threat, but after investigations, both counties determined it was just a rumor. ¬†Law Enforcement is being hyper vigilant around schools after the Florida school shooting and recent threats around the state. Kershaw and Fairfield counties investigated what they thought were real threats…

Solicitor Asks Judge to Reconsider Quinn Sentence

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–State Solicitor David Pascoe is appealing former State Representative Richard Quinn’s sentence on a misconduct in office charge. According to documents filed afternoon, Solicitor Pascoe is asking the judge to reconsider because of what he calls the court’s failure to interpret the facts prior to Quinn’s guilty plea. On Monday Quinn was sentenced to two years of probation…