The Daily Gamecock

In Brief: 2/9/16

Sumter residents, parents charged in connection with infant's injuries

Police have charged Sumter residents Alicia Nicole Anderson, 20, and Adam Justin Little, 22, with unlawful conduct toward a child in connection with injuries sustained by their infant daughter, The State reported. The 9-week-old child was brought to a hospital last week with a broken leg, and an examination showed evidence of other partially healed fractures. The Department of Social Services notified police, and the parents are being held at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center. The infant, who was placed in emergency protective custody, is expected to make a full recovery.

Adult store implements changes to combat potential penalties

Taboo, an adult business store in Columbia, is facing repercussions from the city if the way it operates does not change, WIS reported. Owner Jeff White was told he had until last Friday to meet city regulations or he would be fined and possibly face time in jail. Manager Larry Boyer said they will start keeping more explicit items out of sight in an off-limits area, as well as charging a new admission fee targeted at keeping those under 18 years old out. In addition, the store must acquire a business license from the city in order stay open.

Police continue search for tractor-trailer involved in fatal hit-and-run

Authorities are looking for a tractor-trailer connected to a fatal hit-and-run that occurred on I-77 Monday morning, WCNC reported. Police believe the tractor-trailer hit the victims' SUV from behind, causing it to flip. The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, survived and was taken to Carolinas Medical Center. The deceased passenger was not wearing a seat belt when the car flipped. Troopers are still searching for a purple commercial truck with a damaged front right corner and wheel well.