Someone fired several rounds into Fostersville Church of Christ Tuesday afternoon
Campus dean: Total enrollment for fall headed upwards of 3,000
Smyrna's first female mayor also owns The Learning Circle in the 'Boro
Nineteen students from Zama, Japan who crossed the Pacific Ocean to visit their sister city, spent some time last week with other students their age at Stewarts Creek High School.
'We want people to feel welcome,' says Rocky Fork Principal Jimmy Sullivan
Murfreesboro Police arrested assistant city attorney David Ives on a domestic assault charge after he apparently shook his wife in an alcohol-fueled argument, records show.
La Vergne and Smyrna Police got together with their communities August 1 for National Night Out, a program fostering good relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which officers pursued a vehicle over the weekend and crashed when they tried to stop the fleeing suspect.
La Vergne and Smyrna Police are doing their part to boost National Night Out in their communities Tuesday, August 1.
"The 'law's delay,' as exemplified in the courthouse, is the cause of these illegal executions."
State senator requests audit of probe, says it 'didn't seem appropriate'
Rep. Mike Sparks announced Friday that the State Building Commission has officially approved funding for additions at Motlow State Community College's Smyrna Campus.
Two Murfreesboro residents are being held at the Rutherford County Jail on multiple charges of sexual battery, incest and rape of a child, according records acquired from Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
Sometimes three minutes of public comment time before the Town Council is a rant of frustration, but sometimes it's so reasonable it triggers a dialog with council and staff, and good comes from it.
A fatal crash claimed the life of a Smyrna man Friday afternoon.
A man was shot in the chest while sitting in his car in the parking lot of the new Walmart in La Vergne, according to police reports.
The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is investigating overnight vandalism at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro where someone spray-painted curse words condemning Allah and left bacon at a front door.
It wasn't quite a Yankee invasion, but somebody broke into the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse over the weekend, stealing a couple of items and leaving folks a bit unnerved.
Parents love their children, but all summer long, all the time? Thankfully, there are places to go and things to see to keep bright young minds occupied and buy some down time for mom and dad.
On May 30, 2017, Nwado and Ogoeabunam Chukwurah welcomed their triplets into the world at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, the first triplets ever delivered at the medical facility.
The seventh annual Taste of Smyrna was two hours of hospitality, community and tasty tidbits from local eateries.
"As they came closer, I began to slowly back up. At that point, I realized I had two ex-cons wanted for murder, who had just shot at law enforcement and (had) nothing to lose."
The most discussed item on the old business agenda for the June 13 Smyrna Town Council meeting was the second and final reading for a rezoning ordinance on a parcel of more than 26 acres on Rock Springs Road, immediately adjacent to StoneCrest Medical Center.
Detectives processed multiple crimes scenes following the afternoon's pursuit and capture of Ricky Dubose and Donny Rowe, who allegedly murdered two Georgia Department of Corrections officers June 13.
Barely a month after a local group erected a marker at Ebenezer Primitive Baptist Church recognizing its historical significance, someone vandalized the building overnight this week.
One adult has been arrested in the June 4 shooting at College Grove Apartments, and authorities are searching for two juveniles over the age of 14 in connection with the crime.
Police found Marcellous Davis with a gunshot wound to the face. He was taken to Vanderbilt hospital.
One person was shot in the face this evening in the parking lot of College Grove Apartments.
The former owner of Nashville Motor Cars pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to defrauding customers, banks and business partners three years after the dealership vanished from its Northwest Broad Street lot.
President McPhee, Mayor McFarland continue work to deter off-campus crime.
More than 1,000 locals, in clusters of 10 to 50 at the sides of Lowry Street, lined the streets and waved American flags as the F/A-18c Hornet painted in Blue Angels' colors arrived for its final mission as the centerpiece of the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial in Smyrna.
Melissa Sue Baker, 39, of Murfreesboro Tenn., pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court, to two counts of tax evasion, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jack Smith of the Middle District of Tennessee.
A high-ranking Rutherford County Sheriff's Office supervisor who was fired Wednesday perjured himself in doing background checks on top county officials amid a federal and state investigation into former Sheriff Robert Arnold, according to District Attorney Jennings Jones.
Murfreesboro police are investigating the city's third shooting death in a month after a man was found dead Tuesday night after being dumped from a car on South Rutherford Boulevard.
Smyrna leaders passed the Annual Budget on first reading and left the tax rate unchanged at 88.4 cents per $100 assessed value during the most recent council meeting.
A Wilson County man accused of killing a One Mile Lane resident hit him in the head with a sledgehammer and then stabbed him in a fight over a drug debt, according to court testimony.
Nine individuals were charged with misdemeanor gambling and one was charged with promotion of gambling and possession of gambling machines after Murfreesboro Police executed a search warrant at a downtown business recently.
A Murfreesboro man claiming to be the chairman of the fledgling North American Football League is facing felony fraud charges after allegedly bilking tens of thousands of dollars out of investors.
The retired aircraft will carry Capt. Kuss' Number Six on its vertical stabilizer.
Saturation patrols, officer overtime, apartment complex accountability among measures.
Murfreesboro Police are looking for suspects in connection with the Tuesday night shooting death of a man at a New Lascassas Pike apartment complex.
A Rutherford County Sheriff's detective returned to duty recently after being cleared in the shooting of a man who hit him and pulled a gun when he tried to arrest him on a domestic violence warrant.
More than a year in the making, the new Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center is ready for business.
TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, the town of Smyrna and the Smyrna Parks and Recreation Center are hosting the first Smyrna Kid's Safety Day.
Education, counseling, skills training to get folks on their feet.
John Black, the executive director of the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport Authority, received the Good Scout Award during the Friends of Scouting breakfast held yesterday morning at LifePoint Church in Smyrna.
Mechatronics students design, install it on Smyrna campus.
With ten hotels, their meeting rooms and more than a thousand guest rooms fronting Interstate 24 on Hotel Row in Smyrna, some say it was just a matter of time before a major vice bust.
Andrea Corke says God led her to create Depot District luncheonette.
Campus celebrates to recognize those who've stayed the course.
Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity opened their second ReStore in Smyrna last week.
A tearful Robert Arnold admitted Thursday he "betrayed" the people of Rutherford County and lied to them when he directed an e-cigarettes operation at the county jail, making tens of thousands of dollars illegally.
Three shootings in two weeks on Greenland Drive have resulted in multiple gunshot injuries, with the most recent costing one young man his life.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has named the victim of yesterday's fatal shooting, and issued an arrest warrant.
Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, 6', thin build, short hair, wearing khaki pants, a white shirt and a black coat.
Mark A. Garza, a detention deputy at Rutherford County Jail, was arrested May 4 for aggravated sexual battery and rape of a child.
A Siamese cat was reported stolen from an apartment on Kingwood Drive this week.
A Nashville woman was killed in a hit-and-run last July in Smyrna. Now the motorist who struck her has pleaded guilty to two charges connected to the incident.
A man convicted of second-degree murder in the July 22, 2015 shooting death of Jesse Sliepenbeek will serve a 15-year prison sentence after reaching an agreement with prosecutors.
Detectives with the Special Victims Unit served a search warrant at a home on Shade Court in Murfreesboro this morning, accord to MPD Sgt. Kyle Evans.
A teacher at Oakland High School has been suspended without pay, according to Rutherford County Schools spokesperson James Evans.
Several shootings occurred in Murfreesboro yesterday evening, and including the second shooting on Greenland Drive this week, which severely injured one man who was later LifeFlighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center
At 1:37 p.m. April 25 officers with Murfreesboro Police Department responded to 920 Greenland Dr. Apt. 124 in reference to a report of gunshots being fired.
The highlight of the meeting was a Proclamation by the mayor, declaring May 1, 2017 Senior Citizens Day in Smyrna, to follow up on the single day declared in 2016.
Tiffany Johnson, executive director, brings 'can-do' spirit to Sam Davis Home.
"I'm happy to be here. This is an excellent opportunity, a new chapter in my career, a new chapter in my life, I'm really excited about it."
Revitalizing a three-mile stretch of Lowry Street in Smyrna is a very large and complicated project.
Two MTSU football players are at the center of an investigation for animal cruelty, according to Murfreesboro Police records.
More than 400 people - including Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Flora Tydings - descended upon the new Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) campus in Smyrna for a ribbon cutting marking the school as fully operational.
Mayor Waldron delivers meals to La Vergne seniors.
Motlow students sample treats and culture from nearly two dozen nations.
Consider This, Inc., presents innovative local entertainment.
A 47-year-old Wilson County man is charged with first-degree murder less than 30 hours after an acquaintance was found near death at his One Mile Lane home 2 p.m. Friday, Rutherford County Sheriff Michael Fitzhugh said.
High winds from a severe thunderstorm Monday afternoon peeled the waterproof roof covering off aircraft hangar 621 at the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport.
Come join Consider This, Inc., for their production of Murder Aboard the Celine Zara at The Grove Church in Smyrna March 31-April 1 and April 7-8, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Zama is in the Kanagawa Prefecture in eastern Japan, about 24 miles from Tokyo, with a population of more than 129,000.
A backpack containing several mortar rounds and a training hand grenade was found by the dumpster at Ashwood Cove apartment complex this morning, according Murfreesboro Police spokesman Kyle Evans.
A first-degree murder charge against the man accused of robbing and killing Smyrna resident Kimberly Allen has been bound over to a Rutherford County grand jury.
Two Demo Plus Inc. subcontractors performing demolition work on the back side of the Smyrna Nissan plant were injured when the aging coal plant structure they were cutting apart collapsed, throwing them to the ground with the debris.
Mayor Mary Esther Reed and the Smyrna Town Council unanimously approved the Lowry Street Revitalization Overlay Plan at Tuesday night's meeting.
Food trucks have been scattering, smothering and covering the streets of Nashville, and now Murfreesboro, for several years now, but they have been less common in Smyrna.
The lobby of Smyrna Town Hall was packed to the doors with the Brown's Chapel Elementary School Science Fair on display, prior to the Feb. 23 Town Council Workshop meeting.
"The storm picked the boat up, it slammed it down, and it slammed us to the ground. We were trying to hang on to each other," said Smyrna's Regina Layton about last week's EF-1 tornado that hit Antioch's Four Corners Marina.
A boyfriend accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend Tuesday was charged with murder, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said Wednesday.
Four years after Amanda Lane Woodall's death, her childhood abuser pleads guilty to murder.
During this morning's severe weather an armed robbery occurred in the Cedar Glen Mobile Home Park at Fergus and Sand Hill Road.
Two people were wounded by gunshots at Rogers Park in Murfreesboro this afternoon.
A TBI investigation resulted in the arrest of a Gainesboro man charged with impersonating an agent.
Edward K. Vanepps was arrested Tuesday for solicitation of a minor and attempt to commit child rape.
A Murfreesboro man was shot in the leg by thieves who broke into his car, according to a police report.
Two suspects accused of loading a gun safe onto a victim's truck and stealing both the safe and truck were charged by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office detectives.
Fitzhugh not looking in the rear view as he drives sheriff's office forward.
William Brace, 62, pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in the death of Espy, whose beaten and bloody body was found Feb. 23, 2015, in rural Bedford County. She had been choked to death.
The Smyrna Town council met Tuesday and backyard chickens were once again on the agenda, as well as authorization to apply for a $2 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation's Local Interstate Connector Program.
A Murfreesboro firefighter is under investigation by state authorities for allegedly having sexual contact with a minor and possessing illicit images, officials said Thursday.
Governor Bill Haslam traveled to Smyrna Thursday to share a meal, tour the brand new Smyrna campus of Tennessee College of Applied Technology and praise those involved in TCAT's creation.
Prices at the pump may rise to fund roads.
Melinda Boisseau, 37, of Murfreesboro, was sentenced on Jan. 19, 2017, to two years in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for filing false tax returns in the names of other individuals, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
A Rutherford County man has been charged with killing two people and seriously injuring another in Cannon County last weekend, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last week, closing schools Friday and Monday, MTSU Friday afternoon and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.
But he also trained actual Top Gun pilots - by 'dogfighting' them.
The Linebaugh Main Branch will host their 13th annual reading program from Jan. 22 through March 4. Smyrna Public Library begins their Walter King Hoover Reading Program on Jan. 20. It will also run through March 4.
Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last night and this morning, closing schools for the day and MTSU for the afternoon, and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.
Blood donations needed now to prevent delays in care.
Parishioners in Smyrna will enjoy Mass in a new church building this year. Construction was recently completed on St. Luke Catholic Church, located at 10682 Old Nashville Highway.
Dec. 27 Murfreesboro Police detectives served an arrest warrant on Danny Holmes Jr. for the murder of Cesar Lopez-Flores. A search warrant was also served at Holmes' West Main Street apartment.
The Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS recently held food drives for the hungry in their service area.
An altercation on West Castle Street led to a deadly shooting this afternoon.
The winning ticket, worth $100,000, was purchased at Smyrna Liquors on Almaville Road.
Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside investigators from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, have arrested and charged a Murfreesboro man in connection to a homicide earlier this month in the Shelbyville area.
he holidays are even brighter for a Tennessee Lottery player in Smyrna, who won $100,000 from last night's Powerball drawing.
An alleged female victim reported she was kidnapped earlier in the night by several suspects in Bedford County, assaulted and directed to take the suspects to the home ofCesar Lopez-Flores, who was shot and killed.
"Friends don't let friends text and drive." - A wisely worded bumper sticker
Since 1992 Wreaths Across America has honored the sacrifice of military veterans at national cemeteries across the United States by laying memorial wreaths on the graves of veterans.
A Circuit Court jury convicted Dewey "Butch" Abbott of second-degree murder Friday in the July 22, 2015 shooting death of Jesse Sliepenbeek, a verdict that could force the defendant to spend at least 15 years in prison.
Former county attorney will also serve two years probation, nine months home confinement
With Middle Point Landfill's capacity projected at eight years, the advisory committee is being formed to consider new methods for handling long-term solid waste needs across the county.
DNA results are still pending, but detectives have identified the body found Thursday as Francisca Gomez-Cordero, reported missing earlier this week.
Last Thursday Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit arrested a 31-year-old Houston, Texas woman for the murder of her boyfriend in 2007, a detective supervisor says.
The Tennessee Corrections Institute Board of Control decertified the Rutherford County jail last week after it failed a follow-up November inspection, a decision that increases the county's liability in cases dealing with the treatment of inmates.
A Murfreesboro woman accused of stealing investors' money is being fined $50,000 and barred from securities work in Tennessee, according to the state Department of Commerce and Insurance.
Anyone with information in this case should call Murfreesboro Police immediately at (615) 893-1311. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 615-893-STOP (7867).
Migdalia Freyre (aka Mig Christian) permanently barred, fined $50,000.
Roughly a year from the campaign trail, two officials are considering a run for Rutherford County mayor in 2018 with Ernest Burgess set to step down after two terms.
A twice-convicted sex offender pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual battery of a high school student he incapacitated four years ago
Luffman keeps sharp-shooting alive - just like he preserves state's legacy.
School Resource Officers have not identified the student who made "inappropriate comments" about Stewarts Creek High School but the found no actual threat was made, an SRO captain said.
A former Murfreesboro Police SWAT unit leader received an 18-year prison sentence Tuesday after pleading guilty to child porn charges.
At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we encourage traditions of giving because we know that without generous donations from our donors, someone will not be fed this holiday season.
Anna Yocca, 32, was indicted by the November grand jury on charges of aggravated assault with a weapon, attempted procurement of a miscarriage and attempted criminal abortion, all felonies, according to Circuit Court records.
Police in La Vergne are investigating a shooting that injured one man yesterday and caused an auto accident.
About $134,400 worth of high grade marijuana and eight firearms were confiscated from a La Vergne resident after a search warrant was served last week at his home, a Rutherford County Sheriff's narcotics supervisor said Monday.
Identity of the person who fired several rounds into two churches and damaged the buildings from Sunday through Wednesday are sought by a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective.
'Bias-motivated' crime reported against local couple.
The founder of Operation Adopt a Hero, a nonprofit agency set up to help veterans, is charged with multiple counts of rape in connection with a July incident in which he allegedly gave the victim alcohol and then sexually assaulted her.
Republicans rolled to victory in Rutherford County, sweeping state legislative seats.
'I wish voters had this type of urgency to vote for all elections,' said Farley.
Thursday, Oct. 27 Alexandro Antoine, 24, of Greenland Drive was charged with two counts each of aggravated robbery and theft under $500
A day after he resigned as county attorney and six months after leaving Pinnacle Financial Partners' board of directors, Jim Cope pleaded guilty to insider trading charges filed by U.S. attorneys amid allegations he made one buy in the midst of a bank board meeting.
A former Subway employee is accused of breaking into four of the Rutherford County restaurants as well as Go USA Fun Park this month.
A wanted convicted felon faces attempted murder charges of two Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies after he allegedly fired several rounds at them before they arrested him Tuesday afternoon, said Chief Deputy Randy Garrett.
A year after her husband was gunned down at Mona Boat Ramp, Janet Hawkins holds out hope investigators will find his killer.
She also tells the stories that connect us with each other.
Rutherford County Schools suspended an elementary teacher at Eagleville School for allegedly stealing prescription medicine from the nurse's office, the school system reported.
A judge refused to suppress a murder defendant's statement to TBI agents that he killed an elderly woman in 2015 when he "just snapped" and choked her to death before dumping her naked body in Bedford County.
Ginny Williams helped defy leukemia, runs store, gives back to her community.
U.S. attorneys want indicted Sheriff Robert Arnold's bond revoked and for him to be detained before a scheduled Feb. 7, 2017, trial for an alleged domestic incident involving his wife.
He's lived 89 years, been wed 67, had the same phone number for 58.
A juvenile was arrested on aggravated assault, false report and reckless endangerment charges in connection with last week's wreck and shooting in La Vergne.
Smyrna's football team will go right back into rivalry mode on Friday night when it plays at Stewarts Creek in the Kia of Murfreesboro Game of the Week.
Former Smyrna Mayor Bob Spivey passed away August 17, 2016.
The Smyrna Town Council meeting was held at the Council Chambers, 315 Lowry Street, on Tuesday, August 9 at 5 p.m.
Two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed the Jefferson Pike Market clerk about 8:20 p.m. Monday night on Jefferson Pike.
A thief or thieves stole a Rutherford County Sheriff's semi-automatic patrol rifle while secured in an off-duty deputy's marked patrol vehicle over the weekend, the Sheriff's Office reported.
Murder defendant Reggie Bowling told police he killed a man after a night of drinking when he "disrespected" him and flirted with his girlfriend, according to court testimony.
For the past five years, Family Staffing Solutions has honored Rutherford County residents age 100 or older with a celebration and induction into the Century Club of Rutherford County.
National Night Out is an opportunity for residents to meet their neighbors, law enforcement officers, public officials and other community service providers in an informal setting with the goal of increasing communication about crime prevention.
Mildred Parker says she hasn't stopped crying since her daughter, Jessica Miranda Campos, was killed in a high-speed pursuit June 24.
"This is the part we get excited about... this evening we start getting into the vision of what we want to start happening and the tools we can use to get there," said Guenther.
He went on to explain that downtown Smyrna is a depot district in need of expansion.
Video from a Rutherford County Sheriff's officer's vehicle shows a black Escalade allegedly stolen by Gareion Simmons speeding in the wrong lane on I-24 and nearly hitting two officers in the median before crashing into two vehicles and killing a young woman on South Church Street.
Information contained on the cellphones of murder defendant Brandon Bowling and victim Heather Nicole Maples is being placed under seal until the evidence is introduced at trial.
At approximately 12:45 p.m. July 24 the Quick Stop at 561B Nissan Boulevard was robbed.
Smyrna Police needs the public's help finding a hit-and-run driver involved in a Sunday night crash that killed a woman driving a scooter on South Lowry Street.
A car chase across county lines June 24 resulted in one fatality and multiple injuries in Murfreesboro, including injuries sustained by a young child.
Café, workshop reflect her dedication and creativity.
An arrest warrant has been issued by the Rutherford County Grand Jury for Quantavios Dance for giving false information to law enforcement (TCA 39-16-501).
"This is pretty intense. I didn't expect it to be this intense," said first-time Smyrna air show visitor Donald Miltenberger of Murfreesboro, gazing into the sky beside his son Michael, 9, at the spectators' fence.
"Just after three o'clock today we received a call from dispatch that there had been an accident involving a plane," Smyrna City Manager Harry Gill told press Thursday afternoon. "It was in fact a Blue Angel that went down, and there was one fatality."
Murfreesboro residents are trying to come to grips with the stabbing death of former City Councilwoman Mary Huhta and the arrest of her husband, Jim, who is charged with killing her in an apparent moment of despair at their Florida condominium.
A Navy Blue Angels jet doing maneuvers in advance of this weekend's Great Tennessee Air Show has crashed in a field off Weakley Lane and Sam Ridley near Smyrna Airport, LaVergne Police reported.
At least three of 10 elementary-age children arrested last month, including some handcuffed at Hobgood Elementary School, are connected to a separate case in which four boys, ages 10-11, are charged with raping a girl, according to a source The Post has chosen not to name.
Meeting Eisenhower, liberating a Nazi camp, D-Day and much more.
The Criminal Investigation Division is seeking information regarding the identity of this individual.
A student at LaVergne Middle School is accused of making electronic threats toward another student.
Burglars accused of stealing about $150,000 worth of stolen property face burglary charges in four counties, a Rutherford County Sheriff's Office detective said Thursday.
Widow Janet Hawkins seeks justice for her husband, Gregg, who was killed Oct. 16 while fishing with his daughter at Mona Boat Ramp.
Ellis charged with first-degree murder in death of Kimberly Allen
Smyrna Police have arrested a man for privacy violations in connection with photos and video footage of females taken inside restrooms at Volunteer Park on 8th Avenue.
March 31 at approximately 12:40 a.m. Smyrna Police responded to the Singh Bar and Restaurant in reference to a shooting.
Smyrna Police have issued a description of a man believed to be involved in a shooting that critically injured a man in the parking lot of Singh Bar and Restaurant early Thursday.
At approximately 12:40 a.m. Smyrna Police responded to the Singha Bar and Grill at the corner of Sam Ridley Parkway and Weakley Lane in reference to a shooting.
NASHVILLE-- Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Steel Technologies LLC officials announced today the company will build a new 83,000 square foot facility in Smyrna. Steel Technologies will invest $18 million to build the Smyrna manufacturing facility, the company's second location in Rutherford County, and create 50 new jobs.
One person believed to be involved in an attempted burglary at Smyrna Pawn and Gun was killed in a crash when police chased the suspects' vehicle early Monday morning.
On Friday, March 25, Smyrna Police responded to 230 Branch Trail in reference to a deceased female, Kimberly Allen, age 45, located inside of the home.
Police are investigating a homicide early Friday morning at The Vie apartments on Wenlon Drive.
A Murfreesboro Police detective testified Tuesday a murder defendant didn't kill his victim in self-defense during a February drug deal.
A teenager expelled from Riverdale High School for having a gun on campus has been charged in connection with a Monday shooting stemming from an argument with a student, according to reports.
TBI continues routine investigation; officer remains on leave
According to a press release from the Murfreesboro Police Department, officers were called to Regal Inn on South Church Street at 7:11 p.m. regarding a domestic violence situation, where they found a man threatening the three children in his car with a firearm.
Deputies foiled an attempted escape plot by two inmates early Sunday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Police are looking for a man who robbed SunTrust Bank on Greenland Drive this afternoon.
Criminal simulation and conspiracy charges against seven Cuban nationals accused of running a credit-card fraud ring were bound over to the grand jury Monday.
"It startled me for my kids' sake and my wife's sake," said Sheriff Robert Arnold at today's press conference.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshal's Office arrested a 17 year old juvenile Saturday in connection with five set fires in Murfreesboro during the month of February.
Jury deliberates today.
Charles Warner was found guilty today of killing Emad Al Azraki by slashing his throat and dumping his body in Lytle Creek in May 2014.
Prosecutors began setting the scene of a murder Monday as the trial opened for Charles Warner, who is charged with killing Emad Al Azraki and dumping his body in Lytle Creek in early May 2014.
Convicted murderer Jewell Moses Bess's prison sentence for killing his wife in 1986 will run consecutively to a sentence he completed in 2013 for raping his daughter, a Circuit Court judge ruled.
Murfreesboro Police, TBI and DEA arrest 2 Colorado women.
Deputies located two suspects who went on a crime spree by stealing two vehicles, leading a sergeant on a pursuit and burning a truck Thursday morning, Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies said.
The police have a lead on last weekend's theft at the Salvation Army storage unit in La Vernge.
A victim reported someone used her debit card number to make purchases.
Thieves stole an estimated $10,000 in merchandise from the Salvation Army's warehouse in La Vergne, where it was stored after the agency's building sustained storm damage last summer, the agency reported.
A suspect wanted in a Saturday night drug-deal shooting at a Rutherford County Sheriff deputy's Smyrna home was found dead Sunday in a Nashville driveway, police reported.
Law enforcement officials closed a case of alleged sexual assault after failing to find evidence supporting the purported victim's story, according to Murfreesboro Police.
Callers representing themselves as Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies are threatening residents by telling them they must pay for missing jury duty or civil warrants, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
A woman who attempted to perform an abortion with a coat hanger six months into her pregnancy has been indicted on a first-degree attempted murder charge, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Flipped truck on I-24 produces gridlock in the 'Boro.
Long-time convict Darrell Wayne Lambert pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated robbery of Lascassas Drug Store and was sentenced to 15 years at 85 percent.
Three men, one of whom was shot, are being charged with trying to rob two men who drove here from Alabama for a stereo sales transaction, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Wearing T-shirts saying "Justice for Gregg," the family of slain fisherman Gregg Hawkins offered a $40,000 reward Thursday for information leading to the arrest of his killer.
With an arrest "imminent" in the disappearance of teenager China Videon 16 years ago, friends and family lit candles to mark her birthday.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a Murfreesboro Police sergeant Monday and charged him in connection with an ongoing child pornography investigation.
Murfreesboro Police arrested three people and seized a large cache of drugs Monday at Bradyville Pike.
A Murfreesboro resident is mourning the loss of her dog, who was fatally shot by an unknown assailant with a bow and arrow.
Police are investigating a shooting just before noon today in the middle of town that hospitalized one person.
The Johns-King House was built in 1807 and has long been recognized as a local landmark.
Prescriptions for medical marijuana and about 2-1/2 pounds of marijuana and hash were recovered during a traffic stop last week on Interstate 24, said a Rutherford County Sheriff's Interstate Crime Enforcement Unit supervisor.
Two cousins convicted in a murder-for-hire plot were sentenced to 15 years each in prison.
A Smyrna man is charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor involving a girl who committed suicide in early September, according to La Vergne Police.
Burglars broke into two business and several homes during the past week.
Tyler Hubbard has been charged with especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor, following an investigation into the death of 14-year old Sherokee Harriman.
A fisherman was shot to death Friday at Mona boat ramp north of Murfreesboro, according to Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
A fisherman who might have interrupted a crime was shot to death Friday at Mona boat ramp north of Murfreesboro, according to Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
Freda Fowler's quiet life on North Maney Avenue turned into a nightmare Tuesday when men invaded her home, held her head under pillow and demanded drugs before robbing her.
A man charged with killing a former friend netted a 20-year sentence on murder and aggravated assault convictions in Circuit Court, according to the District Attorney's Office.
Indictments were filed against a former Siegel Middle School volleyball coach after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 16-year-old student at another school, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said Monday.
A man previously convicted twice on sex offenses against 16-year-old girls was indicted on additional sexual offenses, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said Thursday.
No one suffered injuries when a man allegedly fired three rounds into a group of adults and children Tuesday outside a Keystone Drive home, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said Wednesday.
Three suspects were charged with making methamphetamine while Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies were searching for burglary suspect earlier this month, a deputy said.
Police are investigating two robberies that took place Thursday within two hours of each other on different sections of Rutherford Boulevard.
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Murfreesboro man in connection to an ongoing child pornography investigation.
No one suffered injuries when two suspects allegedly fired a pellet rifle near spectators watching a girls' soccer game Thursday evening outside a Riverdale High School, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
One of several suspects wanted by the U.S. Secret Service for $2 million in fraudulent purchases was apprehended Monday on Interstate 24 by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office's Interstate Crime Enforcement Unit, a supervisor said.
He is accused of entering a faculty member's office about 2:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21 at Tennessee College of Applied Technology and removing a wallet from a purse.
A man killed during a July 22 confrontation at Kings Crossing apartments was unarmed and did nothing to justify being shot three times, his ex-girlfriend testified Monday.
The Smyrna Bulldogs continued their dominance over La Vergne on Friday night, as their defense come up big in the fourth quarter to preserve a 16-13 victory.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Murfreesboro man in an undercover investigation for allegedly trying to find a teenage girl via the Internet for sexual purposes.
A Circuit Court jury found two men guilty today in a murder-for-hire plot involving one of the men's wife, who was supposed to be killed just days after he took out a $6 million life insurance policy on her.
The suspect in these photos is believed to be responsible for several burglaries to autos and vending machines.
Three suspects were charged with credit card fraud after they allegedly possessed fake gift cards and credit cards during a traffic stop Wednesday on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County.
The investigation is underway in a double vehicle fire that occurred at Summit Townhomes apartment complex last week.
Topre America, a Japanese-owned automotive supplier, is set to invest $53.8 million in a Smyrna facility and create 105 jobs to serve the Nissan plant.
SMYRNA - Nissan unveiled its eighth-generation 2015 Maxima Tuesday with the TSU marching band playing, technicians cheering and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander hailing the plant's impact on Tennessee after he helped bring it here more than three decades ago.
MURFREESBORO - Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective Maj. Bill Sharp sent dozens of emails to and from his sheriff's office account for a year and a half to operate a private training and consulting company - many of them for sheriff's-sponsored events.
Smyrna Police paid $1,300 in 2014 to Rutherford County Sheriff's Maj. Bill Sharp's private company for officer training at a sheriff's-sponsored seminar at the county's Emergency Management Agency building, records show.
LA VERGNE -- At 10:35 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, the La Vergne Police Department received a 911 call about a robbery in progress at Discount Tobacco and Beer, located at 5499 Murfreesboro Road
A Readyville man arrested in connection with stabbings at a March 22 bonfire north of Smyrna faces an attempted murder charge, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reported.
NASHVILLE - Tennessee, Smyrna and Nissan officials unveiled plans today for a $160 million supplier park to be built at the automotive manufacturer's assembly plant with designs on creating more than 1,000 jobs.
Smyrna Police apprehended a suspect wanted in connection with a March 14 shooting and filed a litany of charges against him involving drugs and weapons.
A Mt. Juliet woman was killed and two other people injured in a Thursday night crash when her car broke down on Sam Ridley Parkway, police reported.
SMYRNA - The Town Council is putting new restrictions on lending businesses to stop them from bunching up and potentially causing a negative impact on property values, officials say.
Riverdale's girls basketball coach Cory Barrett, already suspended for next season, has resigned his position with the school.
Smyrna's Town Council is prepared to put new restrictions on lending businesses in response to community concerns that they could have a negative impact on property values, officials say.
Director of Schools Don Odom has suspended both head coaches of the Smyrna and Riverdale girls basketball programs from their coaching duties for the remainder of the current school year and the entire 2015-2016 school year. Their potential for coaching after the 2015-2016 school year will be evaluated annually.
MURFREESBORO - Vice unit detectives working with TBI and Franklin Police served search warrants at two businesses and an apartment in connection with pending prostitution charges, police reported.
Riverdale and Smyrna girls basketball teams have been removed from the Region 4AAA tournament. The ruling came from the TSSAA after both teams tried to throw the district tournament consolation game.
A Smyrna man was killed and two other people were injured Tuesday night in a head-on collision on Nissan Drive, Smyrna Police reported.
A Smyrna woman purported to be an adult entertainer has been indicted and arrested in connection with the death of her infant son who died of starvation and dehydration 10 months ago.
Aggravated robbery and felony evading arrest charges are pending against a man who allegedly fired a round into the Lascassas Drug Store ceiling and robbed the pharmacy Thursday, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Violent crimes dropped 5.4 percent last year in Rutherford County, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Smyrna leaders say construction of a Rocky Fork Road interchange at I-24 is vital to the town's economy and traffic flow.
Smyrna leaders are trying to thaw out the widening of West Jefferson Pike, a major road project that is designed to improve safety and bolster economic development but still awaits construction funding.
Rutherford County Schools has been notified by the Tennessee Department of Health that a student at Smyrna High School has tested positive for active tuberculosis.
The Smyrna Police Department announced Thursday, with the support of the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Smyrna and the Rutherford County Crime Stoppers, they are offering a $6,000 reward for any information that would lead to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the murder of Danny Wright.
Murfreesboro Police officers responded to 2913 Meadowhill Dr. around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a grenade found near a creek in the area.
A man charged with first-degree murder in a June 2013 shooting death in La Vergne pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Friday in Circuit Court.
Construction is set to start this month on a $35 million Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Smyrna, a partnership for training Nissan workers and Tennessee students, officials confirmed.
Shooting victim Wendy Whittemore wept on the stand Tuesday (Nov. 25) as she described how Justin Odom, someone she raised like a son, shot her daughter's boyfriend in the head, then turned the gun on her in an August incident fueled by methamphetamine in eastern Rutherford County.
Murfreesboro insurance executive Ed Netherland, a 1972 graduate of old Central High School, was killed this week by a blow to the head at his St. John rental home in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the police confirmed Thursday.
A man who plead guilty to second degree murder and attempted first degree murder before Judge David Bragg in Rutherford County wants to be heard again.
A man indicted for first-degree murder in a fight over drugs pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Monday in Circuit Court.
An apparent road rage situation led to one driver suffering a stab wound to his abdomen and a suspect arrested on an attempted murder charge Friday, a Rutherford County Sheriff's supervisor said.
Deputies identified and arrested a suspect in an armed robbery who was booked in jail less than two hours after the hold-up occurred Saturday, a Rutherford County Sheriff's supervisor said.
Smyrna's mayoral race is pitting one of the town's political veterans against a relative newcomer.
Longtime Smyrna Lions Club members Don Young and Ed Garner are busy harvesting beans in preparation for this Fall's Friday annual Bean Dinner (Friday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) that benefits the Smyrna Senior Citizen Center and the club's Sight Conservation Program.
Thump, thump. Thump, thump. Thump, thump. I could hear my heartbeat in my ears as I sat buckled in my seat ready for the ride of a lifetime.
The Tennessee Supreme Court denied an appeal from the man convicted of kidnapping, beating and robbing an elderly Eagleville couple just after Christmas in 2009.
The Tennessee Supreme Court denied an appeal by the woman convicted in the stabbing death of an MTSU Lady Raiders basketball player, but her attorney plans to keep trying to push the case to the nation’s highest court.
Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, LLC., a concrete manufacturer, announced today the acquisition of Metro Ready Mix, a Nashville (Tennessee) based concrete manufacturer and construction materials company.
A special investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has revealed a former bookkeeper at Rutherford County’s Holloway Night School stole at least $15,875. Comptroller investigators worked in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on this case.
Campaign sign theft charges against Rutherford County Commissioner Joe Frank Jernigan have been dismissed, according to General Sessions Court information.
Murfreesboro Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly harassed a woman Sunday in the Stones River Mall parking lot.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for a Smyrna, man accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor in Jackson County.
A woman charged with first-degree murder in the 1979 shooting death of her roommate has pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in Circuit Court.
Federal-Mogul officials announced this week the company will invest $6.2 million to expand its current distribution facility in Smyrna and create 135 new jobs in Rutherford County.
Construction continues on Smyrna Housing Authority’s new $6.25 million complex for senior housing known as Stewarts Creek Manor at 11263 Old Nashville Highway.
Circuit Court Judge David Bragg appointed a local attorney to represent one of the defendants in the Walmart double-murder case today after the public defender’s office bowed out of the matter.
A 4-year-old boy accidentally drowned during a birthday party Saturday at a Rutherford County home, sheriff’s officers said.
Smyrna Police Department received a report of a shooting that occurred at 109 Kings Rd in Smyrna at approximately 7 Thursday morning.
Smyrna Police Department received a report of a shooting that occurred at 109 Kings Road in Smyrna at approximately 7:00 Thursday morning.
What if Loretta Lynn had written about a coal miner’s son instead of “Coal Miner’s Daughter” – a song she penned and performed in 1970 that helped launch her to international stardom as a country music singer?
On July 10 at approximately 4:30 p.m., an unidentified male unlawfully entered a woman’s vehicle that was parked in the Kroger parking lot on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna.
How do you think “Chicken Pike” got its name? When Smyrna was truly a small town with less than 2,000 residents in the 1930s, trains stopped here at least two times daily.
A 29-year old man from Indianapolis is facing criminal charges in Murfreesboro. The suspect, Stephen Michael Schott, allegedly had a sexual encounter with a juvenile and another male of an unknown age while visiting Rutherford County.
MTSU was the presenting sponsor for the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels precision flight team. And about 25 faculty and students worked a display tent about the Aerospace Department that featured two training aircraft. The air show continues Sunday.
The Town of Smyrna in conjunction with Carpe Artista and SIMA announces the Simply Smyrna Celebration. This family friendly summer festival will take place Friday June 13th from 5pm -10pm and will be the official kickoff celebration for the Town of Smyrna’s revitalization project.
Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives received advanced training after completing a 10-week training at the National Forensic Academy in Knoxville. Detectives Steve Brown and Richard Brinkley were two of 24 students nationwide who learned overall proper crime scene management.
On May 13, 2014 several vehicles were burglarized in the area of 225 John R. Rice Boulevard. Shortly after the burglaries, two (2) suspects used at least one of the credit cards stolen from the vehicles to make fraudulent purchases at Walmart on Old Fort Parkway.
On May 29, 2014 at 2:15 p.m. Mattie Tulloss of Antioch, TN came into the Police Department lobby to report that she had been kidnapped at gunpoint in the K-Mart parking lot on NW Broad Street around 12:00 p.m. She reported that she was forced to drive to the SunTrust Bank on Heritage Park Drive and withdraw $8,000 in cash.
The Supreme Court of Tennessee said no to a new trial for a man convicted in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom of especially aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and aggravated assault. Rafael Antonio Bush was sentenced to 22-years behind bars in 2005 and claims that he received ineffective assistance from counsel at trial.
A Clydeway Drive man reported to Murfreesboro Police someone robbed him of more than $2,200 and other items just after 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 11.
The woman motorist who is accused of hitting Clifton Braunwalder and his mother Sondra was released from jail after posting bond early Friday morning, by mid-morning, she was back behind bars on new charges.
Tina L. Wilson, 33, was originally charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving bodily injury, but shortly after posting bond, State Troopers filed a warrant charging her with vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault. According to the Booking Department at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, she is being held without bond.
Charges against two men arrested in connection with a September 2013 robbery and shooting on Mt. Tabor Road in Christiana have been bound over to the grand jury.
Information is needed about an armed suspect and a companion who robbed the Dollar General store Sunday night at 2706 Lascassas Pike, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.
Two tractor-trailer drivers escaped serious injury when rocks crashed through the windshields of their trucks about 1 a.m. Feb. 18 on Interstate 24 near the Ridley Earp overpass, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.
Crime dramatically dropped by 20 percent in Rutherford County from 2012-2013 while Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives cleared 43 percent of all reported crimes, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
A suspect escaped with an undisclosed amount of money following an armed robbery of the Southeast Financial Credit Union, located at 325 Waldron Road in La Vergne Thursday.
Two Murfreesboro restaurants in Murfreesboro were broken into this week. However, the two burglaries may not be related.
Authorities are requesting the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery at GameStop in Smyrna.
How do pedophiles find their way into the teaching profession?
At age 18, Breanna Haskins is a veteran international Christian missionary.
Veteran law enforcement officer Dale Armour announced Tuesday he has decided to enter the race for Rutherford County sheriff as an independent candidate.
An unidentified suspect allegedly snatched a purse from a woman Monday as she was walking in the parking lot of Raider’s Ridge Apartments -- all while a group of men stood by and watched the incident unfold.
Two soldiers from the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment were each recently selected as Warrior of the Year.
Police have released the names of two men who were killed Wednesday night in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Old Fort Parkway.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently informed Motlow State Community College of its approval of its Fifth-Year Interim Report.
Nearly $500 worth of tools and lawn equipment was reportedly stolen early Monday from a shed behind a Sherrill Boulevard residence in the Meadow Green subdivision.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Springhouse Theatre Company, located at 14119 Old Nashville Highway, will present Jane Austen’s "Pride and Prejudice," beginning next month.
Men found dead in Wal-Mart parking lot
Louis F. Caputo has been named chief executive officer of TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, company officials announced Friday.
Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a felony theft at Wal-Mart.
Crews have started preliminary construction work for the new bridge overpass at the Memorial Boulevard and Northwest Broad Street intersection.
The top bowlers in the state came to the Smyrna Bowling Center on Thursday and Friday for the 2014 TSSAA State Bowling Championship.
Bill Kennedy, a former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employee, recently announced his candidacy for sheriff.
The overall crime rate in Murfreesboro continued to improve in 2013, falling by a solid 2 percent due to a reduction in violent offenses, according to new data released by city officials.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold has announced he will seek re-election during the Republican Party primary slated for May.
Law enforcement officials are still trying to determine the identity of the male suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that left two men injured Saturday at University Ridge Apartments.
Students drawn to banners in support of university campaign
Marvin Wagster recently joined TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center as the new administrative director of laboratory services, company officials announced Monday.
Detectives are continuing their investigation into whether a Florida woman was raped while attending a New Year’s Eve party in the 1300 block of North Rutherford Boulevard.
All charges against a retired accountant accused of mismanaging nearly $1 million in retirement funds have been dismissed following the death of the alleged victim in the case.
Authorities have identified the victim murdered Thursday by a man who allegedly killed himself moments after shooting her to death inside a Village Lake Drive residence.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into a recent string of car burglaries in the Spring Lake subdivision, located off Florence Road near the Blackman community.
The world’s oldest profession just might be in for some new legal wrangling.
Story of 'Uncle' Charlie told in new Sam Davis Home exhibit
Carpe Artista is now accepting registrations for its third annual rock ‘n’ roll camp for adults, Jukebox Hero.
A 54-year-old man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Sunday on suspicion of selling marijuana out of his Palmer Drive house.
Two juvenile girls have been arrested in connection with several fires that were allegedly set on purpose in the area of Agri Park Drive on Christmas Day.
Authorities have named a second suspect wanted in connection with the December 2013 shooting that injured one person outside of Deerfield Inn just a few days before Christmas.
A Smyrna man has been arrested in connection with the December 2013 shooting that injured one person outside of Deerfield Inn just days before Christmas.
The new year seems like a good time to reflect.
An unidentified suspect allegedly attacked and robbed a Murfreesboro deliveryman Sunday on Wenlon Drive near Burnwood Trailer Park.
A woman is facing two counts of theft charges after she allegedly participated in a gift card scheme to defraud Wal-Mart.
Officer Ricky Haley from the Murfreesboro Police Department was recently honored with an Officer of the Year award from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
The former Tennessee Titans cheerleader who is on probation for allegedly fondling a 12-year-old boy has been arrested after failing a drug test.
Allstate Insurance Company continues is expanding with the addition of the Thomas Insurance Group to its agency force in Rutherford County.
Detectives are looking for a North Carolina man who allegedly cashed two stolen checks valued at $9,000 from Rutherford County residents.
Joseph Petno, an agent with Exit Realty of the South was recently honored with the coveted Silver Award by Exit Realty Corp. International.
Two campers worth $34,000 with attached toy haulers for loading equipment were stolen within the past two months from owners in Rutherford County.
The Rutherford County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office has collected more than $1 million in fees and court costs since establishing a collections division, as of the end of October.
In a move designed to enhance performance across key areas within its North American operations, Nissan recently announced a number of leadership changes.
A definition for the word “bully” is a person who uses strength and power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker, according to the Oxford American Dictionary.
During a recent state Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on drug task forces, Republican lawmakers appeared to be in agreement that reform is needed.
Police are still trying to figure out why a group of unknown suspects would break into a Vaughn Street home just to smoke marijuana and dye their hair.
Police are still trying to determine the identity of two men wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies at a Murfreesboro apartment complex.
A portion of South Lowry Street in Smyrna will be named in honor of a local World War II veteran Friday during an official ceremony with the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
Let’s take a trip back in time, back to 1944 when the opening day lineup for the Nashville Vols took the field at Sulphur Dell Ballpark.
While staunch believers attribute the Garden of Eden as the birthplace of crime, non-believers might cite genetic error as the reason for bad behavior.
Theft charges were filed Monday against a former Outpost Armory employee accused of stealing scopes, knives and accessories from his employer.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is launching a new program Monday aimed at catching dangerous drivers through a new unit that will be patrolling the area in unmarked cars.
Five people who were arrested Monday are facing multiple drug-related charges following a long-term investigation into an alleged prostitution ring.
Officials have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fire that was allegedly started on purpose Wednesday on Taylor Close off Middleton Lane.
A school can only have one basketball opening night and this week it was Thursday night at Stewarts Creek vs the Independence Eagles. It was the first home game in Stewarts Creek history and everyone was there.
A man who allegedly assaulted his father and two children last week died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, according to officials with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
The Tennessee School Boards Association has named the Rutherford County Board of Education the 2013 School Board of the Year.
“Sam Davis, a Hero Remembered” will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the capture, trial and execution of Sam Davis this weekend.
Four family members suffered injuries after a disturbance Thursday evening at a One Mile Lane home near Smyrna, according to Rutherford County authorities.
A former NFL cheerleader who allegedly fondled a 12-year-old boy will serve less than two years of probation as part of a plea deal.
The Akemans were slain the night of Nov. 10, 1973, by John Brown and a cousin.
Harry Gill Jr. was unanimously selected Tuesday as the new town manger during a Smyrna Town Council meeting.
A Rutherford County commissioner is in custody in Nashville on felony theft charges in connection with an alleged fake ticket scheme.
Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the suspect wanted in connection with the Saturday morning armed robbery of the Dollar General Store.
Residents are being warned about the latest scam targeting residential Murfreesboro Electric Department customers, local business owners and ethnic restaurants.
Police received another complaint Monday about an ongoing scam targeting customers of the Murfreesboro Electric Department after an unidentified suspect allegedly swindled nearly $750 from a man last week.
This week’s play, “Ordinary Heroes,” at Stewarts Creek High School is anything but ordinary. It is a production so extraordinary that area veterans and families may want to salute the student actors.
Motlow State Communicty College recently celebrated the opening of the new science, technology, allied health building at the Smyrna Center campus.
Authorities in Rutherford County will be checking Thursday to ensure convicted sex offenders do not participate in any holiday activities in order to keep children safe this Halloween.
Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday that he has appointed an area law enforcement veteran to the Tennessee Board of Parole.
Connie Minick will sign copies of her book about her brother's murder at Hastings Books, located at 1660 Memorial Drive in Murfreesboro from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.
The renowned U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight demonstration team will fly again over the Smyrna Airport in June 2014, officials announced this week.
A Murfreesboro father convicted of sexually abusing his daughter will spend nearly a decade in prison as part of a sentence recently handed down in court.
At least two cars were burglarized and one truck was stolen during an early morning crime spree Sunday along Herald Lane, located off East Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Officials with the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department are asking for the public’s assistance with a fire investigation concerning the Oct. 12 early morning fire at the basketball court in the Berkshire subdivision.
Two women at the bookends of Rutherford County have left long-lasting foot prints that younger generations would do well to follow as role models into the future.
Employees and residents at The Arbors at Azalea Court celebrated this month when the assisted living facility received a deficiency-free rating from state inspectors.
Nissan celebrated two major milestones Tuesday with the first American-produced 2014 Nissan Rogue rolling off the line in Smyrna as the facility’s 10 millionth vehicle.
A Blackman High School teacher accused of hitting a student Oct. 3 was charged Wednesday with simple assault by the student’s mother.
The Fire Marshal's Office has launched investigations into two suspicious fires that broke out Saturday, according to city officials.
A man who willingly took synthetic drugs despite the embarrassing side effects wound up causing a ruckus recently at College Grove Apartments when he jumped from a third-floor balcony to prove his was a god.
Since high school bowling became a TSSAA sport in 2001, Rutherford County has had some of the top teams in the state.
A group of teenagers who have recently caused problems in the area of Indian Park Drive are suspected of damaging more than $1,200 worth of property Monday night outside of a townhouse.
A road rage incident was stopped short Sunday when an observant police officer intervened after a drunk driver allegedly pulled into the Publix Super Market parking lot threatening another person.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested and charged a man and his cousin in Rutherford County for allegedly planning to have his wife shot to death.
With the number of kids coming into his office with problems related to sports, a Rutherford County foot doctor is reminding parents that by taking just a few precautions, ingrown toenails can be avoided.
We’re halfway home in the 2013 high school football season. Many battle lines have been drawn, and we’re beginning to see who the championship and playoff contenders are going to be this year.
The Rutherford County Public Safety Committee voted Monday to raise offender fees for driving under the influence to fund an increase in costs at the Correctional Work Center.
Only two years after being convicted of her first driving under the influence charge, a 31-year-old woman is facing her second offense following a crash Tuesday night near the Stones River Mall.
To kick off the fall season, the Sam Davis Home and Museum will hold the 27th annual Heritage Days on Thursday, Sept. 26, and Friday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mark O’Neal resigned Tuesday, ending 11 years as town manager of Smyrna.
We’re at the half-way point of the regular season, and it’s time to evaluate the 7AAA football teams. Where are we? Where are we going?
The Church in the Wildwood” could be heard resonating from Kedron United Methodist Church recently as it celebrated Homecoming Day services.
Police have arrested the suspect wanted in connection with the Sept. 14 burglary of a Burntwood Drive home in Smyrna.
Nissan North America is donating a total of $30,000 to the organization in honor of 30th anniversary of production at its manufacturing plant in Smyrna.
Keathley University Center back open for students
A 22-year-old man who was stopped by Murfreesboro police on North Walnut Street and arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Saturday is facing multiple charges, including possession of cocaine.
Rick Wise, the newest member of the Smyrna Town Council, is used to the glare of public service.
The stories of Dr. Seuss will spring to life again this weekend with three performances of “Seussical the Musical” at the Murfreesboro Little Theatre.
A Murfreesboro man whose license is suspended was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Tuesday night after being stopped on Middle Tennessee Boulevard for a light law violation.
Nissan Division sales, spurred by gains of its top-selling, core models rose nearly 25 percent in August.
The man accused of calling in a bomb threat to the Rutherford County Judicial Building will serve five years in prison as part of a plea agreement.
A woman who lives in the Kings Crossing community contacted police Tuesday after discovering someone had once again targeted her decorative potted plants for no apparent reason.
A convicted felon accused of assaulting a Murfreesboro woman during a June 2012 home invasion is scheduled to stand trial this week.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested for driving under the influence Monday after he allegedly bulldozed through several yards in the 100 block of East Northfield Boulevard.
Murfreesboro detectives have launched an investigation into allegations a man raped a woman early Monday after the two were out with friends celebrating the Labor Day holiday.
Detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects accused of using stolen credit cards to make fraudulent purchases at stores in Smyrna.
Rutherford County resident Harriett Howard was known throughout Tennessee as a tireless advocate for military veterans who kept on giving until her death Monday.
Murfreesboro authorities are continuing their investigation into what led up to a shooting that occurred Friday night on East Main Street.
Murfreesboro police were called Wednesday to the 1300 block of Wenlon Drive after a man reported an unidentified suspect robbed him at gunpoint while he was walking home.
Nashville recording artist and pilot Aaron Tippin is among the Middle Tennessee residents hoping to land the Commemorative Air Force permanently at historic Smyrna Airport.
A Murfreesboro man who was arrested Saturday afternoon is facing multiple charges after police allegedly caught him driving drunk with four children in the car.
Tony Dover resigned Thursday as mayor. He will be replaced by Vice Mayor Mary Esther Reed, the first woman ever to serve as mayor in Smyrna history.
Nissan is now able to export vehicles from its Smyrna, Tenn., vehicle assembly plant to 61 markets around the world.
A four-year battle that has torn a Murfreesboro family apart will come to a head in October when a man convicted of abusing his daughter is sentenced.
A 27-year-old Murfreesboro woman who was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk early Tuesday is facing multiple charges, including operating her vehicle without an ignition interlock device.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has acquired a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Five suspects on the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Most Wanted list were apprehended last week.
The Murfreesboro Police Department received a report of a bomb at a home on the 100 block of South Bilbro Avenue around 2 o'clock Monday afternoon.
Officials have confirmed that no evidence of a bomb was found Monday at a South Bilbro Avenue rental home, following an extensive four-hour search.
The same organization that brought FIFI, the iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress, to Rutherford County may bring its headquarters to Smyrna.
Authorities have arrested the 29-year-old man wanted in connection the Aug. 10 rape of a woman who offered him a ride home.
Concerned Students for a Better Nissan College Tour brought actor Danny Glover and its message to Smyrna in late July.
A Murfreesboro man was recently arrested on suspicion of attacking his boyfriend for reportedly getting a haircut by an attractive male cosmetologist.
TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center has a new internal medicine physician, Chief Executive Officer Mark Sims recently announced.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will be increasing traffic enforcement beginning Friday, August 16, as part of a crackdown to reduce alcohol-related fatalities.
A Murfreesboro woman recently involved in a crash on Mercury Boulevard could be facing nearly a year in jail and up to $10,000 in fines if convicted of driving under the influence for a third time.
Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a 29-year-old man accused of raping a woman Saturday after she offered him a ride home.
Detectives are asking the public for help in identifying the suspects caught on video allegedly passing counterfeit money at various Murfreesboro businesses.
A 19-year-old man was recently arrested after alerting police to the fact that his safe containing a large amount of marijuana and drug money had been stolen from his Murfreesboro residence during a home invasion.
A Murfreesboro man who does not have driver’s license is facing a second driving under the influence charge after police allegedly observed him driving recklessly Sunday on East Main Street.
A couple accused of barricading themselves inside a home Tuesday morning have been safely apprehended and are facing multiple charges following a nearly four-hour standoff with authorities.
Law enforcement officials from Rutherford and Cannon counties are joining forces to solve several cold cases through a new initiative aimed at improving cooperation and teamwork throughout the area.
Just as he was enjoying an afternoon of watching UFOs in the sky, a man was forced to jump in his car with a loaded shotgun Monday and chase down a stranger in self-defense.
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Aug. 6, to come out for the 30th annual National Night Out, America’s night out against crime.
Making lesson plans and caring for special education students were two of the topics new Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer Matt Powell learned about during a week-long training for SROs.
Three of Tots’ Landing Learning Center locations, which offer child care, preschool and pre-kindergarten programs, have received accreditation from the National Early Childhood Program.
Murfreesboro authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl last week.
Murfreesboro detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects who are wanted in connection with a stolen credit card and fraud case.
MTSU head football coach Rick Stockstill has formally dismissed three players from the team following their arrests earlier this month.
No one was injured Friday night when two homes were damaged by gunfire in the area of South University Street and Reid Avenue in Murfreesboro.
A Murfreesboro man with a history of alcohol-related convictions is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Saturday night following a two-car crash.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added a Murfreesboro man to its Top Ten Most Wanted list in an effort to locate him.
Player accused of assault woman as other suspects recorded the incident.
Three unidentified suspects allegedly assaulted and robbed a Murfreesboro man Wednesday as he was riding his bicycle near Greenland Drive.
The Tennessee Campaign for Liberty will be holding a protest on Saturday, July 20, to express disapproval over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander's voting record in Congress.
A McMinnville man who has had a string of alcohol-related arrests in recent years could face a year in jail and thousands of dollars in fines if convicted of driving under the influence for the fourth time.
Authorities have apprehended one of the two suspects wanted in connection with the June 23 shooting that left one person dead and two others injured outside a Smyrna restaurant.
A 6-year-old girl allegedly stole prescription painkillers and jewelry Monday while her babysitter was in the next room chatting with a girl friend.
Reece Howell has a long and distinguished career in aviation that stretches more than 60 years.
Murfreesboro detectives are still trying to identify the suspect accused of pretending to be a police officer during a recent home invasion.
When events get the roughest, that’s when the police call Jim Diamond, chaplain.
A 26-year-old man who Murfreesboro police allege was in possession of a handgun and drugs is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Infiniti announced deliveries of the much-anticipated 2014 Infiniti Q50 luxury sports sedan will begin on Monday, Aug. 5, at Infiniti retailers nationwide.
The THP reported 436 people died in traffic crashes in Tennessee from Jan. 1 through June 30.
Local, state and federal investigators captured the latest addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted on Wednesday in Nashville.
The TBI has added a Nashville man wanted in connection with a La Vergne home invasion to its Most Wanted list.
Smyrna police are looking for a man who they have identified as a person of interest in the June 23 shooting that left one person dead and two others.
An acquaintance chided me for being such a huge fan of “The Sopranos,” alleging that it promoted criminality, violence, and set a bad example for the public, especially impressionable young people.
Taylor Farms officials have announced the company is expanding its operations in Smyrna, resulting in a $5.9 million investment and the creation of 170 new positions in Rutherford County.
The Smyrna Lions Club dedicated Lee Victory Park Shelter No. 3 to the late Eugene Odom during a Fourth of July ceremony.
A Murfreesboro man without a valid license was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday morning after police allegedly observed him swerving in and out of traffic on Middle Tennessee Boulevard.
La Vergne police have arrested the suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man who was found fatally shot Thursday outside of a home in the Lake Forest Estates subdivision.
Police have apprehended the suspect wanted in connection with the Thursday robbery of a Bank of America branch near downtown Murfreesboro.
One of the three men shot last month outside of Souksavanh Thai Restaurant has died, according to police.
A mother allegedly attacked a father over whether their children should have to share a swing Thursday at a Murfreesboro apartment complex.
One suspect accused of robbing a taxi cab driver while holding a gun against his ribs earlier this week was charged Thursday with aggravated robbery, according to a Rutherford County Sheriff's Office press release.
Some of the world’s top atmospheric scientists are flying all around Tennessee for the next few weeks as part of a study on man-made emissions.
Nissan announced Thursday that it will add 900 new jobs at its Smyrna vehicle assembly plant to support future production of the Nissan Rogue.
The Bank of America located at 120 E. Main St. was robbed around 1:45 Thursday afternoon.
A woman who was allegedly busted with various items used to shoot up painkillers is facing multiple charges after being arrested Tuesday when police responded to the Memorial Boulevard area in reference to an erratic driver.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into a suspicious hay bale fire that broke out in a field Saturday morning near Dejarnette Lane in Murfreesboro.
The Goodwill store on South Lowry Street in Smyrna will reopen this month, and company officials are inviting the public to come celebrate the occasion on Thursday, June 27.
Authorities are investigating whether a Murfreesboro homeowner acted in self-defense Thursday morning after an alleged burglar was shot during a confrontation.
A local man was arrested Friday, July 6 and charged with reckless endangerment.
Law enforcement officials have issued a warrant for the arrest of a 51-year-old man believed to be responsible for calling in a bomb threat May 31 to the Rutherford County Judicial Building.
One suspect accused of calling in a bomb threat directed to a Rutherford County Circuit Court judge May 31 is wanted by Rutherford County sheriff’s detectives and the U.S. Marshals.
Government agencies plan to examine initial response