A local group is brainstorming for ideas and support to deal with the city's growing homeless population, including establishment of a trailer park for homeless veterans or a nonprofit setup, Hope Farms, which could be made up of "tiny homes."
The murder trial for Jewell Moses Bess is being postponed from February after defense and state attorneys clashed over a procedural issue for medical experts to testify.
The city's Community Development Department is seeking community help through three surveys to put together priorities for using federal funds over the next five years.
The Rutherford County Public Building Authority has selected Bell & Associates as the construction manager for a projected $73 million judicial complex project.
The Rutherford County District Attorney's Office is pushing for legislation that would allow photos of murder victims to be shown at trial for identification purposes.
Rutherford County has notified the vendor for a Circuit Court Clerk computer software program it is dissatisfied with the system, Mayor Ernest Burgess said last week.
Violent crimes dropped 5.4 percent last year in Rutherford County, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Rutherford County resident Brenda Benz in her lawsuit against gun manufacturer Ronnie Barrett, deciding that the statute of limitations did not run out for her legal action.
MURFREESBORO - The murder trial for Jewell Moses Bess is being postponed from February after defense and state attorneys clashed over a procedural issue for medical experts to testify.
MURFREESBORO - Rutherford County has notified the vendor for a Circuit Court Clerk computer software program it is dissatisfied with the system, Mayor Ernest Burgess said today.
Former Rutherford County Sheriff's Department Colonel Eddie Farmer was arrested in Robertson County this past February. In 2014, the Robertson County Sheriff's Office and Jail said Farmer was booked because he had a Capias filed in Circuit Court.
MURFREESBORO - Three years before he killed his wife, Jacob Pearman served a year in federal prison for illegal steroids, court records show, and prosecutors plan to use it against him at an early March sentencing hearing.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engine 4, Ladder 6, and District 7 responded to a fire at a home located at 1018 Lawndale Drive around 12:30 Monday afternoon.
As state lawmakers prepare for a Feb. 2 special session on Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal, local lawmakers say they want more information before they can commit their support.
State Rep. Mike Sparks says he is preparing to sponsor legislation that would require companies receiving tax breaks and other government backing to make a certain percentage of their workforce full-time employees.
State lawmakers are helping pop the cork on wine and liquor sales at Eagleville restaurants as the Maple Street Grill opens for business in Rutherford County's smallest municipality.
Circuit Court Judge Keith Siskin recently spent a week in the hospital being treated for a flare-up of Crohn's disease.
A company running a rehabilitation group home in a Southeast Broad Street house tangled in a lawsuit is preparing to build an even bigger facility on Florence Road on the north side of Murfreesboro.
Inmate allegedly assaults cellmate at Detention Center
Charges are expected against a Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmate after he allegedly assaulted his cellmate late Saturday (Dec. 20), said Detention Maj. Tommy Thompson.
An automotive parts manufacturer that netted a $3.6 million land donation from the city for a corporate headquarters site is receiving a $34,791 personal property tax break over 10 years but will pay a total of $10.9 million in taxes over that time, documents show.
The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government and the East Tennessee Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists have issued a joint statement of concern about efforts to interpret the Tennessee Open Meetings Act that could fundamentally reduce citizen access to public meetings.
A man charged with first-degree murder in a June 2013 shooting death in La Vergne pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Friday (Dec. 5) in Circuit Court.
Trial is set May 11, 2015 for Charles Warner, a homeless man charged with killing another homeless person in early May and dumping his body in Lytle Creek.
A local woman due a check from the Circuit Court Clerk's office says she went more than a month without the payment due to a faulty new computer system before Mayor Ernest Burgess delivered the payment to her personally.
Rutherford County commissioners are looking for answers in the wake of a decision to suspend installation of a $730,000 computer software program designed to upgrade the Circuit Court Clerk's office.