MURFREESBORO - A motorist died of injuries suffered today in a four-car crash when a dump truck rear-ended a vehicle on Memorial Boulevard and wound up crushing it in a chain-reaction collision.
NASHVILLE - State Rep. Rick Womick failed to extend changes in teachers' evaluations through 2021, but he did get Tennessee's commissioner of education to commit to softening the impact on teachers if a new assessment process turns disastrous.
Concerned about the explosion of human sex trafficking in Tennessee, state Sen. Bill Ketron is sponsoring legislation designed to increase law enforcement and improve training to combat this scourge on society.
A former City Council candidate charged with embezzling $570 from the Rutherford County Young Republicans says he is being singled out for punishment by Sheriff Robert Arnold for posting unflattering YouTube videos about the sheriff's office.
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.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Tennessee with a developing storm system moving across the Gulf Coast states this afternoon into tonight and producing snowfall accumulations, according to the National Weather Service.
MURFREESBORO - Firefighters put out a fire in minutes early this morning when they were called to Silverado Way where smoke was pouring out of the home.
Murfreesboro firefighters put out a vehicle fire at the South Church Street Pilot store Saturday night, then extinguished a potential blaze on Birch Court Sunday morning.
Gas prices jumped another 4 cents last week. The current national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.29. Motorists are now paying 26 cents more a gallon since prices hit a low of $2.03 on January 26th.
Jagemann Precision Plastics is set to expand its facility here and add 90 jobs to a 20-employee workforce to meet increased demand for automotive parts, officials announced.
MTSU's Health Services and Health Promotion office helps students find ways to cut down on substance use and to prevent violence. It also offers wellness programs and topics on alcohol, drugs and sexual responsibility, including health information and campus resources.
MTSU Lady Raiders basketball player MacKenzie Sells believes college students here are getting the message about the dangers of sexual assault and the reality that it could happen to them.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled in favor of south Rutherford County resident Brenda Benz in her lawsuit against gun manufacturer Ronnie Barrett, deciding that a statute of limitations did not run out for legal action over access to her land.
State Rep. Dawn White is reiterating her support for publicly-funded vouchers that would allow Tennessee students to attend private schools.
Trying to break ties with federal education rules, state Sen. Bill Ketron is seeking passage of a resolution designed to end what he calls overreach by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Republican-led state Legislature defeated the governor's Insure Tennessee plan even though an MTSU Poll showed most people who knew much about the proposal gave it substantial support.
NASHVILLE - Rutherford County's legislative delegation, all Republicans, overwhelmingly opposed Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal, most saying they would have voted against it if they had gotten the chance.
Circuit Court Judge Keith Siskin recently spent a week in the hospital being treated for a flare-up of Crohn's disease.
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.
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.
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.