With Robert Arnold pleading guilty to felony charges and tendering his resignation this week, an ouster suit filed against the former sheriff is moot, says the attorney representing a group of residents who fought for his removal.
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.
A national women's group is criticizing the year-plus-long incarceration of Anna Yocca, who was released from jail this week after pleading guilty to a felony charge in connection with a failed effort to perform her own abortion.
The state is giving Middle Point Landfill a permit to treat water from its rock-crushing operation despite opposition from area residents and an environmental group.
College needs space to accommodate growing student body.
State Sen. Jim Tracy is taking a big step in the Upper Chamber's power hierarchy.
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is partnering with Linebaugh Public Library to provide a driver's license renewal kiosk for Rutherford County residents.
Young's seat to remain vacant for now.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold is set to enter a guilty plea Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in federal court.
Murfreesboro NAACP celebrates Dr. King's legacy at annual breakfast.
An inmate trying to take his own life was saved by a team of Rutherford County Adult Detention Center booking officers and the nursing staff Sunday, a spokeswoman said.
A split Rutherford County Commission elected former Sheriff's Office Capt. Mike Fitzhugh as interim sheriff Thursday in an 11-10 vote that took three tallies before one of four finalists received a majority vote.
Blood donations needed now to prevent delays in care.
City council addresses vacancy left by Young.
Despite positive reviews, The Block struggles to stay open.
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.
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.
He may be just 4 years old, but Hayes Owen, son of David and Stacey Owen of Murfreesboro, had a big wish for Christmas.
Murfreesboro is stocked and ready to clear streets of ice and snow again this winter season.
People close to jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold continue to be removed from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
A federal judge confirmed a Feb. 7 trial date for Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-conspirators and denied a request to drop seven counts of criminal charges filed against them.
LaShane Hayes, 44, of La Vergne, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and wire fraud after being charged with defrauding the United States Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) through her sponsor agency, All About Giving, Inc.
The Cliff Ricketts era of alternative fuels research at MTSU ended recently with one final attempt to successfully drive U.S. 231 in Tennessee between the Kentucky and Alabama state lines using a wood gasification process.
With Murfreesboro Police preparing to discipline six officers in connection with the April arrest of Hobgood Elementary School students, community leaders say they're glad the department is taking action even if it's eight months after the incident.
U.S. attorneys are opposing efforts to have seven criminal counts dismissed against Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-defendants before their Feb. 7, 2017 trial on federal corruption charges.
City Manager Rob Lyons has named Angela Jackson director of the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department.
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.
An altercation on West Castle Street led to a deadly shooting this afternoon.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Chief Keith Lowery named two veteran majors to serve temporarily as assistant chiefs to handle management duties until an interim sheriff is selected.
District Attorney Jennings Jones is set to provide assistance to a group seeking the ouster of suspended and jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold.
An indicted Rutherford County Sheriff's major was suspended without pay and decommissioned from his law enforcement duties effective Wednesday.
A Rutherford County jail inmate is charged with assault after allegedly attacking a detention center officer because he was mad about losing trusty status, records show.
Murfreesboro Police detectives are investigating the murder of a man late Friday night at an Indian Park Drive residence after several people allegedly kidnapped a woman, took her there and shot the victim.
U.S. District Court Judge Kevin Sharp is sticking with a Feb. 7 trial date for Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-defendants, putting the onus on himself to rule soon on two motions to dismiss criminal charges.
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.
Colleagues call Young 'an example,' 'a champion,' and 'selfless.'
The winning ticket, worth $100,000, was purchased at Smyrna Liquors on Almaville Road.
The statewide "Booze It & Lose It" campaign is part of a national mobilization to prevent drunk and drugged driving.
The Rutherford County Commission met Dec. 15 to discuss plans for appointing an interim sheriff, as well as consider rezoning requests and a fundraising plea from Motlow State Community College.
"It's the holocaust of 2016," said Adnan Shamdin. "Why is this okay today?"
Lawsuit alleges negligence at Rutherford County Jail.
Emergency workers had to slow-walk their response to a truck fire early Wednesday off I-24 in the Buchanan area after they found out they were dealing with hazardous materials, according to Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Chief Larry Farley.
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.
Despite the crews' best efforts, the structure will be a total loss. The building is believed to be Eubanks Electric.
Firefighters in Christiana celebrated a ground-breaking last week as the crew looks toward making improvements to the station.
Voters elect African American alderman.
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.
Emergency workers are preparing to allow traffic to move on I-24 near the Buchanan exit in southeast Rutherford County after extinguishing a hazardous materials fire that started after two big trucks crashed there this morning, according to Deputy Mayor Jeff Davidson.
School boards and legislators cover it all at annual joint pow-wow.
Food and supplies donated for Gatlinburg fire victims were delivered to Sevier County Wednesday by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office employees and the Explorer Post.
Former county attorney will also serve two years probation, nine months home confinement
A Rutherford County jail inmate has died after becoming ill while in detention, the sheriff's office reported.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office K9s Samson and Tiko will receive bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., sponsored by an anonymous donor.
Dreams came true for at least 1,892 people at MTSU Saturday, Dec. 10, as they accepted their hard-earned graduate and undergraduate degrees inside Murphy Center at the university's fall 2016 commencement ceremonies.
DNA results are still pending, but detectives have identified the body found Thursday as Francisca Gomez-Cordero, reported missing earlier this week.
Rutherford County paid $260,000 in a settlement reached with the wife of an inmate who committed suicide at the jail in late January 2016, county records show.
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.
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).
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.
In addition to arguing the permit is incomplete, SOCM members and community residents said blasting damages houses and could even rupture the landfill and cause pollution to leak into the Stones River East Fork and groundwater.
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.
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.
Candidates for Rutherford County's interim sheriff post will be required to answer a series of leadership questions in writing before making their case in person at a County Commission meeting in January.
Migdalia Freyre (aka Mig Christian) permanently barred, fined $50,000.
Local 'two-wheel commuters' say the journey can be worth your while.
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.
Rutherford County commissioners will have a long list of candidates to cull for the interim sheriff post after Sheriff Robert Arnold was jailed and suspended while awaiting a Feb. 7, 2017 trial on federal corruption charges.
Exactly one week after initial deployment, all of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue's crews and personnel have returned from Gatlinburg.
Thursday afternoon a special meeting to address issues associated with Middle Point Landfill opened Murfreesboro City Council's session.
Sgt. Jon Levi and partner, Checker Cash, were trusted brothers for the 16 years they worked together daily for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
A twice-convicted sex offender pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual battery of a high school student he incapacitated four years ago
University unveils ongoing plans to upgrade technology.
'Boro police, firefighters make party special for 8-year-old twins.
A former Murfreesboro Police SWAT unit leader received an 18-year prison sentence Tuesday after pleading guilty to child porn charges.
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.
On Monday evening at 8:30 pm, Chief Mark Foulks deployed 14 firefighters, a fire engine and two ladder trucks to the staging area located in Sevierville, Tenn., to assist with the uncontained fires spreading across Gatlinburg.
Middle Tennessee Electric's SharingChange has donated $3,000 of its funds to Kymari House.
The Tennessee Registry of Election Finance is waiting for a state attorney general opinion before making a decision on a campaign finance complaint filed against Sen. Jim Tracy, a state official said.
Police in La Vergne are investigating a shooting that injured one man yesterday and caused an auto accident.
A Rutherford County sheriff's officer connected to an incident that led to the suspension of Robert Arnold is leaving the department.
A Rutherford County deputy was forced to spring into action Tuesday in Circuit Court to keep an inmate from attacking a district attorney.
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.
After second failed inspection, decertification recommended.
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.
With a net worth of $12 million and monthly income of $37,000, Jim Cope should pay a fine of $200,000 as part of a plea agreement to inside trading, a federal judge said Monday.
Not many people can say they've saved a life. Eleven-year-old Lizzie Anderson is one of the few, but she says she was just doing what had to be done.
In the face of fear, kindness counts.
A Gofundme account to benefit the family of Dennis Pinkston has exceeded its fundraising goal.
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.
Despite what some termed an "emergency" at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, it could be mid-January before county commissioners hire an interim sheriff to take over for suspended and jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold.
The day a state Comptroller's report found Sheriff's Maj. Terry McBurney lied about his citizenship status on federal, local and state documents, a U.S. grand jury indicted him on three different charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
'Bias-motivated' crime reported against local couple.
Sheriff's Chief Administrative Deputy Joe Russell, facing indictment on 14 federal counts of official corruption, has been fired, according to county officials.
Terry McBurney, 47, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and a Major with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department, was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday, on charges of unlawful procurement of naturalization; making false statements under oath in matters relating to his application for U.S. citizenship and naturalization status; and wire fraud.
Amid the suspension of jailed Sheriff Robert Arnold from office, Rutherford County commissioners are concerned about the sheriff's office management and misleading statements by top officers.
State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro), said today that Motlow State Community College will receive a $5.5 million Drive to 55 Capacity Fund Grant to be used for their Advanced Robotics Training Center.
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