The Securities and Exchange Commission charged former County Attorney Jim Cope with insider trading, according to its Office of Public Affairs.
When crews arrived on scene the fire looked pretty bad, according to Acting Shift Commander Raymond Smith.
Longtime County Attorney Jim Cope resigned his position as Rutherford County government's chief counsel this week, six months after he left the Pinnacle Financial Partners board of directors amid a potential insider training situation.
A former Subway employee is accused of breaking into four of the Rutherford County restaurants as well as Go USA Fun Park this month.
'I just wish he had kept his mouth closed,' Ketron said.
The attorney for indicted Sheriff Robert Arnold contends an ouster lawsuit against him should be dismissed or postponed until 14 federal counts against him are resolved to avoid violating his Fifth Amendment rights.
A Texas woman is seeking $5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit claiming her elderly mother died from negligence by local healthcare providers, mainly involving a botched diuretic prescription.
Regrets asking for him to be jailed.
Bennett outspent Eischeid by thousands.
Avenue, Stones River Mall to close Thanksgiving Day.
With the already deadly Hurricane Matthew representing the most powerful storm to threaten the Southeast coast in more than a decade, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has created the Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief Fund to support affected communities, the victims and their ongoing needs.
No 'Black Thursday' for Boro shoppers.
A year after her husband was gunned down at Mona Boat Ramp, Janet Hawkins holds out hope investigators will find his killer.
Before Emergency Medical Services supervisor Adam Rose goes to work, he prays for guidance. He believes that guidance led him to a Rutherford County man whose motorcycle crashed in a secluded area.
Gov. Bill Haslam appointed eight people to serve on a new MTSU board of trustees created through the state's FOCUS Act, which is designed to give six state universities more autonomy as part of Tennessee's Drive to 55 initiative.
Rutherford County Schools suspended an elementary teacher at Eagleville School for allegedly stealing prescription medicine from the nurse's office, the school system reported.
On Oct. 6, 2016, TC's Pawn, 903 Mercury Boulevard, was burglarized and approximately 15 firearms were reported stolen to the Murfreesboro Police Department.
"What are you afraid of?" asks Democratic Party chairwoman.
Outgoing state Rep. Rick Womick filed two ethics complaints Thursday against House Speaker Beth Harwell, contending she "abused her position" for actions that "destroyed her independence of judgment."
Ketron to craft bill preventing another Arnold debacle.
The ban is the direct result of dry vegetation due to lack of rainfall.
Around 11:50 a.m. Wednesday morning officers responded to Veterans Parkway and Blackman Road in reference to an injury accident.
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.
Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and fire showing in the attic area of the home.
North Highland Avenue Planning Study, Oct. 10 for key planning concepts review; Historic Bottoms Planning Study, Oct. 11 for preliminary concepts review.
Stuck in an Internet desert, Misty O'Beirne and her family are fired up about the possibility of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. offering access to broadband service.
A Murfreesboro couple is suing a local physician and the Women's Clinic for $15 million, claiming the doctor's failure to treat a patient properly led to Stage IV breast cancer and probable death.
But skeletons is his closet raise questions.
But Clinton favored on temperament and expected by more to win election.
Its actions could complicate Rutherford County Commission's own efforts to oust Arnold.
Further advancing the state's recent growth in the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) and Battelle Education announced today a new partnership for the leadership of the Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub.
Nashville group 100+ Women Who Care provides generous donation.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department bid farewell to Engineer Kyle Cobb Thursday, September 22 as his 28 years of service came to a close.
Popular exhibit re-opens Sept. 24.
Overdue fines keeping you from using the public library? Take care of them with canned goods from your pantry!
Indicted Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold was taken into federal custody Wednesday morning after a judge decided he should be jailed for violating bond conditions.
U.S. Probation and Pretrial now recommends jail time
The state Health Department is investigating a salmonella outbreak at a Sept. 10 Lascassas Fire Department fish fry where dozens of people got sick and many had to be hospitalized.
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.
The wife of Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold accuses him of drinking and taking a sleeping pill, then roughing her up on Labor Day before she called two deputies to their home, according to federal documents.
A 15-year-old Siegel High School student faces a petition charging him with having a weapon on campus after he was found with a handgun on campus.
Puckett, lifelong citizen of Rutherford County, has been instrumental in the development and cultivation of La Vergne.
Diane Nash is using her history-changing work for civil rights to advise and encourage those today who want to help America ensure freedom and justice for all.
Eight students from five high schools in Rutherford County have been named semifinalists for the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, the organization announced this week.
Eagleville will host its annual day long, downtown street festival September 24, 2016.
Committee's chairman calls it another running disagreement.
Democratic House candidates overwhelmingly agreed with the expulsion of Republican Jeremy Durham, who was removed from the body for misconduct involving the alleged sexual harassment of 22 women at the Legislature.
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.
A man has been arrested in connection with the death of another man after a Sunday argument escalated into a fight, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam issued Executive Order #56 Friday, waiving federal hours of service requirements for petroleum transporters to prevent any fuel supply disruptions for Tennesseans from the Colonial pipeline leak in Shelby County, Ala.
The Murfreesboro City Council is currently considering adoption of new regulations in the City Code on food trucks operating within the City limits.
Convict in unrelated case also to request new trial.
As local leaders tout a $189.5 million investment here by FedEx, the proposal still must go through Murfreesboro's annexation and rezoning process and a traffic study to determine how to move delivery trucks on congested roads.
Rutherford County Sheriff's K-9 Bloodhound Ethel, who has rescued missing children and adults, now has her own battle.
Amid a burgeoning population, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is raising the level of medical treatment it can provide in emergency situations and, as required by state law, hiring a local physician to oversee the program.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Murfreesboro wife and mother who died in a car accident Labor Day weekend.
As she recounted details of the hundreds of first responders who lost their lives saving others as the Twin Towers collapsed in New York 15 years ago, MTSU senior ROTC cadet Sara Crum had to pause as emotion increasingly tightened its grip on her every word.
Rutherford County House delegation was split on the matter.
Two people are hospitalized, at least one is in critical condition and an investigation is underway after a crash at the intersection of Stones River Road and Murfreesboro Road and an apparent shooting.
Local first responders gathered on the Public Square Friday morning with the public to remember their fallen brothers and sisters as well as the many civilians who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the sacrifices of our armed forces.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation special agents are looking into a Labor Day domestic incident at the home of indicted Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold, a situation that could cause his bond to be revoked.
Complaint also names six Vanguard nursing facilities and director of operations.
The city of La Vergne is excited to announce this year's Old Timers Festival will celebrate hometown heroes Saturday, September 17, 2016.
Murfreesboro's own Discovery Center recently got a financial boost with a little help from public power.
The race for state House District 48 is turning into a social media battle of sorts, with Republican Rep. Bryan Terry criticizing Democratic challenger Justin Miller for old tweets and Miller calling for Terry to stay above board and debate him publicly.
Projecting a 72 percent voter turnout for the November presidential election, Rutherford County Elections Administrator Alan Farley is trying to get a jump on potential problems from address changes.
"Mr. Russell is not guilty and intends to proceed to trial where he intends to prove his innocence."
Newcomers Ballard and Settles take oath with Campbell, Barrett.
After 18 years on 'Boro council, he suggests, 'Let's go to the house.'
That sort of synergy fires council's imagination at retreat.
MTSU's military science program ushered in the fall semester with a brief but formal swearing-in ceremony, as 18 newly contracted students took the oath Friday, August 19, on campus after passing their physical training exercise the previous day.
Calling for Gov. Bill Haslam to stop trying to treat Tennessee like a business, United Campus Workers from MTSU rallied outside a Pilot store on the governor's birthday in opposition to a looming plan to outsource state jobs.
A Rutherford County family is suing the county government claiming negligence in maintaining safe driving conditions on Midland Road where their four children sustained debilitating injuries in a 2015 crash, with one remaining paralyzed.
Roy Waldron was in the home-building business for years. He estimates he built in upwards of 1,000 homes in La Vergne, but most people today know him as the namesake of Roy Waldron Elementary School.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed 10 new fire trainees last week.
City van would pick them up at street corners, take them to jobs.
Gifted artist Glenn Merchant, proprietor of Moxie Art Supply, passed away suddenly August 21. He was 53 years old.
Two month 'cooling off period' will allow for assessment of impact on government services.
A Rutherford County grand jury will hear charges against a woman arrested in connection with a hit-and-run fatality on South Lowry Street.
A federal judge denied requests by Rutherford County and the state of Tennessee to dismiss a lawsuit involving a teenager and his mother who claim he was wrongfully held in solitary confinement at the Juvenile Detention Center.
Unique partnership with Music City Roots launches "WMOT-FM/Roots Radio 89.5" on Sept. 2.
Kay Eischeid was "kind of in a trance" as her daughter was sworn in as a General Sessions Court judge.
Reactions given to proposed food truck ordinance
"In light of Russell's income, assets, liabilities and other obligations, it is clear that he is financially able to pay for some or all of his defense," states a motion by prosecuting attorneys.
A former MTSU student who used his education to turn a dog's playtime into a lucrative career will be the guest on the next "MTSU On the Record" radio program.
Drivers will use newly constructed ramps this week.
Waste-to-energy, another landfill or haul it away -- someone has to pay.
Judge Eischeid is ready. Her courtroom? Not so much.
Despite reservations about some of Donald Trump's statements and policies, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said he would likely heed a call to serve as secretary of state for the Republican presidential nominee.
Renewed push for vouchers, 'social and emotional education' discussed.
Council OKs adding playground to park of baseball diamonds for special-needs kids.
Calling his race against U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais a "hail Mary," Democrat Steven Reynolds says it's going to take "a lot more than money" to beat the three-term Republican.
A woman seriously injured during a pursuit is suing Rutherford County, the defendant and several others in a $2 million-plus personal injury claim.
Upon arrival, crews discovered heavy smoke and flames coming through the front of the home.
A former Rutherford County jail inmate who was confined and pepper-sprayed in the face in late 2013 settled a federal lawsuit against Sheriff Robert Arnold and two jailers, court records show.
Former Smyrna Mayor Bob Spivey passed away August 17, 2016.
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