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Smyrna man, 20, indicted on statutory rape charges

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for a  Smyrna man accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor.

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City Council votes down guns on the greenway

Guns on greenways will have to wait.

In a 5-2 vote Thursday night, the City Council rejected a measure asking the city attorney and staff to write a resolution allowing weapons to be carried at city trailheads and greenways but not in other park areas such as Kids Castle.

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Tracy to decide by Monday or Tuesday whether to challenge vote

Rutherford County’s Aug. 7 vote is certified, but the Election Office is anticipating a potential challenge by state Sen. Jim Tracy of a 38-vote loss to Congressman Scott DesJarlais in the Republican primary for the 4th Congressional District race.

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MFRD responds to hangar fire at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 6 and 8 and Engines 1 and 4 responded to a hangar fire at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport (1930 Memorial Blvd.) around 9 Friday morning.

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Back to School Blast scheduled Saturday

Murfreesboro City Schools invites students and families to celebrate the annual Back to School Blast.

This year, the event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 23 and features games and activities for students and the opportunity for parents to meet school representatives and local community outreach organizations.

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City Council to discuss whether people can carry guns on greenway

Armed with a city attorney’s opinion that the city government could allow people to carry guns on the greenway while restricting them in other parks, Councilman Eddie Smotherman says he will seek a vote to give people that right.

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Woman testifies boyfriend shot at homicide victim's vehicle
Woman testifies boyfriend shot at homicide victim's vehicle

A Nashville man’s girlfriend testified Wednesday (Aug. 20) he shot at homicide victim, Jackie Warpoole, early Dec. 15, 2013, as they were driving 80 mph in an interstate road-rage incident. But she claimed she didn’t know he’d been killed.

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Local man wanted on charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Rape added to TBI Most Wanted List
Local man wanted on charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Rape added to TBI Most Wanted List

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state's Top Ten Most Wanted list, Edward William Tarras, Jr. of La Vergne, TN.

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MTSU football players' prank ends with no arrests

Several armed subjects who were wearing ski mask alarmed residents in Murfreesboro on Tuesday night.

Sgt. Kyle Evans with the Murfreesboro Police Department said at least seven to nine subjects accused in what was deemed a prank were MTSU football players.

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Murfreesboro City Schools say no to bullying

Murfreesboro City Schools will kick off the nationally recognized bullying prevention program, Olweus, on Wednesday, Aug. 20. MCS staff and teachers were trained in the anti-bullying program prior to the beginning of school and are rolling the program out to students across the district.

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MTSU Week of Welcome breaks ice for new, returning students

Thousands of MTSU students are preparing to return to campus for the fall semester. The mix of new freshmen and transfers will join returning students in their quest for academic success.

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Six inducted into Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame
Six inducted into Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame

Talent, dedication and immense passion embody six individuals who were inducted into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

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MFRD personnel receive city’s STARS Award

Drivers Vular Anderson and Adam P. Brown and Firefighters Ryan Battle and Justin Lewis were recognized for a baby delivery with which they assisted earlier this year.

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City attorney advised to place City Council position on November ballot

The State Coordinator of Elections, Mark Goins, has advised Murfreesboro City Attorney Susan McGannon that a state law dealing with vacancies in county offices should be used to place a City Council position on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot.

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McFarlin appointed attorney in Walmart murder case

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.

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Elderly man with gun leads to brief school lockdown

Siegel Middle School and Erma Siegel Elementary were briefly placed on lockdown status this Thursday morning around 8.

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DesJarlais again claims victory over Tracy
DesJarlais again claims victory over Tracy

With only five outstanding provisional ballots in the 4th Congressional District, Congressman Scott DesJarlais maintains a 35-vote lead today over state Sen. Jim Tracy, according to campaign observers.

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MPD Chief Chrisman wins Joe Casey Award
MPD Chief Chrisman wins Joe Casey Award

The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police recently held its 2014 Annual Conference in Chattanooga, and this year’s Joe Casey Award went to Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman.

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Judge sets Tramel-Arnold jury trial for Oct. 28

A U.S. District Court judge has denied Rutherford County’s request for summary judgment and set an Oct. 28 jury trial in a lawsuit filed by former Sheriff’s Detective Jim Tramel, who claims he was fired by Sheriff Robert Arnold in June 2013 for political reasons.

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Semi wrecks on I-24, traffic down to one lane

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 9 responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer truck just before 4 Wednesday morning.

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Only two county provisional ballots will count in DesJarlais-Tracy race

Rutherford County totaled eight provisional ballots on Election Day last week, but only two of them will be counted as state Sen. Jim Tracy scraps to overcome a 35-vote advantage held by Congressman Scott DesJarlais in the Republican primary.

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Lane says special election required to fill vacant council seat

A former Republican congressional candidate is set to throw a monkey wrench into the city attorney’s recommendation that the City Council fill the vacancy Toby Gilley will create when he steps down to fill a judge’s seat.

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Man killed in Monday night shooting

Murder and attempted murder charges were lodged Tuesday against a suspect accused of killing one man and shooting a woman Monday night at a home off Old Woodbury Highway near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.

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City attorney recommends filling Gilley seat by council majority
Toby Gilley
City attorney recommends filling Gilley seat by council majority

The city attorney is recommending City Councilman Toby Gilley’s vacancy be filled by a council majority once he leaves the post to serve as a General Sessions Court judge.

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DesJarlais not guaranteed victory if 35-vote margin holds up

Even if Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ 35-vote margin holds up over state Sen. Jim Tracy after provisional votes are counted, he’s not guaranteed a victory in the Republican Party primary for the 4th Congressional District seat.

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