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.
In addition, Comptroller investigators found Maj. Terry McBurney, a close friend of Arnold's, made false statements on federal and state forms by indicating he was a U.S. citizen.
A Dec. 6 public hearing is set for comments on Middle Point Landfill's request for a water-quality permit in conjunction with blasting at the Walter Hill site north of Murfreesboro.
Additions to soccer field design and other items from City Council meeting.
"We wanted to extend a hand and show everyone we're united," said Rachel Sloan.
The founder of Operation Adopt a Hero, a nonprofit agency set up to help veterans, is charged with multiple counts of rape in connection with a July incident in which he allegedly gave the victim alcohol and then sexually assaulted her.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold - under indictment and being held in a Kentucky jail - has been suspended from his job without pay.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department responded to a house fire at 824 North Church Street just before 1 a.m. Sunday.
Nonprofit sees first approval of request for 'voluntary annexation' of more than 194 acres.
Republicans rolled to victory in Rutherford County, sweeping state legislative seats.
Young said he expects to rule later this week or early next week on the citizens group's request for Arnold to be suspended without pay until his ouster is decided. His salary is more than $127,000.
Riverdale teacher wants to offer 'another answer.'
'I wish voters had this type of urgency to vote for all elections,' said Farley.
A federal judge denied Sheriff Robert Arnold's plea to be released from his "dungeon" of a cell and ordered him to be held in a Kentucky jail until his Feb. 7, 2017 trial on corruption charges, saying he lied time and again before and after being detained.
Calling his Kentucky jail cell a "dungeon," Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold begged a federal judge to release him on bond, saying he would abide by any conditions, including staying away from his wife.
'We want it to be over,' says one voter.
Neighbors complain of property damage from past blasts.
Thursday, Oct. 27 Alexandro Antoine, 24, of Greenland Drive was charged with two counts each of aggravated robbery and theft under $500
Davidson County Chancellor Bill Young set a Nov. 8 hearing in Nashville for arguments on a temporary suspension of Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold in the ouster lawsuit filed by local residents.
Filing by U.S. Attorney's Office highlights a conversation between Arnold and wife, Megan Arnold, in which he tells her "I have a hit out for me now," and jail gang members hope to "get their tear drop by, you know, shoving a shank deep into my ... neck."
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engine 3 and Rescue 8 are on the scene of a gas leak at Dill Lane.
Rutherford County is establishing a community partnership with the 101st Airborne and 3rd Brigade Combat Team to create a base of support as the soldiers embark on another combat mission.
Early voting off to a great start.
Ketron alleges voter fraud remains a problem.
A day after he resigned as county attorney and six months after leaving Pinnacle Financial Partners' board of directors, Jim Cope pleaded guilty to insider trading charges filed by U.S. attorneys amid allegations he made one buy in the midst of a bank board meeting.
U.S. attorneys are opposing Sheriff Robert Arnold's request for a review of a magistrate's decision to revoke his bond and have him detained, saying new evidence shows he is coercing his wife into helping get him out of jail, even threatening to take her out of his will.
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.
Early voting for the Nov. 8 general election is now underway.
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.
A wanted convicted felon faces attempted murder charges of two Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies after he allegedly fired several rounds at them before they arrested him Tuesday afternoon, said Chief Deputy Randy Garrett.
Bennett outspent Eischeid by thousands.
Avenue, Stones River Mall to close Thanksgiving Day.
1 in 5 children, 1 in 7 adults struggle with hunger in Middle Tennessee.
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.
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