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United States Senator Lamar Alexander Talks About Sexual Assaults on College Campuses
United States Senator Lamar Alexander Talks About Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) discussed at a hearing Tuesday in the Senate education committee, the process for responding to sexual assault on college campuses.

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'What Were You Wearing?' exhibit  launches MTSU Sexual Assault Awareness Month
'What Were You Wearing?' exhibit launches MTSU Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The "What Were You Wearing?" museum-style exhibit will be displayed in various locations across MTSU's campus from April 2-6, kicking off Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the university.

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Alleged Sexual Assault at Murfreesboro Apartment
Alleged Sexual Assault at Murfreesboro Apartment

A 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while walking to her Westbury Farms apartment on Wednesday morning...

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TBI Investigation of Murfreesboro Police Officer over Sexual Assault Allegations
TBI Investigation of Murfreesboro Police Officer over Sexual Assault Allegations

The Murfreesboro Police Department is aware that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating a report of an alleged sexual assault that took place at an MTSU football game involving an off-duty MPD officer.

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Local doctor to swim 10 miles to help raise funds for the Domestic Violence Program & Sexual Assault Service office
Local doctor to swim 10 miles to help raise funds for the Domestic Violence Program & Sexual Assault Service office

Dr. Elizabeth LaRoche told WGNS News that she will be swimming 10 miles in Chattanooga to help raise money for the local Domestic Violence Program...

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Former High School Teacher; La Vergne Resident Indicted for Sexual Battery
Former High School Teacher; La Vergne Resident Indicted for Sexual Battery

Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested former Antioch High School teacher Jerome Dooley, 40, at his La Vergne residence.

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Victim Reports Being Sexually Assaulted by Massage Therapist
Victim Reports Being Sexually Assaulted by Massage Therapist

A 25-year old Willowbrook Drive woman reports to Murfreesboro Police she was sexually assaulted.

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81 Year Old Mentally Challenged Woman Sexually Assaulted
81 Year Old Mentally Challenged Woman Sexually Assaulted

Detectives with Murfreesboro Police and the state Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities are investigating the sexual assault of an 81-year old Murfreesboro woman.

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Wear Denim Wednesday and Support Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Wear Denim Wednesday and Support Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Wednesday is Denim Day. Kim Reynolds with Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Services, tells NewsRadio WGNS, Denim Day is set aside to bring awareness to Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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MTSU Fraternity Member accused of sexual assault
MTSU Fraternity Member accused of sexual assault

A sexual assault was reported to Murfreesboro Police shortly after a party at a fraternity house on Greek Row at MTSU. E

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Man Claims to have been Drugged and Sexually Assaulted in Murfreesboro
Man Claims to have been Drugged and Sexually Assaulted in Murfreesboro

After a couple of minutes went by, the young man who accepted the ride started to feel as if he were paralyzed. He believes the cigarette was laced in something.

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Naylor Avenue Woman Sexually Assaulted
Naylor Avenue Woman Sexually Assaulted

A 23-year old Naylor Avenue woman is sexually assaulted. She reported to Murfreesboro Police Officer Dave Norton, through a translator since she didn't speak English, that she was sexually assaulted last Tuesday, July 12th.

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Step Father Accused of Sexual Assault in Murfreesboro
Step Father Accused of Sexual Assault in Murfreesboro

A 20-year old from Shelbyville told Murfreesboro Police that her step father touched her in a sexual manner.

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Man accused of sexually assaulting woman in Murfreesboro parking lot due in court
Man accused of sexually assaulting woman in Murfreesboro parking lot due in court

The convicted sex offender who was arrested in Murfreesboro for his alleged violent sexual attack on a woman last year (2015) will be in court this June.

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Sexual Assault and Rape Case Reported in Murfreesboro Tuesday
Sexual Assault and Rape Case Reported in Murfreesboro Tuesday

A rape suspect was detained by Murfreesboro Police on Tuesday at a home on Black Fox Crossing.

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Nashville man taken to Murfreesboro and allegedly sexually assaulted by another man
Nashville man taken to Murfreesboro and allegedly sexually assaulted by another man

The 24 year old victim from Nashville told police that an unknown man approached him in Davidson County and offered him food. After eating, the male victim told officers he did not remember anything until he woke up in the suspects hotel room located in Murfreesboro.

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Men to Wear High Heels to Raise Awareness of Rape and Sexual Assault in Murfreesboro
Men to Wear High Heels to Raise Awareness of Rape and Sexual Assault in Murfreesboro

The event marks MTSU's participation in the International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence, an enterprise of the nonprofit organization Venture Humanity Inc...

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Man who allegedly sexually attacked a woman in Murfreesboro due in court on Dec. 10
Man who allegedly sexually attacked a woman in Murfreesboro due in court on Dec. 10

The convicted sex offender who was arrested in Murfreesboro for his alleged violent sexual attack on a woman will likely make his first court appearance on December 10, 2015.

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UPDATE on
UPDATE on "Violent" Sexual Attack in Murfreesboro

We have more news on the convicted sex offender who was arrested in Murfreesboro for his alleged violent sexual attack on a woman.

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MTSU Police Add Sexual Assault Services Position
MTSU Police Add Sexual Assault Services Position

The MTSU Police Department is increasing efforts to reduce and prevent sexual assaults on campus.

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21-Year old victim allegedly attacked by 23-year old male friend in Murfreesboro
21-Year old victim allegedly attacked by 23-year old male friend in Murfreesboro

The 21-year old victim told police she was watching a movie with a male friend when she fell asleep. She awoke to the 23-year old on top of her.

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Sexual assault to an 18-year old woman reported after party
Sexual assault to an 18-year old woman reported after party

An 18-year old female in Murfreesboro called the police after an older man allegedly sexually assaulted her.

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Sexual assault reported at local apartment complex

A sexual assault was reported at an apartment complex in Murfreesboro. The incident occurred at Cross Court Apartments on Crossway...

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Local tattoo artist accused of sexual assault

A local tattoo artist in Rutherford County has been accused of improperly touching an 18-year old female. 

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Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested on Unrelated Charges
A convicted sex offender has been named in the investigation of a sexual assault case being worked by Murfreesboro detectives.
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Sexual Assault Awareness Event - Please Participate to Help
Rock climbing and a Zumbathon will help raise funds for sexual assault victims in the Sexual Assault Awareness Event Saturday at the DePaul Building parking lot behind Middle Tennessee Medical Center...

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Woman accuses man at massage facility of sexual offense
This is the second time a masseur in Murfreesboro has been accused of a sexual offense by a client. This past January one accused masseur had his license suspended pending the outcome of charges of rape that he will face in court.
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