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Early AM Monday Single Vehicle Crash On I-24
Early AM Monday Single Vehicle Crash On I-24

An early Monday morning single-car motor vehicle crash occurred in the east bound lane (toward Chattanooga) of I-24 at mile marker 95, between the Buchanan Road and Beechgrove exits.

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Stolen Airplane in Tennessee Recovered by the TN Highway Patrol
Stolen Airplane in Tennessee Recovered by the TN Highway Patrol

It is not too often that you hear about a stolen airplane, but this is a story about just that.

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Possible OD and Explosive Device In Car
Possible OD and Explosive Device In Car

A convenience store was temporarily closed for business early Sunday morning after a possible improvised explosive device (IED) was found inside a vehicle where the driver is believed to have overdosed.

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Bicyclist Hit On Highway 99 Thursday
Bicyclist Hit On Highway 99 Thursday

16-year old bicyclist was hit by a car Thursday just prior to the Rockvale School zone.

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THP Friday Morning Pursuit Ends With Crash
THP Friday Morning Pursuit Ends With Crash

Multiple incidents began around 1:30 early Friday morning when the Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to pull-over a speeding motorist on I-24 near I-840.

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Labor Day Deceased Shooting Victim Identified
Labor Day Deceased Shooting Victim Identified

The person who died of gunshot wounds on Labor Day is 18-year old Kendrick Maurice Moore, who just graduated from Stewarts Creek High School. Another shooting victim survived. That 17-year old juvenile was treated and released from the hospital.

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UPDATE: Labor Day Homicide + 4 Car Crash
UPDATE: Labor Day Homicide + 4 Car Crash

Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead, and another one injured. So far there have been two arrests, as well as several interviews with witnesses.

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LaVergne Sobriety Checkpoint on Murfreesboro Road
LaVergne Sobriety Checkpoint on Murfreesboro Road

Members of the LaVergne Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Sunday, September 1st, 2019.

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Roll-Over Crash On J. D. Todd Road
Roll-Over Crash On J. D. Todd Road

There was a serious roll-over crash on J. D. Todd Road around 3:45PM Thursday afternoon. That's near Wilson County, and between Lebanon Pike (highway 231) and I-840.

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Michael Holden Thomas Apprehended Sunday
Michael Holden Thomas Apprehended Sunday

Michael Holden Thomas, a suspect in a domestic assault in Cannon County, was apprehended Sunday morning in DeKalb County with help from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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UPDATE: Fatal Wednesday Car Crash On Weakley Ln
UPDATE: Fatal Wednesday Car Crash On Weakley Ln

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the names of the two men killed in a fatal crash Wednesday morning in rural Rutherford County. The driver was Joel Throneberry of Hermitage and Donnie Robertson of Mt. Juliet was the passenger.

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2 Killed In Wednesday Morning Single-Car Crash
2 Killed In Wednesday Morning Single-Car Crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol worked a single-vehicle crash around 6:00 o'clock Wednesday (5/29/2019) morning in a curvy section of Weakley Lane, a few hundred feet from the Almaville Volunteer Fire Station #3.

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Operation Incognito in Tennessee by Dept. of Safety
Operation Incognito in Tennessee by Dept. of Safety

The Operation Incognito campaign was developed last year to evolve Tennessee's statewide distracted driving enforcement...

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THP Announces Youth and Junior Academy
THP Announces Youth and Junior Academy

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is excited to offer youths who have an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement the opportunity to attend THP's Youth and Junior Academy this summer!

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Highway Patrol Checkpoint THIS SUNDAY in Murfreesboro
Highway Patrol Checkpoint THIS SUNDAY in Murfreesboro

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning several upcoming checkpoints in the Murfreesboro area...

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THP Needs Public's Help With Fatal I-24 Hit and Run
THP Needs Public's Help With Fatal I-24 Hit and Run

The Tennessee Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the fatal hit and run on Saturday, December 29, 2018, involving a female pedestrian on I-24 near the Almaville Road exit.

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THP: Deceased Woman On I-24 May Be Hit & Run
THP: Deceased Woman On I-24 May Be Hit & Run

The Tennessee Highway Patrol needs help from the public in gathering information about a deceased woman found in a ditch on I-24 near Almaville Road.

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Sobriety Checkpoint in Eagleville
Sobriety Checkpoint in Eagleville

An upcoming sobriety checkpoint will be in Eagleville. The Tennessee Highway Patrol stated...

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OCTOBER 12: Drivers License Checkpoint in Rutherford County
OCTOBER 12: Drivers License Checkpoint in Rutherford County

The October checkpoint will be NEXT Friday on Highway 96 in Rutherford County...

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LABOR DAY WEEKEND--DRIVE SAFELY!
LABOR DAY WEEKEND--DRIVE SAFELY!

It's the Labor Day weekend and law enforcement officers are looking for persons who are not wearing safety belts or driving impaired. On the water, the authorities are strictly enforcing all boating regulations.

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Rania Malak Saleb Gaber Drowned Sunday Night In Smyrna
Rania Malak Saleb Gaber Drowned Sunday Night In Smyrna

A Sunday evening family cookout ended in tragedy when a 23-year old Smyrna woman drowned at the Jefferson Springs Recreation area on the Stones River.

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Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-24E at 66 mile marker
Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-24E at 66 mile marker

A multi-vehicle crash involving a tandem-trailer rig brought I-24 eastbound traffic to a stop around 3:00 o'clock Tuesday (7/10/2018) afternoon. This was at mile marker 66, near the Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna.

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THP Involved In 5-Car Crash...Move Over For Emergency Vehicles
THP Involved In 5-Car Crash...Move Over For Emergency Vehicles

Around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was enroute to a fatal crash, when his SUV was involved in a five-vehicle crash at the intersection of Mercury Boulevard and South Rutherford Boulevard.

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THP Spotted Suspect In Grassy Ditch Beside Road
THP Spotted Suspect In Grassy Ditch Beside Road

Around 7:15 Friday morning, 31-year old Steven Joshua Wiggins was arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Dickson County Sheriff's Deputy.

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Four Dead In Walter Hill Memorial Day Shooting
Four Dead In Walter Hill Memorial Day Shooting

Memorial Day ended tragically in Walter Hill. Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh told NewsRadio WGNS that four adults were found fatally shot around 3:30 Monday afternoon in a home at 1132 Rivercrest Drive.

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Antonio Starnes Charged With University St. Shooting
Antonio Starnes Charged With University St. Shooting

Murfreesboro Police have arrested 40-year old Antonio Starnes in connection with last Thursday's (5/3/2018) early morning shooting on University Street.

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Semi Slams THP and Coffee County Deputy
Semi Slams THP and Coffee County Deputy

Shortly before 6:00 o'clock Saturday morning, semi-driver slammed into a Tennessee Highway Patrol and Coffee County Sheriff patrol vehicles near mile marker 112.

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THP to Provide Transportation to their Youth and Junior Trooper Academy in Nashville Area
THP to Provide Transportation to their Youth and Junior Trooper Academy in Nashville Area

The THP will provide transportation for the Junior Academy cadets in Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Columbia, and Dickson.

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UPDATE on Wednesday's fatal motorcycle crash
UPDATE on Wednesday's fatal motorcycle crash

Here's an update on the fatal I-24 motorcycle vs truck crash that occured at 4:01 this past Wednesday afternoon.

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Three Dead, Head-On Crash in Milton, TN
Three Dead, Head-On Crash in Milton, TN

A two-vehicle crash took three lives on state highway 96 in Milton around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.

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Two State Trooper Checkpoints in Murfreesboro - First is THIS Friday Night
Two State Trooper Checkpoints in Murfreesboro - First is THIS Friday Night

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that TWO checkpoints will take place this month. The first one will be a Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro.

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Mock Accident at Siegel High School this Thursday
Mock Accident at Siegel High School this Thursday

The biggest event is nearing, which is the mock crash with Vanderbilt Lifeflight this Thursday - 3/22/2018.

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Never Try To
Never Try To "Flee On Foot"

Around 11:00 o'clock Friday morning, the Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to stop a suspect who was allegedly attempting to steal a vehicle. Deciding to flee on foot was a bad idea.

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REMINDER: Sobriety Checkpoint this Sunday night in the 'Boro
REMINDER: Sobriety Checkpoint this Sunday night in the 'Boro

A New Years Eve sobriety checkpoint will be conducted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Murfreesboro on South Rutherford Boulevard west of Broad Street (Hwy 41)...

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Event by the TN Department of Safety to highlight dangers of drunk driving
Event by the TN Department of Safety to highlight dangers of drunk driving

During the event, guest speaker Tanya Read will tell the story of her 17-year-old son, Nicolas, who was killed on May 15, 2015, as a result of an impaired-driving crash.

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UPDATE: Police car accident Wednesday night - Situation under investigation
UPDATE: Police car accident Wednesday night - Situation under investigation

UPDATE: A Murfreesboro Police vehicle was involved in a crash in the area of Warrior Drive Wednesday night (12/6/17)...

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Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro Friday Night
Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro Friday Night

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this Friday night...

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Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro near Riverdale High School
Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro near Riverdale High School

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this month...

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October 19th Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro Area
October 19th Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro Area

A Thursday night sobriety checkpoint has been planned for Oct. 19, 2017...

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2 Teens Flown From Saturday Night Compton Rd. Crash
2 Teens Flown From Saturday Night Compton Rd. Crash

A crash on Compton Road at Emery Road Saturday night (9/23/2017) saw to teens taken by LifeFlight helicopter to the Vanderbilt Trauma Center.

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Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro (8/18/17)
Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro (8/18/17)

The checkpoint will be on Warrior Drive near Riverdale High School and the New Salem Highway.

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UPDATE: Georgia Murder Suspects - Extradition Waived
UPDATE: Georgia Murder Suspects - Extradition Waived

The two men that sparked a nationwide manhunt after allegedly murdering two Georgia corrections officers were in a Rutherford County Courtroom.

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Shelbyville Couple Held by Georgia Convicts; 911 Audio
Shelbyville Couple Held by Georgia Convicts; 911 Audio

It was a call to 911 in Bedford County that eventually led to the capture of two Georgia inmates, on the run after the alleged murder of prison guard earlier in the week.

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Woman Seriously Injured In 1-Car Crash
Woman Seriously Injured In 1-Car Crash

A woman was seriously injured in a Sunday crash on Cainsville Pike in the Lascassas area. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says she was ejected from the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Thursday Night Construction Worker Killed
UPDATE: Thursday Night Construction Worker Killed

Here's an update on the tragic death of a highway worker who was killed Thursday night here in Murfreesboro. 31-year old John M. Gray, III was killed when hit by a vehicle on I-24 eastbound, near the Joe B. Jackson Parkway exit.

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Welcome Home Camden
Welcome Home Camden

There was a heartwarming homecoming Saturday in Unionville as the 6-year old victim of a tragic crash here in Murfreesboro returned home from specialized treatment.

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UPDATE: Fatal Sunday Night I-24 Crash Believed Suicide
UPDATE: Fatal Sunday Night I-24 Crash Believed Suicide

"At this point in the investigation, her death appears to be the result of suicide, however, the investigation is still open and ongoing".

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Serious I-24 Crash 12:57PM Wednesday
Serious I-24 Crash 12:57PM Wednesday

An afternoon crash on I-24 westbound (toward Nashville) shut-down the interstate for most of Wednesday afternoon (3/1/2017).

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Pedestrian Killed On I-24 East In Rutherford County
Pedestrian Killed On I-24 East In Rutherford County

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on I-24 East just past Epps Mill Road.

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Seious Monday Night I-24 Crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol and Rutherford County Sheriffs Office worked a serious multi-vehicle crash on I-24 near Epps Mill Road that occurred around 8:00 o'clock Monday evening.

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Safety belt checkpoint this March in Murfreesboro
Safety belt checkpoint this March in Murfreesboro

Another safety belt checkpoint is being planned for Murfreesboro this March...

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Safety belt checkpoint this Friday in Rutherford County
Safety belt checkpoint this Friday in Rutherford County

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (February 10, 2017) in Rutherford County.

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50 percent of drivers killed in Tennessee traffic fatalities did not wear safety belt
50 percent of drivers killed in Tennessee traffic fatalities did not wear safety belt

About 50 percent of drivers killed in Tennessee traffic fatalities failed to wear their seatbelts, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office reported.

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Manfred Grill Died Wednesday Night On I-840 Crash
Manfred Grill Died Wednesday Night On I-840 Crash

50-year old Manfred Grill died in a single-vehicle crash on I-840, near mile marker 60, and the West Jefferson Pike exit. The fatal accident occurred a little before 5:00 o'clock Wednesday night.

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Child Abductor Caught in Monteagle, 3 year-old returned to Ohio
Child Abductor Caught in Monteagle, 3 year-old returned to Ohio

A 3-year old child is headed home to Ohio after being abducted Tuesday afternoon.

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Friday night sobriety checkpoint planned
Friday night sobriety checkpoint planned

A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday night in the Rockvale area.

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Area State Trooper accused of pointing THP issued gun at wife
Area State Trooper accused of pointing THP issued gun at wife

Agents developed information that Roberts pointed a THP-issued firearm at his wife during a dispute at their Lebanon home on Monday.

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Safety belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro area this Friday
Safety belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro area this Friday

A safety belt checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro this Friday.

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Two Seat Belt Check Points this Friday and Saturday Night
Two Seat Belt Check Points this Friday and Saturday Night

This Friday and Saturday night (10/21/16 and 10/22/16), the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting two seat belt checkpoints in the Murfreesboro area.

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UPDATE: Lorrie Barrett Straughn Killed In Labor Day 2-Car Crash
UPDATE: Lorrie Barrett Straughn Killed In Labor Day 2-Car Crash

UPDATE: The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the accident report for the fatal wreck that occurred on Monday, Labor Day in Murfreesboro (9/5/16).

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Mother Killed Labor Day Morning In E. Main St. Crash
Mother Killed Labor Day Morning In E. Main St. Crash

There was a fatal accident near MTSU that occurred around 9:15 Labor Day morning (9/5/2016). The two-vehicle crash happened in the 2600 block East Main Street, that going away from town and several blocks past Rutherford Boulevard.

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State Trooper Citizens Police Academy
State Trooper Citizens Police Academy

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 2016 Fall Citizens' Trooper Academy.

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Safety Belt Checkpoint in Murfreesboro THIS Friday
Safety Belt Checkpoint in Murfreesboro THIS Friday

A safety belt checkpoint will take place on Friday after nightfall in Rutherford County...

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Become a Tennessee State Trooper
Become a Tennessee State Trooper

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing it will soon begin accepting applications for the next Trooper Cadet Academy.

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31 New State Troopers in Tennessee
31 New State Troopers in Tennessee

The new troopers completed 22 weeks of physical and classroom training at the Tennessee Highway Patrol Training Center.

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Safety Belt Checkpoint on July 4th in Murfreesboro
Safety Belt Checkpoint on July 4th in Murfreesboro

Planning for a July 4th party? Make sure you buckle on the way to and from your event. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will hold a seat belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro...

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Fatal I-24 Crash Saturday Morning in Smyrna
Fatal I-24 Crash Saturday Morning in Smyrna

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a single-vehicle crash on I-24 near the Sam Ridley Parkway (mile marker 66) resulted in four deaths around 5:40 Saturday morning.

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Did you know you can avoid Police Checkpoints in Tennessee?
Did you know you can avoid Police Checkpoints in Tennessee?

Major Egon Grissom with the Sheriff's Patrol Division told WGNS that they have to allow motorist to make a U-turn to avoid a checkpoint if the driver wants to...

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Seat Belt Checkpoint in Murfreesboro This Thursday
Seat Belt Checkpoint in Murfreesboro This Thursday

A Cinco De Mayo safety belt checkpoint has been planned for Murfreesboro this week.

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Brief Chase on I-24 Ends in Warrior Drive Crash
Brief Chase on I-24 Ends in Warrior Drive Crash

A crash after a brief police chase ends with the suspect being hospitalized. Lt. Bill Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol says a trooper attempted to stop the suspect's vehicle on I-24. The pursuit ended with the suspect crashing.

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Three Drivers License, Sobriety and Seat Belt Checkpoints in Rutherford County THIS  Friday
Three Drivers License, Sobriety and Seat Belt Checkpoints in Rutherford County THIS Friday

The Highway Patrol has two upcoming checkpoints this Friday (April 8th) in Rutherford County.

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Seat Belt Checkpoint this Friday in Murfreesboro
Seat Belt Checkpoint this Friday in Murfreesboro

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has announced an upcoming seat belt checkpoint scheduled to take place this Friday in Murfreesboro...

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New 22 Week THP Cadet Class Begins Training
New 22 Week THP Cadet Class Begins Training

A group of 48 men and women took the first step on their path to become members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro
Sobriety Checkpoint This Friday in Murfreesboro

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday (1/22/16) in Murfreesboro.

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REMINDER: Seat Belt Checkpoint This Friday (1/8/16)
REMINDER: Seat Belt Checkpoint This Friday (1/8/16)

A safety belt checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro on Friday evening (1/8/16) on Highway 99.

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Murfreesboro Seat Belt Checkpoint THIS Friday (Dec. 18, 2015)
Murfreesboro Seat Belt Checkpoint THIS Friday (Dec. 18, 2015)

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this Friday...

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Former THP State Trooper from Murfreesboro charged with misconduct and theft after drugs went missing
Former THP State Trooper from Murfreesboro charged with misconduct and theft after drugs went missing

On Tuesday, the Coffee County Grand Jury returned indictments for the 30-year-old Murfreesboro man, charging him with three counts of Official Misconduct and one count of Theft over $1,000.

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Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Christiana area
Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Christiana area

Another sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Murfreesboro / Christiana area. The checkpoint will be on 231 South...

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Safety Belt Check Point this Friday Night
Safety Belt Check Point this Friday Night

Another safety belt checkpoint is nearing in Murfreesboro this Friday evening.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol has new new protective services bureau
Tennessee Highway Patrol has new new protective services bureau

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is creating a new protective services bureau responsible for the safety of citizens, elected officials, state workers and state buildings.

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Sobriety Checkpoint this Friday evening in Murfreesboro
Sobriety Checkpoint this Friday evening in Murfreesboro

Another sobriety checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on Broad Street at State Route 840 this Friday...

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Murfreesboro man allegedly injected Oxycodone and was later involved in an auto accident
Murfreesboro man allegedly injected Oxycodone and was later involved in an auto accident

In a warrant, Williams is said to have admitted to a Coffee County deputy to injecting oxycodone. The warrant also says the man appeared to be under the influence of drugs, as his speech was sluggish...

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Predicting Traffic Fatalities is the latest technology for the TN Highway Patrol
Predicting Traffic Fatalities is the latest technology for the TN Highway Patrol

THP Colonel Tracy Trott calls it predictive analytics. It uses color-coded data to predict the future and prevent highway deaths.

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Drug charges on I-24 land Colorado man in jail
Drug charges on I-24 land Colorado man in jail

A Colorado man was arrested Monday July 13 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on I-24 for drug and other...

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Truck Fire On I-24 Eastbound

Several fire trucks and other emergency vehicles are on I-24 westbound (toward Nashville), between State Route 840 and the Almaville Road exit. Early reports indicate a truck fire, and there may be some injuries. The incident occurred around the noon hour on Wednesday.

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Buckle Up: Safety Belt Checkpoint this Friday
Buckle Up: Safety Belt Checkpoint this Friday

On Friday, just as night falls, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro.

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Sobriety Checkpoint on Broad Street at State Route 840 Friday night
Sobriety Checkpoint on Broad Street at State Route 840 Friday night

There are currently over 198,000 licensed drivers in Rutherford County and some of those drivers drink and drive when they should be seeking a ride from a friend or a Taxi.

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There is a Ban on Racial Profiling in Tennessee
There is a Ban on Racial Profiling in Tennessee

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that requires all of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling.

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State Troopers to set up seat belt check point on Cinco de Mayo
State Troopers to set up seat belt check point on Cinco de Mayo

Regardless of the origin, it is a date where historically, increased alcohol sales take place in the U.S. The Distilled Spirits Council reported in 2013 that on-premise Tequila sales more than doubled on Cinco de Mayo.

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UPDATE: Local checkpoint to tackle DUI's and Seat Belt Violations on St. Patty's Day
UPDATE: Local checkpoint to tackle DUI's and Seat Belt Violations on St. Patty's Day

A "Safety Belt Checkpoint" has been scheduled for Tuesday the 17th in Rutherford County...

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Unused dynamite stick found in field along Veterans Pkwy in Murfreesboro
Unused dynamite stick found in field along Veterans Pkwy in Murfreesboro

It was something that you don't usually find in a field... an unused stick of dynamite was found in a lot at the corner of Franklin Road (Highway 96) and Veterans Parkway...

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UPDATE: Sobriety checkpoint planned for New Year's Eve on NW Broad Street
UPDATE: Sobriety checkpoint planned for New Year's Eve on NW Broad Street

Make sure you are armed with a driver's license, registration and insurance New Year's Eve. It would also be a good idea to avoid alcohol...

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Black Friday Sobriety Checkpoints
Black Friday Sobriety Checkpoints

Black Friday will bring more than just good deals for shoppers, it may also bring arrests during a sobriety checkpoint...

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One-Killed In Multi-Vehicle I-24 Crash Late Wednesday

Here in Rutherford County, the extended Thanksgiving weekend has already suffered a fatality on the interstate. It occurred at 11:50 late Wednesday night (11/26/2014) on the Sam Ridley Parkway exit ramp and I-24 eastbound (toward Chattanooga). A La Vergne man was killed, and a Murfreesboro man was injured in the 5-vehicle crash.

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Serious Sunday Morning Crash On South Church Street
Serious Sunday Morning Crash On South Church Street

Three people were transported from the scene of a two car motor vehicle accident on South Church Street near the Shoney's restaurant around 3:30 Sunday morning.

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Two Driver's License Checkpoint's in Rutherford County on Friday
Two Driver's License Checkpoint's in Rutherford County on Friday

One will be in Smyrna on Friday and the second will be on the same day in Rockvale.

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Four Vehicles, Including THP Car, Involved in I-24 Crash
Four Vehicles, Including THP Car, Involved in I-24 Crash

Four vehicles were involved in a crash on eastbound I-24 at mile marker 86, which is near Joe B. Jackson Parkway. The crash occurred around 7 Friday night.

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Drivers License Checkpoint planned this Friday
Drivers License Checkpoint planned this Friday

A drivers license checkpoint will take place next Friday (9/12/14) in Rockvale...

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No Refusal DUI enforcement campaign in Rutherford County and beyond this weekend
No Refusal DUI enforcement campaign in Rutherford County and beyond this weekend

The THP calls their current campaign a 'no refusal" weekend. The "no refusal" campaign means that if a driver is pulled over for suspected drinking and driving they cannot refuse to take a blood test.

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Two sobriety checkpoints and a seat belt checkpoint, oh my!
Two sobriety checkpoints and a seat belt checkpoint, oh my!

A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Broad Street near State Route 840 this Friday night. There will also be a seat belt checkpoint...

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Drivers License checkpoint planned for Murfreesboro / Rockvale area
Drivers License checkpoint planned for Murfreesboro / Rockvale area

A drivers license checkpoint has been planned for Friday, August 15th in Murfreesboro.

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Rutherford and Bedford Counties designated as
Rutherford and Bedford Counties designated as "NO REFUSAL" Counties for law enforcement 4th of July Period

“No Refusal” permits law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers.

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More people on the road this 4th of July = more possible drunk drivers
More people on the road this 4th of July = more possible drunk drivers

The Independence Day travel period is defined as Wednesday, July 2nd to Sunday, July 6th. In Tennessee, more than 742,000 people are projected to travel by car during the holiday weekend.

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New State Troopers on the Road
New State Troopers on the Road

Four new Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers from the most recent cadet class graduated and are patrolling the streets of Rutherford County. 

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New State Troopers on the Road
New State Troopers on the Road

Four new Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers from the most recent cadet class graduated and are patrolling the streets of Rutherford County. 

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Report From Bonnaroo
Tennessee Highway Patrol Report From Bonnaroo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Chattanooga District has announced preliminary statistics from the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Coffee County, Wednesday, June 11 through Monday, June 16.

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TDOT and the Highway Patrol are ready for Bonnaroo - ARE YOU?
TDOT and the Highway Patrol are ready for Bonnaroo - ARE YOU?

The Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are working alongside Manchester authorities to keep traffic flowing as 80,000 fans descend on Manchester for the 13th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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Murfreesboro Police Cracking Down on those who fail to BUCKLE UP
Murfreesboro Police Cracking Down on those who fail to BUCKLE UP

MURFREESBORO - The Murfreesboro Police Department is joining over 150 Tennessee police departments and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office in an effort to make Murfreesboro roads safer through a campaign designed to increase seat belt usage. 

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If you drink too much, don't drive - you and your car can get a FREE SOBER RIDE home
If you drink too much, don't drive - you and your car can get a FREE SOBER RIDE home

Had too much to drink this Memorial Day weekend? AAA will give you and your car a free ride home.

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Sobriety checkpoint in LaVergne and Seat Belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro on Saturday
Sobriety checkpoint in LaVergne and Seat Belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro on Saturday

A sobriety checkpoint will take place in LaVergne this Saturday and a seat belt checkpoint will occur in Murfreesboro on Saturday as well.

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Drivers License Checkpoint planned for Friday - Seat belt check planned for May 24th
Drivers License Checkpoint planned for Friday - Seat belt check planned for May 24th

Another drivers license checkpoint is this Friday. We are told that a seat belt checkpoint will take place next Saturday as well.

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Thur. and Fri. in Rutherford Co...
Thur. and Fri. in Rutherford Co... "Driver's License Checkpoint" and "Sobriety Checkpoint"

Sheriff's Office conducting one checkpoint and the Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting a second this week...

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"Drive To Zero Traffic Fatalities"

The "Drive To Zero Traffic Fatalities" is underway in Tennessee.

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Highway Patrol plans another driver's license checkpoint in Rutherford County - Next Friday
Highway Patrol plans another driver's license checkpoint in Rutherford County - Next Friday

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a “Drivers License Checkpoint” for next Friday, April 11th....

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Another
Another "Drivers License Checkpoint" has been planned for Rutherford County

Another drivers license checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County for this Friday.

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Drivers License Checkpoint is This Friday in Rutherford County
Drivers License Checkpoint is This Friday in Rutherford County

A drivers license checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County for this Friday.

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Police Cracking Down On St. Patty's DUI's!
Police Cracking Down On St. Patty's DUI's!

It's St. Patrick's Day and people are out celebrating their Irish' roots, but police warn this is one of the highest DUI holidays.

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Another Sobriety Checkpoint Announced in Rutherford County
Another Sobriety Checkpoint Announced in Rutherford County

Another sobriety checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County. The next checkpoint date and location have been set…

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UPDATE: Monday Night Fatal I-24 Motorcycle Crash

27-year old Robert A. Sullivan was killed in a fiery motorcycle crash on I-24 in Murfreesboro around 8:45 Monday night.

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THP Nabs Armed Robbers

Tennessee State Troopers apprehended two armed robbery suspects Saturday evening at the Petro Truck Stop in Cheatham County.

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DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend
DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend

Sobriety Checkpoints are being planned for Super Bowl Weekend in Rutherford County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will have one set up on Saturday, February 1st in Murfreesboro…

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Unlikely Car to Escape Police: Felony Stop Made After Ford Fiesta Reaches 125mph on I-24 Tuesday Night
Unlikely Car to Escape Police: Felony Stop Made After Ford Fiesta Reaches 125mph on I-24 Tuesday Night
The Tennessee Highway Patrol was involved in a high speed chase on Tuesday night around 9:30. The pursuit occurred on I-24 headed towards Nashville.
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Highway Patrol Conducting Drivers License Checkpoint
Highway Patrol Conducting Drivers License Checkpoint
Sgt. Scott Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WGNS a drivers license checkpoint will be conducted directly after lunch on Friday at 1pm in the Eagleville area.
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Press Conference on Massive Drinking and Driving Campaign
Press Conference on Massive Drinking and Driving Campaign
Several hours after the press conference, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will set up a drivers license checkpoint on Highway 99 in Rutherford County.
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Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
The day after Thanksgiving will be a big day for State Troopers in Rutherford County (hear the story here)...
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Highway Patrol Aims to Crack Down on Those Without a License on Friday
Highway Patrol Aims to Crack Down on Those Without a License on Friday
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is at it again THIS Friday in Rutherford County…
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New Tennessee Highway Patrolman Over 12-County Nashville District
New Tennessee Highway Patrolman Over 12-County Nashville District
Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott today named Brian Lawson the new captain of the 12-county Nashville District which includes Rutherford County...
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Labor Day Message: Sobriety Checkpoint on
Labor Day Message: Sobriety Checkpoint on "GO" and Road Construction to be PAUSED...
Sobriety checkpoint is coming up for Rutherford County motorist. Also - Road construction will be paused this weekend...
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Don't Be One of the Hundreds in Rutherford County Caught Driving Without a License This Month
Don't Be One of the Hundreds in Rutherford County Caught Driving Without a License This Month
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is on the prowl for those who are driving without a license this month.
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Serious Crash in Rockvale; Several Injured
Four people were injured, including a five-year old girl, in a serious crash in Rockvale Friday morning. The crash occurred around 10 at the intersection of Windrow Road and Walter Leathers Drive. 
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