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CRIME: Residents In University Area Concerned
CRIME: Residents In University Area Concerned

Residents living in the area near MTSU continue to be concerned about the continued increase of crime and fatal shootings.

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REPORT: TBI Releases
REPORT: TBI Releases "Crime in Tennessee" Statistics

This week the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2018 'Crime in Tennessee' report, which details the volume and nature of criminal across the state.

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Annual Crime on Campus Report Released by the TBI
Annual Crime on Campus Report Released by the TBI

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual 'Crime on Campus' publication, detailing the volume...

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Changing the Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse Crimes
Changing the Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse Crimes

State lawmakers continue to look into changes in the statute of limitations on child sex abuse crimes...

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TENNESSEE: Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
TENNESSEE: Prevent Intimate Partner Violence

In Tennessee, 77,355 people were identified as victims of intimate partner violence or IPV, in 2017 according to data collected by the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System...

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Are Apartment Complexes to Close to One Another in Murfreesboro?
Are Apartment Complexes to Close to One Another in Murfreesboro?

Moving forward for apartment complexes in Murfreesboro, it may be a good idea to spread apartments out a little more... That thought according to Mayor Shane McFarland...

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Murfreesboro home broken into TWICE - Suspect Captured on VIDEO
Murfreesboro home broken into TWICE - Suspect Captured on VIDEO

Evidently, the homeowners were out of town when the first break in occurred, but little did the culprits know that the residents returned home after the first crime and installed security cameras.

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TBI Release School Crime Study in Tennessee
TBI Release School Crime Study in Tennessee

From 2015 to 2017, a total of 27,038 offenses were reported by Tennessee law enforcement agencies with a 'School' location code.

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Indecent Exposure on Old Fort Parkway
Indecent Exposure on Old Fort Parkway

A woman walking along Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro was the victim of an indecent exposure incident.

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Murfreesboro Sexual Assault Therapist says Victims are Never to Blame
Murfreesboro Sexual Assault Therapist says Victims are Never to Blame

Too often, sexual assault victims fail to come forward due to self-blame. Shelly Wright, Sexual Assault Therapist with the local Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Service Office in Murfreesboro stated...

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Murfreesboro: National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Murfreesboro: National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Murfreesboro Police Department is partnering with the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation, Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors, AARP, and others to host National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

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La Vergne Crime Rate Drops
La Vergne Crime Rate Drops

La Vergne Police Chief Mike Walker says, "When we look at our reported crimes for the first six months of the calendar year (Jan-Jun 2016 vs 2017), crimes are down 38.9%! This is a decrease of 992 reported crimes."

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41 Guns stolen from unlocked vehicles in the City Limits of Murfreesboro
41 Guns stolen from unlocked vehicles in the City Limits of Murfreesboro

About 41 guns were stolen from unlocked cars or truck within the city limits of Murfreesboro in recent weeks.

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Crimes Against Children in Rutherford County
Crimes Against Children in Rutherford County

When investigating crimes against children, Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective Andrea Knox looks beyond the immediate needs to make sure youths have proper nutrition.

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TBI Hate Crimes In Tennessee Schools
TBI Hate Crimes In Tennessee Schools

Tuesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two reports, detailing the volume and nature of crime identified as hate crime and crime occurring in the state's schools.

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Statewide Crime Study Released by the TBI
Statewide Crime Study Released by the TBI

Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2015 'Crime in Tennessee' report, revealing an overall decrease in reported instances of crime in the most recent reporting year, but murder is UP.

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Crime in Rutherford County DOWN
Crime in Rutherford County DOWN

Rapes and robberies down, aggravated assaults thefts up, vandalism and weapons violations down...

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Victims of crime to have more $$$ for victim programs
Victims of crime to have more $$$ for victim programs

Victims of crime will have access to hundreds of millions more dollars next year under a provision included in the budget resolution being considered Tuesday.

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Crime in Tennessee Down; TBI Report Released
Crime in Tennessee Down; TBI Report Released

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation releases its 2014 'Crime in Tennessee' report.

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Two Female Fugitives Arrested After Shoplifting Attempt
Two Female Fugitives Arrested After Shoplifting Attempt

Two women, wanted on various charges in three different counties, were arrested by Murfreesboro Police after attempting to shoplift at the Wal-Mart on South Rutherford Boulevard.

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Crime in Tennessee Report; Local Statistics
Crime in Tennessee Report; Local Statistics

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its "Crime in Tennessee Report" for 2014. In that is a breakdown of crime stats from each jurisdiction in Rutherford County.

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2014 MPD Crime Stats: Overall Crime Down 4%, Homicides Up 133%
2014 MPD Crime Stats: Overall Crime Down 4%, Homicides Up 133%

Murfreesboro Police officials released a report that shows overall reports of "Part I" crimes to police in 2014 decreased by 4% from 2013.

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74% of females and and 43% of males in Rutherford County jail on psychotropic medications
74% of females and and 43% of males in Rutherford County jail on psychotropic medications

Medication is prescribed when symptoms of mental or emotional illness are severe...

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Suspect who placed ad on CraigsList in Rutherford County and later robbed people - denied appeal
Suspect who placed ad on CraigsList in Rutherford County and later robbed people - denied appeal

It was later revealed that Brooks actually used a BB gun in the robberies, but the victims did not know that. 

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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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What was the most reported HATE CRIME in Tennessee? See the report...

Hate crimes were examined by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations. The TBI went through records for the 2013 year and put together a full report on hate crime statistics in Tennessee.

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Burglary suspect in Murfreesboro caught red handed, thanks to quick work of MPD
Burglary suspect in Murfreesboro caught red handed, thanks to quick work of MPD

A Murfreesboro man was caught red-handed after two burglaries on South East Broad Street and Barker Street. 29-Year old Antonio R. Nelson was spotted by M-P-D Detective Gorham...

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Crime Statistics RELEASED by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (2012 - 2013)
Crime Statistics RELEASED by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (2012 - 2013)

From the Sheriff's Office: Crime dramatically dropped by 20 percent in Rutherford County from 2012-2013 while Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives cleared 43 percent of all reported crimes, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Interactive Crime Maps for Rutherford County Now Searchable Online
Interactive Crime Maps for Rutherford County Now Searchable Online
Here's an interesting item WGNS thought you would love to hear more about... You can now view interactive crime maps online that show where crime has occured in your neighborhood. 
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RCSO Crime Map for May 20-26
The Rutherford County Sheriff's Department has released a map of crime in Rutherford County for the six days between May 20th and May 26th. If you'd like to view the map, log-on to WGNSRadio.com, keyword crime.  
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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office releases 2012 crime statistics
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office releases 2012 crime statistics
No one lost their life to murder in 2012 within Rutherford County (outside the cities) as overall crime dropped 1 percent for the year, said Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
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Murfreesboro Police Recover Stolen Police Handgun on Wednesday
Murfreesboro Police Recover Stolen Police Handgun on Wednesday
Police did an inventory of the car after the area around it was secured. Inside the vehicle they found a.45 caliber  Glock handgun that had been stolen from a LaVergne Police Cruiser. Officers also recovered a .45-caliber magazine for the gun and ammunition.
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