Rutherford County government announced that the STATEWIDE CURFEW was sent in error. There are only curfews in Murfreesboro and Nashville, not the entire state.
UPDATED: Names have been released in the Monday night accident... As of Friday (5/15/2020), the man who was ejected from his vehicle is now resting in "Stable" condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
Shortly before 5:00 o'clock Friday night, a man transporting a tandem logs over turned. No one was injured, however Epps Mill Road had to be shut down for approximately an hour while the logs were cleared.
(La VERGNE TN) A Wednesday (3/25/2020) night chase that began at the Nashville fairgrounds, ended on I-24 in Rutherford County when the vehicle attempted to change lanes, and slammed into a tractor-trailer rig on I-24 in La Vergne.
The checkpoint will be near the intersection of Broad Street and South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
32 Year old Christopher Nathan Thomas of Morgan Road in Eagleville, was charged with aggravated robbery, robbery, felony evading arrest, evading arrest, vandalism and driving on a suspended license.
If you're late for school or work, that doesn't give you an excuse to run red lights. Motorists argue with the photos tied to traffic signals, and come-up with every excuse possible as to why they did not violate that law.
Tuesday's multi-agency crack-down on offending drivers called OPERATION 231 was very successful. Murfreesboro Police, Rutherford County Sheriffs Office, and Tennessee Highway Patrol wrote 162 citations on highway 231 in Rutherford County from Bedford County to the Wilson County line.
UPDATE: State Troopers say that 24 year old Josie Walden ran her vehicle into the T-DOT truck when her vehicle "Failed to maintain its lane." Upon impact the passenger in the Walden's vehicle died at the scene.The name of the passenger has been released as being Austin Tice.
Heavy rains in the mid-state are creating flood conditions on area roadways. WARNING: Do not attempt to drive on roads over which water is flowing.
A tractor trailer rig overturned Wednesday morning in the eastbound lanes of I-840 at mile marker 60. That is going toward Lebanon on 840, between Sulphur Springs Road and West Jefferson Pike exits.
A Thursday night fire on I-24 between Almaville Road and I-840 (mile-marker 73) forced eastbound motorists (going toward Chattanooga) to pull to the roadside.
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.
It is not too often that you hear about a stolen airplane, but this is a story about just that.
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.
16-year old bicyclist was hit by a car Thursday just prior to the Rockvale School zone.
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.
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.
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.
Members of the LaVergne Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Sunday, September 1st, 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Operation Incognito campaign was developed last year to evolve Tennessee's statewide distracted driving enforcement...
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!
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning several upcoming checkpoints in the Murfreesboro area...
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.
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.
An upcoming sobriety checkpoint will be in Eagleville. The Tennessee Highway Patrol stated...
The October checkpoint will be NEXT Friday on Highway 96 in Rutherford County...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Murfreesboro Police have arrested 40-year old Antonio Starnes in connection with last Thursday's (5/3/2018) early morning shooting on University Street.
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.
The THP will provide transportation for the Junior Academy cadets in Cookeville, Murfreesboro, Columbia, and Dickson.
Here's an update on the fatal I-24 motorcycle vs truck crash that occured at 4:01 this past Wednesday afternoon.
A two-vehicle crash took three lives on state highway 96 in Milton around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that TWO checkpoints will take place this month. The first one will be a Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro.
The biggest event is nearing, which is the mock crash with Vanderbilt Lifeflight this Thursday - 3/22/2018.
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.
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)...
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.
UPDATE: A Murfreesboro Police vehicle was involved in a crash in the area of Warrior Drive Wednesday night (12/6/17)...
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this Friday night...
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this month...
A Thursday night sobriety checkpoint has been planned for Oct. 19, 2017...
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.
The checkpoint will be on Warrior Drive near Riverdale High School and the New Salem Highway.
The two men that sparked a nationwide manhunt after allegedly murdering two Georgia corrections officers were in a Rutherford County Courtroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"At this point in the investigation, her death appears to be the result of suicide, however, the investigation is still open and ongoing".
An afternoon crash on I-24 westbound (toward Nashville) shut-down the interstate for most of Wednesday afternoon (3/1/2017).
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.
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.
Another safety belt checkpoint is being planned for Murfreesboro this March...
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (February 10, 2017) in Rutherford County.
About 50 percent of drivers killed in Tennessee traffic fatalities failed to wear their seatbelts, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office reported.
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.
A 3-year old child is headed home to Ohio after being abducted Tuesday afternoon.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday night in the Rockvale area.
Agents developed information that Roberts pointed a THP-issued firearm at his wife during a dispute at their Lebanon home on Monday.
A safety belt checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro this Friday.
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.
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).
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.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 2016 Fall Citizens' Trooper Academy.
A safety belt checkpoint will take place on Friday after nightfall in Rutherford County...
The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing it will soon begin accepting applications for the next Trooper Cadet Academy.
The new troopers completed 22 weeks of physical and classroom training at the Tennessee Highway Patrol Training Center.
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...
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.
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...
A Cinco De Mayo safety belt checkpoint has been planned for Murfreesboro this week.
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.
The Highway Patrol has two upcoming checkpoints this Friday (April 8th) in Rutherford County.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol has announced an upcoming seat belt checkpoint scheduled to take place this Friday in Murfreesboro...
A group of 48 men and women took the first step on their path to become members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday (1/22/16) in Murfreesboro.
A safety belt checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro on Friday evening (1/8/16) on Highway 99.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this Friday...
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.
Another sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Murfreesboro / Christiana area. The checkpoint will be on 231 South...
Another safety belt checkpoint is nearing in Murfreesboro this Friday evening.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is creating a new protective services bureau responsible for the safety of citizens, elected officials, state workers and state buildings.
Another sobriety checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on Broad Street at State Route 840 this Friday...
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...
THP Colonel Tracy Trott calls it predictive analytics. It uses color-coded data to predict the future and prevent highway deaths.
A Colorado man was arrested Monday July 13 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on I-24 for drug and other...
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.
On Friday, just as night falls, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro.
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.
Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that requires all of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling.
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.
A "Safety Belt Checkpoint" has been scheduled for Tuesday the 17th in Rutherford County...
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...
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...
Black Friday will bring more than just good deals for shoppers, it may also bring arrests during a sobriety checkpoint...
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.
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.
One will be in Smyrna on Friday and the second will be on the same day in Rockvale.
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.
A drivers license checkpoint will take place next Friday (9/12/14) in Rockvale...
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.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Broad Street near State Route 840 this Friday night. There will also be a seat belt checkpoint...
A drivers license checkpoint has been planned for Friday, August 15th in Murfreesboro.
“No Refusal” permits law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired 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.
Four new Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers from the most recent cadet class graduated and are patrolling the streets of Rutherford County.
Four new Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers from the most recent cadet class graduated and are patrolling the streets of Rutherford County.
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.
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.
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.
Had too much to drink this Memorial Day weekend? AAA will give you and your car a free ride home.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place in LaVergne this Saturday and a seat belt checkpoint will occur in Murfreesboro on Saturday as well.
Another drivers license checkpoint is this Friday. We are told that a seat belt checkpoint will take place next Saturday as well.
Sheriff's Office conducting one checkpoint and the Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting a second this week...
The "Drive To Zero Traffic Fatalities" is underway in Tennessee.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a “Drivers License Checkpoint” for next Friday, April 11th....
Another drivers license checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County for this Friday.
A drivers license checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County for this Friday.
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.
Another sobriety checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County. The next checkpoint date and location have been set…
27-year old Robert A. Sullivan was killed in a fiery motorcycle crash on I-24 in Murfreesboro around 8:45 Monday night.
Tennessee State Troopers apprehended two armed robbery suspects evening at the Petro Truck Stop in Cheatham County.
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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