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New Law for Those Who Report Children Missing

Jul 12, 2011 at 06:30 am by bryan

Two Tennessee lawmakers announced Monday they are filing a bill to make it a punishable crime when parents or guardians fail to timely notify authorities when a child under th.... Read More

Two Retiring from Murfreesboro Police Department

Jul 12, 2011 at 06:29 am by bryan

Murfreesboro Police are losing two long time employees to retirement. Major Jim Gage and Major Hiram Lester are retiring. Major Gage was over the Detective Division and Major.... Read More

Murfreesboro's 200th Birthday Celebration

Jul 11, 2011 at 04:17 pm by bryan

   Plans are taking shape for the year-long celebration of Murfreesboro's 200th birthday, which begins Oct. 17 with an opening event on the brick plaza outside Murfr.... Read More

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Avoid Becoming Victims of Tax Scams

Jul 11, 2011 at 04:02 pm by bryan

The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to guard against being misled by unscrupulous individuals trying to persuade them to file false claims for tax credits.... Read More

Spray Painting Anarchy on Murfreesboro Buildings

Jul 11, 2011 at 10:42 am by bryan

A woman by the name of Barbra Smith has been arrested in Murfreesboro for spray painting an anarchy symbol on multiple public buildings and monuments. The woman even admitted.... Read More

Multiple DUI Arrests

Jul 11, 2011 at 10:41 am by bryan

Driving while impaired is a big no-no. A Murfreesboro man who had racked up four prior DUI charges was charged with DUI for a 5th time this past weekend. Heath Michael Emslie.... Read More

Stolen Car Recovered

Jul 11, 2011 at 10:40 am by bryan

Murfreesboro Police recovered a stolen Pontiac on Saturday morning. The car in question was stolen in Kentucky. Police say that 44-year old Allen Lee Hunter was driving the ca.... Read More

Teens Caught Vandalizing Cars

Jul 11, 2011 at 10:40 am by bryan

A 19-year old has been charged with 9-counts of vandalism and 3-counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges. Brian Bell was apprehended on the 8th of July aft.... Read More

Box Truck Runs Into Flatbed Trailer

Jul 11, 2011 at 08:41 am by bryan

A box delivery truck rear ended a flatbed trailer that was hauling a piece of equiptment on Monday. What makes this rear end collision unique is that the box truck actually ra.... Read More

Gas Investor's Optimism Doesn't Match Economic Reality

Jul 11, 2011 at 07:01 am by bryan

Oil prices rose last week after investors speculated that a substantial decrease in U.S. stockpiles of crude during the first week of July would mean increased fuel demand a.... Read More

Better School Test Scores

Jul 11, 2011 at 06:07 am by bryan

Gov. Bill Haslam is thanking teachers and administrators for improving the state's standardized test scores. Preliminary results from the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Pr.... Read More

Marijuana Could Soon be Legal

Jul 11, 2011 at 06:05 am by bryan

A bill introduced in the U.S. Congress has some area officials upset and caught them off guard. The bill which was introduced by Democratic Congressmen Barney Frank of Maine a.... Read More

Marijuana Plants Seized and Destroyed

Jul 11, 2011 at 06:00 am by bryan

In Cannon County, deputies discovered marijuana growing after investigating a tractor theft on Saturday. Cannon County deputies say the pot operation netted about $250-thousan.... Read More

Heat Advisory through Tuesday Evening

Jul 10, 2011 at 09:23 pm by bryan

It will be a hot start to the week as temperatures warm to near the century mark. High pressure will keep temperatures hot and combined with the humidity, heat index values wi.... Read More

Much Construction: Ram Keeps Traffic Flowing July 10-16, 2011

Jul 09, 2011 at 06:51 am by bryan

When the weather's good, the road crews are out in force. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran is doing a balancing act from July 10th through the 16th, while trying to keep.... Read More

Old Hospital SOON Just A Memory!

Jul 08, 2011 at 08:13 pm by bryan

It was never a huge crowd, but as motorists drove down University Street Friday (7/8/1011) and saw the giant bucket shovel destroying the oldest section of the original Ruther.... Read More

Armed Robbery at Subway on NW Broad

Jul 08, 2011 at 07:50 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Subway on Northwest Broad. The robber, described as a white male about 5-foot-8 and wearing a wig, entered the st.... Read More

Local Authorities Look for Pain Clinic Heist Suspect

Jul 08, 2011 at 04:34 pm by bryan

Bedford and Rutherford Counties are searching for a Shelbyville man for questioning in connection with ramming a truck into a Murfreesboro pain clinic last week. According to.... Read More

Boys & Girls Clubs - 25th Anniversary Celebration

Jul 08, 2011 at 04:22 pm by bryan

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Rutherford County will celebrate the clubs' 25th anniversary at a pair of upcoming events: from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 19 in Murfreesboro, and from.... Read More

Local Mother Charged with Child Abuse

Jul 08, 2011 at 04:21 pm by bryan

A 26-year old Murfreesboro woman has been arrested on child abuse charges and her five-year old son was placed in protective custody. Murfreesboro Police report the woman, who.... Read More