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Note: Graphics will be updated as candidates drop. This was last updated on December 3, 2019, after Kamala Harris dropped out of the Democratic race. 

Photos courtesy of Metro Police. Deondre Sanders is on the left, Tre’Von Sanders, the right.  Former MTSU Track runner Tre’Von Sanders, along with his brother Deondre Sanders, were arrested and charged for the September stabbing death of Cedric Thompson, a 27-year old Nashville resident, according to an official release from the Metro Nashville Police Department. …

The Smyrna Police Department announced Monday that they are seeking the identity of this man in connection with a fraudulent check scheme that multiple MTSU students have been caught in. The suspect has allegedly been distributing fraudulent checks to students after offering them a grant with his fake business. So far, at least two MTSU …

Story by Samantha Avalos/ Contributing writer Dorris Walker-Taylor radiates a warm and inviting energy. Settling into a cushioned conference room chair, her hair in tight curly tendrils the color of ebony, frame her warm face. She wears a bright mustard-colored blouse featuring embroidered lace. The scent of lavender hangs in the air. Walker-Taylor, 63, is …

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that a human skull was found “in the southeastern area of Rutherford County” on Tuesday. The skull is unrelated to the human remains found earlier this week, thought to be that of missing Murfreesboro youth Devin Bond. According to the official statement, the skull was carried by a farm …

Photo and story by Brendon Donoho A long line divided the lobby of the Student Union on Thursday as students waited to participate in a presentation by One For All and, hopefully, earn a free lunch. The event was sponsored by 1 for All, MTSU’s First Amendment Center in partnership with Dr. Hanna Park’s public …