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Murfreesboro Police responded to a call about an armed man making suicidal threats at a local apartment complex Monday night, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. Eric Morgan, 20, was allegedly making suicidal threats at his resident in Alder Terrace Apartments. Before arrival, police were advised that Morgan could be armed with a .9 millimeter handgun. …

MTSU students affiliated with the university’s Honors College helped residents of the Adam’s Place Assisted Living Facility in Murfreesboro learn to use devices such as iPads and laptops on Wednesday afternoon. The students served cake and refreshments and chatted with the residents before walking them through how to use their iPads and iPhones. Check out …

Murfreesboro Police were called to the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway just after midnight Wednesday morning in regards to a possible shoplifting, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. When police arrived on the scene, a Walmart employee identified two men, Bobby Durham, 19, and Samuel Carini, 20,  who were believed to be hiding lifted merchandise …

Associates from Kendig Keast Collaborative, a Texas community planning firm, gave a presentation on the development challenges and limitations that Murfreesboro city planners could expect to face on Tuesday night at Central Magnet High School. Kendig Keast Senior Associate Aaron J. Tuley and Associate Planner Frances Kellerman led the presentation, “Chapter 2” in “Murfreesboro 2035,” a …

With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday to reach a verdict convicting Brandon Vandenburg and Cory …

A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack. The jury deliberated for three hours before announcing that Brandon Vandenburg …