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This article was published in cooperation with the Seigenthaler News Service. Tennessee would become the first state in the nation to make the Bible its official state book if Gov. Bill Haslam signs legislation recently passed by the General Assembly. Haslam has raised questions, as has Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, about the constitutionality of such …

Murfreesboro police responded to a burglary on April 5 at Student Quarters apartments on South Rutherford Boulevard. The victim, an MTSU student, reported that he had left his residence at 11 a.m. and returned at 3:30 p.m. to find property missing from his room. Upon his arrival, the victim said that the front door was unlocked, …

On April 5, Murfreesboro police responded to a theft that took place over the weekend at a residence on Middle Tennessee Boulevard. The victim said that his Windsor bicycle was stolen from the back porch of his residence at some unknown time. The stolen property has grey and black handles, a black seat, disc brakes and …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of shots fired at Cook Out on South Rutherford Boulevard on Sunday. Officers arrived on the scene at approximately 12:32 a.m. and made contact with restaurant manager Jesse Ross. Ross said he was outside and heard multiple gunshots, followed by two vehicles rapidly leaving the area. Detectives arrived on the …

At approximately 3 a.m on Saturday, Murfreesboro Police responded to shots fired at The Pointe at Raiders Campus apartments where one person was injured and a car was hit with stray bullets. The victim, who was shot in his left leg, said he was visiting his sister when the incident occurred. As the victim and some …

AP NEWs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial for a Vanderbilt University football player who is accused of sexually assaulting a former student in a dorm room (all times local): 11:25 p.m. A jury has found a former Vanderbilt University football player guilty of raping an unconscious student in a dorm. It took jurors less than three …