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An armed robbery at the Ellington Human Sciences parking lot was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday night. The suspect was described as a younger black male, was said to be wearing a red and white striped shirt, and was carrying a knife. He was said to have been accompanied by four to five other black …

Police responded to a report of a homeless man near South Church Street creating a disturbance under a bridge, according to a report filed with the Murfreesboro Police Department. Another homeless man called police to inform them that Kevin Wade, 45, was “yelling about white people and Satan,” the responding officer said. When police responded …

On Wednesday, a group of around 40 people gathered in Murfreesboro to spread awareness about the exceptionally high incidence of suicide among veterans. Matthew O’Dell, owner of Reveille Joe Coffee Co., started organizing monthly gatherings on the square in August. On the 22nd of each month, the group stands and holds handmade signs that memorialize …

On Monday night, police responded to a call regarding threats and extortion, according to an incident report filed by the Murfreesboro Police Department. The caller, Daniel Embry, 32, informed police that he had received a Facebook message demanding that he put $5,000 cash in the trash can outside of the pavilion located at Patterson Park …

DeVonne Womack, 27, was arrested early Sunday morning on charges for two armed robberies and attempted first degree murder, according to a Murfreesboro police arrest report. At approximately 12:03 a.m, a call was received in reference to an armed robbery aggravated assault at 1311 Greenland Drive, near Campus Pub, during which a man walked up to Victor Evans’s …

A female student and university employee reported a sexual assault to the Murfreesboro Police Department on Tuesday night, according to a police report. The victim said she was helping a friend study in a Campus Crossings apartment when her attacker asked her to come into his bedroom and talk. According to the report, he then “began …