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Murfreesboro Police responded to a burglary call at the Ashwood Cove apartments on Hazlewood St. at 8:29 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a Murfreesboro police report. The complainant and three other victims advised that two men, both black, followed them to the apartment and forced their way inside. The men asked for and took drugs, …

If you pass Central Christian Church on the corner of East Main Street, you’ll notice a little box on a pole, similar to a birdhouse, with a gold dome on top that replicates the church roof. Placed in front of it is a rock for small children to stand on and reach into the  glass door, …

Sheriff’s deputies seized more than $9,000 worth of LSD, cocaine and other illegal drugs while patrolling Interstate 24 before the 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, according to a statement issued on the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. According to Lt. Kenneth Barrett, who supervises the office’s K-9 and Interstate Crime divisions, …

MTSU faculty and alumni and the university’s Center for Cedar Glade Studies play prominent roles in the operation of the 38th annual Elsie Quarterman Wildlife Festival Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. The event is free and open to the public. The park is located just off U.S. Highway 231, …

Two victims of a shooting that occurred at University Gables apartments early Sunday morning have been identified as MTSU students. Dartavious Brittenum, 19, and Travious Miller, 19, received multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday. Both are listed under the MTSU student directory as freshman. Brittenum and Miller were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center via Lifeflight …

Two shooting victims were rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital with critical injuries after a shooting off South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro early Sunday morning, according to a release by WSMV. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. at the University Gables apartments, Public Information Officer Kyle Evans for the Murfreesboro Police Department told WSMV. Police have no suspects …