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Police in Middle Tennessee are searching for a whiskey bandit who apparently has a hankering for Crown Royal. Metro Nashville Police tell WKRN-TV that they’ve been called out to three thefts this week at liquor stores where the only thing stolen was the Canadian whiskey. Police say the latest burglary happened early Thursday at TLC …

Chili’s restaurant on Broad Street will donate 10 percent of its sales on Tuesday, November 18,  to Raiders’ Closet for the second year. The restaurant conducted a similar fundraiser last month. It will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. next Tuesday and is valid for all food and non-alcoholic drinks. Raiders’ Closet, …

Middle Tennessee State University was named one of the best colleges in the nation by the Military Times for supporting student veterans. The publication announced for the fifth year running its Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 rankings today as the nation celebrates Veterans Day. The rankings factor in a comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military students’ …

Police responded to a call about an armed robbery at Raiders Ridge Apartments at approximetely 2:56 a.m. Saturday morning, according to a police report filed by the Murfreesboro Police Department. Adam Ghueder, 22, told police he was approached by a black male while attempting to unlock his apartment door. He said the suspect “pointed a silver handgun” at him and …

An argument on Sunday night led to a call to Murfreesboro police after one neighbor attempted to strangle the other for parking cars on her property, according to an MPD arrest report. Melissa Warner told police she went to the apartment to complain to her neighbors who had allegedly been parking on her property. When the …

Police responded to a call about an armed robbery on Northfield Boulevard at approximately 10:26 p.m. Monday night, according to a police report filed by the Murfreesboro Police Department. Skyler Patton, 18, said that he was approached in a parking lot at 415 West Northfield Boulevard by three black males driving a red Nissan Rogue. …