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Murfreesboro Police responded to a call from a local residence in regards to a rape at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Monday. The victim reported that she had been at the Walgreens on Northfield picking up her prescription when she saw her ex-boyfriend and “became very disoriented because of her multiple sclerosis disease.” The victim told …

Tristan Jones // Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Police responded to a call in regards to unidentified chemicals found in a trashcan at the Vista Inn off Westgate Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. The caller, identified as Steve Collins, 58,  stated that as he when he was attempting to take the garbage out of the outdoor trash can he …

Tristan Jones // Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Police responded to a call about an attempted kidnapping at the Altitude Apartments off Bradyville Parkway early Wednesday morning, according a police report. The complainant, Percia McFarrin, 26, told police that she was walking to her apartment around 1 a.m. when an unknown Hispanic male “came from around the side of …

A woman reported to police that “she thought she had been raped” at the Gentleman Jim’s Bar & Grill located at 1325 Greenland Drive, according to a Murfreesboro police report. The victim told police the incident occurred between the hours of 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday, according to Murfreesboro police. The woman was transported to …

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 …