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Murfreesboro Police responded to a call late Saturday evening saying that shots had been fired at College Grove Apartments. When police arrived at the complex, six shell casings were found on the ground of the parking lot.  Five casings were found together, while the sixth was discovered further away in the same parking lot. Photographs …

Murfreesboro Police responded to an attempted strong arm robbery call Saturday night at College Grove Apartments. As the victim was exiting his apartment and walking across the parking lot, two unidentified males dressed in black approached him. One of the men, claiming to have a handgun, demanded that the victim hand over anything he had …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a call reporting an armed subject in the area of Woodfin’s Chappel on Lascassas Pike Saturday morning. The responding officer upon arrival was directed by a witness towards Dana Down’s Complex, where he encountered a naked man waving a green and black handgun in the air, the police report said. The man …

Scattered showers and high winds are expected to continue today in the Nashville area with thunderstorms starting around 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory has been issued for today until 12 a.m., and severe thunderstorms could last until 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. After 1 a.m., the National Weather Service said the storms should …

MTSU, Middle Tennessee Boulevard, Amanda Freuler, Construction

Construction on Middle Tennessee Boulevard will begin this Saturday as the City of Murfreesboro marks the start of an estimated 30 month-long upgrade project, according to an MTSU traffic advisory. From 7 am to 2 pm on Saturday, workers will be shifting the section of Middle Tennessee Boulevard between East Main Street and Greenland Drive into …

By Ashlyn Woods // Contributing Writer | Photo by Samantha Hearn // Sidelines Archive The American Democracy Project commission is now holding student voter registration until Feb. 1 at Harrison House, which is located at 1416 East Main St. beside the campus police station. “Anyone can come to our office,” said Mary Evins, who locally coordinates the American Democracy Project. “We …