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By: Sarah Taylor and Maranda Faris One person was injured in a shooting near East Main Street early Sunday morning. Campus police said on Sunday morning that they were not investigating the event because it was an off-campus location. However, students reported a heavy police presence around campus that night. The victim said he was …

Murfreesboro police responded to an anonymous call of shots fired in the Raiders Ridge apartment complex on Thursday night at 10:22 p.m, according to a police report. When police arrived at Building 2, several people standing outside said they had heard shots fired around the other side the row of apartments. A witness said they …

One of the missing DCS escapees was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal’s Service at The Grove apartments, according to Metro Nashville police. Tajhiee Cockermam, 18, had allegedly been living in a car on complex property. He has been transported to Nashville Night Court and charged with felony escape. Two Woodland Hills escapees, De’Mario Fisher …

Local firemen will climb 110 flights of stairs this weekend to honor those who died in the September 11 attacks 13 years ago. During the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s fifth annual stair climb, 343 local firemen will climb the same number as those on duty during the attacks. The memorial is different than most because the participating firemen …

The Rutherford County Judicial Building was evacuated due to a gas leak after a strong smell was reported in the building around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. Rutherford County police received a call about building employees having minor symptoms after coming in contact with the mail. Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue,  Murfreesboro Police, Rutherford County …

The attorney for the family of Holly Bobo asked the media to respect the family’s “right to mourn privately” in a press conference at the Decatur County Detention Center in Decaturville, Tenn. Three years after Bobo, a 20-year-old nursing student from Parsons, Tenn., disappeared, two men searching for ginseng found a skull Sunday afternoon six miles …