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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. …

Police responded to an armed robbery call at the Ellington Human Sciences Building on Monday night at approximately 8:55 p.m. according to a report released by the MTSU Campus Police. The victim, George Ragan, 40, stated that he was in the Ellington Human Science Building parking lot when he was “struck in the head from …

An armed robbery at the Ellington Human Sciences parking lot was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday night. The suspect was described as a younger black male, was said to be wearing a red and white striped shirt, and was carrying a knife. He was said to have been accompanied by four to five other black …

Police responded to a report of a homeless man near South Church Street creating a disturbance under a bridge, according to a report filed with the Murfreesboro Police Department. Another homeless man called police to inform them that Kevin Wade, 45, was “yelling about white people and Satan,” the responding officer said. When police responded …

On Wednesday, a group of around 40 people gathered in Murfreesboro to spread awareness about the exceptionally high incidence of suicide among veterans. Matthew O’Dell, owner of Reveille Joe Coffee Co., started organizing monthly gatherings on the square in August. On the 22nd of each month, the group stands and holds handmade signs that memorialize …