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Sheriff’s deputies seized more than $9,000 worth of LSD, cocaine and other illegal drugs while patrolling Interstate 24 before the 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, according to a statement issued on the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. According to Lt. Kenneth Barrett, who supervises the office’s K-9 and Interstate Crime …

MTSU faculty and alumni and the university’s Center for Cedar Glade Studies play prominent roles in the operation of the 38th annual Elsie Quarterman Wildlife Festival Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. The event is free and open to the public. The park is located just off U.S. Highway 231, …

Two victims of a shooting that occurred at University Gables apartments early Sunday morning have been identified as MTSU students. Dartavious Brittenum, 19, and Travious Miller, 19, received multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday. Both are listed under the MTSU student directory as freshman. Brittenum and Miller were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center via Lifeflight …

Two shooting victims were rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital with critical injuries after a shooting off South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro early Sunday morning, according to a release by WSMV. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. at the University Gables apartments, Public Information Officer Kyle Evans for the Murfreesboro Police Department told WSMV. Police have no suspects …

Rutherford County Sheriff responded to an altercation between a student and football coach at Riverdale High School Tuesday morning, according to an RSCO incident report. The student, 17, was reported to have gone by Coach Ron Aydelott’s office to drop off a physical. According to the report, words were exchanged and the student left the …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a call in reference to a shooting at the Altitude Apartments on Bradyville Pike Tuesday night. One suspect, identified as Brandon Dukes, was arrested on the scene. Dukes, 31, matched the physical description given by witnesses and originally lied to the officer about his identity, according to the incident report. Further …