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Photo courtesy of City of Murfreesboro A Murfreesboro man was arrested Tuesday for intentionally spilling 20,000 gallons of oil from Volunteer Oil Services on Cannon Avenue, according to a City of Murfreesboro press release. At approximately 2:10 a.m. Tuesday, Ladder 1, Rescue 9 and Battalion Chief Daryl Alexander and Battalion Chief Joe Bell of the Murfreesboro …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer On Wednesday, residents of Lyon Hall, a residence hall on MTSU’s campus, received an alert regarding a disturbing threat from an unknown source. A hallway bulletin board on the third floor of the building, originally displaying the simple phrase “Before I graduate…” …

Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a shooting Friday afternoon at Eclipse Barber Shop on Northwest Broad Street, according to a statement from the Murfreesboro Police Department. One male victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center following the incident. According to the statement, preliminary information from the scene is the victim and the shooter know …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Police Murfreesboro Police have made an arrest in the suspicious package incident that caused the I-24 West ramp off of South Church Street to be closed off Tuesday morning. According to a MPD press release, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at approximately 2:40 a.m. Tuesday at 2029 South Church …

Story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of a rape outside the Kappa Sigma fraternity house on Maple Avenue Monday evening, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department report. The victim, an MTSU student, reported to police that they were raped Monday night by a male suspect in the cab …

Updated on Oct. 17, 2018 at 12:14 p.m.: The original article incorrectly stated that the suspension dates were Oct. 19 to Oct. 20. The correct dates are Oct. 19 to Oct. 30. Sidelines regrets the error. Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center employee will be suspended for two …