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Four cotton swabs and 40 seconds could have saved the life of Elijah Steele’s father. Elijah, an MTSU senior who lost his father to a treatable disease, now advocates for a donation group that could have saved his and thousands of other lives. The Rev. Travis E. Steele, 55, was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in …

Murfreesboro Police responded to reports of an armed robbery at University Market around 10:35 Monday night. The clerk stated that two armed, black males entered the establishment through the right side door and took a cashier drawer containing $400. The first suspect is described as between 5’5″ to 5’7″ tall, wearing white Nike shoes, black …

AP NEWs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One man was killed and three women were wounded in an on-campus shooting stemming from a fight over a dice game on the campus of Tennessee State University, police said Friday. Nineteen-year-old Cameron Selmon, of Memphis, died in the Thursday night shooting. He was not enrolled at the school, police spokesman …

Two MTSU students were injured in a traffic crash last Wednesday around 12:04 a.m., according to the Tennessee Electronic Traffic Crash Report. MTSU senior Meagan White, 21, and sophomore Sarah Taylor, 18, were traveling south on Middle Tennessee Blvd., attempting to turn left onto Greenland drive when another driver failed to stop at a red light …

Taylor Ward // Contributing writer Murfreesboro’s Saturday Market on the Square is a great place for families and members of the community to shop for local goods and fresh produce. Local farmers and businesses gather in the square every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon, to sell a variety of products and bring the …

A man was arrested at 411 East Sevier St. on Thursday under charges of aggravated assault with a firearm and unlawful possession of a weapon, according to Murfreesboro Police. Travis Johnson, 23, approached the victim as he was walking home and attempted to sell him a handgun. The victim said he did not have the …