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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A Halloween display featuring several effigies hanging from a tree in the yard of on-post housing has been taken down at Fort Campbell. Post spokeswoman Rayna Holley says several people reported the display Tuesday and the resident was contacted and willingly removed the display. The figures were hanging by ropes in front …

Two MTSU freshmen were involved in a three-car hit-and-run on the corner of Greenland Drive and Middle Tennessee Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. The students, Matthew Johnson and Jackson Davison, were traveling on Middle Tennessee towards campus. While they were stopped at a red light, they said an unknown driver hit Johnson and then slid into …

A man was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with serious injuries after a shooting at a housing complex nnear Oakland Mansion at around 12:45 pm. Wednesday, Murfreesboro police confirmed. The shooting occurred near the basketball court of the Oaklands Court apartment complex at the corner of East Lokey Avenue and Christy Court. The unidentified victim …

The vote on a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution concerning abortion may be a close call, according to the latest statewide Poll by MTSU, conducted from October 22 to October 26. Amendment 1 would specify that the state constitution says nothing on the rights of a woman to terminate a pregnancy, nullifying past Supreme …

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station has exploded moments after liftoff. Orbital Sciences Corp.’s unmanned rocket blew up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia, just six seconds after liftoff. The company says no one was believed to be hurt and the damage appeared to …

Early Voting for the Nov. 4 mid-term ends on Friday this week. In addition to voting for Governor and legislators at both the state and federal levels, Tennessee voters will see four constitutional amendments on their ballots. Voting Yes on Amendment 3 will add the following paragraph into Article II, Section 28 of the Tennessee …