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Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to an armed robbery at The Pointe at Raiders Campus apartment complex on North Tennessee Boulevard on Wednesday. One of the three victims stated to police that he was getting his hair cut when two males entered the residence with weapons pointing at the …

Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines Inc. is launching a new program to identify and mentor the next generation of pilots, and MTSU’s Department of Aerospace has been selected as one of eight initial collegiate partners, according to an MTSU press release. The Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program is an effort …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office / Facebook  Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office detective Jason Mathis was placed on administrative leave during investigations internally and by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, according to a statement sent by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Mathis had worked at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years. Sidelines …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Former first lady of Tennessee Andrea Conte met with supporters and volunteers involved with her husband Phil Bredesen’s Senate race at the campaign’s Murfreesboro office on Thursday evening. Bredesen served two consecutive terms as the governor of Tennessee from 2003 to 2011. He is currently running for U.S. …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Gang Unit and Special Operations Unit of the Murfreesboro Police Department executed a search warrant at an apartment on North Tennessee Boulevard in response to narcotics being sold and gang activity on July 5, according to a police report from the Murfreesboro Police Department. Six people …

Photo and story by Karly Cordell / MTSU Sidelines MTSU Police officers took part in a “Just and Fair Policing” training course at MTSU on Tuesday with the goal to build trust and strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the community. The training was led by MTSU Police Sgt. Jason Hurley, who started the training by …