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Photo and story by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor A Murfreesboro Police officer responded on Monday to a report of shots fired on Center Pointe Drive, which is located about a half-mile away from MTSU. The officer arrived around 7:47 a.m. and was advised that the complainant had been reaching into the glove box …

Photo by Eric Goodwin A Murfreesboro Police officer was dispatched on Sunday to Evergreen Street in response to a reported shooting. When the officer arrived, he found multiple shell casings. Multiple houses and vehicles had been struck by bullets, according to the police report. One resident said a white car and a maroon car with …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor  Murfreesboro Police responded early Tuesday morning to a report of arson at Direct Auto on West College Street. When the MPD officer arrived on scene, multiple vehicles were burning in the business parking lot. Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue arrived on scene to put the fires out. According to …

Photo and Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer In 1973, times were much different in Murfreesboro. Artifacts of those times were put on display Friday morning when a time capsule, which was placed in a wall in the Murfreesboro Police Department during its construction in 1973, was retrieved, and the seal broken. Frank Caperton, …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Update: This article was updated to clarify that Reeves Rogers Elementary was not placed on lockdown, but MPD staff ordered the school to be placed on lockdown. The order was cancelled.  A man armed with a gun shot himself in the head Friday morning off of Gunnerson …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Murfreesboro Police responded Wednesday to a call at College Grove Apartments in reference to a group of four individuals. One of the four, Nicholas Searcy, 33, was arrested after refusing to comply with the officer and spitting on him. At around 8:59 p.m., an officer arrived and …