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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 …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a reported armed robbery Saturday evening at a house on Peachtree Street. The three victims said over $2,000 in cash and about $2,000 worth of jewelry had been stolen, according to the police report. The victims stated two masked males forced their way into the residence and struck all three victims …

Murfreesboro Police arrested Timothy Corder, 31, and Stephen Stanton, 52, at 3009 S. Rutherford Blvd., a Waffle House parking lot, Wednesday for felony drug and weapons charges. According to the police report, the responding  officer made contact with the subjects while conducting a traffic stop for a seatbelt violation. The officer requested backup and then asked …