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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 …

Residents at The Vie and The Pointe apartment complexes reported accounts of aggravated burglary and theft over the weekend. In both cases, the victims accused maintenance workers of the theft. A resident from The Pointe reported to the Murfreesboro Police Department that between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Aug. 24, four maintenance workers entered …