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Photos and story by Alexis Marshall / Reporter  The Tennessee House Criminal Justice Subcommittee passed a controversial bill to the next level Wednesday that would strip community oversight boards of subpoena power. Among others, Nashville Mayor David Briley attended the meeting to voice his opposition. Sponsor Rep. Michael Curcio (R-Dickson) said Tennessee law currently has …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting Saturday after 1 p.m. at 532 Reid Alley. Upon arrival, patrol officers found a male shooting victim who was unresponsive outside the residence. The victim, identified as Medrick Lamont Elliot, 45, was treated on scene by the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department. …

Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer  A local criminal defense lawyer instructed a group of students on the ins and outs of police searches and their constitutional rights in those situations Monday in the Student Union Building as a part of a three-week lecture series. Attorney W. Scott Kimberly gave the talk …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of illegal drug use in the parking lot of Bargain Hunt on Old Fort Parkway Saturday. The complainant said that he saw a car pull into the parking lot with three passengers. After two female suspects entered the store, the complainant said he saw a man “smoking meth” in …

Photo by Emily Neal/ Staff Writer MTSU students and faculty filled the Student Union ballroom Thursday night to hear Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown Jr., tell the story of his son’s death in Ferguson, Mo., from a father’s perspective. On Aug. 9, 2014, Brown said he had just gotten off from work and …

Story by Chandler Shrode/ Contributing Writer Photos by Ambre Stewart The imposing, cuboid structure of the Rutherford County Detention Center loomed over Ambre Stewart as she crossed the parking lot. Without committing any crime, this Middle Tennessee State University student was going­ to jail. And she brought her camera. Most importantly, she did this for …