True Crime

Murfreesboro police find dead woman near railroad tracks in the Bottoms

Jan 18, 2019 at 08:18 am by Voice Wire

Around 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a call of an unresponsive person in a wooded area adjacent to the railroad tracks near the Patterson.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

Murfreesboro man brings knife to gun fight and someone else gets shot

Jan 08, 2019 at 12:05 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro's first arrest of the year might end up being the most bizarre. Around 7:30 a.m. Jan. 1, Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrested Tommie Hurst (picture.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

Nashville man charged with 2nd degree murder for Dec. 27 Murfreesboro double shooting

Jan 07, 2019 at 11:06 am by Michelle Willard

Witnesses said two sets of gunshots broke the quiet of Saturday night, Dec. 29. Henrietta Hill told WKRN she and her children dropped to the floor of their West Lokey ho.... Read More
Tennessee

Murfreesboro psychologist faces federal healthcare fraud charges

Dec 17, 2018 at 03:24 pm by Voice Wire

Donald M. McCoy, 52, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was arrested Friday by federal and state agents and charged with two counts of healthcare fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Don C.... Read More
U.S. District Court

Milton man sentenced to 30 years in prison for child exploitation crimes

Dec 10, 2018 at 04:48 pm by Voice Wire

Kendall Carter, 24, of Milton, Tennesee and Curt Cannamela, 41, of Hartsville, Tennessee, were sentenced on Friday in U.S. District Court for separate child exploitation crime.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

3 Murfreesboro residents arrests after investigation into fentanyl-laced heroin

Dec 05, 2018 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Three Murfreesboro residents were arrested Monday night after a joint investigation including Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of In.... Read More
Moses Bess

Convicted murder Moses Bess loses appeal

Dec 03, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

On the evening of Aug. 19, 1986, Rutherford County deputies arrived at the home of Deborah Sherfield Bess to find her laying in a pool of blood with a gun in her hand. On the.... Read More
Tennessee Appeals Court

Unlicensed daycare owner's appeals denied in conviction for death of 4-month-old

Nov 20, 2018 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard

One of the most heart-wrenching trials I covered while at the Daily News Journal was the felony murder and child abuse trial of a Murfreesboro daycare operator, who was convic.... Read More
Health Care Fraud

Rutherford IDB member, dentist Nate Schott indicted for federal health care fraud

Nov 19, 2018 at 12:03 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro dentist Dr. Richard "Nate" Schott, 51, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Kendra L. Glenn, 43, of Hartwell, Georgia, and formerly of Murfreesboro, are fac.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Fitzhugh fires another deputy

Nov 14, 2018 at 10:59 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy was terminated Tuesday, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh. Deputy Billy Spray was terminated “based on multiple violations of the st.... Read More

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