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Updated: Murfreesboro teenager dies from Feb. 28 shooting

Mar 11, 2021 at 10:03 am by Voice Wire

The 15-year-old victim in a shooting at the Baymont Inn & Suites in late February has died, according to police detectives. The teenager suffered significant injuries and.... Read More
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La Vergne police officers, fire fighters save suspect who crashed after fleeing police

Mar 10, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

One man is alive this morning thanks to the quick actions by La Vergne officers and fire fighters after a late night pursuit, according to a press release. Around 11:30 p.m..... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Two suspects charged in I-24 shooting

Mar 08, 2021 at 03:53 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

One suspect was charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot a La Vergne woman Saturday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives sa.... Read More
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TN Supreme Court honors 17 Rutherford County lawyers for pro bono service

Mar 04, 2021 at 11:06 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Supreme Court and the Access to Justice Commission recently recognized 17 Rutherford County lawyers as 2020 Attorneys for Justice, an honor awarded to all a.... Read More
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Barricaded suspect surrenders to Rutherford County Sheriff’s SWAT team after 6 hours

Mar 03, 2021 at 05:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A man who allegedly shot a relative’s tire barricaded himself for six hours before surrendering to Rutherford County Sheriff’s SWAT team Wednesday off Bradyville P.... Read More

Slavery Has Never Been Abolished in the United States. In Tennessee, It Could Be Soon.

Mar 03, 2021 at 11:00 am by Brendon Donoho

The following piece is a follow-up to my earlier column: Why it's time to fully abolish slavery in Tennessee. Now. In a previous column in support of State Sen.... Read More

Why it's time to fully abolish slavery in Tennessee. Now.

Mar 02, 2021 at 12:18 pm by Brendon Donoho 2

It is long past time to fully abolish slavery in the state of Tennessee and nationwide, and State Sen. Akbari’s Joint Resolution 80 aims to do just that. I suppose.... Read More
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Murfreesboro police investigating break-ins at three businesses in the Medical Center Pkwy area

Feb 26, 2021 at 01:00 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating several business break-ins that occurred on Monday, Feb. 2. Three businesses, BurgerIM, Mission BBQ, and Bad.... Read More
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23-year-old man arrested as suspect in weekend fatal shooting

Feb 10, 2021 at 11:08 am by Voice Wire

The suspect in this past weekend’s fatal shooting of 21-year-old Giovanni Gilis on Ewing Blvd. has been arrested in Cheatham County.  Larry Johnson, II, 23, was ta.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Police: Saturday night shooting leaves 1 dead 2 injured

Feb 07, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

An altercation and fight between several people at a party resulted in the death of one man and the injury of two others Saturday morning, Feb. 6. Giovanni Gillis, 21, was sh.... Read More