Crime & Safety

Bizarre in the Boro: ad ends with disagreement, shots fired

Mar 03, 2018 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Police arrested Friday, Feb. 23 a 32-year-old man for taking a shot at a prostitute after she refused to do everything he wanted. When Cody T. Thomas of Murfrees.... Read More

Teenager saves mother from home invasion

Feb 28, 2018 at 04:38 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A teenager scared away a man who threatened to cut his mother during a burglary Tuesday night on Rucker Christiana Road, a sheriff’s deputy reported. The unknown man fo.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police find second dead woman in a week

Feb 26, 2018 at 09:13 am by Voice Wire

Less than a week after finding a woman dead outside, the Murfreesboro Police Department has found a second, according to a press release. MPD identified the woman as Carol Br.... Read More

Motorcyclist killed in Sunday night crash

Feb 20, 2018 at 04:46 pm by Voice Wire

A single-vehicle crash ended the life of a motorcyclist Sunday night, the Murfreesboro Police Department announced in a press release. Around 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18,&n.... Read More

Foul play suspected in woman's death

Feb 19, 2018 at 06:34 pm by Voice Wire

The deceased woman found over the weekend has been identified as Blair Yvonne Alexander, according to a press release. On Saturday, Feb. 17, officers from the Murf.... Read More

Murfreesboro, MTSU Police introducing Crime Free Multi-Housing safety program

Feb 16, 2018 at 04:26 pm by Voice Wire

The City of Murfreesboro Police Department, in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University, is pleased to announce the first training for a Crime Free Multi-Housing Pro.... Read More
Operation Candy Crush

'Candy Crush' saga store owners allowed to reopen

Feb 16, 2018 at 11:15 am by Michelle Willard

The vapor and discount tobacco stores caught up in "Operation Candy Crush" get to reopen Friday evening after a Rutherford County judge ruled in their favor. Rutherford.... Read More
Operation Candy Crush

Was Rutherford County's CBD item bust legal? One expert says no.

Feb 13, 2018 at 08:57 pm by Michelle Willard

An advocate for the use of industrial hemp says Rutherford County Attorney General Jennings Jones used the wrong law to indict and arrest the owners of 23 businesses in Ruther.... Read More
Operation Candy Crush

'Operation Candy Crush' leaves 23 Rutherford businesses padlocked

Feb 12, 2018 at 01:32 pm by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County law enforcement agencies raided 23 businesses and served 21 indictments on people accused of selling hemp-derived products.  “Teams of officers f.... Read More

Bizarre in the Boro: Neighbors come to blows over parking space

Feb 10, 2018 at 12:33 pm by Michelle Willard

On Saturday night, Feb. 3, Murfreesboro Police were called to break up a fight between neighbors over two parking spots at an apartment complex off Fortress Boulevard. When M.... Read More

Bizarre in the Boro: Dumb theft of dumbbells

Feb 03, 2018 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

A pair of cat burglars left a trail of evidence when they snatched three sets of dumbbells from the gym at an apartment complex near MTSU campus, according to a repo.... Read More

Homeless man wanted in Thursday morning stabbing incident

Feb 02, 2018 at 03:39 pm by Michelle Willard

A Murfreesboro man claimed to have been stabbed when he broke up a domestic fight Thursday morning, Feb. 1 at a homeless camp off Old Fort Parkway. The victim, a 34-year-old.... Read More