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UPDATE: Fatal South Church Crash

UPDATE: Fatal South Church Crash

Here's an update on the three-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Friday afternoon on South Church Street near Veterans Parkway (formerly Barfield Road). Garieon Simmons of Dechard, TN has been arrested on multiple charges in connection with the deadly incident.

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DA Jennings Jones on TN DA Executive Committee

DA Jennings Jones on TN DA Executive Committee

District Attorney Jennings Jones was elected to the Executive Committee of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference at its annual meeting. As District Attorney for the 16th Judicial District, General Jones serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties.

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Ram's Road Warnings Through July 2nd

Ram's Road Warnings Through July 2nd

Hot, hot summer days raise stress levels, and Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of 'Boro locations that might be potential traffic jam sites from today through July 2nd.

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MYP Electing First "Emerging Leader"

MYP Electing First

Murfreesboro Young Professionals (MYP) will host the Inaugural Emerging Leader Award in conjunction with the group's annual Leadership Summit event on August 5, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center.

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Car Fire Friday Afternoon Exit 78

Car Fire Friday Afternoon Exit 78

While the fatal three vehicle crash on South Church near Veterans Parkway was being handled by emergency responders, a car fire on exit 78 that leaves I-24 onto the Old Fort Parkway was unfolding.

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South Church the Scene of Several Pursuits & Crashes

South Church the Scene of Several Pursuits & Crashes

South Church Street has been the scene of several serious crashes after police pursuits in recent months.

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Pursuit & Fatal Crash on S. Church Street

Pursuit & Fatal Crash on S. Church Street

A multi-county police pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended in Rutherford County with fatal results.

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Guns & Drugs Found in Old Lascassas Pike Man's Home

Guns & Drugs Found in Old Lascassas Pike Man's Home

An 18-year old Old Lascassas Pike man is in jail after being arrested on drug charges and for having a gun while in possession of drugs.

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Heather Maples Murder Suspect in Court

Heather Maples Murder Suspect in Court

The 24-year old man charged with the murder of 22-year old Heather Maples was in a Rutherford County Courtroom.

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City Council August Retreat to Take Up Employee Raises

City Council August Retreat to Take Up Employee Raises

The Murfreesboro City Council was set to discuss giving all full time employees a 12-hundred dollar pay raise at their most recent meeting. However, that discussion was deferred to a planned August retreat.

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Sherrill Blvd. Men Assaulted

Sherrill Blvd. Men Assaulted

A Sherrill Boulevard man is recovering after being assaulted at his home. Murfreesboro Police Officer James Wilkinson reports on Friday morning around 1:30, a 57-year old victim showed up at Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Station 3 on Mercury Boulevard.

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RCSO Chief Deputy Gets New Lawyer

RCSO Chief Deputy Gets New Lawyer

Another public defender was appointed to represent Rutherford County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Joe Russell.

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Tennessee Board of Regents Agrees to MTSU Forrest Hall Building Name Change

Tennessee Board of Regents Agrees to MTSU Forrest Hall Building Name Change

New Name? The Tennessee Board of Regents met on Friday morning (6/24/16) and agreed to MTSU's request for a name change to Forrest Hall.

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Clark Maples welcomes new team member

Clark Maples welcomes new team member

Clark Maples Realty & Auction Co. is pleased to welcome its newest team member, Angela Braach.

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Former State Rep. Joe Carr Comments on President Obama's Failed Immigration Plan

Former State Rep. Joe Carr Comments on President Obama's Failed Immigration Plan

Former Rutherford County State Representative Joe Carr said with the Supreme Court's 4-4 tie vote Thursday, President Obama's unconstitutional immigration plan was defeated.

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Providing new link to MTSU-led K-8 Summer Institute

Providing new link to MTSU-led K-8 Summer Institute

For 10 days in June, elementary and middle school teachers from more than five southern Middle Tennessee counties covered a hand-painted brain with sticky notes showing mistakes they had made during each day.

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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Westside Park Approved by City Council

Westside Park Approved by City Council

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UPDATE: New Ford of Murfreesboro Showroom Soon to be Complete

UPDATE: New Ford of Murfreesboro Showroom Soon to be Complete

Ford of Murfreesboro will soon begin a new chapter in Rutherford County with a brand new state of the art showroom.

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Woman originally arrested on meth charges in Sumner County arrested in Murfreesboro

Woman originally arrested on meth charges in Sumner County arrested in Murfreesboro

The suspect was in Murfreesboro on Wednesday and walked into LaSiesta on South Church Street near I-24 and informed an employee to call the police for her.

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Fatal Crash on W. Jefferson Pike

Fatal Crash on W. Jefferson Pike

A single vehicle crash on West Jefferson Pike (State Route 266) between Smyrna and Walter Hill claims the life of a Hermitage woman.

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Man found guilty of sexual battery, rape charge amended in Rutherford County

Man found guilty of sexual battery, rape charge amended in Rutherford County

UPDATE: As of Thursday (6/23/16), Irwin was in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center and will soon be transported to a state prison.

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Another Big Job Fair in Rutherford County Nearing

Another Big Job Fair in Rutherford County Nearing

Employers from Wal-Mart, Ellwood Staffing, La Vergne Fire and Police, Life of Victory, Meg's Playhouse, Onin Staffing are just a few of the employers that will be in attendance at the Life of Victory job fair on Saturday June 25th in LaVergne.

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Unlawful Up-Skirt Photos Officially Sex Offender Crime in Tennessee on July 1

Unlawful Up-Skirt Photos Officially Sex Offender Crime in Tennessee on July 1

Legislation to add those who unlawfully photograph a person for sexual gratification to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's (TBI) Sex Offender Registry was recently highlighted by Governor Bill Haslam at a ceremony on Capitol Hill marking the signing of the new law.

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Power Outage at MPD, MFRD, City Hall and WGNS

Power Outage at MPD, MFRD, City Hall and WGNS

Faulty equipment within a sectionalizing cabinet near the radio station caused a power outage and took your "Good Neighbor Station" off the air. It happened around 7:45 Thursday morning.

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