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Rutherford County teen accused of killing family dog Video included

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A Rutherford County teenager is accused of killing his own family's dog, and neighbors say they can't believe how something like this could happen.

Rutherford Co. judges won't hear mosque cemetery lawsuit

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Court records show that circuit judges in Rutherford County have recused themselves from hearing a lawsuit over a mosque cemetery.

Mix-up stops LaVergne church's renovation project Video included

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Easter Sunday is a time for reflection and worship with your congregation for many, but the holiday is in jeopardy for some local church members.

Senate resolution honors MTSU president

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Middle Tennessee State University President Sidney McPhee was honored by the state Senate for an award he received in Beijing.

Bomb threat reported at Murfreesboro call center

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The Verizon Call Center in Murfreesboro was evacuated Monday afternoon after a report of a bomb threat was received.

Officials looking for suspect in Murfreesboro car fire

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Police are looking for the person who set fire to a car at a motel in Murfreesboro on Monday morning.

Rutherford Co. construction sites hit by thieves Video included

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Rutherford County is one of the fastest-growing communities in the Midstate, and thieves are taking note.

Official accused of stealing campaign signs resigns from highway department Video included

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A Rutherford County commissioner accused of stealing an opponent's campaign signs has resigned from his position in the county highway department.

Murfreesboro officer accused of misconduct by TBI

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A Murfreesboro police officer is accused of revealing the name of at least one potential confidential informant to a person with a criminal history that includes selling and distributing drugs.

Enovate Medical bringing jobs to Rutherford County Video included

Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday morning that Enovate Medical will be expanding in Rutherford County. The expansion is expected to bring 410 jobs.

Murfreesboro driver says gun pulled during road rage

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When a driver got out of his car, Jeffery Prince pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the man's head, according to a police report.

Families want charges in fatal crash before Bonnaroo

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Family and friends of a southeast Indiana couple who was killed in a fiery crash in Tennessee earlier this year want the driver who hit them charged criminally.

La Vergne water supply running low after recent cold snap

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The city of La Vergne is urging people to watch their water use as the city recovers from this week's bitterly cold temperatures.

Arrest made in connection to Smyrna shooting

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Police say 20-year-old Pierre Burns was shot in the parking lot of the Deerfield Inn on Courier Place. Burns was taken to the hospital and has since been treated and released.

Heating unit freezes at Murfreesboro school

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Despite a top-dollar renovation at a Murfreesboro city school, a brand new heating unit froze up, leaving several classrooms too cold for learning.

Lawyer who stole from dementia patient sentenced

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Former attorney John E. Clemmons is sentenced to 8 years for stealing from a dementia patient who was his ward.

Missing person case in Manchester gone cold

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Things have taken a frustrating turn in the case of a missing man in Coffee County.

Murfreesboro facility expanding, adding 94 jobs

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State officials say that automotive seat manufacturer NHK Seating of America Inc. plans to expand its facility in Murfreesboro, adding 94 jobs in the process.

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