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Murfreesboro's first female firefighter retires after 32 years of service Video included


She's seen a lot of change and was ready for one of her own. Murfreesboro's first female firefighter has retired. It's been a tough journey at times, but a rewarding one. More>>

All charges dropped in alleged torture, ticket scalping case


The victim who claimed he was tortured by a county commissioner and two of his friends after getting involved in a ticket-scalping scam caused quite a scene Friday morning outside a Rutherford County courtroom. More>>

Rutherford Co. candidate still hopes to be elected even after losing primary Video included


A local candidate who lost the Republican primary for Rutherford County District 6 commissioner is still hoping to be elected, even though his name won't appear on the ballot. More>>

Candidates for Rutherford Co. sheriff asked to take drug tests on radio show Video included


The four men running for sheriff in Rutherford County were asked some pressing questions on a radio show Wednesday morning, and you might be surprised by some of their answers. More>>

Retired guard major killed in off-road vehicle accident Video included


One person is dead and another is injured after a wreck in Lascassas early Sunday morning. More>>


MTSU student robbed at gunpoint inside Murfreesboro home Video included


It sounds like something you only see on TV or in the movies, but for one woman, it was very real. She woke up in the middle of the night to find a man armed with a gun in her room. More>>

Memorial Friday for man who inspired stronger child abuse laws


A memorial will be held on Friday for a man who made headlines for surviving horrific abuse as a child. More>>

Family of victim searching for answers in I-24 murder


A Middle Tennessee family is desperate for answers after a mysterious murder earlier this month. Investigators are still trying to figure out why Jackie Warpoole Jr. was shot and killed along a busy stretch of westbound Interstate 24. More>>

Families want charges in fatal crash before Bonnaroo


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. More>>

La Vergne water supply running low after recent cold snap


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

Arrest made in connection to Smyrna shooting


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. More>>

Lawyer who stole from dementia patient sentenced


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

Missing person case in Manchester gone cold


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

Murfreesboro facility expanding, adding 94 jobs


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. More>>

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