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Vandals target church in Murfreesboro Video included


The pastor of Lighthouse Baptist church found busted windows, shattered glass, "Hail Satan" spray-painted on a door of an outbuilding and a message about Jesus spray-painted on a table. More>>

Suspect arrested in mall parking lot stalking incident Video included


Police have arrested a man accused of stalking and harassing a woman in the parking lot of Stones River Mall. More>>

3 use pre-paid credit cards to steal more than $1,000 in LaVergne


LaVergne police are searching for three people accused of using pre-paid credit cards to steal more than $1,000. More>>

Police say bookkeeper stole $16K in students' tuition Video included


Thousands of dollars in tuition money from a local school is gone and authorities said they didn't have to look far for the culprit. More>>

Investor out over $100K in scam Video included


Police said a man currently in jail racked up some expensive crimes in several states, all based on bogus businesses. More>>

Traffic stop leads to charges in jewelry heist, double murder


A traffic stop by a Rutherford County Sheriff's sergeant and a K-9 resulted in a driver's conviction for a $1 million jewelry heist and charges in a 1998 double murder. More>>

No problem found after judicial building evacuated Video included


A judicial building in Rutherford County was evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a strong smell inside. More>>

Police say woman sexually harassed in mall parking lot Video included


Police are on the hunt for a man accused of sexually harassing a woman in a mall parking lot, and it may not be the first time he's done it. More>>

La Vergne police investigating newborn's death Video included


La Vergne police are investigating the death of a newborn baby after receiving a 911 call about a woman in distress. More>>

Police say suspects recruiting people for check cashing scheme Video included


Murfreesboro police say suspects are recruiting people right off the streets for an elaborate check cashing scheme. More>>

La Vergne police searching for robbery suspect


Police in La Vergne are seeking help in identifying a suspect accused in an armed robbery that happened Sunday. More>>

Disturbing graffiti appears on business Video included


First it was a swastika, then KKK, and now vandals have spray painted graffiti on a Murfreesboro business some consider pure evil. 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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