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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. More>>

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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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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