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Murfreesboro man charged with $1 million embezzlement scheme from Franklin Lasko branch

Randall Griffin, 46, was charged Thursday with mail fraud, for operating an embezzlement scheme.

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 22:50:00

Police release surveillance photos in fatal Antioch shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have released surveillance photos in connection with a fatal, early-morning shooting near an Antioch restaurant. The incident was reported at about 3 a.m. near Cane Ridge Road and Bell Road. Metro Nashville police officials said there was some sort of altercation that happ

WTVF - 2018-10-19 19:12:49

Plaintiff in Tennessee driver license suit cried over ruling that will 'open so many doors'

Jim Thomas used to be homeless, and because of overdue court fines can't get a Tennessee driver's license. Now he's named in a lawsuit challenging the state's driver's license revocation law. Stacey Barchenger / The Tennessean Johnny Gibbs lives paycheck to paycheck. When paychecks don't come, he g

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-10-19 18:02:42

Rutherford Weekend: 5 Things to Do This Weekend - Rutherford Source

WHAT:Grab shell, Dude! Its time again for another Dive in movie. No,no not at P.Sherman 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney, but at Beyond Aquatics Murfreesboro!We will be showing Disney’s “Finding Nemo” on a huge projection screen while attendees swim, float, or sit around the indoor heated pool with a Real Liv

RUTHERFORDSOURCE.COM - 2018-10-19 06:00:30

Lebanon police investigating shooting that left 1 injured

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) - Lebanon police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Thursday evening. Police responded to the call on E. Main Street. Officers said upon arrival, they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was conscious and speaking. He was transported to the hospital. Poli

WKRN - 2018-10-19 00:45:06

Sheriff's department to conduct sobriety checkpoints

Buy NowThe Rhea County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and highly visible saturation patrols beginning Friday, Oct. 12, and continuing through Oct. 31st at various locations throughout the cities and county on state and secondary roadways.

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 15:22:00

Dangerous speeding in Murfreesboro has residents afraid

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - One of the most dangerous places is on Burnt Knob Road. In fact, people on this street tell News4 that they're hesitant to even go get the mail. "We're scared. You know we feel like our area is dominated by dump trucks that don't care about us, our belongings or anything in

WSMV - 2018-10-19 01:40:00

Free things to do in Nashville: Free Frist day, history festival and a lot more

It's looking like a great fall weekend, with a free day at the Frist Art Museum, a free Tennessee history event, the Native American Pow Wow and plenty of art and music to enjoy.


34 arrested on drug offenses in Rockwood round-up

Rockwood Police and several other agencies conducted a round-up Thursday to arrest 34 people on drug offenses involving opioids and other pills, methamphetamine and heroin, and some heroin laced with fentanyl. Officers, agents, deputies and prosecutors with the Rockwood Police Department, the 9th D

WBIR - 2018-10-18 18:07:00

Sheriff: 17-year-old killed in Hickman County shooting

CENTERVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Hickman County sheriff has confirmed a 17-year-old was shot and killed early Friday morning. The homicide happened around 1 a.m. on Bell Branch Road in Centerville. The TBI and the Hickman County Sheriff's Office are investigating the deadly shooting. At this time, the s

WSMV - 2018-10-19 13:20:00

Looking ahead to MT vs Charlotte - Middle Tennessee State University

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.– With an Oct. 13 loss to FIU, Middle Tennessee no longer sits in the driver's seat in the Conference USA East Division, but it can keep pace with a bounce back, starting with a homecoming clash Saturday with Charlotte.

GOBLUERAIDERS.COM - 2018-10-19 10:00:00

Raiders Fall to Southern Miss on Senior Night - Middle Tennessee State University

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.– On an emotional senior night the Blue Raiders fell 1-0 to Conference USA foe Southern Miss. The first half was looking to come to an end in a 0-0 deadlock, however the Golden Eagles found the right touch late to take the lead just before halftime. The second half was full of mis

GOBLUERAIDERS.COM - 2018-10-19 21:34:00

Escaped Inmate Reported In Cookeville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Authorities in Putnam County reported an inmate escaped from the jail early Wednesday morning.Officers said George Elmore escaped from a work crew in Cookeville. The crew was working in the area of Jackson Street and Willow Avenue.Elmore was wearing regular street clothes at the t


Car hits officer, suspects lead police on chase into Coffee County, MPD says

A Murfreesboro police officer was hit by a car, receiving minor injuries, as two suspects sped away and led police on a chase into Coffee County early Wednesday morning, officials say.The encounter began around 2:10 a.m. when an officer with the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) was doing a patro


Rutherford County jail deputy suspended without pay in connection with inmate escape

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has suspended an employee for two weeks without pay for reportedly enabling two inmates to escape last week.Deputy Beth Miles has been placed on probation for one year, according to Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.Miles was working as the Centra


Mom & boyfriend found guilty of killing 17-month-old son

Wartburg, Tenn. — A Morgan County mother and her boyfriend were found guilty of first degree felony murder this week in the death of her 17-month old son.On June 1, 2014, deputies were called to the home of Amanda Beaty and Rodger Dale Prince after a call about a child choking on a cookie.Levi Ryan


Car wreck occurs at Estill Springs

The driver of a Chevy Aveo apparently lost control and ran off the road into some trees near the Montana Drive-In in Estill Springs just before the lunch hour today.A female driver, who was not immediately identified, was checked out as a precautionary measure by first responders after getting pulle


Sheriff’s Dept. recovers property, arrests two

Property has been recovered from thefts reported in September, and a man and a woman now face charges.On Sunday, Sept. 23, Deputy Looper of Overton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a burglary report at Hidden Treasures Resale, located at 201 Monterey Highway, Livingston. Upon arriving he spo


Police search for work crew escapee in Cookeville

(Photo: Putnam County Detention Center )PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - Authorities are searching for a man who escaped Wednesday morning from a work crew in Cookeville.Police said George Elmore took off from the area of Jackson Street and Willow Avenue wearing regular street clothes.He is 5'9'' and w


Sheriff's deputy suspended for jailbreak

A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center employee who enabled two inmates to escape last Wednesday was suspended for two weeks without pay from Oct. 19-30, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said.Deputy Beth Miles was also placed on probation one year.Miles was serving as the Central Control operator when inma