Top Stories http://wmot.org en Tennessee has 760 of the Children Crossing into US http://wmot.org/post/tennessee-has-760-children-crossing-us <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has received well over 700 of the unaccompanied children flooding across the southern border.</p><p>New federal data published Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families shows Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the 30,000 children released to sponsors this year through July 7.</p><p>Texas, New York, Florida and California received the most, accounting for 46 percent of the children received during that time.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:47:52 +0000 Mike Osborne 41549 at http://wmot.org Murf. Family of Four Loses Home to Overnight Fire http://wmot.org/post/murf-family-four-loses-home-overnight-fire <p></p><p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; An overnight fire completely destroyed a Murfreesboro residence and left a family of three homeless.</p><p>The Murfreesboro Fire Department says it was dispatched to Belle Rive Drive just off Highway 99 on the southwest edge of town just before midnight Thursday night.</p><p>The department says it arrived to find the 2900 square foot home completely engulfed in flames. Most of the roof had already caved in by the time firefighters arrived.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:05:51 +0000 Mike Osborne 41547 at http://wmot.org Murf. Family of Four Loses Home to Overnight Fire Police: Caller Imitating Officers, Seeks Money http://wmot.org/post/police-caller-imitating-officers-seeks-money <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">CLARKSVILLE, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — Police in Clarksville say someone is impersonating offices and attempting to collect hundreds of dollars for fake traffic camera tickets.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:22:24 +0000 Associated Press 41508 at http://wmot.org 140 Chinese Students will Study at MTSU http://wmot.org/post/140-chinese-students-will-study-mtsu <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE') University in southern China is bearing fruit.</p><p>According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students will be coming to the Murfreesboro campus.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:04:39 +0000 Associated Press 41486 at http://wmot.org Murf. Parking Lot Confrontation Results in Aggravated Assault Arrest http://wmot.org/post/murf-parking-lot-confrontation-results-aggravated-assault-arrest <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Murfreesboro Police are reporting an arrest in a parking lot confrontation that could have turned deadly.</p><p>Police say they were called to the Rutherford Blvd. Walmart&nbsp;Tuesday evening. Murfreesboro resident Jason Hill told officers a woman he exchanged words with threatened him with a gun.</p><p>The police incident report states that Hill yelled at a driver to slow down. Hill said the woman&nbsp;was speeding in the parking lot and had narrowly missed striking his son.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:31:45 +0000 Mike Osborne 41455 at http://wmot.org