MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A Murfreesboro woman woke this morning to find an intruder pointing a gun at her face.
Yearwood Avenue resident Jade Lehman wasn’t harmed, but the intruder did steal her laptop computer before fleeing.
Murfreesboro Police, Middle Tennessee State Police and Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies responded, but failed to locate the suspect. He’s described as a black man of average build wearing all black clothing.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Governor Bill Haslam traveled to Germany Monday to attend festivities surrounding the announcement that Volkswagen will add a second vehicle production line at its plant in Chattanooga.
The Tennessean reports VW will hire 2000 additional assembly workers to build a new crossover vehicle at the Chattanooga facility. The company also says it will open a design and research facility in Tennessee. The project reportedly involves more than $600 million in new investments.
FNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore and members of the Kennedy family are joining hundreds of mourners for the funeral of renowned journalist and press freedom champion John Seigenthaler.
Monday's funeral in Nashville reflected the wide reach of Seigenthaler's career, which included leading the newspapers The Tennessean and USA Today and working as a civil rights adviser during the administration of John F. Kennedy. Seigenthaler also was part of Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign and was a pallbearer at Kennedy's funeral after his assassination in 1968.