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Man shot six times at Murfreesboro bar

Apr 17, 2015

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police say a man has been shot at a bar just north of Middle Tennessee State University.

Police say they responded to Campus Pub on Gunnerson Ave. at about 2:30 a.m. Friday morning following reports of a shooting.

The first officer on the scene says he found a victim with a gunshot wound to the abdomen lying on the bar’s front steps. Two patrons were applying pressure to the wound.

One witness described the gunman as a black male wearing a grey or black hoodie and light blue jeans with shoulder length dreads.

More trouble for Ru-Co Sheriff Robert Arnold

Apr 16, 2015
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold’s problems are starting to multiply.

Local media revealed last week that Arnold’s relatives and his Chief Deputy held an exclusive contract to sell cigarettes and snacks at the jail Arnold administers.

At least two other jail contracts have also now been called into question.

This week it was learned that state auditors and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are taking a look at the sheriff’s financial dealings.

mtsusidelines.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  -- A mid-state student has been arrested in connection with an alleged spring-break gang-rape that’s getting national media attention.

WMOT news partner Sidelines reports that Middle Tennessee State University freshman George Davon Kennedy was arrested at his family’s home in Georgia this week in connection with an assault in Panama City Beach, Florida in March.

Cell phone video of the incident can be seen online and shows a small crowd watching the assault unfold.

k12.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has refused to issue a temporary injunction that would allow a troubled virtual school to remain open.

Wednesday's order by Senior Judge Ben Cantrell is the latest setback for the Tennessee Virtual Academy. The state has ordered the school to close at the end of the school year because of poor academic scores.

Year-long MPD investigation results in Rape Charges

Apr 15, 2015

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Police say they’ve arrested two former Murfreesboro residents on multiple counts of Rape, Sexual Battery and Incest.

Murfreesboro Police say 46-year-old Nancy B. Aragon of Nags Head, NC, turned herself in Monday after a Rutherford County Grand Jury indicted her for Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure. Aragon was arrested and booked into the Rutherford County Jail on $50,000 bond.

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