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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee school board delegates have voted almost unanimously for a resolution urging the state to fund all recommendations made in years past — but recently dropped — by a state panel.


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A Rutherford County man will be arraigned Monay on charges that he attempted to murder two Middle Tennessee State students in April.

Earlier this month a Rutherford County Grand Jury returned four counts of Attempted First Degree Murder and six counts of Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon against Jakeil Lindsey.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Members of a panel appointed to offer a recommendation about a Middle Tennessee State University building named after Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest say they will have an open and public deliberation process.

MTSU President Sidney McPhee announced in June he would engage the university community about the building's name. That followed a mass shooting at a historically black church in South Carolina that sparked debate about Confederate symbols.

UPDATE: Both men charged in Murf. road rage shooting

Nov 13, 2015

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Both men involved in that road rage shooting in Murfreesboro have now been charged.

WSMV-TV says Murfreesboro Police have charged 59-year-old LaVergne resident James Ross with simple assault, while 23-year-old Middle Tennessee State University student Isaac Garner has been charged with Aggravated Assault.

Ross says Garner was driving 20 miles an hour as they approached the intersection at Middle Tennessee and Broad Street Wednesday morning. When he tried to pass, Ross says the cars collided.

LaVergne man shot in apparent road rage incident

Nov 12, 2015

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  New details are available now on that road rage shooting here in Murfreesboro.

Murfreesboro Police say they were called to the intersection of Middle Tennessee and Broad Street just before noon Wednesday. A police report says that 59-year-old La Vergne resident James Ross was shot in the stomach by 23-year-old Bell Buckle resident Isaac Garner.