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Armed robbery reported on the MTSU campus

Oct 2, 2015


MTSU ALERT:Armed robbery reported at Scarlett Commons Building 1. Leave that area immediately and stay away. Report suspicious activity to MTSU Police: 615-898-2424. One suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'6", wearing a red hoodie. The other suspect is described as a light skinned black male, approximately 5'10", wearing a beanie, and has tattoos on his face. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  An article printed in the New York Times says a private probation company working for Rutherford County is being sued for violating racketeering laws.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A man wanted by police after they say he fired shots into a crowd in Smyrna earlier this week is commenting on the case on the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

The Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Brandon Tylar Mulac is wanted for Attempted First-Degree Murder after he alegedly fired several shots into a crowd of people in front of a home Peachtree Drive in Smyrna on Wednesday.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee State University has unveiled a program that school officials say will provide incentives for select out-of-state freshmen who live within 250 miles of its Murfreesboro, Tennessee, campus.

President Sidney McPhee announced the Regional Scholars Program this week in Atlanta.

If approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents, the program would be offered starting in fall 2016 to students with an ACT composite of 25 and above. Officials say the program would reduce MTSU's out-of-state tuition by 48 percent.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A 21-year-old student at Middle Tennessee State University tells police she fought off an attempted rape earlier this week.

The MTSU senior Health Sciences major says she was watching TV with a male friend in her room at The Point apartments Monday night. She reports falling asleep at around 10 p.m., then waking up some time later to find the friend lying on top of her and sexually assaulting her.