MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Tennessee chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has released a report highly critical of a federal immigration enforcement program that Rutherford County has applied to participate in.
The 287(g) program allows local law enforcement agencies to detain people on federal immigration violations.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- One man was seriously injured early Thursday in the crash of a small plane at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.
Murfreesboro Fire Department spokesperson Ashley McDonald reports that rescue units arrived on the scene around 8:45 a.m. They found one man injured and trapped in the wreckage of a single engine aircraft.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Consumer confidence in Tennessee has taken a nose-dive, and it couldn’t have come at a worse time for the state’s retailers.
A poll conducted in late November by the Center for Consumer Research at Middle Tennessee State suggests Tennesseans are concerned about their economic prospects. Consumer sentiment plunged 72 points in just 60 days.
MTSU’s Dr. Tim Graeff conducts the confidence poll for the Center.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- WMOT News continues to search for those thin slices of the state's economy that actually prospered during the economic downturn, in a series of stories entitled “Tennessee Works.”
For the most part, Tennessee’s construction sector suffered badly during the recession and is just now showing signs of recovery. But figures provided by the Tennessee Department of Labor suggests companies that specialize in the construction of utilities fared better than most.