MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Bills have been filed in the Tennessee legislature that are intended to restrict access to health insurance through President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam is proposing legislation that would require a prescription for more than a 20-day supply of cold medicines that are used to make methamphetamine.
In a press event that wrapped up just a few minutes ago the governor said that the bill is meant target the purchase of large amounts of medicines from a variety of stores, a practice known as "smurfing."
The monthly amount of cold medicines - like Sudafed - that could be purchased without a prescription is the equivalent to the average total purchased by Tennesseans each year.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- For the second year in a row Murfreesboro Police are reporting a drop in crime.
In a report released yesterday, the MPD reports a two percent drop in crime last year over 2012.
The report shows there were three homicides committed in 2013, down one from the previous year. There were also significant declines in the number of reported rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries and vehicle thefts.