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Was this your ticket? $50,000 winning Powerball ticket sold in Smyrna
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A Middle Tennessean is starting off the first day of meteorological summer with some seriously good luck. The Tennessee Lottery reports a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket was sold in Smyrna. The ticket was able to match four of the five white balls plus the red Powerball from the May 31 drawing.
250 Citations Issued by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force in a 12-Hour Period
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A total of 250 citations were issued to area drivers and visitors in Rutherford County on May 26th by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force. Law enforcement officers wrote citations for texting and driving to 125 drivers, 116 citations for drivers not wearing seat belts and 9 citations for not securing children in safety seats during an enforcement saturation that took place last Friday at the start of Memorial Day Weekend on May 26, 2023. The enforcement was part of the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign to educate drivers about the safety of wearing seat belts and buckling children child safety seats, said Murfreesboro Police Lt. Greg Walker.
Man wanted out of Nashville, Rutherford County arrested in Mt. Juliet
A man wanted out of Nashville and Rutherford County was arrested in Mt. Juliet following a hit-and-run crash.
Man arrested for attempted murder in Murfreesboro
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Subject Found Guilty of DUI III in Rutherford County found to have THC in his System and Later Files an Appeal, Suggesting the 11-Months / 29-Days Jail Sentence was Excessive
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A defendant in a DUI Third Offense case that started with an arrest that was made by a LaVergne Police Officer filed an appeal after being sentenced to 11-months and 29-days behind bars. Sebakire Crode, who was found guilty of driving under the influence for the third time, suggested the sentence was excessive, although Crode only spent 150 days behind bars as opposed to the full 363 days sentenced.
Hundreds of Dollars' Worth of Liquor Reportedly Stolen in Murfreesboro
MURFREESBORO, TN – Lot’s of adult beverages were taken in two recent theft’s that were reported in Murfreesboro. The theft’s occurred about a week before the Memorial Day Weekend. Local detectives now need help from the community in identifying a person of interest. One woman was caught on a surveillance video camera inside the store and police have since released that photo (above this article).
Discovering bullets and fearing injuries: Neighbors blame ‘tactical training’ in Wilson Co. community
Wilson County, Tenn. (WSMV) - It’s a family affair that Andy Noe never anticipated when he and his extended family settled in rural Wilson County. First, he found two bullets off his driveway, after hearing them fly through his property. “I could hear bullets going through the branches, and...
Non-Profit A Soldier's Child Announces the Pre-Sell of their New Tennessee License Plate
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A Soldier's Child Foundation has announced a new Tennessee license plate. The Smyrna based non-profit told WGNS these specialty plates are only available for registered Tennessee vehicles and A Soldier’s Child must pre-sell 1,000 plates before production can begin. A Soldier’s Child will receive 50% of all proceeds from the pre-sell of the solid black license plate (see photo above this article).
BJ’s sets opening date for its first-ever store in Tennessee
BJ’s Wholesale Club will soon enter its 19th state — and the 20th isn’t far behind. The membership warehouse club retailer said it will open a location in La Vergne, Tenn., on June 14. The store, located 20 miles southeast of downtown Nashville, is BJ’s first in the state of Tennessee, for a total of 238 U.S. locations.
Over $1,400 in Merchandise Shoplifted from Bath & Body Works in Murfreesboro - Theft Allegedly Included Lot's of Candles
MURFREESBORO, TN – Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate a color coordinated duo accused of stealing more than $1,400 worth of goods during a recent shopping expedition, that apparently didn’t require cash. Two subjects entered Bath & Body Works off Medical Center Parkway in the Avenue and began browsing the lovely scents of lotions, soaps and candles. Evidently, the smells were so enticing, they couldn’t help themselves and picked out a few goodies. Their shopping basket quickly filled to the rim, holding what one store employee calculated to equal over $1,000 worth of scented goods, mainly candles.
PAWS Pets for Adoption Feb 24, 2023
Back at it with the PAWS update this week. LOTS of dogs available along with some cute cats, tiny kittens and a pair of guinea pigs. A big thank you to A Mortgage Boutique for sponsoring our PAWS videos!. PAWS of Rutherford County is located at 285 John Rice Blvd,...
Rutherford County Schools to Completely Rezone - While Also Planning to Open New School on 65-Acres of Former Batey Farm's Property
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - School zoning will soon change and the Rutherford County School Board will be working with an outside organization to help make those changes. RSP & Associates will develop a rezoning map that includes a brand new county school... That was County School Board Member Claire Maxwell...
Just Askin:' What's the latest on the Mya Fuller death investigation in Wilson County?
Editor's note: You got questions? We got answers. Just Askin’ is a Tennessean initiative which answers your burning questions about Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Question: What's the latest on the Mya Fuller case?. Answer: The investigation into the death Murfreesboro’s Mya Fuller continues as the case approaches one year...
BJ’s Reveals Opening Date for 1st Club in Tennessee
BJ's Wholesale Club has revealed its newest club in La Vergne, Tenn., will open on June 14. The club, located 20 miles outside of downtown Nashville at 543 Industrial Boulevard, marks the first BJ’s in the state of Tennessee. The retailer will now have a total of 238 U.S. clubs, expanding the company’s footprint to its 19th state.
Late night solicitors show up in more Mid State neighborhoods; Here’s how to respond
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - There are new reports of late-night solicitors showing up in Brentwood after neighbors reported the activity in Sylvan Park and Bellevue earlier in the week. Salesmen are trying to sell products like pest control and magazines as late as 8:00 p.m. “It’s always, can we do...
Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting in Middle Tennessee Blvd. Parking Lot
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police officers arrested a man after a shooting and brief foot pursuit on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, several minutes after midnight. 19-Year-old Keonza Scales allegedly ran from MPD officers, but was quickly taken into custody after the shooting, according to Public Information Officer Larry Flowers. Scales is charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Man airlifted to hospital, teen arrested after overnight shooting in Murfreesboro
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - A teenager was arrested after shooting a man and leading police on a brief foot pursuit overnight, according to Murfreesboro Police. Police say 19-year-old Keonza Scales is facing charges of attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Brentwood man dies following injury in Chattanooga triathalon
A Brentwood man died on May 29 just over one week after he sustained a head injury while competing in the Chattanooga Half Ironman competition. 58-year-old Marshall Martin was competing in the bicycle race portion of the May 21 event when he was injured and hospitalized in Chattanooga prior to being transported to a Nashville-area medical facility.
VA Tennessee Valley celebrates LGBTQ+ Veterans with first-ever Pride Counts Events
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is inviting Middle Tennesseans to celebrate Pride Month at the Pride Counts at TVHS event on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at the Alvin C. York VA in Murfreesboro. The VA reports the Pride Counts at TVHS is a free community event dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ Veterans and there are more than one million LGBTQ+ Veterans in the United States.
Middle Tennessee man falls victim to new credit card fraud on Apple Pay
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - While Joe Hewitt has a credit card that he frequently uses, he is careful when and where he uses it, saying he never buys anything online. “I don’t even order anything from Amazon,” said Hewitt. “I just don’t trust that, and I certainly don’t use my phone to buy stuff.”
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