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Pastor David Rowan is awaiting extradition from north Florida. (WSMV) Pastor David Rowan is awaiting extradition from north Florida. (WSMV)

FL pastor accused of sexually assaulting 2 teenagers in Rutherford County Video included

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According to a police report, Pastor David Rowan was a guest speaker at a church in the area.

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Police seek answers after Murfreesboro woman's body found in suspicious death Video included

Credit: Murfreesboro Police Department Credit: Murfreesboro Police Department
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We're finding out new details about a 22-year-old Murfreesboro woman whose body was found over the weekend.

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Sex offender wanted in La Vergne arrested

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A man on the violent registered sex offender list wanted for tampering with his monitoring device has been arrested, according to police.

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Suspect arrested in robbery at Subway in La Vergne

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Asia Shelton, 23, is charged with aggravated robbery and theft of property under $1,000.

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Suspect arrested in connection with La Vergne shooting

Jason Hill (Source: La Vergne PD) Jason Hill (Source: La Vergne PD)
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The 19-year-old accused of shooting a man outside of a La Vergne apartment complex is now in custody.

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Stolen car recovered from Percy Priest Lake in La Vergne Video included

Police realized the car was stolen after pulling it from the water. (WSMV) Police realized the car was stolen after pulling it from the water. (WSMV)
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Crews worked helped to pull a stolen vehicle from Percy Priest Lake over the weekend.

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Judge rules padlocked Rutherford stores can reopen Video included

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A Rutherford County judge ruled on Friday that all the stores padlocked during law enforcement's "Operation Candy Crush" raid can now reopen. 

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Rutherford County Schools: Rumors about threats are 'completely false'

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School officials in Rutherford County say that threats being made toward several schools are "completely false."

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Murfreesboro student raising awareness about faith through basketball Video included

Razan Haj-Hussein is a senior and a basketball player at Siegel High School. (WSMV) Razan Haj-Hussein is a senior and a basketball player at Siegel High School. (WSMV)
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A high school student in Middle Tennessee is getting attention on the basketball court, but it's not just for her skills.

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23 stores padlocked in Rutherford Co. for selling CBD-laced products distributors say are legal Video included

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Rutherford County law enforcement officials have closed 23 stores that were selling products containing CBD, but distributors and local industry reps argue the products are completely legal in Tennessee. 

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Police: Elderly woman sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Murfreesboro home

Neighbors are on edge after the reported assault. (WSMV) Neighbors are on edge after the reported assault. (WSMV)
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Murfreesboro police are urging residents to be on alert after an elderly woman was attacked and sexually assaulted in her garage.

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Community rallies around Murfreesboro mosque after vandalism

Hundreds gathered to show their support for the Muslim community in Murfreesboro. (WSMV) Hundreds gathered to show their support for the Muslim community in Murfreesboro. (WSMV)
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Hundreds of people came out to show their support for the Muslim community at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro on Tuesday night.

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Vandalism reported at Islamic Center of Murfreesboro

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Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro.

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Officers disciplined after arrest of elementary students

The children were arrested at Hobgood Elementary School in April 2016. (WSMV) The children were arrested at Hobgood Elementary School in April 2016. (WSMV)
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The officers involved in the investigation that led to the arrests of 10 students at Hobgood Elementary School have been disciplined.

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Graphic video shows assault of Murfreesboro teen

The attack was captured on video. (WSMV) The attack was captured on video. (WSMV)
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Disturbing new video has been released showing a violent assault on a Murfreesboro teen. It happened just a few doors down from his home as he got off the school bus.

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Police identify suspect in La Vergne shooting

Joshua Simmons (Source: La Vergne Police Department) Joshua Simmons (Source: La Vergne Police Department)
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The shooting happened Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Nir Shreibman Boulevard and Murfreesboro Road.

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Comptroller: Rutherford sheriff broke state laws with JailCigs business

Robert Arnold (WSMV file photo) Robert Arnold (WSMV file photo)
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A newly-released investigative report by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office details problems discovered in the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department.

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Judge: Rutherford sheriff Arnold suspended without pay Video included

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A Nashville judge ruled on Monday that Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold would be suspended without pay.

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Sheriff’s status is topic of committee meeting Video included

The Rutherford County Safety Committee met on Monday night. (9/26/16) The Rutherford County Safety Committee met on Monday night. (9/26/16)
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Sheriff Robert Arnold continued to be a hot topic at Monday night’s Rutherford County Commission Safety Committee meeting.

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GPS records show deputies responded to Arnold’s home, no official report filed Video included

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Channel 4 News has obtained new records that show exactly how long two Rutherford County deputies spent at the home of Sheriff Robert Arnold, even though no officials reports were filed.

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More commissioners to call for indicted sheriff to resign

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold (Source: WSMV) Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold (Source: WSMV)
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A news conference is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at the county courthouse. Eight to 10 commissioners are expected to attend, including commissioners who have not previously spoken out.

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Rutherford County mayor, residents react to Sheriff Arnold's charges

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News of Sheriff Robert Arnold's indictments was the talk of some residents in downtown Murfreesboro Friday.

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Rutherford sheriff, 2 others indicted on federal charges

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Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold and his former administrative chief deputy surrendered to federal authorities on Friday morning.

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Community members discuss plan for Middle Point Landfill

The site is expanding so fast that officials say it is running out of room. The site is expanding so fast that officials say it is running out of room.
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It's a giant earthen mound that continues to grow with each truckload of debris and garbage brought there. The site is expanding so fast that officials say it is running out of room. More>>

Walter Hill residents say landfill is trashing their property values

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People in the Walter Hill community call it "Mount Trashmore" or "Trash Mountain." They say the smell, sight and pollution of the landfill is making their properties worthless.

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Citizens skeptical about plan to stop landfill smell

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A Rutherford County landfill nicknamed “Mount Trashmore” was the center of a heated meeting Thursday night.

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Judge orders prisoners released from Rutherford jail

Updated: Jan 04, 2016 11:34 AM

Several prisoners at the Rutherford County Jail got an early Christmas present on Friday.

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Probation company accused of extortion scheme

Updated: Oct 19, 2015 06:51 PM

A lawsuit accuses a Rutherford County company of extorting people on probation in a profitable debt collection scheme.

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Families want charges in fatal crash before Bonnaroo

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Family and friends of a southeast Indiana couple who was killed in a fiery crash in Tennessee earlier this year want the driver who hit them charged criminally. More>>

La Vergne water supply running low after recent cold snap

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The city of La Vergne is urging people to watch their water use as the city recovers from this week's bitterly cold temperatures. More>>

Lawyer who stole from dementia patient sentenced

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Former attorney John E. Clemmons is sentenced to 8 years for stealing from a dementia patient who was his ward. More>>

Missing person case in Manchester gone cold

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Things have taken a frustrating turn in the case of a missing man in Coffee County. More>>

Murfreesboro facility expanding, adding 94 jobs

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State officials say that automotive seat manufacturer NHK Seating of America Inc. plans to expand its facility in Murfreesboro, adding 94 jobs in the process. More>>

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  • Hattiesburg contracts company to help promote within fire department

    Hattiesburg contracts company to help promote within fire department

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:08 PM EST2018-02-21 04:08:44 GMT
    The City of Hattiesburg will have the help of Texas-based company for promotional testing.  Source: WDAM.The City of Hattiesburg will have the help of Texas-based company for promotional testing. Source: WDAM.

    The City of Hattiesburg will now turn to a Texas company to help promote individuals within the fire department.

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    The City of Hattiesburg will now turn to a Texas company to help promote individuals within the fire department.

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  • Charges filed against Petal student who made social media threats

    Charges filed against Petal student who made social media threats

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:58 PM EST2018-02-21 03:58:44 GMT
    Student responsible for threat charged. (Photo source: WDAM)Student responsible for threat charged. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Petal schools have found the middle school student responsible for making dangerous threats on social media to harm students. That student has been charged. 

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    Petal schools have found the middle school student responsible for making dangerous threats on social media to harm students. That student has been charged. 

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  • WDAM has learned the Lumberton Police Chief suddenly resigned

    Lumberton police chief resigns

    Lumberton police chief resigns

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:54 PM EST2018-02-21 03:54:49 GMT
    Lumberton Police Chief Shane Flynt has suddenly resigned. (Photo source: WDAM)Lumberton Police Chief Shane Flynt has suddenly resigned. (Photo source: WDAM)

    WDAM has learned Lumberton Police Chief Shane Flynt has suddenly resigned. Flynt was appointed as the city's police chief back in September 2017. According to the Lumberton Police Department, Flynt recently put in his resignation.

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    WDAM has learned Lumberton Police Chief Shane Flynt has suddenly resigned. Flynt was appointed as the city's police chief back in September 2017. According to the Lumberton Police Department, Flynt recently put in his resignation.

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