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Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro near Riverdale High School
Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro near Riverdale High School

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this month...

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Child Abductor Caught in Monteagle, 3 year-old returned to Ohio
Child Abductor Caught in Monteagle, 3 year-old returned to Ohio

A 3-year old child is headed home to Ohio after being abducted Tuesday afternoon.

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TONIGHT: 231 North Sobriety Checkpoint Next Friday in Walter Hill
TONIGHT: 231 North Sobriety Checkpoint Next Friday in Walter Hill

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning for an upcoming checkpoint...

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Become a Tennessee State Trooper
Become a Tennessee State Trooper

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing it will soon begin accepting applications for the next Trooper Cadet Academy.

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AAA Offers a Free Tow to Go Program in Tennessee on St. Patrick's Day
AAA Offers a Free Tow to Go Program in Tennessee on St. Patrick's Day

Whether you host a St. Patrick's Day Party or attend one, AAA wants everyone to get home safe and sound. That means having a Designated Driver, calling a cab or staying where you are celebrating.

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New 22 Week THP Cadet Class Begins Training
New 22 Week THP Cadet Class Begins Training

A group of 48 men and women took the first step on their path to become members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Seat Belt Fines Going UP
Seat Belt Fines Going UP

Tennessee authorities announced Monday the fines for seat belt violations will more than double beginning Jan. 1, 2016.

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Former THP State Trooper from Murfreesboro charged with misconduct and theft after drugs went missing
Former THP State Trooper from Murfreesboro charged with misconduct and theft after drugs went missing

On Tuesday, the Coffee County Grand Jury returned indictments for the 30-year-old Murfreesboro man, charging him with three counts of Official Misconduct and one count of Theft over $1,000.

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Safety Belt Check Point this Friday Night
Safety Belt Check Point this Friday Night

Another safety belt checkpoint is nearing in Murfreesboro this Friday evening.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol has new new protective services bureau
Tennessee Highway Patrol has new new protective services bureau

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is creating a new protective services bureau responsible for the safety of citizens, elected officials, state workers and state buildings.

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There is a Ban on Racial Profiling in Tennessee
There is a Ban on Racial Profiling in Tennessee

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that requires all of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling.

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UPDATE: Sobriety checkpoint planned for New Year's Eve on NW Broad Street
UPDATE: Sobriety checkpoint planned for New Year's Eve on NW Broad Street

Make sure you are armed with a driver's license, registration and insurance New Year's Eve. It would also be a good idea to avoid alcohol...

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Black Friday Sobriety Checkpoints
Black Friday Sobriety Checkpoints

Black Friday will bring more than just good deals for shoppers, it may also bring arrests during a sobriety checkpoint...

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Two Driver's License Checkpoint's in Rutherford County on Friday
Two Driver's License Checkpoint's in Rutherford County on Friday

One will be in Smyrna on Friday and the second will be on the same day in Rockvale.

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Drivers License Checkpoint planned this Friday
Drivers License Checkpoint planned this Friday

A drivers license checkpoint will take place next Friday (9/12/14) in Rockvale...

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Two sobriety checkpoints and a seat belt checkpoint, oh my!
Two sobriety checkpoints and a seat belt checkpoint, oh my!

A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Broad Street near State Route 840 this Friday night. There will also be a seat belt checkpoint...

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UPDATE: More Law Enforcement Checkpoints in Rutherford County on Friday, August 15th
UPDATE: More Law Enforcement Checkpoints in Rutherford County on Friday, August 15th

We have more news on police checkpoints in Rutherford County. Since bringing our listeners the story about the drivers license checkpoint...

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REMINDER: Safety belt checkpoint planned for the 25th in Murfreesboro
REMINDER: Safety belt checkpoint planned for the 25th in Murfreesboro

An upcoming Tennessee Highway Patrol safety belt checkpoint has been planned for Murfreesboro.

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More people on the road this 4th of July = more possible drunk drivers
More people on the road this 4th of July = more possible drunk drivers

The Independence Day travel period is defined as Wednesday, July 2nd to Sunday, July 6th. In Tennessee, more than 742,000 people are projected to travel by car during the holiday weekend.

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TDOT and the Highway Patrol are ready for Bonnaroo - ARE YOU?
TDOT and the Highway Patrol are ready for Bonnaroo - ARE YOU?

The Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are working alongside Manchester authorities to keep traffic flowing as 80,000 fans descend on Manchester for the 13th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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A Sobriety Checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on the famous Bonnaroo Weekend...
A Sobriety Checkpoint will be held in Murfreesboro on the famous Bonnaroo Weekend...

A sobriety checkpoint will take place Friday on South Rutherford Boulevard…

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Drivers License Checkpoint planned for Friday - Seat belt check planned for May 24th
Drivers License Checkpoint planned for Friday - Seat belt check planned for May 24th

Another drivers license checkpoint is this Friday. We are told that a seat belt checkpoint will take place next Saturday as well.

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A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday - April 25th in Murfreesboro
A sobriety checkpoint will take place on Friday - April 25th in Murfreesboro

Another sobriety checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro…

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Highway Patrol plans another driver's license checkpoint in Rutherford County - Next Friday
Highway Patrol plans another driver's license checkpoint in Rutherford County - Next Friday

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a “Drivers License Checkpoint” for next Friday, April 11th....

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UPDATE on High Speed Chase that occurred this past Friday, ending in Coffee County
UPDATE on High Speed Chase that occurred this past Friday, ending in Coffee County

A high speed chase that began in Rutherford County ended in Coffee County on Friday. 

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Another
Another "Drivers License Checkpoint" has been planned for Rutherford County

Another drivers license checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County for this Friday.

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Another Sobriety Checkpoint Announced in Rutherford County
Another Sobriety Checkpoint Announced in Rutherford County

Another sobriety checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County. The next checkpoint date and location have been set…

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THP Nabs Armed Robbers

Tennessee State Troopers apprehended two armed robbery suspects Saturday evening at the Petro Truck Stop in Cheatham County.

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DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend
DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend

Sobriety Checkpoints are being planned for Super Bowl Weekend in Rutherford County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will have one set up on Saturday, February 1st in Murfreesboro…

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Unlikely Car to Escape Police: Felony Stop Made After Ford Fiesta Reaches 125mph on I-24 Tuesday Night
Unlikely Car to Escape Police: Felony Stop Made After Ford Fiesta Reaches 125mph on I-24 Tuesday Night
The Tennessee Highway Patrol was involved in a high speed chase on Tuesday night around 9:30. The pursuit occurred on I-24 headed towards Nashville.
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Police Chase Starts in Murfreesboro and Ends With Driver Wrecking and Being Ejected in Smyrna on New Year's Day
Police Chase Starts in Murfreesboro and Ends With Driver Wrecking and Being Ejected in Smyrna on New Year's Day
A police pursuit that ended in a serious car accident occurred as the New Year began in Rutherford County in the Smyrna area.
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Highway Patrol Conducting Drivers License Checkpoint
Highway Patrol Conducting Drivers License Checkpoint
Sgt. Scott Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WGNS a drivers license checkpoint will be conducted directly after lunch on Friday at 1pm in the Eagleville area.
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Press Conference on Massive Drinking and Driving Campaign
Press Conference on Massive Drinking and Driving Campaign
Several hours after the press conference, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will set up a drivers license checkpoint on Highway 99 in Rutherford County.
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Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
The day after Thanksgiving will be a big day for State Troopers in Rutherford County (hear the story here)...
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Highway Patrol Aims to Crack Down on Those Without a License on Friday
Highway Patrol Aims to Crack Down on Those Without a License on Friday
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is at it again THIS Friday in Rutherford County…
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New Tennessee Highway Patrolman Over 12-County Nashville District
New Tennessee Highway Patrolman Over 12-County Nashville District
Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott today named Brian Lawson the new captain of the 12-county Nashville District which includes Rutherford County...
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Serious Injury Accident in Christiana on Rucker Road Leads to DUI #2 Charge Saturday Night
Serious Injury Accident in Christiana on Rucker Road Leads to DUI #2 Charge Saturday Night
When WGNS arrived on the scene at 7:30pm, State Troopers could be seen in the ambulance that was occupied by the driver of one of the two vehicles on Rucker Road. 
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Labor Day Message: Sobriety Checkpoint on
Labor Day Message: Sobriety Checkpoint on "GO" and Road Construction to be PAUSED...
Sobriety checkpoint is coming up for Rutherford County motorist. Also - Road construction will be paused this weekend...
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Don't Be One of the Hundreds in Rutherford County Caught Driving Without a License This Month
Don't Be One of the Hundreds in Rutherford County Caught Driving Without a License This Month
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is on the prowl for those who are driving without a license this month.
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Sobriety Checkpoints in Both LaVergne AND Murfreesboro This Weekend
Sobriety Checkpoints will be conducted during the evening hours on some of La Vergne’s most heavily traveled streets. 
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SO FAR THIS YEAR: 245 Deaths on TN Roads
According to the latest figures from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 245 drivers and passengers have died from car crashes so far this year. At this time last year, 295 people had died.
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Daytime Highway Patrol drivers license checkpoint scheduled for Friday
The Highway Patrol is back at it again. They plan another driver’s license checkpoint for this Friday…

 
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Don't let the green beer lead to a DUI this weekend
A lot of cities are stepping up police enforcement this weekend to combat DUI offenders. Of course, it is St. Patrick’s weekend and a lot of people seem to overindulge when the green beer is served.
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