Courtney Barrett appeared in court for sentencing late last month. Barrett is the woman who plead guilty after striking and killing a woman riding a scooter on July 10, 2016.
A wrong way driver on I-24 early Tuesday morning may have driven as many as 20-miles before crashing in Rutherford County in the La Vergne area. WGNS' Ron Jordan has more...
A 22 year old woman gave birth at around 11:45 Monday morning in a pharmacy parking lot.
Voters will get a chance to hear from La Vergne Board of Aldermen candidates on the November 8 ballot in a voter forum on Tuesday, October 18, at the La Vergne City Hall...
The LaVergne plant was first opened in 1972 on a 132-acre plot of farmland. However, it was opened under the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, which was not tied to Bridgestone until 1988.
The city of La Vergne is excited to announce the 2016 Old Timers Festival, to be held on Saturday September 17, with theme of "Celebrating Our Hometown Heroes."
According to witness statements, the suspect vehicle dragged Denton's scooter for approximately one quarter of a mile before the driver stopped, got out and removed the wreckage from underneath the vehicle.
In La Vergne, a woman who was wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt says she was refused service. Apparently, the woman wanted to buy fresh produce from a worker at the...
Tennessee Elite Director Roger Herrold and his team of colleagues start the planning process for Nashville's Elite Invitational softball tournament nine months in advance. "It's well worth it," said Herrold. This will be the first time the tournament has been held in La Vergne.
The robbery occurred at 5:45, Thursday morning and police are on the lookout for the culprits who may have been driving a burgundy 2006 to 2008 Chevy Impala.
John Fesmire with the police department told WGNS NEWS, "He's not very strong and struggled with the cord of the cash register for a few moments before freeing the register and running out of the store on foot."
Shawl was booked into the county jail just before 4 AM on Tuesday. He was charged with Evading Arrest...
Middle Tennessee residents are being asked by the police department in Nashville to be on the lookout for a subject who sexually assaulted a female on March 14, 2016.
On Thursday, suspect Robert Binkley was accused of firing a rifle inside a home that he shares with a roommate. The incident unfolded at a home on Hidden Forest Lane in LaVergne.
A wanted sex offender from La Vergne has been arrested. John Fesmire with La Vergne Police told NewsRadio WGNS Michael Cavallo has been arrested for failing to properly notify police of his release from the Rutherford County jail in 2015.
La Vergne Mayor Dennis Waldron told WGNS that bricks are still available for their Veterans Memorial Wall...
Around 10:15 Thursday morning, La Vergne Police dispatchers received a call regarding a deceased male being found at 1106 Harmony Lane.
On Tuesday night (1/19/16) just before 7:30, the Rite Aid located at 5192 Murfreesboro Road in LaVergne was robbed.
A kidney transplant involving two members of the La Vergne Police Department went well on Tuesday.
The original charges for the man who allegedly barricaded himself in a La Vergne home stemmed from an investigation in Shawnee County, Kansas. The crime was of a sexual nature involving at least one minor 14 years of age or younger.
Staff members are creating ghoulish grub and gross looking goodies that will make patrons squirm and their tummies growl with excitement.
In LaVergne, police are on the look for an armed robber who allegedly robbed the Comfort Inn on Enterprise Boulevard.
The case revolved around LaVergne Police making a drug arrest outside their jurisdiction, according to court documents.
"Many people see their dogs as their pride and joy," said Mayor Dennis Waldron. "The city wants to give people a chance to show off their favorite dogs and to help out a good cause."
Several phone numbers on the LaVergne Mayor's city issued phone are the same numbers advertised by online escort services.
Music will fill the fall night air this Friday, September 25 at Veterans Memorial Park in La Vergne.
The La Vergne Fire Department will hold its first Citizens Fire Academy from October 8 - December 10. All classes are scheduled from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Fire Station 3 located at 301 Bill Stewart Blvd.
Eight companies will be on hand from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building in the City Hall complex, located at 5093 Murfreesboro Rd.
The Father's House Church, located on Waldron Road in La Vergne, is embarking on community-wide projects to raise funds for land and to pay for a new building that will be delivered in just few short months.
The City of La Vergne is hosting a September 11 Remembrance Ceremony on Friday, September 11. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. at the gazebo by City Hall, 5093 Murfreesboro Road.
The La Vergne Police Department will be hosting a self-defense class for women on Saturday, September 12 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m. in the Board Room at City Hall.
Several big ticket items are now being auctioned on GovDeals by the city of La Vergne.
A new Miss La Vergne and her royal court were crowned on Saturday, August 22 at La Vergne High School during the fifth annual Miss La Vergne Pageants.
The Old Timers Festival in La Vergne is open to all ages, but will feature some new activities for children on September 19 at Veterans Memorial Park.
La Vergne has talent - or they will on September 19 when the former stars of "America's Got Talent" take the stage during the 2015 Old Timers Festival.
A man who was accused of dragging his dog behind his car in LaVergne has decided to waive his case, which means the case will go before the Grand Jury of Rutherford County.
Christine Smith, 49, of La Vergne, Tennessee, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of possessing counterfeit securities, announced David Rivera, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
A free breakfast will be served to active members and veterans of military service in La Vergne this weekend. On Saturday...
On Saturday, April 25 starting at 9:00 a.m., volunteers will gather at the Hurricane Creek Recreation Area next to Stones River Road clean along the lakeside. With tons of trash expected to be picked up, Stormwater Project Manager Katherine Green expects several tons of trash to be collected.
Michelle Theus, 40, of LaVergne, Tenn. was indicted by a federal grand jury in Nashville on charges related to preparing and filing false federal income tax returns, announced David Rivera, U. S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee and Larry J. Wszalek...
According to Police Chief Mike Walker, 16-year old Leticia Diaz is considered endangered because of the existing and incoming weather.
Tomboys and princesses alike will have one thing in common when they gather together on February 7.
You may have been looking for a new job in recent days... a job fair will take place on Tuesday of next week in Antioch that will aim to fill about 50 positions in LaVergne.
According to the RTA, time points for riders on RTA Route 86X Smyrna/La Vergne Express and Route 96X Nashville/ Murfreesboro Relax & Ride will change only by a few minutes from the previous stop located in the Kroger parking lot.
A gas station in La Vergne was robbed a second time in two months and police need your help...
La Vergne has been named the best place for young families to live in Rutherford County, Tennessee by NerdWallet, a consumer-advocacy website.
According to police, the robbery was at the Ramada Inn on Enterprise Blvd.
The Governor's Highway Safety Office, along with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, recognized nearly two hundred officers...
The La Vergne Police Department is warning residents to take extra safety precautions during the holiday season to protect yourself, your family and your property.
It took police six minutes to apprehend a suspect Friday morning who had stolen a truck in front of the vehicle owner and his daughter.
The La Vergne Police Department will be looking for drunk drivers in the city on Saturday, November 29, 2014 through alcohol saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints.
There have been a lot of questions about the letter water customers in La Vergne have been receiving this week in the mail...
Applications are currently being accepted for the La Vergne Citizens Police Academy, scheduled to begin Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
If your home is repaired, the City would assist you with a five-year forgivable loan.
The La Vergne Public Library is tricking and treating patrons with creepy creations at the annual Gross Grub event.
City of La Vergne Alderman Candidate Jason Cole announced that he has received the endorsement of County Commissioner Brad Turner, Rutherford County School Board member Aaron Holladay and State Senator Jim Tracy.
The name of the woman killed in a Monday afternoon accident on I-24 in LaVergne has been released.
Admission is free at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive. The audio for the movie will be through the a.m. radio of your vehicle.
A LaVergne Police Officer is off the job now due to a situation that reportedly occurred this past July.
For the second time in two weeks, LaVergne Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery.
Carnival rides will be open starting on Wednesday, September 9 at 5:00 p.m. and go through Saturday, September 13 at 10:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.
Reports indicate a serious auto accident occurred on I-24 in the LaVergne area Wednesday night around 9.
When he failed to show up for court, a capias was issued for his arrest.
We have more news on police checkpoints in Rutherford County. Since bringing our listeners the story about the drivers license checkpoint...
National Night Out Against Crime is being held in La Vergne this year on Tuesday, August 5 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.
The City of La Vergne Youth Baseball & Softball League is having fall ball registration now until Thursday, August 14. Sign-ups will take place at the Parks and Recreation Department...
Martin and Mary Blair have dedicated a significant part of their lives in the service of other people.
In keeping a decades old promise, Mayor Senna Mosley also announced the official ribbon-cutting will be held on Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m.
The Rutherford County Republican Party has announced plans for their black tie “Reagan Day Dinner, Gala.”
The teenager arrested in LaVergne for allegedly setting off an explosive device this past February will file a plea in a Rutherford County Courtroom on July 23, 2014.
The "Keep My Tennessee Home Program" has provided mortgage assistance to unemployed or substantially underemployed homeowners, divorcees, eligible men and women of the military, individuals who have suffered a medical hardship...
A man died after drowning in Percy Priest Lake on Sunday. The victim has been identified as 28-year old David...
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is allocating $210,000 in HOME funding to the city of La Vergne for homeowner rehabilitation projects.
Eric Sharpe has not been able to come up with the funds to bond out of jail at this point. The bond is $38,000.
Members of the La Vergne Police Department’s (LPD) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) arrested local businessman David M. Driggers Tuesday afternoon.
The woman who allegedly robbed the bank went in with a note that demanded cash. She then fled the scene.
La Vergne Police Officer John Fesmire has joined the elite number of law enforcement officials recognized as a “Drug Recognition Expert.”
UPDATE: LaVergne Police continue to investigate the shooting which occurred in the area of Veterans Memorial Park.
La Vergne will once again provide a patriotic welcome to “Carry the Load” as they pass through the city on May 16 between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Acknowledging the cultural centerpiece of the city and a state-of-the-art emergency facility, the city of La Vergne is featuring the La Vergne Public Library and Fire Station 3 in new 360° virtual tours on Google maps.
Just because it is interesting: See how your state compares to others when it comes to wind and hail claims.
La Vergne has been named one of the top places for home ownership in Tennessee by NerdWallet, a consumer-advocacy website.
Tyler Raybon-Tate of Nashville was indicted on charges of attempted murder and evading arrest.
“We got it!” exclaimed Mayor Senna Mosley in announcing today that a major shopping development is coming to La Vergne.
Authorities in LaVergne are continuing their investigation into a case that has turned cold involving the murder of a woman who was found in 2007.
Congratulations to Tori Ruis, assistant principal at LaVergne High School in the Rutherford County school system.
Baseball, softball, and t-ball signups are underway in La Vergne for the spring season. Parents and guardians can register children ages three to 18 for a cost of $65 for t-ball and $85 for baseball or softball.
Have you bought Girl Scout Cookies yet from a Rutherford County area Girl Scout? If the answer is "NO," you better act fast.
In LaVergne, authorities have arrested an 18-year old by the name of Jonathan Wooten after he allegedly set off an explosive device in the Lake Forest Subdivision Wednesday night. Kathy Tyson, spokesperson for the City of LaVergne, confirmed the suspects identity on Thursday morning with WGNS.
A suspect escaped with an undisclosed amount of money following an armed robbery of the Southeast Financial Credit Union, located at 325 Waldron Rd. in La Vergne Thursday.
You don't have to be a LaVergne resident to participate in the father / daughter dance and regardless of where you live, your daughter would love you for taking her... The City of La Vergne’s Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its second annual Daddy and Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 8...
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…
Two highly experienced emergency services professionals, Christopher C. Clark and Mike Culberson, have been selected as the new assistant fire chiefs of La Vergne.
Keith Lowery, a 27-year law enforcement officer in Rutherford County, has been selected as the new assistant chief of police of the La Vergne Police Department.
To keep warm air in and cold air out in winter months, most of us strive to keep every door and window tightly closed. While that may help reduce heating bills, it may also increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
In LaVergne, man who allegedly went to the Driftwood Inn to help a couple out and simply give them a ride, ended up being abducted?
UPDATE WITH INTERVIEW: A man who went for a jog in LaVergne on Wednesday ended the run with a trip to the hospital. Kevin Bell tells WGNS (audio)...
The arctic-like temperatures of the last week have caused a huge jump in water consumption in La Vergne, putting an enormous demand on the water supply.
A man from LaVergne was hit by a car and killed in Nashville on Wednesday night. WGNS was able to confirm the identity of the victim Friday evening.
There was a home robbery in LaVergne on Friday and authorities are now investigating. After the robbery, there was a police chase, and shots were fired by LaVergne officers.
In LaVergne, a 22-year old man was shot and killed on Thursday night.
LaVergne need your help in identifying a man who fraudulently used a credit card.
The home that caught fire was a mobile home on the Old Nashville Highway. The name of the deceased victim has not been released. The cause of the blaze has not been determined.
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