The Murfreesboro Police Department is continuing its efforts to reduce traffic crashes on Murfreesboro streets
Residents want answers now about the large number of shootings, with two being homicides, that have occurred in residential areas around MTSU in recent weeks.
Details surround the shootings are still developing, but detectives believe that a single shot fired in the room struck both people: a Smyrna man and a woman from Shelbyville. No one else is believed to be involved.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (February 10, 2017) in Rutherford County.
Currently, Murfreesboro Police operate out of three buildings on South Church Street and one building on North Rutherford Boulevard. The new headquarter office will allow police to all be under the same roof.
At 11:00 o'clock Tuesday morning (11/8/2016), city officials, family and friends of Vice Mayor Doug Young participated in the ground breaking of the DOUG YOUNG PUBLIC TRAINING CENTER.
Two firefighters and two law enforcement officers were named Firefighters of the Year and Officers of the Year on Thursday (10/27/2016) at the Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club's Annual Crime and Fire Prevention Awards Luncheon at Five Senses restaurant.
This Friday and Saturday night (10/21/16 and 10/22/16), the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting two seat belt checkpoints in the Murfreesboro area.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of Sergeant Bryan Anderson and Sergeant Melonie Roche from the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.
If you happen to be commuting in La Vergne, you'd better be on your best behavior. The La Vergne Police Department has added 5 new police cars to their fleet.
An organization called "Cop Stop" that started in the Memphis, Tennessee area will likely begin a new chapter in Murfreesboro.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested in Williamson County and accused of seven home burglaries and 27 vehicle break-ins...
The Tennessee Yellow DOT program is designed to provide first responders with an individual's medical information in the event of an emergency on Tennessee's roadways.
The new police headquarters will be on North Highland Avenue in the former location of the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.
Some reports show that Nashville Motor Cars failed to pay off vehicles that were traded in. The quagmire has left some car owners with two and even three car payments after thinking they bought only one car.
The idea of mandatory body cameras for police officers could be something police precincts have to deal with in the very near future. A bill in Tennessee failed this year, but will likely return in 2016.
On Monday morning, June 1, the inaugural group of preschool kids of Murfreesboro police officers and Murfreesboro firefighters will begin receiving free swim lessons courtesy of Howard's Hope.
All Tennessee law enforcement officers will have to wear wide angle body cameras if a bill in the Tennessee General Assembly passes.
A seat belt check point will take place on Broad Street Friday the 13th in Murfreesboro...
Manchester Police Department is participating in the 2nd annual Governor's Highway Safety Office, "Seatbelts Are For Everyone" (SAFE) campaign.
In 2013 there were 198 dispatched calls from dispatchers to Smyrna Police Officers involving suspected child abuse or neglect.
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a nearby Bedford County man accused of possessing child pornography.
Mayor Shane McFarland has been appointed to replace recently departed council member Toby Gilley on the Power Board, as Gilley takes a judge's seat...
A man with an admitted drug addiction to cocaine told police that he was assaulted by a subject who allegedly gave him a "dub" of cocaine to sell. Instead of selling the cocaine...
The THP calls their current campaign a 'no refusal" weekend. The "no refusal" campaign means that if a driver is pulled over for suspected drinking and driving they cannot refuse to take a blood test.
We have more news on police checkpoints in Rutherford County. Since bringing our listeners the story about the drivers license checkpoint...
Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman told WGNS News during the last National Night Out...
Interesting: The Death Scene Investigation Workshop aims to help the people who work with death sites get ready to secure, investigate and prosecute deadly crimes.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has cancelled a Silver Alert for 61-year old Carol Benson. Authorities say that Benson went missing from her home on Thursday night. Authorities notified WGNS on Saturday that she has been found.
State troopers arrested 119 individuals on suspicion of DUI and issued 1,414 seat belt citations during this year’s holiday period.
A domestic assault call on Sunday, July 6 in La Vergne resulted in a four-agency pursuit and multiple felony charges.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for two Georgia men, accused of statutory rape in an ongoing TBI human trafficking investigation.
During the course of the transaction she handed the ring to “Cason” in exchange for an envelope she believed contained $2000.
In another phone scam, someone claimed to be the Murfreesboro Chief of Police when they called a retired resident who lives in the Garrison Cove subdivision.
A 65-year old Wisconsin man has been arrested in Murfreesboro on a very serious charge that may keep him in Rutherford County until his court date in July.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place in LaVergne this Saturday and a seat belt checkpoint will occur in Murfreesboro on Saturday as well.
On Saturday, April 26, 2014 the Murfreesboro Police Department had what they called a very successful combined “Drug Take Back” and “Gun Buy Back” special event.
Last year, the MPD Training Section conducted over 29,834 hours of on-site training and each police officer averaged 112 hours of career training and professional development.
The report states that the unknown man said, “I’m going to get my money back, If I have to I will tie all you up and put you in the back till’ I get my money.”
The old Murfreesboro Medical Clinic on North Highland Avenue will be transformed into a new Murfreesboro Police Headquarters over an 18-month to two year period.
A Murfreesboro Police Officer went above and beyond the call of duty in helping a disabled citizen out in recent days.
A former band teacher for the City of Murfreesboro School System will face 45-charges dealing with the sexual exploitation of a minor next week in court on Tuesday (3/25/14).
Another sobriety checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County. The next checkpoint date and location have been set…
27-Year old Allen Carney, who goes by the nickname of SAP, reportedly told police he gave his drugs to his passenger who put the drugs in her bra.
A Smyrna man has landed behind bars as a result of a 10-month investigation in Nashville. The Smyrna man was however arrested by chance, he was the passenger in a car that reportedly left the scene.... Of course the car he was in had three pounds of marijuana in it.
A robbery unfolded next to the Kroger Gas Station on Lascassas Highway, but it was not the gas station that was robbed, it was a female in the parking lot.
Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS in an email that a serious auto accident occurred on Memorial Blvd. at Heritage Park Drive around 6 p.m., Monday night...
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…
The Murfreesboro Police Department outlined some forthcoming upgrades at September’s last meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council, which include additional investigation into the feasibility of re-purposing the old Murfreesboro Medical Clinic building as a new police headquarters...
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