Gov. Lee Grants Temporary Death Penalty Reprieve

Jul 18, 2020 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has issued a temporary waving of an execution. Governor Lee said, “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve.... Read More

Ram's Hot Time On Streets

Jul 18, 2020 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A scorcher ahead, and it may rile tempers and create road challenges. Murfreesboro Transportation Deputy Director Ram Balachandran warns motorists are are.... Read More

TBI: Rutherford County Woman Indicted on Theft Charge - Over $22,000

Jul 17, 2020 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A 53 year old Rutherford County woman has been arrested after being indicted on a theft charge, following an investigation by Special Agents with the.... Read More

Bee Keepers Conspire, Polar Bears and or Elephants Facing a Crisis - MTSU Professor Chimes In

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

Bee Keepers Conspire, Polar Bears and or Elephants Facing a Crisis - MTSU Professor Larry Burriss has more on these topics...

Missing Since July 3rd

Jul 12, 2020 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) 73-year old Clifford Edward Stewart was last seen by his family around 9:00 o'clock Friday morning, July 3, 2020.  He told family members that he was walki.... Read More

Slick Pig, Now Officially In Smyrna Too!

Jul 11, 2020 at 09:38 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO/SMYRNA TN)  The Slick Pig on Main Street in Murfreesboro has become a tradition, in fact last week they celebrated a quarter of a century in business. On Fr.... Read More

Hot, Hot, Hot Road Ramblings From Ram!

Jul 11, 2020 at 08:53 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Hot, hot, hot--that's a firecracker ready to pop when it comes to grid-lock traffic. Murfreesboro Deptury Transportation Director Ram Balachandran warns w.... Read More

Saturday Morning Blaze In La Vergne

Jul 11, 2020 at 08:19 am by WGNS

(La Vergne TN)  A family is safe thanks to some quick-thinking by some kids. Around 2:30AM Saturday (7/11/2020) morning, that family woke-up to thick, blac.... Read More

COVID-19 Feed The Children Applications Extended

Jul 11, 2020 at 07:03 am by Bart

(NASHVILLE)  The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their child.... Read More
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UPDATE: Charlie Daniels' Patriot Funeral

Jul 11, 2020 at 06:17 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Charlie Daniels made his last visit to the Heart of Tennessee on Friday (7/10/2020) with his funeral at World Outreach Church. The country music star and.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Quickly Cutting Confucius Institute Ties

Jul 09, 2020 at 07:58 pm by Bart

(MURFREESBORO) MTSU is phasing-out the Confucius Institute relationship. This is not ending associations with China, as the univrsity has agreements with 11 Chinese.... Read More

1st Step To Move Forrest's Bust Approved

Jul 09, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  After years of controversy, the State Capitol Commission voted 9-2 to remove the bust from the Tennessee State Capitol and place the bronze casting in t.... Read More

Elderly Man Slipped, Trapped

Jul 08, 2020 at 09:37 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Wednesday (7/8/2020) an elderly male lost his balance and his foot slipped into a gap between his porch and the home. Neighbors here his pleas for help.... Read More

Hate Crime Statistics and More from the TBI

Jul 07, 2020 at 09:44 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two publications, detailing the volume and nature of hate crime in Tennessee, along with one detailing violence directed toward.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Now ISO Rating 1/1X

Jul 06, 2020 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  It took years of preparation and planning, and now Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department has the top ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating of 1/1X. .... Read More

Man on the run after shooting ex-girlfriend at Murfreesboro apartment

Jul 06, 2020 at 09:47 am by WGNS

STILL ON THE RUN: Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are still searching for the man who shot a woman multiple times and fled the scene early Saturday morning, Ju.... Read More

The 1880's Story of a Wretched Little Boy - MTSU Professor has the Details (Audio)

Jul 06, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

On July 7,  1883 a puppet was created. It was a puppet carved of wood that was described by the person who created him, a wretched boy.  carved of wood… In 19.... Read More

UPDATE: La Vergne Alderman Church Arrested

Jul 05, 2020 at 01:14 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The Davidson County Grand Jury issued a sealed indictment against 45-year old Matthew W. Church. It charges the La Vergne alderman with one count of theft of prope.... Read More
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"Soul" Saved On Murfreesboro Square

Jul 04, 2020 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Usually a kitten rescue involves a firefighter or two, but this time a crew from Rutherford County’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) res.... Read More

COVID-19 Tests Could Bring Football/Basketball

Jul 04, 2020 at 09:41 am by WGNS

(WASHINGTON DC)  At a COVID-19 Senate hearing, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) asked National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins whether &ldq.... Read More