UPDATE: Florida Pastor Facing Rape Charges in Murfreesboro BACK Behind Bars

Sep 09, 2021 at 11:46 am by WGNS

The pastor from Florida who is facing multiple rape charges in Murfreesboro was re-arrested, as he awaits an upcoming trial. David Alan Rowan was taken into custody and booked.... Read More

78-Year-Old Lebanon, TN Man Pleads Guilty in 40+ Year Old Rape Case

Aug 19, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) We have a powerful update to a story about a rape that happened more than 40-years ago in nearby Wilson County. WGNS brought you the first details of t.... Read More

Former Teacher Arrested in Nearby Sumner County, TN

Aug 12, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

A former Sumner County teacher is in trouble with the long arm of the law. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan... 42-Year-old Carrie Elizabeth Norman was taken to the S.... Read More

UPDATE: Child that was "Missing and Endangered" was located by K9 "Fred"

Jul 23, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

This past May, a 6-year-old child was reported as missing and endangered.That was Rutherford County K9 Deputy Richard Tidwell who headed to DeKalb County on his day off, to.... Read More

18-Men Arrested in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Jul 12, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eighteen men accu.... Read More

12-Year-Old Reported as Missing in Coffee County, TN

Jul 12, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A 12-year-old who was reported as “MISSING” in nearby Coffee County, TN has yet to be located. According to the TBI, Lucian Gavin was last seen on June 29th a.... Read More

Missing Rutherford County girl found in North Carolina

Jul 11, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

A 15-year-old Rutherford County girl who was reported missing Thursday was located early Saturday in North Carolina after an investigation by sheriff’s detectives and Ho.... Read More

Williamson County Man Arrested on Child Sex Crime Charges - Children Rescued

Jul 08, 2021 at 04:51 pm by WGNS

A 71-year-old Spring Hill man is behind bars after he was indicted for multiple child sex crimes. Authorities with the Williamson County Internet Crimes Against Children Tas.... Read More

30-Year-Old Man Accused of RAPE in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A 30-year-old in Murfreesboro has been arrested after allegations surfaced that he sexually assaulted a teenager. Murfreesboro Detectives investigated the accusations.... Read More

Nearby Antioch Man Arrested - Accused of Having Childlike Sex Dolls

Jun 05, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of posse.... Read More

Appeal Filed by Registered Sex Offender in Rockvale, TN Case will Not Move Forward

May 26, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

A man who received an eight year sentence after being convicted of aggravated sexual battery and sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means in a Rutherford County Co.... Read More

UPDATE: Haynes Drive Step Mother Charged with Aggravated Child Abuse after Death of 13-Year-Old to Face Trial

May 24, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

A woman arrested in Murfreesboro two years after the death of her step-child will appear in court for trial early next year.Emily M. Hart was arrested after a lengthy inv.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial Date Set for Florida Pastor Accused of Sexual Contact with two Murfreesboro Teenagers

May 24, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

A trial date has been set for a Florida pastor accused of molesting two teen girls in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.The investigation into Pastor David Rowan started in 2017 when th.... Read More

Nashville Man Indicted on Murder and Child Abuse Charges Related to the Death of His 2-Week-Old Daughter

May 21, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

A former Nashville resident indicted this month on charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse in connection with the January 2020 deat.... Read More

Former Police Officer Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a for.... Read More

Rape Case Involving a child who would have been 12-years-old over 40-years ago, scheduled for court next month

May 13, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

BEDFORD COUNTY: 6-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Gun Accident

May 12, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

A 6-year old boy is dead after Shelbyville police say he accidentally shot himself in the head on Monday, May 10th.According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Shelbyville poli.... Read More

UPDATE: The Unborn Child Dignity Act becomes law in Tennessee

May 10, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

UPDATE: State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma, Monday announced The Unborn Child Dignity Act has been signed by Gov. Bill Lee an.... Read More

SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Man Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and More in Rutherford County

May 10, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fifty-three charges of sexual crimes involving girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man this past Friday (5/7/2021)..... Read More

New Legislation in Tennessee Requires Burial or Cremation of Aborted Child

Apr 21, 2021 at 03:57 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma, successfully guided passage of the Unborn Child Dignity Act through both chambers of the Ten.... Read More