Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child in Rutherford County Appeals

Dec 01, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A man convicted of raping a child in Rutherford County has petitioned the courts for post-conviction relief.Christopher N. Hernandez challenged the courts suggesting that he n.... Read More

Missing 54-Year Old Last Heard From on Nov. 3rd in Murfreesboro

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

A 54-year-old man has been listed as “Missing,” according to Murfreesboro Police.Thomas Edward Warrick, Jr. was reported missing by his mother on November 25, 2020.... Read More

Some Not Wearing a Facemask in Rutherford County

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Government offices have received multiple phone calls about people not wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19. Some of the phone calls are from those.... Read More

Shop Local for a Christmas Tree

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:43 am by WGNS

Have you found it harder this year to find that perfect Christmas Tree? Apparently, there has been talk about a Christmas Tree shortage.Nationwide, there are fewer trees.... Read More

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans to Give Wisely this Holiday Season

Nov 25, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

In this season of giving, Secretary of State Tre Hargett cautions Tennesseans to be wary of scams when making charitable donations."Tennesseans are generous and support each o.... Read More

Senior Citizen Carjacked Monday

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:44 am by WGNS

(Leanna Community) There was a carjacking in the Leanna area n Monday. With more, here's WGNS' Ron Jordan (hear on WGNSradio.com)... MORE DETAILS: A senior citizen escaped inj.... Read More

UPDATE: Three Mid-State Men Indicted On Drug Distribution Charges

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:31 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County resident is among three men who were indicted in February as part of a deadly heroin and fentanyl distribution network. In November, those three were taken.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police: Missing / Endangered Teen FOUND SAFE

Nov 23, 2020 at 07:41 am by WGNS

UPDATE: A teenager who was listed as missing and / or endangered this past week in the Rutherford County area, has been located and is safe.According to Murfreesboro Police, t.... Read More

Officer Involved Shooting in LaVergne - Alleged Shooter Dead, Police K9 Dead

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:24 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: One suspect is dead and now a K-9 officer (Police Dog) has been reported as deceased, all due to a shooting that happened on Tuesday, November 17th.Reports indicate th.... Read More

Middle Tennessean Gives Mom a KIDNEY for her Birthday

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

Longtime Antioch resident Geraldean Smith celebrated her 66th birthday on September 30th. Her most memorable present? A kidney donated by her son, 42-year-old Howard Smith Jr..... Read More

Tennessee Selected for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Pilot Program

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:38 am by WGNS

Tennessee has been selected as one of four states to participate in a pilot program for delivery of the Pfizer Inc. COVID-19 vaccine now under development. This program is des.... Read More

Father Charged with Vehicular Homicide and Felony Child Abuse for Crash that Killed His 4-Month-Old Son

Nov 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Malcolm Hensley, 21, is now jailed on charges of vehicular homicide and felony aggravated child abuse in connection with this morning’s single-car crash on Bell Road nea.... Read More

Three Arrested Following Hours-Long Standoff in La Vergne

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:50 am by WGNS

A wanted person out of Sumner County was one of three people arrested in La Vergne overnight after an hours-long standoff with police.Around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16 t.... Read More

Property Values are UP in Smyrna and LaVergne Areas, which will equal an increase in what Property Owners Pay in Taxes

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Property owners in the LaVergne and Smyrna area are about to see an increase in what they pay for property taxes, due to increased property values. These increases will be fel.... Read More

Nursing Homes See Record Number Of New COVID Cases / Rutherford County has HIGH Community Spread Rate

Nov 17, 2020 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th.... Read More

LaVergne Man Killed in Monday Morning's 4-Vehicle Crash on Murfreesboro Pike

Nov 17, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Speeding is a primary contributing factor in Monday (11/16/20) morning’s four-vehicle crash on Murfreesboro Pike near Mt. View Road that claimed the life of one driver.T.... Read More

Teacher Shortage to have an impact Locally and Throughout Tennessee

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Bobbi Lussier (pronounced LOO-sher), executive director of professional laboratory experiences in the MTSU College of Education, told WGNS NEWS that more teachers are needed i.... Read More

Tennessee moves to 8th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices, on average, are up two cents this week - breaking a four week streak of declines. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.87 which.... Read More

UPDATE: 4-Month-Old Fatally Injured in Early Morning Single-Car Crash this past Friday

Nov 16, 2020 at 09:55 am by WGNS

The father of a 4-month-old boy fatally injured in this past Friday's (11/13/20) 1:50 a.m. single-vehicle crash on Bell Road near Couchville Pike is saying that a deer cr.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More