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

Murfreesboro Police K9 Retiring

May 06, 2021 at 09:07 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police Department K9 G-Man is officially retired.  Officer Angela Alexander says she will miss her partner: Officer Alexander now has a new partner,.... Read More

UPDATED: Ron Leonard Retired from the Military and Now Works with Veterans who Suffer from PTSD with K9's

Apr 19, 2021 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

Ron Leonard served ten years in the US Navy followed by ten years in the Army. After retirement, he has wholeheartedly worked with Veterans who suffer from PTSD and local law.... Read More

TBI Accelerant Detection Canine Recertification

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation next week is hosting 58 canine teams as part of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ annual Accelerant Detectio.... Read More

New La Vergne Police Substation Community, Open House Scheduled for March 18

Mar 17, 2021 at 09:05 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) A community open house will showcase the newly renovated La Vergne Police Substation in the Lake Forest community.Community members are invited to stop by t.... Read More

Item that Appeared to be some type of a Pipe Bomb found in Murfreesboro Home Depot Parking Lot on Monday

Mar 15, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Murfreesboro Police responded to Home Depot on Old Fort Parkway Monday morning - about 30-minutes into the 10-o'clock hour, after two people found what appeared to be.... Read More

Purple Paws Presents Plaque to City of La Vergne

Mar 14, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) In honor of K9 Veterans Day local non-profit Purple Paws presented a plaque to the City of La Vergne and Officer Justin Darby in honor of his fallen K-9 par.... Read More

New Police K-9 Selected to Serve La Vergne

Mar 03, 2021 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

A new police K-9 has been selected to serve in the city of La Vergne.Officer Justin Darby was able to visit U.S. K-9 Unlimited in Abbeville, Louisiana to spend time with K-9s.... Read More

Police K9 Sjaak's Celebration of Service Memorial Dec. 1

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:04 am by WGNS

Memorial plans have been set to honor the life and service of a La Vergne K9 who was shot and killed in the line of duty. The Sjaak Celebration of Service Memorial will take p.... Read More

Rockvale High School Student one of the First Female Eagle Scouts in Rutherford County part of the Inaugural Class of female Eagle Scouts in US

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:48 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School student Taylor Bell is making history as being one of the first female Eagle Scout’s in Rutherford County...Bell described what it was like whe.... Read More

UPDATE: LaVergne PD Announces Final Arrangements for K9 Killed in Line of Duty

Nov 19, 2020 at 11:34 am by WGNS

Final arrangements for the K9 killed in the line of duty have been announced by the La Vergne Police Department.Officers will meet at the Animal Medical Center at 234 River Ro.... 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

MTSU’s K9 celebrates his first ‘anni-fur-sary’ on the force

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU Police’s K9 handler and patrol specialist Zachery Brooker, the “loyalty” he receives from his K9 Bobby “can&r.... Read More

New K9 for TBI: Electronic Storage Detection Dog

Sep 02, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new tool in the fight against crime across the state.  His name is Zeus, a 2-year-old, yellow Labrador Retriever with a specia.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office: National Dog Day honors dogs who put their lives on the line

Aug 26, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

  National Dog Day helps rescue dogs and honors dogs who put their lives on the line.The Sheriff’s Office celebrates the day by honoring the K9 Unit of eight deput.... Read More