Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office to Hire Two Medicolegal Investigators

Jan 19, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (January 19, 2022)—The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office (RCMEO) is seeking to hire two Medicolegal Death Investigators (MDIs).The.... Read More

Local homeless man found deceased in Murfreesboro

Jan 13, 2022 at 04:14 pm by WGNS

A homeless man was found deceased in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.The Murfreesboro Police Department confirmed that officers responded to the area of 173 Brid.... Read More

UPDATE: Haynes Drive Woman Pleads Guilty to Att. Aggravated Child Abuse Charge after 2016 Death of Stepson

Jan 10, 2022 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

    A woman who was arrested after the May 2016 death of her stepson, appeared before Rutherford County Circuit Court Judge Barry Tidwell on Monday (Jan. 10, 2022).... Read More

Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office Announces New Methods of Contact

Jan 10, 2022 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office (RCMEO) recently made changes to its webpage to make contacting the department easier.&ldquo.... Read More

North Carolina homicide suspect located by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, Murfreesboro Police

Jan 05, 2022 at 10:45 pm by WGNS

A North Carolina man wanted for killing his wife and leaving with their 3-year-old daughter Wednesday (1/5/2022) was arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and.... Read More

UPDATE: Body found by hunters in Rock Island has been identified

Jan 05, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a missing person report that was filed in November of 2021. Reports now indicate a body discovered by hunters this past Friday morning in the Rock I.... Read More

Heart attack deaths more likely during winter holiday season than any other time of year

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Scientific research over time has shown an uptick in cardiac events during the winter holiday season, and more people die from heart attacks between D.... Read More

Metro Police Say Murfreesboro man believed to be tied to Nashville Death Investigation

Dec 20, 2021 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Seven men are facing charges of reckless homicide and aggravated assault resulting in death and in connection with the August 16th passing of 22-year-old Dallas Jordan Barre.... Read More

Three people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other related charges

Dec 09, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 dea.... Read More

Man arrested in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

Dec 02, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives have arrested a Murfreesboro man for the shooting death of his form.... Read More

La Vergne Police Officer Dies while on Duty

Nov 13, 2021 at 08:01 am by WGNS

A LaVergne,  TN Police Officer died while on duty Friday night.  Public Information Officer Anne Smith released the following statement: "We are asking for you.... Read More

Two Death Row Execution Dates Confirmed in Tennessee on Thursday

Nov 04, 2021 at 12:19 pm by WGNS

Two executions will take place for prisoners currently on death row in Tennessee, according to the Department of Corrections. The execution dates were announced and confirmed.... Read More

Rutherford County Parents Fight to See Lower Speed Limit after Death of Son in 2020

Oct 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Nate Isbell, 13, helped his 3-year-old niece, Lily, decorate pumpkins the night before Halloween last year.Lily didn’t want to touch the slimy inside of the pumpkin, rem.... Read More

UPDATE: TBI Now Investigating Shooting Death in Bedford County, TN

Oct 26, 2021 at 07:34 am by WGNS

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are continuing to seek information in the shooting death of a 52-year-old man.Thoutha Peter.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in I-24 Accident this Past Saturday was Struck After Previous Accident that Morning

Oct 21, 2021 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE: WGNS has more information on an accident in which an Antioch man was struck and killed by a semi-truck on I-24 in Rutherford County this Saturday morning at 3A.... Read More

Shelbyville Shooting Leaves One Man Dead - TBI Investigating

Oct 12, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Just down the street in nearby Shelbyville, a man was found shot to death in his own yard. Evidently, 52-year-old Thoutha Peter Souphom was shot and killed while on his riding.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigating the Murder of an 18-Year-Old

Oct 08, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police are investigating a murder case that happened at The Social Murph apartment complex.Authorities told WGNS NEWS the shooting h.... Read More

Salute to Veterans and Learning About History

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Retired US Army Master Sgt. Patrick Garland spent 17-years in the police corps and has learned more than most when it comes to understanding the causes of death. In this int.... Read More

UPDATE: The 2019 Murder of Terrell Ray in Murfreesboro

Sep 02, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate the August 2, 2019 murder of Terrell Ray. The 30-year-old man was shot and killed outside the Villager Condominiums on Middle Tenne.... Read More

Officer applies tourniquet to control bleeding of shooting victim; police searching for the shooter and get-away vehicle

Jun 15, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Quick thinking by a Murfreesboro Police Department officer may have helped save the life of a shooting victim on Sunday, June 13. The off.... Read More