UPDATE: Shooting in Nearby Shelbyville, TN leaves 14-Year-Old Dead on September 13th

Sep 18, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS NEWS has more information on the murder of a teenager that occurred September 13th, just 20-minutes south of Murfreesboro in Shelbyville, TN.Reports indicate this.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting Under Investigation

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:07 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Just over the Rutherford County line in Antioch, Metro Nashville Homicide Unit detectives are pursuing active leads in this past Sunday morning’s critical shooti.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial Date Set for Old Lascassas Road Murder Case in Murfreesboro

Aug 06, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A murder that happened in June of 2018 will soon see the daylight of court in an upcoming trial.27-Year-old Dylan Biddle Jr was shot and killed at a home on Old Lascassas Road.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Convicted in 2016 Smyrna Shooting Appeals - Appeal Court Says No

Aug 04, 2021 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

A man convicted of attempted voluntary manslaughter and employing a firearm in the attempted commission of a dangerous offense in Rutherford County has filed an appeal.The M.... Read More

UPDATE: Security Guard Shot With Flare Gun While Attempting to Stop Shoplifter

Jun 18, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

In nearby Antioch and directly off of Bell Road, Metro detectives are working to identify the man who on Tuesday night, shot a Kroger security guard with a flare gun.... 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

Arrest Made in Alleged "Mishandling of a Firearm" Death in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 12:53 pm by WGNS

  What was believed to be an accidental shooting death, or a "Mishandling of a firearm" case that resulted in the death of 22-year old Ben Wright in Murfreesboro has led.... Read More

UPDATE: Woman Shot and Car Wrecks and Goes Up in Flames on Leaf Avenue

Jun 07, 2021 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division have released the name of the victim in the.... Read More

Bedford County Officials Charge Man with Four Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder

Jun 07, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

In nearby Bedford County, the Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a man who allegedly fired shots at a car with two adults and two children in it.  Officials said&nb.... Read More

UPDATE: Guilty Plea Filed in Summer 2020 Shooting Death of man in Cason Lane area

May 17, 2021 at 10:49 am by WGNS

Gunfire broke the quiet summer air in the normally peaceful Westhaven Subdivision on July 9th of last year (2020) when a man was shot and killed on Maylon Drive off of Ca.... Read More

Rutherford County Resident WANTED for Nashville Fatal Shooting on I-24

May 17, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Metro Homicide Unit detectives in Nashville have sworn out a criminal homicide warrant for a Rutherford County resident. The warrant charges 31-year-old Eddie Fitzgerald Newso.... 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

FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

Man Sought for Questioning in Monday Morning Fatal Shooting on I-24 West at Harding Place

May 11, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

NASHVILLE: Homicide Unit detectives are seeking Eddie Fitzgerald Newsom, 31, for questioning in connection with this morning’s fatal shooting of Tony Williams Jr., 36, u.... Read More

ANTIOCH: Man Arrested for Wednesday Night's Shooting of His Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend and Her Current Boyfriend

May 03, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Detectives assigned to the MNPD’s TITANS (The Investigate Team Addressing Neighborhood Shootings) Unit this afternoon arrested Brian T. Mitchell, 23, on 3 counts of atte.... Read More

Early Saturday AM Shooting In 'Boro

Apr 24, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Early Saturday morning around 4:37AM, Murfreesboro police were called to the House of Hummas at 1621 Middle Tennessee Boulevard. Once on-the-scene, they f.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on I-24 near Smyrna

Apr 21, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A man escaped injury when another driver fired two bullets into his car Monday morning on Interstate 24 near Smyrna, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.Driver.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

Local College Students to have a Shot at Getting their COVID-19 Vaccination

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University students are being encouraged to not miss a special on-campus opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine wi.... Read More

19-Year-old Arrested in Connection to a 2020 Murder Case

Apr 05, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The investigation of a murder that took place on October 24th in 2020 has come to a close with an arrest being made last month.Last year, Blake Bolton was shot twice at the in.... Read More