UPDATE: Shooting incident in Shelbyville Area and Body Found in Nashville

Aug 19, 2021 at 11:56 am by WGNS

  WGNS has more news on the 25-year-old man who turned himself in to Bedford County Authorities this past Sunday, after the TBI reported that he was wanted for questioni.... Read More

Judge Ben Hall McFarlin Resides Over His Final Veterans Treatment Court Graduation

Aug 13, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Judge Ben Hall McFarlin presided over his final Veterans Court Graduation Wednesday (08/11/21) afternoon at Rutherford County Recovery Court.Judge.... Read More

Rutherford County Judge Named as Secretary for Tennessee Judicial Conference

Jul 07, 2021 at 09:47 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Judicial Conference, which is comprised of Tennessee’s state court judges, elected new officers at its meeting in June.Taking the helm as president is Chan.... Read More

New City Judge Appointed in La Vergne

May 13, 2021 at 07:31 am by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted during the regular meeting in May to appoint a new judge to the City Court.William Cartwright has owned and operated a.... Read More

Making Bond in Rutherford County - Clearing Up Confusion for those Arrested or Their Family

Mar 26, 2021 at 03:23 pm by WGNS

There has been some mis-information about bonds for those arrested and what is called a “Pre-Trial Release” in Rutherford County.Judge Lisa Eischeid said that Tenn.... Read More

Family Preservation Initiative Promises New Solutions to Help Vulnerable Children and Families

Mar 24, 2021 at 11:56 am by WGNS

A new, cutting-edge court program in Tennessee is changing the way the judiciary interacts with at-risk children and their families.Unlike other programs which connect with ju.... Read More

Judges Discuss Pros and Cons of Virtual Litigation IN Tennessee

Jan 20, 2021 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

While Tennessee courts have remained open and operational over the entire course of the COVID-19 pandemic, their working methods have in many instances changed to account for.... Read More

Newly Appointed Circuit Court Judge in Rutherford County to See His First Docket on Thursday

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Newly appointed Judge James “Jimmy” Turner started his first full week on Monday (1/18/2021), overseeing the Circuit Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Gove.... Read More

Judge David Bragg Nears Retirement After 12 Years on the Bench

Dec 29, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

After more than a decade of public service, 16th Judicial District Circuit Judge David Bragg will retire effective Jan. 1st, 2021. A lifelong Murfreesboro resid.... Read More

Commission Accepting Applications for 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Vacancy

Oct 02, 2020 at 09:29 am by WGNS

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 16th Judicial District, which covers Rutherford and Cannon counties. This vacancy.... Read More

Courts, State Agencies Join Together to Host Innovative Eviction Summit

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:27 am by WGNS

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck in mid-March, the laws and regulations surrounding residential evictions have been changing quickly, leaving judicial staff, policymakers.... Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Enters Order Permanently Disbarring Attorney

Sep 14, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Supreme Court today entered an order permanently disbarring an attorney from practicing law in Tennessee.  A lawyer is “disbarred,” that is, exp.... Read More

Special Swearing In Ceremony for Murfreesboro City Council

Aug 31, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

A swearing in ceremony will be hosted by the City of Murfreesboro on Thursday.General Sessions Judge Toby Gilley will swear-in newly elected Murfreesboro City Council members,.... Read More

Education at the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center - Teen being held on murder charge Graduates

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:11 am by WGNS

Teens who were at the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center during COVID-19 continued learning when schools closed early. Judge Donna Scott Davenport told WGNS NEWS abou.... Read More