When you see blue lights, it's not always bad news. The Heart of Tennessee is again filled with the Spirit of Christmas--thanks to a Secret Santa.
The Rutherford County Sheriffs Office's SCAN (Senior Citizens Awareness Network) is spreading Christmas cheer throughout the community.
Dispose of your unused prescription medications safely by dropping the drugs off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro or TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 will mark year three that a local murder has gone unsolved.
Detectives from the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office told NewsRadio WGNS that an adult son was arrested late Friday night after he allegedly killed his father. The murder occurred at their Brookrun Road home.
Around 3:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Rutherford County deputies arrested Timothy Lee Brooks Jr. of Columbia. He was wanted for murdering a 2-year-old child.
Detention Lt. Phillip Davis earned a Life Saving award after providing emergency first aid to an inmate.
Dewayne Halfacre is wanted by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during a dangerous felony, false imprisonment and theft.
One of two suspects wanted for robbing the Almaville Market was apprehended after a pursuit Monday morning in Marion County near Chattanooga, a Rutherford County Sheriff's detective said.
Monday is Patriot's Day and the public is encouraged to be at the Sheriffs Office at noon for a tribute to those who died in this terrorist attack on America.
The Rutherford County Sheriffs Office is expanding the use of its mounted patrol for crowd control at football games, shopping centers and even communities.
Do you know these men? If you recognize them, Rutherford County Sheriff's Office would appreciate hearing from you.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (February 10, 2017) in Rutherford County.
More on Thursday's federal indictments against Rutherford County Sheriff's MajorTerry McBurney of Murfreesboro. This Northern Ireland male was charged with illegally obtaining citizenship.
An emotional plea for answers in the murder of Gregg Hawkins. It's been almost a year since he was fatally shot at the Mona Boat Ramp just outside Smyrna.
A gentle breeze and temps around 78, residents and officials were a part of an on-going 9/11 healing as the fifteenth annual Patriot's Day Remembrance Ceremony took place in front of the steel beam that was once a part of the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center.
Members of the Rutherford County Commission voted to ask Sheriff Robert Arnold to resign from his position.
Sheriff Robert Arnold will head to trial on August 2, 2016 in a Federal Court Building located in Nashville.
After Sheriff Arnold left the federal court building in Nashville on Friday, someone allegedly sent an email using his county email address to Rutherford County Sheriff's Office employees. That email stated, "Come on over.im having a party.tell your friends (written as in the email)."
The Rutherford County Budget and Finance Committee agreed to fund 7 new patrol officers and 12 new detention officers at the Sheriff's Office.
Sign up now for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Citizens Police Academy and the Smyrna Police Academy.
WGNS' Bart Walker spoke to Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess about the ongoing investigation into Jail Cigs being sold in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center...
Three suspects were charged with credit card fraud after they allegedly possessed fake gift cards and credit cards during a traffic stop Wednesday on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County.
Construction of a new roof at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center will be delayed by at least a week. Sheriff's Department spokesperson Lisa Marchesoni tells NewsRadio WGNS work will not begin this week because the crane is broken.
Did you know that people who have warrants for their arrest turn themselves in at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office daily?
Identity of two men who robbed Blackman Store clerks at gunpoint last week is being sought by Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective Steve Brown.
The TBI and the FBI raided the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning. WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to TBI Public Information Officer Susan Niland outside of the Sheriff's Office.
Residents can experience the force generated during a crash traveling only 5 to 7 mph with a Seat Belt Convincer on display during the next week at five Wal-Mart stores in Rutherford County, said Sheriff's Capt. Steve Spence.
Impacts of cancer prompted a Rutherford County Sheriff's deputy to initiate "Operation No Hairdo for You" for the American Cancer Society.
Next week will mark the third week of paid leave for the two. The original release from Detective Sargent Dan Goodwin suggested that due to the ongoing investigations, the sheriff's office will have no further comment on the matter in regards to their leave.
Callers posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff's Office lieutenant may actually be inmates from a South Georgia prison, a sheriff's supervisor said Friday.
Saving the life of a 7-year-old choking girl earned Officer of the Month honors for April for School Resource Officer Matt Powell. For his efforts, SRO Powell received an engraved watch from owner David Lee of Ford of Murfreesboro.
29-Year old Anthony Henry Jackson was not exactly willing to surrender.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place in LaVergne this Saturday and a seat belt checkpoint will occur in Murfreesboro on Saturday as well.
A day after being charged with misdemeanor theft, County Commissioner Joe Frank Jernigan retires from the county highway department. Road Superintendent Greg Brooks says Jernigan retired Thursday morning from his county position.
A report from the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office indicates that 69-year old Joe Frank Jernigan of Readyvile was charged with misdemeanor theft Wednesday by Matt Harvey.
The 30th anniversary of National Crime Victims Right's Week was commemorated with a tree planting Monday afternoon at the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office.
Two tractor-trailer drivers escaped serious injury when rocks crashed through the windshields of their trucks about 1 a.m. February 18 on Interstate 24 near the Ridley Earp overpass.
Farmer is charged with two counts of especially aggravated exploitation of a minor, two counts of conspiracy to commit especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of solicitation of a minor...
Detective Ralph Mayercik has resigned from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
Four people escaped injury when several men target practicing allegedly fired rounds toward them Wednesday near Christiana, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy said.
Sheriff Robert Arnold is being sued in federal court. Former Detective Jim Tramel told WGNS News that he was called into Sheriff Arnold's office on June 6th and asked if he planned on running against him in 2014?
In a closed-door meeting on Thursday (6/14/2013), Rutherford County's eight constitutional officers were told that you can not fire an employee who plans to run for your political office. A sheriff's detective claims that he got the ax for that a week earlier, but officials say that was not the reason for termination.
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