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Suspects names released in Cash Express robberies

Jan 28, 2022 at 11:00 am by Producer

Three suspects are in custody after an attempted robbery of a Cash Express in Woodbury Tuesday morning (Jan. 25) and a lengthy police pursuit that ended in Mt. Juliet, Tenness.... Read More

Man accused of stealing a truck while on probation for previous theft

Jan 27, 2022 at 06:02 pm by WGNS

A contractor reported that his Ford F-250 was stolen while working on a project along Old Lascassas Pike. The contractor told police that he was inside one of the trailers o.... Read More

Unknown Subject Steals Expensive Plasma Cutter from Sam's Club

Jan 27, 2022 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

A specially designed tool used to precisely cut through metal was stolen from Sam's Club on John R. Rice Boulevard, and authorities have little to go by in nabbing the thief.... Read More
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UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck and Killed on S. Church Street Hit by 3-Vehicles Wednesday Night

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:54 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian hit by a truck and then.... Read More

Rutherford County Records a 2.6% Unemployment Rate

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment numbers for each of Tennessee's 95-counties has been confirmed for the month of December and the jobless rate increased in 87 counties during the month. Fiv.... Read More

Outstanding Fairs were Honored at 100th Annual Convention in Murfreesboro

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

This past week, Murfreesboro was home to a historic mark in history, the milestone celebration of 100 years of fairs throughout the Volunteer State. On January 20th through.... Read More

On the Serving Line in the Rutherford County Schools

Jan 27, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

“At the end of the day we buckle down and get it done,” Sydney Hurst said. These are a few of the many strengths of the Christiana Middle School cafeteria cre.... Read More

MTSU's Center for Health and Human Services, DrugFree Wilco facilitate police education on opioid use disorder

Jan 27, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Center for Health and Human Services at Middle Tennessee State University, in partnership with DrugFree Wilco, is helping train more than.... Read More

Flashback Frank - The Human Fly

Jan 27, 2022 at 08:00 am by Producer

One of Murfreesboro’s best-known stories involves ‘The Human Fly’who met his demise scaling the historic Rutherford County CourtHouse in 1923. In April, 192.... Read More

Rutherford County Woman dropped off at Nashville hospital with blunt force trauma and life threatening injuries

Jan 26, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED (1/26/22) - WGNS has confirmed that the woman who was dropped off at Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville with blunt force trauma injuries on Monday, was.... Read More
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UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed--S. Church at Warrior Dr.

Jan 26, 2022 at 07:49 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO)  At 6:10PM Wednesday night (1/26/2022), a pedestrian was struck and killed near the intersection of South Church Street at Warrior Drive..... Read More

Stevens Announces Candidacy for New State House Seat

Jan 26, 2022 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Commissioner Robert Stevens has announced his candidacy in the Republican primary for the new 13th district of the Tennessee House of Representatives.Rutherf.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

Black History Month at MTSU celebrates love, health, wellness, relationships

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. --“Black Love: Health, Wellness, Relationships” is the theme of this year’s Black History Month celebration throughout February at M.... Read More

Virgil Gammon Announces Campaign for Rutherford County Sheriff

Jan 26, 2022 at 03:57 pm by WGNS

Press Release from the Virgil Gammon for Sheriff Campaign: MURFREESBORO—Republican Virgil Gammon, among the most experienced and decorated members of Rutherford Cou.... Read More

Rutherford County to Break Ground on Public Safety Building in Rockvale

Jan 26, 2022 at 09:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County will break ground this week on the first of four public safety buildings to be positioned in the rural areas of the County. &nbs.... Read More

MTSU HackMT to feature tech wizardry, creativity Jan. 28-30

Jan 26, 2022 at 08:24 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — College students are preparing for the seventh annual HackMT at Middle Tennessee State University later this week —.... Read More

Plainview Elementary School Wins Design Award

Jan 25, 2022 at 05:29 pm by WGNS

Plainview Elementary School has been chosen as the winner of the TSBA 2021 School of the Year Award. The award from the Tennessee School Boards Association recognizes the sc.... Read More

UPDATE: Talks about the City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap Continue

Jan 25, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee Electric continue to research the idea of a proposed land swap.Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric told WGNS NEWS...The ut.... Read More

School Zone Changes for Riverdale, Rockvale, Blackman and Siegel High Schools

Jan 25, 2022 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

  The Rutherford County Board of Education has narrowed its study proposal for a rezoning plan that will affect future students at Rockvale, Riverdale, Blackman and Sieg.... Read More