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UPDATE: Mother and Daughter Killed in Lebanon, TN, Allegedly by Estranged Husband

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update to the shooting that left two dead in nearby Lebanon, TN on Monday.The Lebanon Police Department has confirmed the identities of the victims as 31-year-old.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Investigation Continuing into Man Arrested for Kidnapping a 9-Year-Old Girl After Unlawfully Entering Her Apartment

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:18 am by WGNS

In Nashville, Youth Services detectives continue to investigate Saturday evening’s especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary case. Metro Police say t.... Read More

APRIL 30, 2021: Participate in the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:59 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “Lace up your tennis shoes and join us for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children,” announced Child Advocacy Center director, Sharon.... Read More

Appeal Denied Again for Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Last year, WGNS told you about a convicted rapist who filed an appeal asking for post-conviction relief, but was denied. The registered sex offender then filed another appeal,.... Read More

MTSU honors 17th general officer in 71-year history of university’s Army ROTC

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Robert S. Powell Jr. was honored by his alma mater Monday as the 17th graduate of Middle Tennessee.... Read More

School Shooting In Knoxville: 1 Student Dead, SRO Seriously Injured

Apr 12, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

(KNOXVILLE) A shooting at Knoxville's Austin-East Arts Magnet School Monday (4/12/2021) has left one student dead and a Knoxville school resource officer is in.... Read More

Dr. Jim Boerner Passed Away Last Friday

Apr 12, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Community leader Dr. Jim Boerner (pronounced bur-ner), age 69, passed away last Friday (4/9/2021) after a battle with COVID-19. Funeral arrangements.... Read More

Child Rape Suspect in Murfreesboro Case Found Dead in Orange Beach

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A suspect in a Murfreesboro child rape case has been found dead in Orange Beach, Alabama.Dane Appalsammy was found dead outside of a resort hotel in Orange Beach on Sunday mor.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More

MTSU Professor Larry Burriss on Etiquette in Today's World

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:56 am by WGNS

What is proper etiquette and how does it translate to the world of Internet? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss…

Suspect in Lebanon, TN Double Murder found Dead in Nashville

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

See the updated story HERE PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:In nearby Lebanon, TN, two people are dead following a shooting that took place on Monday morning.Suspect Shaun R. Varsos e.... Read More

Planning to hit the Stones River?

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

As temperatures warm, more residents may hit the Stones River to canoe, kayak or innertube the waterway.Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Foulks said that it is importan.... Read More

Convicted Rutherford County Sex Offender Appeals his 10-Year Prison Sentence - Courts Denied Appeal

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

There has been an appeal filed with the courts in a local rape case… a rape that took place five years ago.In 2016, a Lascassas man was indicted on three counts of aggr.... Read More

Average Fuel Prices and Possible Changes for April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

National Telecommunicators Week

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  April 11-17, 2021 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Rutherford County Sheriffs Office Chief Deputy Keith Lowery said, "Join me in tha.... Read More

Mail Sponsor Forms Before Friday

Apr 11, 2021 at 08:19 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Just a reminder, April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and if you feel that a child is being abused, you need to notify the authorities. If a juvenile is possib.... Read More

Dr. Jim Boerner Dies From COVID-19

Apr 11, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Community leader Dr. Jim Boerner (pronounced BURR-ner) passed away Friday (4/9/2021) evening after a battle with COVID-19.  He had been fighting the.... Read More

More Parks, More Business--Murfreesboro Growing More!

Apr 10, 2021 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Plans for a park serving the western side of Murfreesboro has been "on and off" in the news for a good while. The city announced plans to d.... Read More

En Blanc Abortion Appeal Granted

Apr 10, 2021 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  The Tennessee Rights To Life group won an appeal dealing with a required waiting period prior to receiving an abortion. On Friday (4/9/2021), the U.S..... Read More

Bonnaroo Farm Voted To Be Annexed Into Manchester

Apr 10, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

  (MANCHESTER)  It looks as if the Bonnaroo Music andf Arts Festival will actually become a part of Manchester, Tennessee. The board of mayor and alderman voted una.... Read More