Murfreesboro news

Aggravated Statutory Rape Suspect Pleads GUILTY in Murfreesboro

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:56 am by WGNS

A 31-year-old man arrested on charges of rape in 2021, has been convicted in Murfreesboro.Prior to his arrest, Billy Frank Savage was said to be on the run for over a year, af.... Read More

Man Convicted for Murdering Kendrick Love in Murfreesboro, Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS

A May 16, 2017 murder case in Murfreesboro has come to a close. The man who murdered 18-year-old Kendrick Love was convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom.District Att.... Read More

The District Attorney's Show - a look at unsolved crimes, current court cases and more

Mar 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On Friday morning's Action Line, WGNS was joined by the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office for their monthly District Attorney's Show. Host J. Paul Newman, who.... Read More

REPORT: 6.8% of Tennessee workers work night shifts, 8th most in U.S.

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNSRadio

A recently released report found that 217,948 Tennessee workers, or 6.8% of the state’s total workforce - work night shifts. When looking across the entire country,.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

MTSU to host March 22 ‘finish your degree’ Question & Answer session at Rutherford County Chamber

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:06 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Adults looking to return to college to finish their degree or considering attending college for the first time will have the opportunity to ha.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry calls for investigation of Rutherford County landfill contracts

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

In a letter addressed to the mayors of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, State. Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) alerted the local governments of potential conflicts be.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Receives Greenlight to Move Forward with Building New Administration Facility

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue is moving closer to building a new administration building, which will be built at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center…That was Fi.... Read More

UPDATE: Around $25,000 in Cocaine Seized in Rutherford County Sheriff's Investigation

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS has more information on a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office investigation that led to the confiscation of about $25,000 worth of cocaine on.... Read More

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Ball - POSTPONED

Mar 03, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – The volunteer board of directors of the Rutherford County American Heart Association previoously announced the date of the Rutherford Heart Ball .... Read More

Littering of old tires in the Christiana area of Rutherford County (with video)

Mar 03, 2022 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

Another littering case was caught on camera in Rutherford County. This time, the trash drop-off occurred in the Christiana area, near Interstate 24.The Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

Investigation underway in recent Murfreesboro car burglary case

Mar 03, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating several car break-ins that took place in a Murfreesboro neighborhood. Detectives from the.... Read More

Diana Health invites the community to their free, family friendly Grand Opening Celebration on March 5th in Smyrna, Tennessee

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:27 am by WGNS

Diana Health invites the community to their free, family-friendly Grand Opening Celebration in the TriStar StoneCrest parking lot on March 5th from 11am to 2pm to celebrate th.... Read More

Rockvale Middle School teacher named Social Studies Teacher of the Year

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Brittany Taylor doesn’t want her students to just sit and listen as she teaches history lessons — she wants them to be completely engaged while they learn. &n.... Read More

MTSU Officer Erskine first female defensive tactics instructor at department

Mar 03, 2022 at 09:59 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Officer Katelynn Erksine knows female officers like herself play a vital role in the world of law enforcement.  &ldqu.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office confiscates about $25,000 worth of cocaine

Mar 02, 2022 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

About $25,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated Wednesday after Rutherford County Sheriff’s narcotics detectives conducted a search warrant on Rocky Lane off Old Lascassa.... Read More

A Guitarist for Blake Shelton continues education at MTSU

Mar 02, 2022 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University graduate music student Beau Tackett has worked as country artist Blake Shelton’s guitar.... Read More

Speed Cushion Pilot Program in Murfreesboro Receives Mixed Reviews

Mar 02, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Testing of different traffic slowing devices have not had a huge impact in Murfreesboro. In 2021, the city installed “Speed Cushions” on Alexander Boulevard betwee.... Read More

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast and Bible Reading Marathon to Return to Murfreesboro this year

Mar 02, 2022 at 03:13 pm by WGNS

The National Day of Prayer is nearing and Cliff Sharp, co-founder of Greenhouse Ministries, told WGNS that planning is underway for the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast&h.... Read More
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UPDATE: Pedestrian who was struck by vehicle expected to make full recovery

Mar 02, 2022 at 02:03 pm by WGNS

UPDATED (MURFREESBORO, Tenn.) WGNS has more news on the pedestrian who was struck by a car around 6:30 Tuesday morning in Murfreesboro (Click above photo for more pictures).MP.... Read More