Murfreesboro Men Struggle for Suspects Gun in Nashville Gas Station Incident, Suspect and One Victim Shot

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

One Murfreesboro man was shot in Nashville early Monday morning and a second man, also from Murfreesboro, fired back at the suspect. As a result of the shooting, Metro Polic.... Read More

After a Series of Unusual Pre-Trial Motions, Man Convicted in a Rutherford County DUI Case Appeals Ruling

Jun 21, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) – A Rutherford County arrest made by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper in 2018 that ended with a man being convicted of DUI and possessing.... Read More

La Vergne Plans Independence Day Celebration for July 4

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The highly-anticipated Independence Day Celebration in La Vergne will be back at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive, for the annual fireworks.... Read More

Appeal denied for Murfreesboro man convicted in the 2015 death of a Lascassas resident

Jun 20, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

An appeal filed by a Murfreesboro man who was convicted for killing a Lascassas resident in 2015 has once again been denied - - this time, by the Tennessee Supreme Court. In.... Read More
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UPDATE: Truck spilled macaroni and cheese all over I-24 in Murfreesboro area

Jun 20, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS

Macaroni and cheese were all over the interstate this past weekend - - it happened early Sunday morning (06/19/22) on Interstate 24 East in the Murfreesboro area….... Read More

Sunshine Nutrition Center in Murfreesboro and Smyrna - They can help you feel healthy!

Jun 20, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More

MTSU officers complete annual, extended emergency vehicle safety training to better serve campus

Jun 17, 2022 at 05:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Line-of-duty motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of injury, disability and fatality for police officers, which is why MTSU P.... Read More

Police arrest ‘Rock Burglar’ after attempting to break into another local business (See Video of Arrest)

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Persistent old-fashioned police work by Murfreesboro Police Department officers, detectives, and crime data analysts led to the arrest of th.... Read More

WGNS Radio Tower / Transmitter Without Power - Multiple Addresses Impacted by Random Outages Friday

Jun 17, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE - Back at Full Power: The WGNS Radio Tower and Transmitter were without power Friday afternoon, after strong winds downed trees on the electric lines leading to.... Read More

Rape Conviction Confirmed - Murfreesboro Man Added to TN Sex Offender Registry

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

WGNS confirmed the suspect in a 2020 rape investigation has officially been convicted on two counts of rape. 31-Year-old Joshua D. Walton of Murfreesboro was added to the Se.... Read More

Tennesseans Encouraged to Know the Signs of Elder Abuse

Jun 15, 2022 at 04:29 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) are recognizing June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) by.... Read More

MTSU undergrad researchers, recent grads advance to competitive, top-tier graduate programs

Jun 15, 2022 at 03:47 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Undergraduate Research Center and Undergraduate Research Experience and Creative Activity grant offer students the opportunity to cond.... Read More

Police do not suspect foul play after two men were found dead weeks apart in vehicles at a Murfreesboro Walmart

Jun 15, 2022 at 12:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – "Two men found dead in vehicles three weeks apart in the parking lot of a Murfreesboro Walmart are not believed to be victims of foul play," t.... Read More

CAUTION: Heat Index Values up to 110-Degrees Now Through Thursday Afternoon

Jun 15, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

A heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect now through Thursday, June 16th at 7PM for Rutherford County. Heat index values are expected to reach.... Read More

Political Forums to be held on WGNS RADIO June 17, 2022 to July 8, 2022

Jun 15, 2022 at 09:52 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools sweep rankings of best Midstate schools

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools offer the top schools in elementary, middle and high in the Midstate area, according to the most recent rankings of schools released by Nashville Bus.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More

Deceased man found in his SUV at the Walmart on Joe B. Jackson Parkway in Murfreesboro

Jun 14, 2022 at 06:48 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are investigating the death of a man after his body was located in the Walmart parking lot on Joe B Jackson Parkway at the intersection of Highway 231 Sout.... Read More

La Vergne Police make arrest, thanks to their license plate reader system

Jun 14, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Another arrest has been made in Rutherford County, thanks to the handy electronic work of a specialized license plate reader. The arrest of two adults, foll.... Read More

Heat Index in the 110's on Tuesday and Wednesday in Rutherford County - Middle Tennessee Electric Suggests turning thermostat to 76-78-degrees

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

With temperatures in Middle Tennessee continuing to soar into the upper 90s this week and heat index readings Middle Tennessee Electric encourages.... Read More