TBI Releases 'Crime In Tennessee 2021' Report - DUI's and weapon violations are UP

Jul 19, 2022 at 10:15 pm by WGNS

DUI arrests increased by 3% as the COVID Pandemic came to a close in 2021, according to the latest report released by the TBI. There was also a 21.5% increase in weapon viol.... Read More

TBI Makes Arrests in their 6th Undercover Human Trafficking Operation for 2022

Jul 18, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

For the 6th time this year, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has completed another undercover human trafficking operation, now making almost 60-arrests throughout the 2.... Read More

Unknown Man Allegedly Breaks Into Local Non-Profit - Can you identify him?

Jul 15, 2022 at 05:06 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives are seeking the identity of a person of interest who is wanted for questioning after a break-in at Greenhouse Ministries. The incident occurred on.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins Trouble Smyrna - Possible Suspect Photo Released / Multiple Break-Ins Reported in Separate Murfreesboro Cases

Jul 14, 2022 at 07:25 am by WGNS

SMYRNA, TN -  In Smyrna, TN, Police continue to investigate several vehicle break-ins that have hit area residents. Evidently, authorities were able to track down a surve.... Read More

72-Year-old told he is not allowed at any Walmart stores - after being caught three times for shoplifting

Jul 07, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Walmart on Rutherford Boulevard fell victim to another suspected shoplifter, but this time the long arm of the law caught the suspect. A loss prevention worker told the arriv.... Read More

Court Date Nears after five people were arrested in the 2020 homicide of a Murfreesboro man

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

(UPDATED 07/01/2022) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As heard in previous newscast, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County.... Read More

Recent expungement clinic in Rutherford County helped those who made mistakes 10 to 20-years ago

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) An expungement clinic was held earlier this week in Rutherford County, as a way to help individuals wanting to have past criminal convictions removed.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Former MTSU Employee accused of Stalking Woman on Campus and Impersonating Police Officer

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED (06/28/22): We have more news on a subject who was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman on the MTSU campus. The accused suspect, who is now a former employee of the.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

City/County fire marshals place ban on all outdoor open burning until further notice

Jun 24, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The fire marshals for the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MRFD) and Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department (RCFR) have issued a m.... Read More

Shelbyville Police need help finding felony vandalism suspect

Jun 22, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

Shelbyville Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a male individual who allegedly committed felony vandalism. According to the police department.... Read More

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

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

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

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

Duo wanted by authorities after a robbery unfolded in Warren County, TN with one victim shot

Jun 08, 2022 at 02:52 pm by WGNS

The Warren County Sheriff's Department has active warrants for the arrest of Dale "Sam" Deason Jr. and Christopher "Levi" Lavern Ferguson for aggravated robbery and attempted.... Read More

Another Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Case Reported in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2022 at 10:02 am by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, Detectives need assistance identifying a person of interest in another fraudulent use of a credit card case. The case revolves around the dates of April 13th.... Read More

Bedford County man facing rape of a child charges

Jun 08, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A Bedford County man is behind bars after multiple charges involving child sex abuse. According to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department, Rustin Bowen, age 37, is now.... Read More