Routine Traffic Stop Results in Arrest for Drug Possession and DUI

May 23, 2023 at 10:12 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – An Officer with the Murfreesboro Police Department made a routine traffic stop that lead to the arrest of a man for drug possession and driving under.... Read More

Several Children at Christiana Middle School Transported to Hospital after Ingesting Alleged Magic Mushroom Candy

May 20, 2023 at 06:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A student is accused of bringing chocolate candy to school that allegedly contained what drug users call Magic Mushrooms... WGNS is not releasing the n.... Read More

Drug Take Back Day is on April 21st and April 22nd in Rutherford County

Apr 19, 2023 at 10:34 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN - Friday - The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is gearing up for National Drug Take Back Day, so now's the time to clean out your medicine cab.... Read More

Offensive Musical Lyrics About Death, Sex, Drugsā€¦Is Anyone Listening? Commentary by Dr. Burriss with MTSU

Mar 18, 2023 at 02:20 pm by WGNS News

In music, we often hear things that bother us in some way or another. But, does anyone truly pay attention to song lyrics? With today media commentary, here is MTSU Professor.... Read More

Rutherford County Committee Prepares to Distribute Opioid Settlement Funds

Feb 24, 2023 at 05:55 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County - TN - The Rutherford Opioid Board (ROB) is ready to distribute funds to local Community Partners including nonprofit charitable organizations, any chamber o.... Read More

Prayers from a Father and a Son who Achieves Sobriety

Feb 24, 2023 at 05:28 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Parent Joe Kincaid vividly remembers crying and praying for his son, Sam, who used drugs and dealt illegal drugs to support his habit in December 2018..... Read More

TBI: Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Ends with Over 1-Dozen Arrests

Jan 20, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

A multi-agency investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and agents with the 23rd Judicial District D.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies Earn TN Highway Safety Awards

Dec 13, 2022 at 06:53 pm by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, TN) Five Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies enforcing traffic safety laws earned awards Tuesday from the Tennessee Highway Safety Off.... Read More

419 Pounds of Prescriptions and Medications Discarded During Local Drug Take Back Day

Nov 01, 2022 at 09:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

Area residents disposed of 419 pounds of prescriptions and medicines during the annual DEA National Drug Take Back Day last weekend. About 332 pounds of the drugs were colle.... Read More

Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday

Oct 25, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Sheriff’s deputies are teaming up with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and community groups to dispose of unused and expired presc.... Read More

Police arrest three people on auto burglary, weapon, and drug charges

Oct 13, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest three men who were reportedly breaking into cars in the Rocky Lane area Sunday, Oct. 9. Two of the m.... Read More
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Speaker Cameron Sexton Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:25 pm by WGNS News

On Friday, September 16, 2022, the Recovery Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties held a graduation at the Judicial Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. C.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry and State Rep. Mike Sparks raise awareness during National Recovery Month

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, and State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, seek to raise awareness of addiction, mental health and treatmen.... Read More

Shelbyville man charged in drug-related death of 21-year-old

Aug 16, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

BEDFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Bedford County Sheriff&r.... Read More

TBI: Drug-Related Death Task Force and Murfreesboro Police Seize 15-thousand fentanyl-laced pills

Jul 27, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by drug agents and detectives with the TBI Middle Tennessee HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Drug-Related Death Tas.... Read More

Five Suspects were arrested in a TBI and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Drug Investigation

Jul 13, 2022 at 05:12 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED: RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation a.... Read More

If You FEEL Your Child Is On Drugs, Act Quickly!

Jun 04, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Many parents have lost a child to drug overdoses. Every day, parents and guardians easily miss the signs of youth substance misuse. The Tennesse.... Read More

18,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected in TN

May 23, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health and Substance Abuse has announced that last month’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Tennessee collected over 18,000 pounds of.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

April 29 and 30:Drug Take Back Events

Apr 27, 2022 at 10:46 pm by WGNS

This Friday and Saturday, Prevention Coalition for Success (PC4S), the substance abuse prevention coalition in Rutherford County, will be partnering with Murfreesboro Medical.... Read More