Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Super Bowl Sunday Near Murfreesboro and Smyrna City Limits (w/audio)

Feb 05, 2024 at 06:25 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A sobriety checkpoint is planned for Rutherford County and Tennessee Highway Patrol State Troopers told WGNS NEWS... That checkpoint will be directly.... Read More

Auto Thefts, Robbery and More in Murfreesboro and Throughout Tennessee

Dec 28, 2023 at 11:29 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - In the past 4-weeks alone, Murfreesboro has seen a staggering 530+ crime reports, spanning a range of offenses to include assault, burglary, fraud,.... Read More

Don't Drink and Drive Over Christmas or New Year Holidays

Dec 20, 2023 at 08:09 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The period between Thanksgiving and New Year are the deadliest travel days of the year, and we are now in two consecutive weeks of that period. Rutherf.... Read More

Intoxicated Driving Continues to be a Serious Issue in Rutherford County

Oct 02, 2023 at 12:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Intoxicated driving continues to be a problem, but alcohol is no longer the main culprit that drivers are using... That was Rutherford County As.... Read More

Traffic Safety Education and Reducing DUI Offenses in Rutherford County

Sep 25, 2023 at 10:25 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Earlier this month, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced $28.5 million in federal grant funds to be distributed statewide from the Nati.... Read More

Driver Crashes into Garage, Cited for DUI

Sep 11, 2023 at 11:59 am by WGNS News

CHRISTIANA, TN - A driver suspected of drinking suffered injuries after she apparently crashed her car into a neighbor’s garage, causing extensive damage to the house,.... Read More

Sheriff’s Office Receives Grants for More Alcohol Enforcement, Teen Education / Traffic Services

Sep 07, 2023 at 03:28 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office received two grants totaling $170,000 for enforcement and education efforts from the Tennessee Highway.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint in Murfreesboro this Friday

Aug 29, 2023 at 06:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will sponsor a sobriety checkpoint from 10 p.m. to midnight this Friday at 550 S. Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro.... Read More

Caitlyn Miller Charged With DUI and Drugs in School Zone

Aug 27, 2023 at 05:27 pm by WGNS

(CHRISTIANA, TN) A Rutherford County woman who crashed in the Christiana Elementary and Christiana Middle Schools’ zone Thursday (8/24/2023) was charged with DUI an.... Read More

In the Nashville Metro Area, Over 50% of DUI Arrests Involve 20 to 34-Year-Old's

Aug 03, 2023 at 03:47 pm by WGNS News

In the Nashville Metro Statistical Area, which includes Rutherford County, the age range of DUI offenders may surprise you. According to the Tennessee Department of Safety a.... Read More

MADD Congratulates Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy as a "Top Enforcer" for DUI Arrests

Jun 12, 2023 at 10:05 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Zach Williams earned the “Top Enforcer” Award for DUI arrests for Tennessee sheriffs’ office.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force to be Watchful Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2023 at 07:34 pm by WGNS News

Encouraging drivers to wear seat belts and to protect children in child restraint seats will be the focus of an enforcement effort Friday by the Rutherford County Traffic Sa.... Read More

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

Get Ready For A Safe St. Patrick's Holiday on Friday

Mar 13, 2023 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY)  Observing St. Patrick’s life and death March 17 is a day of celebration, but problems arise when adding vehicles, alcohol and driving. Rutherf.... Read More

Coffee Co. Deputy Charged with DUI and Possession of Handgun While Under the Influence

Feb 24, 2023 at 06:39 pm by WGNS News

Manchester, TN - On Thursday, a Coffee County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested on a DUI charge. The arrest came after coworkers reported that Deputy Eric Nunley appear.... Read More

Two Dead in Fatal DUI Accident This Past Saturday

Jan 25, 2023 at 04:09 pm by WGNS News

(Bedford County, TN) Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against an alleged drunk driver after two people in the vehicle that the suspect was reportedly driving.... Read More

Rutherford County DUI Numbers Increase During Holiday Season

Dec 21, 2022 at 08:19 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN – Traffic enforcement continues to be a peak priority for the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and deputies will continue to hold monthly o.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Wednesday, just before Thanksgiving in Murfreesboro

Nov 22, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) The Tennessee Highway Patrol aims to nab drunk drivers during the upcoming week of Thanksgiving. A sobriety checkpoint will be located on South Rutherfor.... Read More

DUI Checkpoint Planned for Murfreesboro on November 23rd

Nov 17, 2022 at 12:11 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) The Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security confirmed 7,535 motor-vehicle crashes in Tennessee that involved a DUI driver between October.... Read More

Alcohol is Not the Only Factor in the Climbing Number of DUI Arrests Made in Rutherford County

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY TN) – Last year, Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers made 18,757 DUI arrests statewide, which is a 3.03% increase compared to 2020. In Rutherford.... Read More