Man charged with rape and multiple counts of aggravated statutory rape

Sep 14, 2021 at 06:13 pm by WGNS

  A 31-year-old man by the name of Billy Savage was said to be on the run for over a year, after learning that he was facing rape charges that were handed down by a Ruth.... Read More

UPDATE: Florida Pastor Facing Rape Charges in Murfreesboro BACK Behind Bars

Sep 09, 2021 at 11:46 am by WGNS

The pastor from Florida who is facing multiple rape charges in Murfreesboro was re-arrested, as he awaits an upcoming trial. David Alan Rowan was taken into custody and booked.... Read More

78-Year-Old Lebanon, TN Man Pleads Guilty in 40+ Year Old Rape Case

Aug 19, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) We have a powerful update to a story about a rape that happened more than 40-years ago in nearby Wilson County. WGNS brought you the first details of t.... Read More

Bond Hearing on Tuesday for Suspect in Aggravated Rape of a Child Case

Aug 16, 2021 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

24-Year-old Brian Burke has been arrested in Murfreesboro, after being investigated by MPD Special Victims Unit Detective Michael Yates. Burke is facing a single charge of agg.... Read More

Convicted Felon with Pending Charges for the Rape of a Child is WANTED by Local Law Enforcement

Aug 16, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and Special Victims Unit is attempting to locate 34-year-old Eric Branch.Branch is wanted on multiple fel.... Read More

Residential Treatment Center Employee Charged with Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure

Aug 10, 2021 at 12:18 pm by WGNS

A 29-year-old staff member at the McDowell Center for Children, a residential treatment facility in Dyersburg, today was charged by Youth Services detectives with two counts o.... Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Deny Appeal filed by Convicted Rapist in Rutherford County

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by a convicted rapist in Rutherford County. The denial was officially filed this past week, after the case in question.... Read More

63-Year-Old Lascassas Man Convicted of Rape Denied Appeal

Jul 20, 2021 at 11:30 pm by WGNS

Filed on July 13, 2021: A man convicted of rape in Rutherford County has asked for an appeal in his case, suggesting that his guilty plea was made unknowingly or involuntarily.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Found Guilty of Raping Male Victim at Murfreesboro Party

Jul 15, 2021 at 04:17 pm by WGNS

The 29-year-old man arrested several years ago in Murfreesboro for raping another man at a party was in a Rutherford County Courtroom this week.Investigative work by now ret.... Read More

UPDATE: New laws combatting human trafficking and aiding victims of domestic abuse and rape went into effect this past week

Jul 05, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Major legislation combatting human trafficking and strengthening protections for victims of rape and domestic violence are among 203 new laws that became effective lat.... Read More

Lifetime order of protection Now Available for Certain Crime Victims

Jul 05, 2021 at 08:31 am by WGNS

Under new legislation in Tennessee, a victim of a felony offense of assault, criminal homicide, attempted homicide, kidnapping, or sexual offenses may file a petition for a.... Read More

Murfreesboro Suspect Charged with Raping Man at a 2019 Party will Head to Trial Next Month

Jun 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

A 29-year-old man arrested 3-years ago in Murfreesboro for allegedly raping another man at a party will head to trial next month on July 13th. Investigative work by now reti.... Read More

UPDATE: Florida Pastor Accused of Rape in Murfreesboro Has Had Case Rescheduled 8-Times

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

We have another update to a story that you first heard in 2018 on WGNS RADIO.Reports indicate the Florida pastor accused of molesting two teen girls in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.... Read More

Former Winchester Police Officer Indicted on SIX Counts of Rape

Jun 14, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

About 50-miles down the road from Murfreesboro in the quiet town of Winchester, Tennessee, a former police officer has been arrested on multiple rape charges.Former Winchester.... Read More

UPDATE: Local Resident to Face Two Rape Charges and One Aggravated Rape Charge Next Month

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:53 pm by WGNS

39-Year old Smyrna, TN resident Ilaz Neziri is scheduled to be in court next month to face two counts of rape and one count of aggravated rape.Neziri was arrested under a seal.... Read More

FREE: Rape Aggression Defense Training for Girls and Women ages 14 and Up

Jun 09, 2021 at 11:01 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department will hold a Rape Aggression Defense Training program to include Basic Physical Defense techniques this September.The RAD Women class will ta.... Read More

30-Year-Old Man Accused of RAPE in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A 30-year-old in Murfreesboro has been arrested after allegations surfaced that he sexually assaulted a teenager. Murfreesboro Detectives investigated the accusations.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial Date Set for Florida Pastor Accused of Sexual Contact with two Murfreesboro Teenagers

May 24, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

A trial date has been set for a Florida pastor accused of molesting two teen girls in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.The investigation into Pastor David Rowan started in 2017 when th.... Read More

UPDATE: Tarek Mentouri Arrested on Sex Crimes Indictment

May 16, 2021 at 07:13 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Special Victims Division detectives today arrested Tarek Mentouri, 33, on a grand jury indictment charging him with eight counts of sexual battery, five counts of assa.... Read More

Rape Case Involving a child who would have been 12-years-old over 40-years ago, scheduled for court next month

May 13, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More