Local Lawyer Wanted on Rape Charges Reportedly Kills Himself

Sep 11, 2020 at 08:57 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations has confirmed that attorney David Whelan has committed suicide.Whelan, who practiced law in the Murfreesboro area,.... Read More

Rutherford County Attorney facing Multiple Rape Charges still nowhere to be found

Sep 09, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – The Rutherford County attorney who was investigated by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and later charged with multiple counts of.... Read More

Change in Law Dealing with Sentencing for Child Rapist

Sep 08, 2020 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

A recent change in criminal law dealing with sexual offenses against children will impact how some rapist are sentenced after being found guilty. Rutherford County District At.... Read More

UPDATED: Man who Raped 85-Year-old Murfreesboro Woman in 2017 Found Guilty in Court

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A serial rapist who carried out multiple sexual attacks in Tennessee was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the rape of an elderly Murfreesboro woman. “This wa.... Read More

90 Miles East of Murfreesboro, Man Charged with over 16 Sex Related Offenses

Aug 06, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

About 90 miles East of Murfreesboro, a Pikeville, Tennessee man was arrested on multiple sex offense charges. A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau.... Read More

Chattanooga man Charged with Rape of a Child, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Jul 31, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Chattanooga man on multiple counts, including rape.... Read More

Appeal filed by Murfreesboro Sex Offender Denied

Jul 22, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

An appeal filed in the case of a registered sex offender who was arrested in Rutherford County has been denied. The case involves a man by the name of Matthew Whitehair who fi.... Read More

Appeal filed in Rutherford County Rape Case where Victim was Murdered 1 Week After her Testimony

Jul 15, 2020 at 09:15 am by scott

The Tennessee Appeals Court in Nashville will hear a Rutherford County case over a live internet stream this week.The case deals with an appeal that focuses on the admissibili.... Read More

Metro Nashville Police ask for help in locating a rape suspect

Jul 02, 2020 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

Nashville Metro Police are asking for the publics assistance in locating a man accused of attacking and raping a female. An arrest warrant charging attempted aggravated rape h.... Read More

Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

Jun 30, 2020 at 02:54 pm by scott

BEDFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Bedford County Deputy, charged with a sexu.... Read More

Man Accused of Raping a Murfreesboro Child Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

Jun 29, 2020 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a man who calls Murfreesboro home who was arrested for the rape of child late last year (2019).36-year-old Jose M. Secaida was captured in October of 201.... Read More