This Week is Child Passenger Safety Week

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13 in America. The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) strives to reduce serious injuries and fata.... Read More

Conference in Murfreesboro to help those who have lost a loved one

Sep 21, 2020 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

REMINDER: A free grief conference will take place in Murfreesboro on September 25th and 26th at Calvary Baptist Church. The event is open to anyone who has lost a loved one&he.... Read More

UPDATE: No Charges in "Misunderstanding" of Reported Attempted Abduction of 2 Year Old

Aug 17, 2020 at 10:21 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Nashville Metro Police now say it was all a misunderstanding, in referring to a situation where at first authorities thought more was going on when a man allegedly app.... Read More

Registered Sex Offender from Christiana, TN and Former Murfreesboro Band Teacher to see new trial after Appeal

Aug 17, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A Christiana man by the name of LaVar Jernigan who is a convicted sex offender will see a new trial in the future.In 2013, Jernigan was arrested outside of Hobgood Elementary.... Read More

Child killed in LaVergne Accident on Sunday

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:49 am by WGNS

In La Vergne,  a child was killed in an auto accident on Sunday just before noon. Reports indicate the child was one year old. La Vergne Police indicate that an uncle ra.... 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

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

The Family Center Recognizes RCCWC Leaders as "Change Agents for Children"

Jun 20, 2020 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN –The Family Center (TFC) of Tennessee, whose mission is to “break multigenerational cycles of child abuse, neglect, and trauma”, recent.... Read More