Officer applies tourniquet to control bleeding of shooting victim; police searching for the shooter and get-away vehicle

Jun 15, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Quick thinking by a Murfreesboro Police Department officer may have helped save the life of a shooting victim on Sunday, June 13. The off.... Read More

TN Department of Treasury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2021 Media Contact: Shelli King 615-532-8025 Shelli.King@tn.gov Tennessee Treasury Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Ap

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Treasury is joining organizations across the country April 18 - 24 in recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week to raise awareness of v.... Read More

Custody Rights More Clear for Child Born from Victim of Rape in TN

Apr 06, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Tennessee lawmakers passed legislation protecting victims of aggravated statutory rape and statutory rape by an authority figure in the House last week.House Bill 326 adds agg.... Read More

New Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program Would Provide Funding for Secure, Comfortable Locations for Victims in Courtroom Setting

Mar 23, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

[Rutherford and Cannon Counties] – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Senate Bill 513 – “Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program.”   T.... Read More

Secretary of State Launches Protect Your Address. Protect Yourself. Campaign for National Stalking Awareness and Human Trafficking Prevention Months

Jan 04, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

In time for National Stalking Awareness Month and National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, which are recognized each January, the Secretary of State’s of.... 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

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