The American Heart Association responds to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Re.... Read More

Gov. Lee Grants Temporary Death Penalty Reprieve

Jul 18, 2020 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has issued a temporary waving of an execution. Governor Lee said, “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve.... Read More

VA nurse receives VA Secretary’s top award

Jul 17, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Kelly Drumright, MSN, RN, CNL, CCRN-CMC, CSC, as the national winner of the 2020 VA Secretary’s Award for Excellen.... Read More

Alleged Police Impersonator Now Facing Federal Charge

Jul 16, 2020 at 10:39 am by WGNS

In Nashville, two stolen police car two-way radios, a stolen fire department portable radio, stolen government license plates, and a black Ford Taurus outfitted to look exactl.... Read More

Unemployment Claims down by 3,400 in Tennessee

Jul 16, 2020 at 10:25 am by WGNS

The numbers for those filing unemployment in Tennessee continue to go up and down. According to the Labor and Workforce Development Department, at the close of this past week.... Read More

Man Jailed in Rutherford County indicted on murder charges in Nashville

Jul 16, 2020 at 10:06 am by WGNS

A man jailed in Rutherford County in connection to a murder locally, has been indicted in a 2017 Nashville murder case.22 Year old Albert Mustapha has been charged with two co.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Enforcement of Mask Wearing Begins

Jul 15, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

In nearby Nashville where mask wearing is mandatory, the Metro Nashville Police Department has started active enforcement of the Health Department’s mandatory mask order.... Read More

September BORO PRIDE Event Cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19

Jul 13, 2020 at 11:05 am by WGNS

BoroPride, an event that was scheduled to take place this year is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. The event was scheduled for September 19th in Murfreesboro.Ac.... Read More

COLD CASE: 2016 Murder Suspect Still on the Run from Police

Jul 13, 2020 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Authorities are still searching for a 2016 murder suspect. With more, here is Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones…The suspect goes by the name Romulo Her.... Read More

Lawmakers announce art grants for Rutherford County

Jul 13, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

State Senators Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro) and Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) along with Representatives Charlie Baum (R-Murfreesboro), Tim Rudd (R-Murfreesboro), Bryan Terry (.... Read More

AS OF MONDAY (7/13/2020): Facial Coverings Required in the Rutherford County Judicial Building

Jul 13, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A new rule now requires anyone entering the Rutherford County Judicial building to wear a face covering. This new rule is for everyone, regardless of if they have a court ap.... Read More

Deadline Extended Until July 27 for Families to Apply for Pandemic Food Assistance

Jul 13, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Convicted of Murder in TX Twice facing Murder Charges in Murfreesboro, TN

Jul 10, 2020 at 09:42 am by WGNS

UPDATE: A March 31, 2019 murder case is progressing through the court system after a hearing this past June. 54-year old Martin Benito Montemayor is charged with the first deg.... Read More

1st Step To Move Forrest's Bust Approved

Jul 09, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  After years of controversy, the State Capitol Commission voted 9-2 to remove the bust from the Tennessee State Capitol and place the bronze casting in t.... Read More

Helping Homeless gain Housing in Murfreesboro

Jul 09, 2020 at 12:31 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Cold Patrol continues to help the homeless in our community. Margaritta Scroggins told WGNS News the Cold Patrol recently helped her get into housing...Scrogg.... Read More

Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County and throughout Tennessee

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Tennesseans are filing for unemployment in record numbers, yet a new report from the Sycamore Institute says the state’s unemployment benefits and related employer taxes.... Read More

WANTED: Joseph Dewayne Dunlap Wanted for the Nashville Murder of Golden Hairston

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Nashville authorities are on the lookout for a murder suspect and have released a photo of the wanted man to the media. The Nashville South Precinct detectives are asking.... Read More

Tennessee State Museum has Reopened

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee State Museum reopened to the public on July 1, 2020. The state museum is a place where you can experience Tennessee history, art, and culture from the state&rsqu.... Read More

Leave A Legacy Event with Football Legend Eddie George Postponed to March 2021

Jul 07, 2020 at 12:14 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – In the wake of the Coronavirus Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) has decided to postpone the 5th Annual Leave A Legacy event fe.... Read More

Saint Thomas Offers New Way to Connect with Loved Ones in Hospital

Jul 07, 2020 at 11:34 am by WGNS

As hospitals around the globe fight to keep communities safe by tightening visitation policies, many patients have been unable to see their loved ones' faces for weeks or even.... Read More