NASHVILLE: Man Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Massage Clients Jailed for Practicing without a License

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Special Victims Division Human Trafficking Detectives today charged 33-year-old Tarek Mentouri with felony impersonation of a licensed professional.Mentouri’s massage li.... Read More

AAA Survey: As April 20th Nears, Are Users of Marijuana Taking More Risks Behind the Wheel

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:27 am by WGNS

With 4/20 rapidly approaching, AAA is issuing a warning about the dangers of driving impaired. New AAA research suggests that users of both alcohol and marijuana (not necessar.... Read More

Weight Loss through the Saint Thomas Bariatric Program and Bariatric Surgery

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:16 am by Producer

Dr. Stephen Allen Rich talks about the Saint Thomas Bariatric Program Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Rich is located in Murfreesboro and helps a wide variety of local residents with w.... Read More

UPDATE: Mother and Daughter Killed in Lebanon, TN, Allegedly by Estranged Husband

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update to the shooting that left two dead in nearby Lebanon, TN on Monday.The Lebanon Police Department has confirmed the identities of the victims as 31-year-old.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Investigation Continuing into Man Arrested for Kidnapping a 9-Year-Old Girl After Unlawfully Entering Her Apartment

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:18 am by WGNS

In Nashville, Youth Services detectives continue to investigate Saturday evening’s especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary case. Metro Police say t.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More

Suspect in Lebanon, TN Double Murder found Dead in Nashville

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

See the updated story HERE PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:In nearby Lebanon, TN, two people are dead following a shooting that took place on Monday morning.Suspect Shaun R. Varsos e.... Read More

Convicted Rutherford County Sex Offender Appeals his 10-Year Prison Sentence - Courts Denied Appeal

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

There has been an appeal filed with the courts in a local rape case… a rape that took place five years ago.In 2016, a Lascassas man was indicted on three counts of aggr.... Read More

Average Fuel Prices and Possible Changes for April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

Tennessee State Library and Archives to Host Open House for New Building

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee State Library and Archives is hosting an open house on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT in their new building on Bicentennial Mall at the intersection.... Read More

Over 4,000 Children in Our Area are in need of Foster Parents

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Foster parents are in low supply right now, partly due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. But, there is no shortage of children in need of a loving family in Rutherford County&.... Read More

Rail-Lines Between Atlanta and Nashville (Passing Through Murfreesboro) Could Become Reality

Apr 06, 2021 at 09:12 pm by WGNS

Imagine hopping on a train in Murfreesboro to catch an Atlanta Braves Game. Or, jumping on a train in the 'Boro to take in a Titans game in nearby Nashville... Both options co.... Read More

REMINDER FOR CAR ENTHUSIAST: MTSU Helping with Indycar Race in Downtown Nashville

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Indycar racing will soon be in Middle Tennessee and our local university is involved in the race. The cars will zoom through the city streets of downtown Nashville with the in.... Read More

UPDATE: Bonnaroo Announces Jason Aldean will Perform Two Nights in May

Apr 06, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

Organizers with The Bonnaroo Farm have announced an addition to its Concerts on The Farm Series.Multi-Platinum entertainer Jason Aldean will return to the live music scene for.... Read More

Alleged Drug Distribution and Organized Crime leads to 37-Indictments, 4-From Rutherford County

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County residents are tied to a federal indictment that was unsealed this past Friday.According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the indictment charged 27 ind.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program

Apr 01, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants to remindTennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality pr.... Read More

UPDATE: The COVID Pandemic in Rutherford County

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS Continues to follow the COVID-19 trend locally and it appears as if the COVID Pandemic continues to show a slowing trend.  This is important news as this time last y.... Read More

Special Kids Seeks New "Nurse Manager"

Mar 29, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

The Special Kids campus is now looking to fill one of their most critical leadership positions, the non-profit is searching to hire a new "nurse manager" to oversee the n.... Read More

Tennessee bill says high school athletes must compete as gender they were born

Mar 29, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly gave final approval to legislation that claims to protect the competitive balance of women’s sports last week.House Bill.... Read More

Veteran program in Murfreesboro earns rare achievements

Mar 26, 2021 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO - Tennessee Valley Healthcare System’s substance abuse and post-traumatic treatment center earned three-year accreditation for its health care services from.... Read More