Officer Involved Shooting in LaVergne - Alleged Shooter Dead, Police K9 Dead

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:24 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: One suspect is dead and now a K-9 officer (Police Dog) has been reported as deceased, all due to a shooting that happened on Tuesday, November 17th.Reports indicate th.... Read More

Middle Tennessean Gives Mom a KIDNEY for her Birthday

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

Longtime Antioch resident Geraldean Smith celebrated her 66th birthday on September 30th. Her most memorable present? A kidney donated by her son, 42-year-old Howard Smith Jr..... Read More

Tennessee Selected for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Pilot Program

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:38 am by WGNS

Tennessee has been selected as one of four states to participate in a pilot program for delivery of the Pfizer Inc. COVID-19 vaccine now under development. This program is des.... Read More

Father Charged with Vehicular Homicide and Felony Child Abuse for Crash that Killed His 4-Month-Old Son

Nov 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Malcolm Hensley, 21, is now jailed on charges of vehicular homicide and felony aggravated child abuse in connection with this morning’s single-car crash on Bell Road nea.... Read More

Three Arrested Following Hours-Long Standoff in La Vergne

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:50 am by WGNS

A wanted person out of Sumner County was one of three people arrested in La Vergne overnight after an hours-long standoff with police.Around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16 t.... Read More

Property Values are UP in Smyrna and LaVergne Areas, which will equal an increase in what Property Owners Pay in Taxes

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Property owners in the LaVergne and Smyrna area are about to see an increase in what they pay for property taxes, due to increased property values. These increases will be fel.... Read More

Nursing Homes See Record Number Of New COVID Cases / Rutherford County has HIGH Community Spread Rate

Nov 17, 2020 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th.... Read More

LaVergne Man Killed in Monday Morning's 4-Vehicle Crash on Murfreesboro Pike

Nov 17, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Speeding is a primary contributing factor in Monday (11/16/20) morning’s four-vehicle crash on Murfreesboro Pike near Mt. View Road that claimed the life of one driver.T.... Read More

Teacher Shortage to have an impact Locally and Throughout Tennessee

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Bobbi Lussier (pronounced LOO-sher), executive director of professional laboratory experiences in the MTSU College of Education, told WGNS NEWS that more teachers are needed i.... Read More

Tennessee moves to 8th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices, on average, are up two cents this week - breaking a four week streak of declines. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.87 which.... Read More

UPDATE: 4-Month-Old Fatally Injured in Early Morning Single-Car Crash this past Friday

Nov 16, 2020 at 09:55 am by WGNS

The father of a 4-month-old boy fatally injured in this past Friday's (11/13/20) 1:50 a.m. single-vehicle crash on Bell Road near Couchville Pike is saying that a deer cr.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

Tennessee Counties Without Mask Requirements Have Higher COVID-19 Death Toll Per Capita

Nov 13, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

As of November 12th, Rutherford County has 1,610 active COVID-19 cases. Since the start of the Pandemic, Rutherford County has seen 14,425 total cases and 129 deaths. Currentl.... Read More

FREE FOOD and FREE Masks to fight COVID-19 This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Nov 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

THIS SATURDAY: Free hot meals and free medical masks will be handed out this Saturday (Nov. 14th) in Murfreesboro. The free mask to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and the f.... Read More

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic

Nov 12, 2020 at 04:25 pm by WGNS

Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to AAA Travel, effects of the COVID-19 pandem.... Read More

No Charges Filed against Murfreesboro Man who Accidently Struck Pedestrian in Nashville

Nov 12, 2020 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

No charges are being filed against a Murfreesboro resident who accidently struck and killed a pedestrian in Nashville on Wednesday evening. Metro Police say that 45-year old C.... Read More

MTSU, Music City Grand Prix sign agreement; university to provide eco-friendly concrete mixes for barriers, pit row

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:17 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO Tenn. — Officials from MTSU and the new Music City Grand Prix signed a partnership Monday, Nov. 9, allowing the university’s acclaimed concrete progra.... Read More

Suspect allegedly used Kik app in Tennessee child porn case

Nov 09, 2020 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Technical Services Unit have arrested and charged a Hohenwald man accused of possessing and transmitting chil.... Read More

Nashville Police Ask: Do you Recognize these Subjects?

Nov 05, 2020 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

In nearby Nashville, North Precinct detectives are aiming to figure out the name of a subject who was caught on camera previous to firing multiple gunshots. The incident occur.... Read More

Early Voting Numbers HIGH in Rutherford County

Oct 26, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Early and Absentee voters have turned out in big numbers during early voting periods for Rutherford County.According to Tre Hargett the Secretary of State, 89,445 votes have b.... Read More