65-Year-old man charged with attempted second-degree murder

May 05, 2022 at 06:45 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) A husband was charged with attempted second-degree murder Thursday (05/05/22) after he allegedly stabbed his wife Sunday, a sheriff’s deputy repo.... Read More

La Vergne Police Department Searches for Theft Suspect

May 05, 2022 at 10:01 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a suspect in a package theft investigation.The theft happened on April 27. The packag.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins continue to rise in Murfreesboro and Nashville

May 05, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Car burglaries continue to be a problem in the Murfreesboro area. Larry Flowers, Public Information Officer for the Murfreesboro Police Department, surprisingly said…Po.... Read More

Stewarts Creek competing in new sub-aquatic robotics contest

May 04, 2022 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Stewarts Creek Robotics has launched a new division in its robotics program and will compete in a regional competition in two week.  The team of 22 high school and m.... Read More

MTSU’s spring Class of 2022 readying for May 7 commencement in Murphy Center

May 04, 2022 at 07:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s 2,475-plus members of the first Class of 2022 and their supporters are.... Read More

Op-Ed: Take time to encourage!

May 04, 2022 at 07:45 pm by WGNS

Take time to encourage!  by David Coggin, Barnabas Vision I believe Rutherford County is one of the most encouraging and giving communities in the world, but we are.... Read More

Over $8,000 allegedly spent on stolen credit card at local electronics store

May 04, 2022 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) A shopping spree that added up to more than $8,000 has police looking for clues in hopes of nabbing the subjects who used a stolen credit card at Best Buy o.... Read More

Garth Brooks II arrested in La Vergne, Tennessee

Apr 28, 2022 at 12:44 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, TN) Garth Brooks II was arrested in Rutherford County early Thursday morning. La Vergne, TN Police told WGNS NEWS the arrest happened because of their license pl.... Read More

Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Returns to Murfreesboro - Scheduled to be held at Embassy Suites

Apr 20, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS

Due to the COVID Pandemic, there has not been a Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast in about 3-years. That said, this year’s event in Murfreesboro is expected to be heavily a.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police launches ‘Junior Officer Summer Camp’ for local kids

Apr 15, 2022 at 11:24 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (April 15, 2022) - Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) is launching a Junior Officer Summer Camp for children ages eight to 12 as a way of getti.... Read More

Local NAACP Awards Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputies with Jerry Anderson Hero Award

Apr 15, 2022 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earned the Jerry Anderson Hero Award from the Murfreesboro Chapter of the NAACP.MLK Breakfast Celebration Committee Chair Carol.... Read More

TN Senator from Murfreesboro expands the eligibility for commercial / professional licenses

Apr 14, 2022 at 04:05 pm by WGNS

On Thursday, the Tennessee State Senate voted twenty to seven, passing Workforce Expansion Bill (SB2464) sponsored by Republican State Senator Shane Reeves of Murfreesboro. Th.... Read More

MPD: Police trying to determine the identity of two "Persons of Interest" in Murfreesboro Theft Case

Apr 14, 2022 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, police are asking the community to Be On the Lookout for two subjects who are “Persons of Interest” in a burglary case.MPD Public Information Offi.... Read More
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Toyota Prius collides with truck on I-24 - - All airbags deployed, no injuries

Apr 10, 2022 at 11:21 am by WGNS

The wreck evidently looked much worse than it was, according to the drivers of cars that passed-by the accident scene on April 9, 2022. All airbags were deployed in a 2021 Toy.... Read More
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UPDATE: City Council approves Legacy Sports and Entertainment zoning request - Massive sports facility on Broad St. at I-840

Apr 07, 2022 at 10:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, April 7, on first reading to approve the plan of services, annexation and zoning requests f.... Read More
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Life-Saving Stroke Intervention Offered in Rutherford County for the First Time

Apr 05, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

On Tuesday (04/05/22), Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford became the first healthcare facility in Rutherford County to offer a potentially life-saving stroke interven.... Read More

Local theft of a wallet turns into an identity theft and attempted fraud case

Apr 04, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS

  Identity theft continues to plague citizens both locally and across the globe. A 2021 article by Experian, a credit reporting agency, shows that identity theft affects.... Read More

Body of unidentified female found in Antioch

Mar 23, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

UPDATE: The woman found deceased by a passerby on Mt. View Road Sunday night has been positively identified as Jessica Hope Elkins, 33, of Nashville.In Antioch, the Metro Poli.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Well over 100-years ago, the first radio signal travelled across the English Channel

Mar 21, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

123-Years ago, the first radio signal was sent across the English Channel... with more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss... Scroll down for more on this story and Dr..... Read More

MTSU professor lands $950K in grants to study crime trends during COVID, human trafficking prevention

Mar 16, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU associate criminal justice administration professor Ben Stickle took six-years’ worth of policing experience fr.... Read More