Double the Fatal Accidents in 2020 for Rutherford County Compared to 2019

Jan 11, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Despite less drivers on the road in 2020 due to the COVID Pandemic, there have been twice as many fatal accidents...That was Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer L.... Read More

UPDATE: Fatal Shooting in Murfreesboro at Campus Crossing Apartments

Dec 07, 2020 at 10:49 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) - UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police detectives continue to investigate a shooting that left one man dead and another one injured at Campus Crossings Apartments t.... 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

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

Early Saturday Morning Fatal Shooting Near Student Apartments

Oct 24, 2020 at 10:17 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Another fatal shooting near college student apartments. Around 12:50AM early Saturday (10/24/2020) morning, a man was found in his car with a gunshot wound at t.... Read More

UPDATE: Victim of fatal single-vehicle crash identified

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The man who died in a single-vehicle crash on N. Rutherford Blvd. Wednesday, Sept. 2, has been identified as 59-year old Ricky Allen Thomas o.... Read More

Murfreesboro man dies in a single-vehicle crash

Sep 03, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A Murfreesboro man died in single-vehicle crash Wednesday, Sept. 2.Murfreesboro Police Department officers responded to the crash on N. Ruthe.... Read More

UPDATE: 42 Year old man dies in I-24 Accident near Joe B. Jackson Pkwy

Aug 21, 2020 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

An accident on Interstate 24 at mile marker 86, 2 miles past the Joe B. Jackson interchange has left one man dead. The wreck occurred earlier this week on August 19, 2020.Shaw.... Read More

UPDATE: Fatal Accident on I-840 Tuesday

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on a fatal accident that occurred on I-840 at the Triune exit on Tuesday evening (8/18/20 at 5:24PM).The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed that 30-year.... Read More

ANTIOCH: Driver and Passenger Facing Two Counts of Vehicular Homicide for Sunday's Crash on Bell Road

Aug 20, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

In Antioch, arrest warrants charging two counts of vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular assault, driving without a license and no proof of insurance have been issued.... Read More

New report finds 41.0% killed in Tennessee car accidents weren't wearing seat belts

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:00 am by scott

The number of motor vehicle fatalities has been trending down for decades, driven in large part by more people wearing seat belts. In 2004, more than 19,000 occupants killed i.... Read More