Man who raped 12-year-old girl in Murfreesboro to remain in prison - Appeal denied

Apr 12, 2022 at 06:44 pm by WGNS

A man convicted on three counts of “Rape of a Child” in Rutherford County has appealed his case with the Court of Criminal Appeals.50-Year-old Derrick Himes was co.... Read More

The District Attorney's Show - a look at unsolved crimes, current court cases and more

Mar 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On Friday morning's Action Line, WGNS was joined by the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office for their monthly District Attorney's Show. Host J. Paul Newman, who.... Read More

100th Episode of the Rutherford County District Attorney's Show on WGNS Radio

Feb 04, 2022 at 09:22 am by Producer

Friday (02/04/2022) marked the 100th Episode of the Rutherford County District Attorney's Show on WGNS Radio, hosted on the first Friday of each month by retired Rutherford Co.... Read More

UPDATE: Haynes Drive Woman Pleads Guilty to Att. Aggravated Child Abuse Charge after 2016 Death of Stepson

Jan 10, 2022 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

    A woman who was arrested after the May 2016 death of her stepson, appeared before Rutherford County Circuit Court Judge Barry Tidwell on Monday (Jan. 10, 2022).... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:47 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Patty Oeser earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.... Read More

UPDATE: Community and City Staff to pay respects to Det. Lt. Stolinsky on Murfreesboro Road Tuesday

Nov 16, 2021 at 09:07 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne) The community paid their respects to La Vergne Detective Lieutenant Stolinsky outside of Police headquarters on Tuesday. His police department vehicle was position.... Read More

La Vergne Releases Visitation, Memorial Service Arrangements for Det. Lt. Stolinsky

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:13 pm by WGNS

Visitation and memorial service arrangements for Detective Lieutenant Kevin Stolinsky, who has been promoted posthumously, have been released. The visitations will take place.... Read More

Local Bank Fraud Case with Ties in Illinois and Minnesota

Nov 03, 2021 at 12:18 pm by WGNS

Detectives need assistance identifying a woman wanted for questioning in a bank fraud case.A Murfreesboro resident filed two police reports with MPD about multiple fraudulent.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Posing as Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

A man posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective scammed a woman of $750 after telling her a warrant was issued against her for missing federal jury duty, a deput.... Read More

North Carolina Woman Charged with Solicitation of Minor to Observe Sexual Conduct by Rutherford County Detective

Jul 26, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

A North Carolina woman was charged with three sexual-related charges of a 15-year-old Rutherford County juvenile she met online, a sheriff’s detective said.Christie Wigh.... Read More

Suspect in Credit Card Fraud Wanted by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Jul 12, 2021 at 10:57 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is on the search for a man accused of credit card fraud.Detectives released photos of the suspect accused of fraudulently using a.... Read More

Appeal Filed by Registered Sex Offender in Rockvale, TN Case will Not Move Forward

May 26, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

A man who received an eight year sentence after being convicted of aggravated sexual battery and sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means in a Rutherford County Co.... Read More

SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Man Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and More in Rutherford County

May 10, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fifty-three charges of sexual crimes involving girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man this past Friday (5/7/2021)..... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Jailed for Nashville Murder

Mar 12, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

Homicide Unit detectives in Nashville have arrested a Murfreesboro man in connection to a February 9th murder.24-year old Isahia Gooch of Murfreesboro, recently turned himself.... Read More

Local Detective Graduates from National Forensics Academy

Feb 01, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s Detective Joseph Duncan graduated from the 10-week UT National Forensics Academy where he improved his skills in death investigations and crime scene investiga.... Read More

OPINION: WGNS Takes a look at the Sudden Retirement of a long time SVU Detective in Murfreesboro

Jan 28, 2021 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

A Murfreesboro Detective who worked with victims of sexual abuse involving rape elected to retire from the police department after a recent hearing was held. It is a detective.... Read More