UPDATE: Gunshots fired Outside of the Riverdale / Oakland High School Football Game

Oct 14, 2022 at 10:36 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Multiple gunshots were fired outside the Riverdale / Oakland High School football game on Friday night. Evidently, the shots were fired near the Riverd.... Read More

Police arrest three people on auto burglary, weapon, and drug charges

Oct 13, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest three men who were reportedly breaking into cars in the Rocky Lane area Sunday, Oct. 9. Two of the m.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Warns of More Phone Scams Using Deputies Names

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:51 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Criminals are falsely using Sheriff’s deputies’ names to terrify victims and convince the victims to send them money. A 35-year-old Ruther.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Murfreesboro Men Struggle for Suspects Gun in Nashville Gas Station Incident, Suspect and One Victim Shot

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

One Murfreesboro man was shot in Nashville early Monday morning and a second man, also from Murfreesboro, fired back at the suspect. As a result of the shooting, Metro Polic.... Read More

Rape Conviction Confirmed - Murfreesboro Man Added to TN Sex Offender Registry

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

WGNS confirmed the suspect in a 2020 rape investigation has officially been convicted on two counts of rape. 31-Year-old Joshua D. Walton of Murfreesboro was added to the Se.... Read More

Unknown subject accused of fraudulently spending over $6,500 on stolen credit card in Murfreesboro and La Vergne, TN

Jun 07, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are asking for residents to be on the lookout for a subject who has been labeled as a person of interest in a fraud case. The fraud is tied to the use.... Read More

Murfreesboro man facing rape charge - Past charges recently heard in court

Jun 02, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

We have more news on a subject who was arrested on Friday, May 27, 2022 in Rutherford County for rape. Joshua Walton was taken into custody on the same day that he was schedul.... Read More

Car Broken Into at Barfield Park - Stolen Credit Card Used at S. Church St. Kroger Store

Jun 02, 2022 at 07:05 am by WGNS

There’s another police case that local authorities’ believe the public’s help in identifying subjects caught on camera, could lead to an arrest.  MPD.... Read More

Arrest made after Thursday night fire in Rutherford County

May 27, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn) Just after 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, Rutherford County Fire & Rescue, Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department and the Lascassas Volunteer Fire Depar.... Read More

Suspect Wanted on Federal Charges Arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies and U.S. Marshals Task Force

May 27, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) A suspect wanted on federal charges was apprehended by Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputies and U.S. Marshals Task Force personnel on Thursday (5.... Read More

Black Ninja Motorcycle Stolen from Local Apartment Complex

May 27, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

A black Ninja was stolen in Murfreesboro… The black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle with black wheels that had thin neon green stripes on them was taken from the parking lot.... Read More

Suspect in Downtown Nashville Fentanyl case has past felony convictions in Rutherford and Davidson County

May 27, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

A man with previous felony convictions in Rutherford County has been arrested in Nashville. The suspect was one of several men arrested this past Friday night on fentanyl, coc.... Read More

Woman arrested after LaVergne License Plate Reader Notifies Police of Stolen Vehicle

May 27, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) One woman is behind bars after being arrested on Thursday (5/26/22), thanks to the La Vergne license plate reader system. The Blue Sentinel license plate r.... Read More

A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation in Murfreesboro leads to the indictment and arrest of a Florida man

May 25, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents from the Fl.... Read More

3-Teens arrested for allegedly robbing Murfreesboro man in downtown Nashville

May 16, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS

(Nashville, TN) A Murfreesboro man was robbed in one of the main tourist districts of Music City, but quick action by Metro Officers assigned to the Entertainment District in.... Read More

Two handguns recovered at school in nearby Bedford County

Feb 14, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Just 20-minutes down Highway 231 South in nearby Bedford County, authorities recovered two handguns.On Friday (Feb. 11, 2022), Bedford County SRO Cam Farrell received a tip of.... Read More

Former student accused of bringing gun to Riverdale basketball game - loaded gun recovered by SRO's

Feb 09, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County School Resource Officers quickly recovered a loaded handgun from a 16-year-old former Riverdale High School student during a basketball game Tuesday (Feb. 8,.... Read More

Aim for a Purpose Shooting Competition Fundraiser presented by Truist

Jan 18, 2022 at 08:57 pm by WGNS

Aim For A Purpose is the first fundraising event to be held at the new Outpost Armory located at 1132 Beasie Road in Murfreesboro. The upcoming event will be on Thursday,.... Read More

6-Months into new handgun carry laws in Tennessee and many still have questions

Jan 05, 2022 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

  Since the passage of the permit-less carry law passed and went into effect last year in July, there are still questions and confusion over the matter.With the law chan.... Read More