Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

UPDATE: Carry a Handgun Without a Permit and Buy a Gun Safe Without Paying Taxes

Jun 04, 2021 at 08:09 am by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the new gun carry bill that will allow Tennessee Residents to carry a handgun without a permit.Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna, TN co.... Read More

Investigation into Gun at Stewarts Creek High School in Rutherford County

May 25, 2021 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

UPDATED:  Students at Stewarts Creek High School in Smyrna were secured while school resource officers quickly removed a handgun from a student’s backpack this.... Read More

More Reports of Road Rage in Middle Tennessee

May 25, 2021 at 11:36 am by WGNS

As the temperatures heat up, so does the road rage.In nearby Franklin, TN, a man is accused of pointing a handgun at another motorist. The incident occurred on May 11th at app.... Read More

BEDFORD COUNTY: 6-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Gun Accident

May 12, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

A 6-year old boy is dead after Shelbyville police say he accidentally shot himself in the head on Monday, May 10th.According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Shelbyville poli.... Read More

UPDATE: Gun Confiscated from Student Vehicle at Oakland High School

Apr 28, 2021 at 10:17 am by WGNS

A gun was confiscated from a student’s car Tuesday (4/27/21) at Oakland High School, after an administrator noticed the car was parked illegally and appeared to hav.... Read More

UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks and Sen. Sara Kyle propose to eliminate gun-safe tax

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, and State Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis, today announced bipartisan legislation that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store t.... Read More

UPDATE: Carrying a Handgun in Tennessee Could Soon be Easier

Mar 22, 2021 at 07:07 am by WGNS

State Senator Shane Reeves of Murfreesboro recently noted that the bill aimed at allowing Tennessee residents to exercise their constitutional right to carry firearms without.... Read More

Police searching for man who pulled gun on drive-thru worker over refund

Mar 11, 2021 at 01:11 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are still in search of the man who allegedly threatened a Hardee’s employee with a gun at the drive.... Read More

Some Elected Officials Pushing for Constitutional Right to Carry Firearm

Mar 02, 2021 at 09:14 am by Producer

Tennessee House Republican leadership last week presented legislation making Tennessee the 19th state in the nation to enact a constitutional right to carry law. House Bill 78.... Read More

Rutherford County: Two People Suffer from Gunshot Wounds in Tuesday Night Domestic Assault

Feb 17, 2021 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

Two people suffered gunshot wounds during a domestic assault Tuesday night on Gum Puckett Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.SWAT team deputies apprehend.... Read More

Major Gun Theft of Over 40 Guns in Franklin, TN

Feb 02, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

Just over the county line in nearby Williamson County, the Franklin Gun Shop was broken into and some 41 firearms stolen. The burglary occurred on January 28, 2021. The Lakevi.... Read More

Christiana Middle School sixth-grader expelled, arrested for possession of unloaded gun

Jan 11, 2021 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

The student did not make any threats against other students and did not possess any ammunitionA sixth-grader at Christiana Middle School was arrested and expelled today after.... Read More

Amazon Robbed At Gunpoint

Dec 21, 2020 at 07:50 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A female Amazon driver is robbed by two armed men around 1:18PM Monday afternoon (12/21/2020). The culprits stole her van full of packages in broad daylig.... Read More

TN Firearms Assoc. Report Highlights Proposed Bill to Expand Individual's Capacity to Defend Home and Property

Nov 20, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Report Released by John Harris, Executive Director of the Tennessee Firarms Association:Rep. Jay D. Reedy has filed House Bill 0011 which proposes a major change in Tennessee.... 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

Shots Fired Call sends police to North Highland Avenue and Huntington Drive

Oct 15, 2020 at 05:40 pm by WGNS

WGNS received a “Shots Fired” call on Tuesday evening from a resident in the area of North Highland Avenue near Northfield Boulevard. A caller also phoned police a.... Read More

Suspects in Classified Ad Murder to Face Rutherford County Courts THURSDAY (October 15, 2020)

Oct 14, 2020 at 07:21 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Two suspects accused of killing 17-year-old Yudjy Cherubin in LaVergne will face the courts next month. Bryan Berry and Marquez Hughes were both juveniles when they al.... Read More

UPDATE: Possible gun found on Wednesday Could be Tied to April 2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting

Sep 23, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A gun found near a local roadway on Wednesday morning (9/23/20) maybe tied to the shooting that took place on Veterans Parkway this past April, according to an undisclosed sou.... Read More