No Trial Date Set for Smyrna Woman Indicted for Second Degree Murder in Connection with 2021 Overdose Death

Feb 08, 2024 at 06:07 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - A three-year-old case involving the tragic overdose death of a woman at Sleep Inn, located on Highwood Blvd in Smyrna, has resurfaced with an upcoming st.... Read More

Proposed Changes Could Impact Smyrna's Court System and End Criminal Cases

Feb 08, 2024 at 03:48 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - In a move that could significantly alter the judicial landscape of Smyrna, officials are considering amendments that would end criminal proceedings for t.... Read More

If You Failed to Pay a Citation/Failed to Appear in Court for a Citation – You Could be Arrested

Feb 08, 2024 at 01:29 pm by WGNS News

A few folks who live in Rutherford or surrounding counties may find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they failed to appear in court or failed to pay a citation. Ac.... Read More

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Celebrates 20 Years of Service

Feb 08, 2024 at 12:34 pm by WGNS News

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is celebrating 20 years as Middle Tennessee’s first full-service children’s hospital and is commemorating.... Read More

TDCI’s Securities Division Urges: Protect Your Investments from “Pig Butchering” Scams

Feb 08, 2024 at 11:38 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (“TDCI”) Division of Securities is warning Tennessee consumers about the prevalence of so-called "Pig.... Read More

UPDATE: Services Planned for Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captain David Bricker

Feb 07, 2024 at 10:44 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, Tennessee - Engine 5 from the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department led a heartfelt journey from the Medical Examiner's Office in Nashville to the Ro.... Read More

Murfreesboro Detectives Appeal for Assistance in Identifying Attempted Burglary Suspect

Feb 06, 2024 at 09:42 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying an individual who attempted to use stolen keys to gain entry into the Tennessee Vape &a.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mourns the Loss of Veteran Fire Captain David Bricker

Feb 06, 2024 at 07:25 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The Murfreesboro community is in mourning following the sudden and heartbreaking loss of Captain David Bricker, a beloved member of the Murfreesboro Fire &a.... Read More

AAA: TN Gas Prices Rise Five Cents

Feb 05, 2024 at 01:26 pm by WGNS News

For the second week in a row, Tennessee gas prices have moved more expensive. Over last week, pump prices moved five cents more expensive, on average. The Tennessee.... Read More

Federal Grant to Expand Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services in Middle Tennessee

Feb 05, 2024 at 01:21 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a significant development, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), a federal department under the U.S. Department of Justice, announced expanded access.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Super Bowl Sunday Near Murfreesboro and Smyrna City Limits (w/audio)

Feb 05, 2024 at 06:25 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A sobriety checkpoint is planned for Rutherford County and Tennessee Highway Patrol State Troopers told WGNS NEWS... That checkpoint will be directly.... Read More

Gov. Lee Visited Texas-Mexican Border Sunday

Feb 04, 2024 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

(Texas-Mexico border) On Sunday (2/4/2024) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee traveled to Eagle Pass, Texas, to receive briefings on the most severe border crisis the United States h.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Seek Public's Assistance in Identifying Person of Interest in Motor Vehicle Theft

Feb 02, 2024 at 12:29 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - The Murfreesboro Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning in connection with a motor vehicle theft.... Read More

Uncertain Future for Nissan Production in Tennessee Sparks Concerns and Speculations

Feb 02, 2024 at 11:03 am by WGNS News

Smyrna, TN - Since its inception in 1983, the Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, has played a crucial role in the automotive history of both Rutherford County and the Japane.... Read More

Record Year for Vanderbilt Transplant Center Saves 739 Lives

Feb 01, 2024 at 11:32 am by WGNS News

  The Vanderbilt Transplant Center (VTC) established a new record in calendar year 2023 for total solid organ transplants, performing 739 lifesaving procedures among its.... Read More

Cryptocurrency Theft Leads to Multi-Agency Investigation and Arrest - More Victims Possible

Feb 01, 2024 at 09:50 am by WGNS News

POLK COUNTY – Special agents from the Cybercrime and Digital Evidence Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have concluded an extensive investigation into.... Read More

UPDATE: Single-Vehicle Accident in Rockvale Last Week

Jan 31, 2024 at 10:02 pm by WGNS News

Rockvale, TN - The tranquility of the Rockvale community was disrupted by a single-vehicle accident involving a 71-year-old man this past week. According to the Tennessee High.... Read More

UPDATED: 1-Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-24 in Rutherford County

Jan 31, 2024 at 08:44 pm by WGNS News

(UPDATE) Murfreesboro, TN - WGNS has an update on a severe multi-vehicle crash that unfolded on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County early Tuesday morning. The pre-sunrise .... Read More

Handgun Carry Permits in Tennessee: Murfreesboro's Growing Trend

Jan 31, 2024 at 07:19 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the period between August 3, 2023, and Monday, January 29, 2024, Murfreesboro has seen a lot of reports related to the unlawful use of firea.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Super Bowl Sunday in Rutherford County

Jan 31, 2024 at 06:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After this year's Super Bowl on Sunday, February 11, 2024, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers in Rutherford County plan to conduct a sobriety checkpoi.... Read More