Rutherford County

WGNS Radio Tower / Transmitter Without Power - Multiple Addresses Impacted by Random Outages Friday

Jun 17, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE - Back at Full Power: The WGNS Radio Tower and Transmitter were without power Friday afternoon, after strong winds downed trees on the electric lines leading to.... Read More

Arson Suspect in Mobile Home Fire Scheduled for Criminal Hearing in Rutherford County Courts

Jun 16, 2022 at 05:14 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — An 18-year-old charged with arson after an investigation by the Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office reportedly determined a mobile ho.... Read More

Another Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card Case in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2022 at 08:39 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives need assistance identifying a person of interest in another fraudulent use of a credit card case. This one occurred on May 16th. The victim in the c.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More

La Vergne Police make arrest, thanks to their license plate reader system

Jun 14, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Another arrest has been made in Rutherford County, thanks to the handy electronic work of a specialized license plate reader. The arrest of two adults, foll.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Opens New Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program

Jun 14, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — TrustPoint Hospital, one of middle Tennessee’s leading behavioral health treatment centers, is expanding its levels of care with a new intens.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Concerns and Suggestions by Rutherford County - Continue

Jun 13, 2022 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) - The struggle over what to do with the aging Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County continues, but concerns by both the city and county may not be pr.... Read More

Arts Group Meets 5PM Tuesday at MTSU

Jun 11, 2022 at 10:16 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The June Rutherford Arts Alliance meeting will be in MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery from 5:00 to 6:00PM on Tuesday afternoon, June 14, 2022. The gues.... Read More

"Rock Burglar" Case in Murfreesboro Remains OPEN as Metro Police in Nashville Make Arrests in the "Sledgehammer Crew" Burglaries

Jun 11, 2022 at 12:32 am by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, police continue to investigate the serial criminal dubbed the “Rock Burglar,” who is accused of breaking into more than 30-businesses. Meanwhile.... Read More

New Stroke Procedure Saves Rutherford County Woman's Life

Jun 09, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

According to the CDC, someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 40 seconds. Carmen Rodriguez, 79, is now a member of that group. It was the evening of May 15th when.... Read More

US Marshals Make Arrests In Shelbyville

Jun 09, 2022 at 02:13 pm by WGNS

(SHELBYVILLE, TN) In neighboring Shelbyville, TN on Tuesday (6/7/2022), members of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Shelbyville Police Department, and the United S.... Read More

MTSU Daniels Center, Nashville Superspeedway team up to honor veterans

Jun 09, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nashville Superspeedway and the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University announced a.... Read More

Rutherford County records a 3.3% Divorce Rate in 2020 and 3.7% Divorce Rate in 2019

Jun 08, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn) – The divorce rate is high across the country, which continues to cause problems for not only children, but adults as well. Across the entire s.... Read More

The Racing Returns to the Nashville Superspeedway on the Rutherford / Wilson County Line

Jun 07, 2022 at 08:46 am by WGNS

It’s almost time for the NASCAR races to return to the Nashville Superspeedway that literally sits on the Rutherford / Wilson County line off of I-840. Erik Moses, Presi.... Read More

2022 Leader U Conference that Focuses on Education is being held TODAY (Tue. June 7, 2022) at MTSU

Jun 07, 2022 at 05:30 am by WGNS

JC Bowman, Executive Director of the Professional Educators of Tennessee told WGNS about the Leader U 2022 Conference that focuses on education being held at MT.... Read More

Adult Detention Center earns state certification for sixth consecutive time

Jun 06, 2022 at 06:14 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Adult Detention Center earned state certification for the sixth time in six years by the Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI), Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh s.... Read More
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Pedestrian Dies...Hit by SUV on MLK Blvd.

Jun 03, 2022 at 07:28 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A pedestrian who was attempting to cross Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard around 6:50PM Friday night (6/3/2022) was hit by an SUV. The man was p.... Read More
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Friday Lunchtime Swift Water Rescue of 2-Teens from Stones River

Jun 03, 2022 at 05:39 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Around lunchtime Friday (6/3/2022) two teens were clinging to trees in the fast moving Stones River near the Searcy Street Greenway trailhead. The 18-year.... Read More

Barcode Trickery, shoplifting at a variety of Walmart Stores and more

Jun 03, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

In cases of shoplifting, you often hear about thieves who simply steal merchandise and leave. But, is switching price tags considered the same as simply picking up an item and.... Read More