TBI: Former Williamson County Deputy accused of mishandling information in rape case to potentially benefit friend

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

FRANKLIN – A former Williamson County deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct following an investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investiga.... Read More

Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Sep 14, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Pleasant View man on multiple counts of sexual exp.... Read More

Former Ashland City police officer charged with Solicitation, Exploitation of a Minor

Sep 09, 2021 at 04:59 pm by WGNS

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a now-former Ashland City police officer.At the requ.... Read More

TBI Investigation: Estate Planner Indicted in Rutherford County

Aug 20, 2021 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Special agents from the TBI’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division have obtained indictments charging a 65-year-old Nashville man accused of financi.... Read More

78-Year-Old Lebanon, TN Man Pleads Guilty in 40+ Year Old Rape Case

Aug 19, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) We have a powerful update to a story about a rape that happened more than 40-years ago in nearby Wilson County. WGNS brought you the first details of t.... Read More

Beechgrove man Indicted in ARSON Investigation

Aug 19, 2021 at 12:14 pm by WGNS

An investigation by special agents and fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Coffee County Fire Investigations team, and Coffee County Sheriff’s.... Read More

TBI issues Most Wanted Alert

Aug 17, 2021 at 12:39 pm by WGNS

A TBI Most Wanted alert has been issued for 42-year-old Edward Laster Moore, Jr.Moore is wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, and t.... Read More

Captured: Samuel Earl Rich on TBI MOST WANTED LIST

Aug 15, 2021 at 08:23 pm by WGNS

Captured: Earl Rich, wanted by the TBI for attempted murder and theft of property in connection to the shooting of a woman in Bedford County, was taken into custody Sunday (9/.... Read More

Westmoreland Police Officer Indicted on Solicitation of a Minor and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Charges

Aug 06, 2021 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Westmoreland police officer, on charges of trying.... Read More

Former District Attorney in Memphis among 9 Indicted in Year Long TBI Investigation

Aug 06, 2021 at 03:24 pm by WGNS

MEMPHIS, TN – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former Shelby County Assistant.... Read More

TBI Releases Annual Crime Report for Tennessee

Jul 19, 2021 at 04:31 pm by WGNS

On Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2020 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by t.... Read More

18-Men Arrested in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Jul 12, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eighteen men accu.... Read More

12-Year-Old Reported as Missing in Coffee County, TN

Jul 12, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A 12-year-old who was reported as “MISSING” in nearby Coffee County, TN has yet to be located. According to the TBI, Lucian Gavin was last seen on June 29th a.... Read More

TBI Makes Arrest in Large Quantity Meth / Cocaine Case

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

In a joint effort, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Agency have arrested a man accused of.... Read More

3 of 17 Men Arrested in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation from Rutherford County

Jun 28, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Three Rutherford County men have been arrested during a two day undercover operation by Metro Nashville Police - Human Trafficking detectives.  The TBI and Home.... Read More

UPDATE on Smyrna Amber Alert BOLO: Infant and Biological Mother Located

Jun 17, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tennessee - UPDATE: Smyrna Police Department (SPD) can confirm that Nichelle Omega is safe and Nyx Omega is in custody.SPD personnel were dispatched to the 400 block o.... Read More

TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Phone Number

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

There is another new scam that is taking place in Tennessee. This time, con-artist have stooped so low that they are using the sad, yet very real topic of human trafficking to.... Read More

Nurse Aide in Rutherford County Arrested - Charged with Theft and Financial Exploitation

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and detectives with t.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

TBI Continues to Investigate Officer Involved Shooting in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is still investigating the police-involved shooting of a man in Murfreesboro near West Rutherford Blvd. and South Church St. t.... Read More