TBI Releases its Crime on Campus Report for Tennessee

Apr 28, 2023 at 11:36 pm by WGNS News

On Friday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s.... Read More
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UPDATE: Christiana House Fire Remains Under Investigation - ATF and TBI are Now Assisting with the Case

Apr 19, 2023 at 09:51 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN – WGNS has learned the TBI and the ATF are now assisting in the investigation of a house fire that occurred on April 11, 2023 in the Christiana a.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police: Silver Alert No Longer Active for 81-Year-Old - Found Safe

Apr 10, 2023 at 09:48 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN – SAFELY LOCATED: A “Silver Alert” that was issued by the TBI on behalf of the Murfreesboro Police Department is no longer active. T.... Read More

TBI: 2022 "Use of Force" Deaths

Apr 01, 2023 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year 2022. Ove.... Read More

Man Arrested on Rape of a Child Charges in the West Tennessee Town of Rutherford - Not in Rutherford County, TN

Mar 30, 2023 at 06:45 am by WGNS News

WGNS received a handful of phone calls asking about a news story involving a suspect being arrested during a TBI child rape investigation. Evidently, several callers.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Man to Face Solicitation of a Child Charge in a Florida Court Next Month

Mar 20, 2023 at 06:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A Rutherford County man arrested last year on charges in Florida that include using a computer to seduce, solicit or lure a child (847.0135.3a) and t.... Read More

TBI Arrested Suspect for Allegedly Uploading Child Sexual Abuse Material Online

Mar 16, 2023 at 05:08 pm by WGNS News

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted.... Read More

TBI Files TennCare Fraud Charge Against Winchester, TN Man

Mar 15, 2023 at 10:52 pm by WGNS News

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Medicaid Fraud Control Division has resulted in the arrest of a Winchester man, charged with thef.... Read More

TBI: 11 Sex Trafficking Arrests + Asst. Police Chief Arrested, Non-Related

Mar 13, 2023 at 08:17 am by WGNS

(TENNESSEE) Less than four months ago, data from the TBI (Tennessee Bureau of Identification) showed that the Volunteer State is tops in the nation at reducing sex trafficking.... Read More
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TBI Embarks on Effort to Outsource Up To 1,000 Sex Assault Kits

Mar 06, 2023 at 07:00 pm by WGNS News

In an effort to reduce turnaround times in the TBI’s Forensic Biology Units, hundreds of sexual assault kits, submitted by law enforcement agencies across the state, hav.... Read More

SILVER ALERT: Laura Powers

Mar 05, 2023 at 08:27 pm by WGNS

(WOODBURY) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issues a SILVER ALERT for a missing 58-year old Woodbury woman. Laura Powers was last seen Feb. 24, 2023 at her home in Wo.... Read More

Update: Teen From East Tennessee is Still Missing

Feb 23, 2023 at 05:45 pm by WGNS Radio News

An Amber Alert was issued at around 5:30pm Wednsday evening about a missing teenager in East Tennessee. The Amber Alert alerted phones throughout the state of Tennessee. The.... Read More

Amber Alert Cancelled...Teens Found SAFE

Feb 08, 2023 at 06:06 pm by WGNS

(JACKSON, TN) There was an Amber Alert issued Tuesday (2/7/2023) night for two Jackson, TN brothers. They were located in Jackson and art safe. Officials with the Tenness.... Read More

TBI: Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Ends with Over 1-Dozen Arrests

Jan 20, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

A multi-agency investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and agents with the 23rd Judicial District D.... Read More

64-Year-Old Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Burglary and Arson

Jan 02, 2023 at 08:54 am by WGNS News

Towards Decaturville, Tennessee on the opposite side of Nashville, a joint investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the.... Read More

Calling All 5th Graders: TBI Hosting Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Dec 29, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS Radio News

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all 5th graders, from across the state, to participate in 2023 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest! .... Read More

UPDATE: Silver Alert Issued for Middle Tennessee Man - Subject Located on Monday

Dec 27, 2022 at 08:53 pm by WGNS News

Middle Tennessee - A Silver Alert that was issued last Wednesday for a missing Middle Tennessee man has been called off, after the subject was safely located. The alert w.... Read More

Amber Alert Issued at 5:30 AM on Monday - Baby Safely Located

Dec 19, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

(Tennessee Amber Alert) You may have been awakened early Monday morning by the sound of an AMBER Alert around 5:30 AM (December 19, 2022). Thankfully, that alert was cancelled.... Read More

Three Arrested on Various Drug Charges After LSD, Meth and Marijuana were Recovered

Nov 28, 2022 at 07:28 am by WGNS News

(WARREN CO., TENN.) In nearby Warren County, Tennessee, Investigators with the Sherriff’s Office, the McMinnville Police Department, the 31st District Attorney General a.... Read More

TBI Arrests Wilson County Man on Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Nov 24, 2022 at 08:16 am by WGNS

(LEBANON) A Lebanon man has been indicted following a TBI investigation into child sexual abuse material. On April 8, 2022, TBI special agents began investigating detail.... Read More