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

MPD Officer Involved Sunday AM Shooting

Jun 07, 2021 at 06:38 am by WGNS

(UPDATE - MURFREESBORO) Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting Sunday (6/6/20.... Read More

Nearby Antioch Man Arrested - Accused of Having Childlike Sex Dolls

Jun 05, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of posse.... Read More

UPDATE: 40+ Year-Old Case of Alleged Sexual Penetration of a Child Under Age of 13 Scheduled for Court This Month

Jun 01, 2021 at 10:55 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Sharon Reddick, a Rutherford County Assistant District Attorney, will head to nearby Wilson County to represent the state in a sexual assault case that is more than 4.... Read More

Major TBI Drug Arrest

May 28, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

A major drug arrest has been made by the TBI just over the Rutherford County line in Davidson County.As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, special agents with the Dr.... Read More

TBI LAUNCHES TN KIDKIT, New Resources for Parents

May 25, 2021 at 11:52 am by WGNS

Tuesday, to coincide with National Missing Children’s Day, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched TN KidKit, a resource to help parents and guardians document ke.... Read More

Former Police Officer Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WILSON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a for.... Read More

Rape Case Involving a child who would have been 12-years-old over 40-years ago, scheduled for court next month

May 13, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

COVID-19 Leads to Decrease in Crime on College Campuses in Tennessee

Apr 30, 2021 at 10:08 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and.... Read More

TBI Accelerant Detection Canine Recertification

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation next week is hosting 58 canine teams as part of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ annual Accelerant Detectio.... Read More

Law Enforcement Related Deaths in Tennessee

Apr 08, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

On Thursday (4/8/21), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year.... Read More

Smithville, TN Man Arrested - Charged with Rape of a Child

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:33 am by WGNS

DEKALB COUNTY – About thirty minutes from Murfreesboro in DeKalb County, an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in th.... Read More

Two Arrested and 28-Pounds of Meth off the streets of Middle Tennessee

Mar 26, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested two people Thursday.... Read More

The TN Bureau of Investigation Releases Report on School Crime in Tennessee

Mar 18, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies Thursday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic.... Read More

TBI Charges Two Students With Stealing Over $110,000 from MTSU

Mar 10, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in.... Read More