FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Man Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and More in Rutherford County

May 10, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fifty-three charges of sexual crimes involving girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man this past Friday (5/7/2021)..... Read More

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center Receives State Certification for 5th Time in 5-Years

May 04, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

  Rutherford County Adult Detention Center earned state certification for the fifth time in five years.Tennessee Corrections Institute staff inspected the facility last.... Read More

Operation 40 to 40 this Friday - Speeding Citations and More in Rutherford County and Beyond

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Drivers driving at excessive speeds on Interstate 840 may expect traffic citations during Operation 40 to 40 from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. THIS Friday from Dickson County to Wilson Co.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Searched for a Wanted Man in Christiana Area Thursday

Apr 08, 2021 at 03:32 pm by WGNS

Christiana Elementary and Middle Schools were placed on lock-down Thursday as the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office worked to nab a wanted man.Evidently, the Sheriff's Office.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial for the murder of Terry Barber Scheduled for 2022

Apr 05, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

The murder trial involving the death of Terry Barber will be heard in a Rutherford County Courtroom next year (2022). 68-Year-old Barber was a long time Rutherford County resi.... Read More

Rutherford County School Safety Zone Patrol Leads to Multiple Citations

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

Eight drivers received citations for driving while texting or talking on cell phones in school zones Friday in Murfreesboro, a police sergeant said.Murfreesboro Police, Tennes.... Read More

Long Time Local Law Enforcement Officer Dies at age 66

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:03 am by WGNS

Long time law enforcement officer Randy T. Garrett has died.The 66-year-old spent over 40-years in law enforcement, with his most recent service being at the Rutherford County.... Read More

Drone Footage of the Flooded West Fork Boat Ramp on J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna Area

Mar 31, 2021 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

Flooded waters spilling over from Percy Priest Lake submerged the West Fork Boat Ramp entrance and parking lot on Florence Road. Drone footage from Rutherford County Sheriff's.... Read More

Operation School Zone Safety Friday in Rutherford County

Mar 24, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

Keeping school students safe will be the focus of Operation School Zone Safety Friday by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force.Murfreesboro Police officers, Tennesse.... Read More

Meth Charges Filed after brief Pursuit in Neighboring Cannon County

Mar 24, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

A recent arrest in nearby Cannon County resulted in possession of meth charges. It all started when a Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle that was.... Read More

Drive-By Shooting in Blackman Area Tuesday

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday monring in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said.The 63.... Read More

Pursuit Ends with Arrest in Cannon County

Mar 22, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

CANNON COUNTY – A high speed chase took place on Friday in Cannon County. The pursuit started when a deputy attempted to pull over a sedan that almost struck the p.... Read More

UPDATE: COVID Vaccines at State Farm Building in Murfreesboro Have Resumed

Mar 17, 2021 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

12:40 PM UPDATE: Vaccinations have resumed at State Farm after lightning caused a short delay on Wednesday (3/17/2021).PREVIOUS (BELOW):Those signed up to receive COVID Vaccin.... Read More

Operation Impact 24 from Kentucky to Georgia Friday

Mar 10, 2021 at 05:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force officers will focus on dangerous drivers during “Operation Impact 24: Interstate 24 for 24 Hours” Friday, March 12 on I.... Read More

Sheriff’s Office command vehicle vandalized at COVID testing site

Mar 09, 2021 at 10:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are in search of the man who vandalized a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) Incident C.... Read More

COLD CASE: Murder Victim Found at his Christiana Home, Relative Calls Funeral Home First and Not the Sheriff's Office

Mar 08, 2021 at 04:11 pm by WGNS

A murder that took place on January 16, 1980 remains unsolved and detectives are trying to figure out who had a motive to kill a recently retired Christiana postmaster. That.... Read More

UPDATE: I-24 Shooting Victim IMPROVING, Suspects IN CUSTODY

Mar 08, 2021 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: What was thought to be a road-rage incident in Rutherford County this past weekend, was actually a targeted crime.One suspect was charged with attempted first-deg.... Read More

Pursuit of Truck without drivers front / rear tires pulling trailer goes through Eagleville, TN

Mar 05, 2021 at 04:04 pm by WGNS

A lengthy police pursuit that went through Eagleville, TN on Friday ended in Marshall County, TN.Evidently, the chase started in Nolensville near Rocky Fork Road when pol.... Read More
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UPDATE: Suspect in Six Hour Rutherford County Stand-off Facing Four More Charges

Mar 04, 2021 at 11:03 pm by WGNS

Four additional charges of aggravated assault were filed against an armed barricaded man who allegedly fired at Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday during a s.... Read More