Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Friday - May 27, 2022

May 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Eagleville area in Rutherford County…  Again, the sobriety checkpoint will be on Highway 41A in Eagleville, Sou.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Special Rutherford County SRO Fundraiser to Purchase School Clothing for Less Fortunate Students in Middle and High School

May 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – On May 14th, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Division aims to raise enough funds to purchase clothing for students that can&rsqu.... Read More

UPDATE: Two of Three Suspects in the Murder of Christiana Resident Terry Barber found GUILTY - Third Suspect Case Pending

Apr 12, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

Two of three suspects in the murder of Christiana resident Terry Barber have been convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom.  On June 26, 2019, Deputies with the Rutherf.... Read More

Training future deputies in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

Training future deputies is one of the goals that the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has with a special program geared towards teens and young adults. Youths ages 14 to.... Read More
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Retired WGNS Talk Show Host and former Sheriff Truman Jones Receives Special Proclamations and Key to the City

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

WGNS' Truman Jones has officially retired. The former Rutherford County Sheriff began his broadcasting career on the Good Neighbor Station 11-years ago, after retiring from th.... Read More

Manchester woman charged with child, animal abuse after ‘deplorable’ living conditions found

Mar 09, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

A Manchester, TN woman is behind bars and facing multiple charges that include abuse of children, animals and a vulnerable adult.The charges were filed east of Murfreesboro in.... Read More

Follow-Up: 15.532 Pounds of Methamphetamine off the streets, Thanks to Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies

Mar 08, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Follow-Up – Rutherford County, Tenn. - Patrol deputies recovered $46,000 worth of methamphetamine in a recent arrest that started with a traffic stop.More than 15.5 poun.... Read More

Deputies recover $46,000 worth of methamphetamine

Mar 05, 2022 at 08:11 am by WGNS

More than 15.5 pounds of methamphetamine worth $46,000 was seized during a traffic stop Thursday outside a La Vergne convenience store, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s lie.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office confiscates about $25,000 worth of cocaine

Mar 02, 2022 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

About $25,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated Wednesday after Rutherford County Sheriff’s narcotics detectives conducted a search warrant on Rocky Lane off Old Lascassa.... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Department Lieutenant Launches Campaign for Rutherford County Sheriff

Mar 01, 2022 at 01:48 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN  Tom Sissom, Murfreesboro Police Department Lieutenant (retired), announces his candidacy for Rutherford County Sheriff. Tom is a highly respected law en.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Out To Get Litterers (Includes Video of Alleged Incident)

Feb 26, 2022 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Recent video from Sunday (Feb. 20, 2022) of two subjects dumping a sofa in the area of Shores Road.Putting Teethin FinesRutherford County Mayor Bill Ketr.... Read More

Man suspected of robberies in Coffee, surrounding counties has been arrested

Feb 17, 2022 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

A man who was wanted for several alleged robberies in nearby communities has been caught.The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has charged 41-Rodney C. Gilliam of.... Read More

Student charged after Smyrna High School threat

Feb 16, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

School resource officers identified and charged a Smyrna High School student today who was accused of threatening the school Tuesday night, an SRO sergeant said.“The p.... Read More

Subject reportedly steals leaf blower, weed eater and ladder from the storage shed of a Rutherford County home

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:38 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft case that involves a man who reportedly broke into a storage shed on February 3, 2022. The incident occur.... Read More

Rutherford County SWAT Team recognized for flood response in Waverly

Feb 10, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s SWAT Team members were honored as Officers of the Month for helping residents of Waverly and Humphreys County in the devastating floods last August.The team.... Read More

Former student accused of bringing gun to Riverdale basketball game - loaded gun recovered by SRO's

Feb 09, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County School Resource Officers quickly recovered a loaded handgun from a 16-year-old former Riverdale High School student during a basketball game Tuesday (Feb. 8,.... Read More

Two Inmates Die at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in Murfreesboro

Feb 07, 2022 at 04:37 pm by WGNS

Two Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmates died at the hospital this weekend and a third inmate remains hospitalized Monday, said Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitz.... Read More