Scam Phone Calls Target Rutherford County Residents and Claim to be a Sheriff's Sargent Threatening an Arrest

Dec 06, 2021 at 10:25 am by WGNS

A scam is hitting several local residents throughout Rutherford County, which is why the Sheriff’s Office is making sure everyone knows about the phone call they may rec.... Read More

Information Needed on Womans Death as Investigation Continues

Dec 03, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

Shontisha Marie Rutland’s family will spend another holiday season without knowing the circumstances of her death in the summer of 2020.Rutland, 22, of Nashville, freque.... Read More

2-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earn top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

Dec 02, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s patrol deputies earned top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Wednesday.Deputy Austin Watson was named “Deputy of the.... Read More

Help less fortunate kids enjoy Christmas joy at Toot's Tuesday Nov. 30th

Nov 26, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One elementary school student participating in the Shop with the Sheriff event in 2019 wanted to buy food for his family instead of buying toys for himself, remembers School R.... Read More

Shop with the Sheriff Fundraiser on Nov. 30th in Murfreesboro

Nov 17, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

A November 30th Shop with the Sheriff fundraiser will help fund a special shopping expedition for less fortunate children throughout Rutherford County.  The fundraiser wi.... Read More

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

Nov 08, 2021 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones will represent the State in a murder trial scheduled to take place in March of 2022. The trial involves the death of forme.... Read More

Pre-Thanksgiving Traffic in Rutherford County

Nov 08, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force members want families to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday together safely.That’s why they are encouraging drivers to pay e.... Read More

Operation Slow Down in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

Speed kills, said Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Shawn Boyd."The faster you go the more likely you are to be involved in a fatality or serious injury crash," Boyd said.That&rsq.... Read More

CrimeStoppers in Rutherford County and a New App to Turn-In Crime Information

Oct 19, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (October 19, 2021) - Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting.... Read More

Drive-Thru Prescription Drug Take-Back This Friday in Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

This Friday, October 22nd, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter (MMC) and TrustPoint Hospital will be partnering with the Prevention Coalition for Success, the Ruther.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary uses stuffed animal to collect canned foods

Oct 15, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

It’s election time at Lascassas Elementary School when students who donate canned food items will vote for one of three stuffed animals to be school “president.&rd.... Read More

Harley Owners host fundraiser for Sheriff's horses Sunday

Oct 11, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

“Ride Your Steel Horses to Meet the Patrol Horses” will raise funds for the Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol Unit by Harley Davidson motorcyclists Sunday, Oct. 17 at.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Fired

Oct 08, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job, due to a conduct violation.Sheriff’s spokesperson Lisa Marchesoni told WGNS NEWS, “The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Atmos Energy helps local organization that focuses on senior citizens that lack family in the area

Oct 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Helping senior citizens is what the SCAN organization focuses on in Rutherford County and Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh is thankful for the Atmos Energy donation. Sheriff Fitzhugh r.... Read More

Authorities Report Murder / Suicide in Coffee County

Oct 07, 2021 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

Authorities with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the Coffee County District Attorney’s office are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary one of multiple schools that recently conducted school safety drills

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More

RCSO Charges Husband With Murdering Wife

Sep 28, 2021 at 06:06 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A husband was charged after he allegedly shot and killed his wife Monday night (9/27/2021) at their home near Readyville.  Sheriff’s deput.... Read More

Fitzhugh to Run for Re-election to Rutherford County Sheriff

Sep 16, 2021 at 09:53 am by WGNS

Press Release from Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh on his plan to run for re-election for the Rutherford County Sheriff:MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County Sheriff.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony took place on Friday at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (audio and video included)

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Hear the audio for the event ABOVE. The annual 9-11 Ceremony took place at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro on Friday morning. Rutherford County She.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Weapon and Green Utility Uniform STOLEN in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Burglars stole a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office transport deputy’s duty weapon and his uniform when he was off duty. The Sheriff’s Office reports the the.... Read More