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

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

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

BEWARE: Scammer Posing as Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

A man posing as a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective scammed a woman of $750 after telling her a warrant was issued against her for missing federal jury duty, a deput.... 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

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

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies Seize Fentanyl Pills

Sep 02, 2021 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

A Michigan man was charged after he allegedly possessed 176 illegal Fentanyl pills intended to be sold in Rutherford County, said Rutherford County Sheriff’s Capt. Britt.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony to be Held In Person at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Aug 23, 2021 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

The annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony will be held this year at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and not virtual...That was RCSO Sgt. Gary Herron with the Community Ser.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force addresses school traffic safety

Aug 05, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

Keeping students safe in school zones this academic year will be the goal of Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force officers who will launch an awareness event beginning.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Makes Large Drug Arrest After Incident on I-24

Jul 07, 2021 at 12:29 pm by WGNS

A passenger allegedly carrying illegal drugs jumped from a car during a traffic stop, dropped a handgun and retrieved it while darting across Interstate 24, a Rutherford Count.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Citizens Academy Starts July 20th

Jul 02, 2021 at 12:21 pm by WGNS

Residents may learn about the daily activities of the law enforcement and corrections during the free Sheriff’s Citizens Academy.Some of the topics covered in the classe.... Read More

Extra Enforcement by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Aimed at Stopping Deaths and Road Rage

Jul 01, 2021 at 05:38 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies hope increased enforcement on Interstate 24 will reduce the number of road rage situations and save lives this year, a sheriff&rsquo.... Read More

Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

Theft in Christiana - Have You Seen This Truck?

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

Do you recognize this truck?The driver of the truck may be a suspect in a theft of property case that occured on May 29th at Miller Road in Christiana, according to.... Read More

Appeal Filed by Registered Sex Offender in Rockvale, TN Case will Not Move Forward

May 26, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

A man who received an eight year sentence after being convicted of aggravated sexual battery and sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means in a Rutherford County Co.... 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

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

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