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

Rutherford County: Two People Suffer from Gunshot Wounds in Tuesday Night Domestic Assault

Feb 17, 2021 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

Two people suffered gunshot wounds during a domestic assault Tuesday night on Gum Puckett Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.SWAT team deputies apprehend.... Read More

Local Detective Graduates from National Forensics Academy

Feb 01, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Sheriff’s Detective Joseph Duncan graduated from the 10-week UT National Forensics Academy where he improved his skills in death investigations and crime scene investiga.... Read More

Checkpoints in Rutherford County this Friday

Jan 27, 2021 at 04:57 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports that there will be driver checkpoints set up on Friday. The Sheriff's Office said in a release, "Drivers will be reminded to sav.... Read More

STOP Program helps Drug Dependent People Recover

Dec 30, 2020 at 10:01 am by WGNS

When Chris Hale’s best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale.Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More

Rockvale High School Student one of the First Female Eagle Scouts in Rutherford County part of the Inaugural Class of female Eagle Scouts in US

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:48 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School student Taylor Bell is making history as being one of the first female Eagle Scout’s in Rutherford County...Bell described what it was like whe.... Read More

Checkpoint's in Rutherford County

Nov 12, 2020 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Three awareness checkpoints will be held Friday to combat the rising number of traffic deaths this year in Rutherford County, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s sergeant said.... Read More

Former Rutherford County Sheriff Deputy Arrested on Prostitution Charge

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:11 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former Rutherford County.... Read More

UPDATE: Grandmother continues to appeal for more information on granddaughter's death

Oct 23, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Grandmother Annie Maples lives with the pain of two sons dying and now suffers more heartache from the death of her granddaughter, Shontisha Marie Rutland.Rutland, 22, of Nash.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office: Vehicle Crashes Leading Cause of Death for Teens

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

Crashes remain the leading cause of teen deaths nationwide.That’s why Rutherford County Sheriff’s school resource officers hope to lower the rate of teen deaths th.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office: National Dog Day honors dogs who put their lives on the line

Aug 26, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

  National Dog Day helps rescue dogs and honors dogs who put their lives on the line.The Sheriff’s Office celebrates the day by honoring the K9 Unit of eight deput.... Read More

Bedford County Deputy Indicted on Rape Charge

Jun 30, 2020 at 02:54 pm by scott

BEDFORD COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Bedford County Deputy, charged with a sexu.... Read More