UPDATE: New laws combatting human trafficking and aiding victims of domestic abuse and rape went into effect this past week

Jul 05, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Major legislation combatting human trafficking and strengthening protections for victims of rape and domestic violence are among 203 new laws that became effective lat.... Read More

More Firework Related News

Jul 02, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TENN. – Murfreesboro Police and Fire Rescue Departments are urging residents to practice fireworks safety after a man decapitated parts of his hand.... Read More

Bottle Rockets and Re-Loadable Fireworks Illegal in City of Murfreesboro - Restrictions on Where to Shoot

Jul 01, 2021 at 10:55 am by WGNS

Fireworks can be heard throughout neighborhoods as we move into the 4th of July weekend. Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks highlighted the ordinance surrounding.... Read More

UPDATE: More New Laws to go into effect July 1

Jun 30, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

New laws will go into effect on July 1 in Tennessee to help improve the health and welfare of Tennesseans. These laws are focused on increasing access to patient-centered care.... Read More

New laws strengthening penalties for crimes against children to become effective on Thursday

Jun 28, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on July 1 in Tennessee.  This includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring parole and pro.... Read More

State lawmaker ‘impressed with direction MTSU is taking’ during campus visit

Jun 25, 2021 at 04:54 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee House of Representatives Majority Leader William Lamberth recalls being a young legislator who helped push through a budge.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks and Sen. Sara Kyle propose to eliminate gun-safe tax

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, and State Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis, today announced bipartisan legislation that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store t.... Read More

PROPOSED TN BILL: Would Create Criminal Immunity for Driver who Accidently Runs Over Rioter Obstructing Roadway

Mar 01, 2021 at 07:46 am by WGNS

Legislation protecting public roadways from mob violence began to move through the committee process last week in Nashville. House Bill 513 promotes law and order by increasin.... Read More

INTERESTING STUDY: Tennessee Ranked as 8th Most Defiant State in the United States

Dec 15, 2020 at 07:18 am by WGNS

We’ve all heard that “rules are meant to be broken,” but some of us take that observation too far.In a year of excessive disobedience — peopl.... Read More

DCS Praises Tennessee Lawmakers for Passing New Safe Haven Law

Aug 06, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services joins A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee, Inc. to alert citizens to the newly amended Safe Haven Law passed by.... Read More

The Sedition Act of 1798: Deportation, Fine, or Imprisonment for Anyone Publishing False Information about Government

Jul 13, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

The Sedition Act of 1798 went into law on July 14, 1798. Looking back at the law some 222 years ago, anyone found guilty of publishing false information about the American gov.... Read More

Certain Fireworks illegal in Murfreesboro, Regulated times to shoot Fireworks

Jul 01, 2020 at 11:02 am by WGNS

(PHOTO by Andy Hutchins)  Be careful as to what kind of fireworks you shoot in the city limits of Murfreesboro because some are illegal to buy and use. Both bottle r.... Read More