Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

The Battle of Weight Loss in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

For many, weight loss is tough and diets can be challenging, but the reward at the end of the battle is rewarding. Losing weight can equal not only a better quality of life, b.... Read More

UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Youth Suicide Prevention Training for Parents

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are teaming up with Trustpoint Hospital in Murfreesboro for an important seminar geared towards parents.The event will provide youth suicide prev.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Investigation Continuing into Man Arrested for Kidnapping a 9-Year-Old Girl After Unlawfully Entering Her Apartment

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:18 am by WGNS

In Nashville, Youth Services detectives continue to investigate Saturday evening’s especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary case. Metro Police say t.... Read More

Robbery in LaVergne, TN Tuesday Night

Apr 06, 2021 at 09:53 pm by WGNS

The La Vergne Police Department is hoping someone can help identify an armed robbery subject. The male produced a handgun at the Dollar General store on Fergus Road and took m.... Read More

Rutherford County has a 3.9% Unemployment Rate

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

As a further indication the state of Tennessee’s economic turnaround continues, unemployment rates for February 2021 dropped in nearly every county, according to new dat.... Read More

Appeal Turned Down in Local Domestic Assault Case

Mar 31, 2021 at 02:13 pm by WGNS

The Court of Criminal Appeals just sided with a judgment set by the Trial Courts in Rutherford County, after a defendant filed an appeal in an aggravated and domestic assault.... Read More

County Fire Crews Respond to House Fire on Rocky Fork Road Early Tuesday Morning

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RFCR), Almaville, Kittrell, and Christiana Fire Departments, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, and Ruthe.... 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

UPDATE: The COVID Pandemic in Rutherford County

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS Continues to follow the COVID-19 trend locally and it appears as if the COVID Pandemic continues to show a slowing trend.  This is important news as this time last y.... Read More

UPDATE: La Vergne Police Officer Involved in Head-On-Collision during Emergency Call Released from Hospital

Mar 30, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

UPDATE: La Vergne, Tenn. – WGNS NEWS has an update to a story we recently told you about involving a police officer in LaVergne who was injured in a head on collision. T.... Read More

La Vergne Police Officer Injured in Head-On Collision

Mar 29, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - A La Vergne police officer was injured while responding to a call this past Friday night (03/26/2021).Officer Zachary Benedetti was responding to an emergen.... Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Denies Post Conviction Relief for Registered Sex Offender

Mar 24, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

The old saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” sometimes may not apply… if you are a convict who plead guilty in a Rutherford County.... Read More

DRIVE-BY SHOOTINGS in Rutherford County: Have you seen any of these suspect vehicles?

Mar 23, 2021 at 09:21 pm by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - Police throughout Rutherford County are looking for three vehicles believed to be involved in multiple targeted drive by shootings that occurred recent.... Read More

New Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program Would Provide Funding for Secure, Comfortable Locations for Victims in Courtroom Setting

Mar 23, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

[Rutherford and Cannon Counties] – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Senate Bill 513 – “Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program.”   T.... Read More

Governor Announces that all Residents aged 16+ will be Eligible for COVID Vaccination by April 5th

Mar 22, 2021 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Monday...Again, ALL Tennesseans aged 16 and up, will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination no later than April 5th.Tennessee continues to.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Driver in La Vergne Police Pursuit that Ended with a Crash Released

Mar 18, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Last Tuesday night (3/9/2021), La Vergne Police Officers attempted to pull over a driver on Murfreesboro Road for excessive speeding. The driver allegedly f.... Read More

New La Vergne Police Substation Community, Open House Scheduled for March 18

Mar 17, 2021 at 09:05 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) A community open house will showcase the newly renovated La Vergne Police Substation in the Lake Forest community.Community members are invited to stop by t.... Read More