Dekalb County

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Tornado Touches Down East of Murfreesboro, Causing Structural Damages and More on Monday

May 07, 2024 at 09:31 am by WGNS News

  SMITHVILLE, TN - A tornado touched down east of Murfreesboro in the Smithville, Tennessee area on Monday afternoon, leaving a trail of structural damage to homes, busi.... Read More

Husband Charged with Homicide as Wife's Body Found in DeKalb County

Jan 08, 2024 at 12:30 pm by WGNS News

DEKALB COUNTY, TN - A 70-year-old man has been charged with criminal homicide, tampering with evidence, and abuse of a corpse after admitting to striking his wife in the head.... Read More

Murfreesboro Man Arrested in DeKalb County, Charged with Violating Order of Protection

Dec 19, 2023 at 11:28 am by WGNS News

DEKALB COUNTY, TN - In nearby DeKalb County, Sheriff Patrick Ray reported Monday that 56-year-old Buddy Gene Williams of Murfreesboro was arrested and charged with violation.... Read More

Smithville Man Indicted in Connection to Drug-Related Death After Joint Investigation

Dec 04, 2023 at 10:14 pm by WGNS News

DeKalb County, TN - In a collaborative effort, special agents from the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and the DeKalb County Sheriff.... Read More

Nashville Drug Investigation Results in DeKalb County Arrest and Seized Cash and Drugs

Oct 20, 2023 at 07:45 am by WGNS News

A multi-agency investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, agents with HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Traffickin.... Read More

Two Arrested in Warren County Attempt to Commit Homicide Case

Sep 19, 2023 at 07:27 am by WGNS News

UPDATED - WARREN COUNTY, TN - On Monday morning, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office told area residents that authorities were on the lookout for two subjects believ.... Read More

DeKalb County Man Indicted for the Rape and Incest of at least 2-Children

Jul 27, 2023 at 12:42 am by WGNS News

DEKALB COUNTY, TN - In nearby Smithville, a DeKalb County man has been indicted on child sex crime charges dealing with rape. The subject was originally arrested on.... Read More

TBI Makes Arrest in Smithville Murder Case

Sep 21, 2022 at 09:10 pm by WGNS News

 DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation into the death of a 39-year-old Smithville woman has resulted in an arrest. The investigation included special agents with th.... Read More

Middle TN Woman Missing for Over One Month - Last Seen in Smithville, TN Area

Aug 08, 2022 at 01:40 pm by WGNS

A full month has passed since 31-year-old Brittany Ann Miller was reported missing in nearby DeKalb County, Tennessee. The search for Miller was spearheaded by the DeKalb Coun.... Read More

Nine Indicted in Ongoing Multi-Agency Methamphetamine Investigation

Jun 10, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

DEKALB COUNTY – In nearby DeKalb County, Tennessee, An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Burea.... Read More

SMITHVILLE, TN: Harvester Event Center Launches Inaugural Concert Series

Apr 21, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Smithville, TN - The historic Harvester Event Center located in Downtown Smithville, TN has scheduled its inaugural live music concert on Friday, May 20, 2022, with a per.... Read More

Excited youngsters experience farm life during MTSU field trip

Apr 13, 2022 at 10:56 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With assistance from dozens of volunteers, an MTSU School of Agriculture agritourism class planned and executed the return of the&nb.... Read More

UPDATE: Child that was "Missing and Endangered" was located by K9 "Fred"

Jul 23, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

This past May, a 6-year-old child was reported as missing and endangered.That was Rutherford County K9 Deputy Richard Tidwell who headed to DeKalb County on his day off, to.... Read More

Missing DeKalb County 6-Year-old Hugs Bloodhound who Located her

Jun 28, 2021 at 01:34 pm by WGNS

A missing and endangered 6-year-old girl hugged Rutherford County Sheriff’s bloodhound Fred after he rescued her Friday in DeKalb County, said Fred’s handler, K9 D.... Read More

Smithville, TN Man Arrested - Charged with Rape of a Child

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:33 am by WGNS

DEKALB COUNTY – About thirty minutes from Murfreesboro in DeKalb County, an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in th.... Read More

Arrest after Series of Fires in DeKalb County / Center Hill Lake Area

Nov 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Sm.... Read More