The District Attorney's Show - a look at unsolved crimes, current court cases and more

Mar 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On Friday morning's Action Line, WGNS was joined by the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office for their monthly District Attorney's Show. Host J. Paul Newman, who.... Read More

UPDATE: Smyrna Police Department arrest Smyrna resident charged with second degree murder

Feb 21, 2022 at 01:39 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tennessee— The Smyrna Police Department has arrested and charged a woman with second degree murder. SPD detectives arrested Kristen Tweed of Smyrna, TN, on cha.... Read More

Suspect Charged with Second Degree Murder from 2019 Case in Murfreesboro Case Scheduled for Preliminary Hearing

Feb 08, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A Georgia man arrested in Murfreesboro and charged with Second Degree Murder is scheduled to appear in a Rutherford County Courtroom thi.... Read More

UPDATE: Homicide Unit Detectives Searching for Woman Following Death of Rutherford County Woman

Feb 02, 2022 at 07:32 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the LaVergne woman who was dropped off at a Nashville Hospital with blunt force trauma and later placed on life support this past week. Nashville Homic.... Read More

Murfreesboro Woman Charged With Killing Her Mother In Sparta

Jan 14, 2022 at 06:23 pm by WGNS

(SPARTA, TN)  A Murfreesboro woman has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with the death of her mother in Sparta.  31-year old Quonisha Von.... Read More

Child from Amber Alert Case located in Rutherford County, TN after Mother Murdered - Now Returning Home with Adult Sister

Jan 12, 2022 at 10:06 am by WGNS

Three-year-old Riley Bockes, who was the subject of an Amber Alert from North Carolina last week, is returning home, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office reported.Riley wa.... Read More

2020 Murder Case set for trial in Murfreesboro next month

Jan 11, 2022 at 07:33 am by WGNS

A man arrested by Murfreesboro Police Detectives will soon head to court.  Cody Gilliam will face First Degree Murder Charges in a Circuit Courtroom on February 9, 2022..... Read More

The District Attorney's Office hit the airwaves with court news, updates on court cases, law enforcement investigations and more

Jan 07, 2022 at 09:21 am by Producer

The District Attorney's Office hit the airwaves with court news, updates on court cases, law enforcement investigations and more.During today's program, retired Assistant Dist.... Read More

North Carolina homicide suspect located by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, Murfreesboro Police

Jan 05, 2022 at 10:45 pm by WGNS

A North Carolina man wanted for killing his wife and leaving with their 3-year-old daughter Wednesday (1/5/2022) was arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and.... Read More

Metro Police Say Murfreesboro man believed to be tied to Nashville Death Investigation

Dec 20, 2021 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Seven men are facing charges of reckless homicide and aggravated assault resulting in death and in connection with the August 16th passing of 22-year-old Dallas Jordan Barre.... Read More

Three people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other related charges

Dec 09, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 dea.... Read More

UPDATE: February Murder on Eweing Blvd.

Dec 03, 2021 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a shooting that left one dead in Murfreesboro earlier this year  Ewing Blvd. With the details, here is Rutherford County District Attorney Jenn.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial for the murder of Terry Barber Scheduled for 2022

Nov 08, 2021 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones will represent the State in a murder trial scheduled to take place in March of 2022. The trial involves the death of forme.... Read More

Two Death Row Execution Dates Confirmed in Tennessee on Thursday

Nov 04, 2021 at 12:19 pm by WGNS

Two executions will take place for prisoners currently on death row in Tennessee, according to the Department of Corrections. The execution dates were announced and confirmed.... Read More

Appeal Denied in a 2016 Murder at Vie Apartments in Murfreesboro

Oct 27, 2021 at 10:12 am by WGNS

A Humbolt, Tennessee man who was convicted for a murder that occurred in Murfreesboro 5-years ago has appealed his conviction.   In 2016, Cassius Dominique Ivory and.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigating the Murder of an 18-Year-Old

Oct 08, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police are investigating a murder case that happened at The Social Murph apartment complex.Authorities told WGNS NEWS the shooting h.... Read More

Authorities Report Murder / Suicide in Coffee County

Oct 07, 2021 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

Authorities with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the Coffee County District Attorney’s office are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide.... Read More

2018 Murfreesboro Murder Suspect to Appear in Court This November

Oct 06, 2021 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

WGNS News has an update on the 2018 murder of Dylan Biddle, Jr., the man who was shot and killed at a residence on Old Lascassas Pike. Shortly after the 27-year-old was shot.... Read More

Gruesome Double Murder Case Comes to Close in Rutherford and Cannon County

Oct 05, 2021 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

A double-murder case from 2017 has come to a close with a guilty plea that was recently filed in a Rutherford County courtroom. Robert Jessie Mount opened fire on a man and.... 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