Subject in Murfreesboro Child Rape Case Could Receive Prison Sentence of 288-Years

Dec 14, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A Jackson, Tennessee man who was already listed as being a sex offender for a crime that took place in 1999 is now looking at spending the remainder of his life behind bars. &.... Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Issues New Order Related to Court Operations During COVID-19

Nov 19, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

In response to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order Wednesday (11/18/20) designed to protect all of the participa.... Read More

Courts, State Agencies Join Together to Host Innovative Eviction Summit

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:27 am by WGNS

Since the coronavirus pandemic struck in mid-March, the laws and regulations surrounding residential evictions have been changing quickly, leaving judicial staff, policymakers.... Read More

Tennessee Chamber Reacts to Passage of Civil Liability Protection Legislation

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:55 pm by WGNS

Wednesday (8/12/2020), the Tennessee State House and Senate both passed the Tennessee COVID-19 Recovery Act (SB 8002/HB 8001) which protects businesses from unfounded legal cl.... Read More

ACLU: Tennessee Supreme Court Allows Mail Ballots for All Voters With Underlying Health Conditions and Their Caretakers

Aug 06, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Under a Tennessee Supreme Court decision issued today, the state must permit every eligible voter with an underlying health condition that makes them especially vulnerable to.... Read More

THURSDAY: Tennessee Supreme Court Hearing on Absentee Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 29, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

Voting during the COVID-19 Pandemic is being discussed right now.On June 4, a lower court ruled the state must make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all e.... Read More

AS OF MONDAY (7/13/2020): Facial Coverings Required in the Rutherford County Judicial Building

Jul 13, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A new rule now requires anyone entering the Rutherford County Judicial building to wear a face covering. This new rule is for everyone, regardless of if they have a court ap.... Read More

3 Grand Juries met during the month of June in Rutherford County

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:04 am by WGNS

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there was a lack of Grand Jury indictments over the past few months. In order for the courts to catch up on what was backlogged, this past Jun.... Read More