Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE. P.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

U-Haul truck reportedly used to steal enclosed trailer

May 24, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a pickup truck that was used to steal a pull-behind trailer. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the.... Read More

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputies return fire on alleged suicidal man standing on I-24 overpass

May 24, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

About 30-minutes east of Murfreesboro in Hillsboro, Tennessee, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a phone call just before midnight on Monday from a man who was expressing suicidal te.... Read More

UPDATE: 17-Year-old suspect in Riverdale graduation shooting held in juvenile detention

May 23, 2022 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police told WGNS on Monday, "The 17-year-old shooter in the Riverdale High School after-graduation shooting at MTSU will remain i.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins - Recognize This Truck?

May 23, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

In Smyrna, Police need the communities help in tracking down the driver of a black Dodge pickup truck. Evidently, the subject behind the wheel of the truck (above photo) pulle.... Read More

18,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected in TN

May 23, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health and Substance Abuse has announced that last month’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Tennessee collected over 18,000 pounds of.... Read More

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile female arrested by La Vergne Police

May 18, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police Department’s license plate reader system alerted officers to a stolen vehicle, resulting in the arrest of a juvenile. The Blue Senti.... Read More

2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting Case Remains Open and Unsolved in Murfreesboro Area

May 18, 2022 at 06:30 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A $26,000 reward is still being offered in a shooting investigation that occurred a little more than 2-years ago in the Murfreesboro area. According to the.... Read More

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Furry Family Members of Abusive Households Now Offered Shelter - Onsite Pet Kennel

May 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In the United States 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence, and/o.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

Two face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022 at 05:56 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Two people in Rutherford County are charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly giving false information so one of them could enroll in th.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police need assistance identifying subject in "Threat's" case

May 13, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a woman caught on video at Applebee's. Detectives suggest the subject is a per.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office booking deputy intercepts metal strips that could be used as a weapon

May 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Booking deputies intercepted from an inmate metal strips that could potentially be used as a weapon behind bars Tuesday, said Deputy Chief Kevin Hen.... Read More

Cheering On The Special Olympics in Rutherford County

May 11, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Skills School Resource Officer Mike Farmer of Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School cheered on the school’s athletes competing in the Special.... Read More