District Attorney

Older Teen Put's an End to Sibling Being Raped by 75-Year-Old Murfreesboro Man

Oct 23, 2023 at 06:50 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A conviction has been confirmed in a case that involved a local grandfather raping a juvenile. In this case, an older sibling helped to pu.... Read More

Nashville Man will Turn 102-Years-Old When Sentence for Child Rape Ends - After Rutherford County Conviction

Oct 20, 2023 at 07:13 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - An investigation into a child being sexually assaulted 5-years ago led to a Nashville resident being convicted in a Rutherford County courtroom. Aft.... Read More

Suspect in a Murfreesboro Home Invasion Sentenced to 10-Years in Prison

Oct 18, 2023 at 10:45 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – WGNS News has an update on a home invasion that occurred last July (2022) in Murfreesboro. Apparently, of the items stolen in the hold-up, one prove.... Read More

The District Attorney's Show - With Trevor Lynch

Aug 04, 2023 at 09:54 am by WGNS News

Today on the Action Line, Assistant District Attorney Trevor Lynch is joined by interns at the Rutherford County District Attorney’s Office. They explore laws in Tenness.... Read More

The District Attorneys Show - A look at Upcoming Court Cases, Cold Cases and More

May 05, 2023 at 08:43 am by Producer

On this mornings edition of the Rutherford Co. District Attorneys Show with host J. Paul Newman, retired from the DA's office, you will learn about upcoming court cases and pa.... Read More

The Rutherford County District Attorney's Show - A look at Cold Cases and More

Nov 04, 2022 at 08:43 am by Producer

On today's monthly Rutherford County District Attorney's Show with Host J. Paul Newman, a retired Assistant District Attorney, talked about a cold case with ties to both Ruthe.... Read More

The Rutherford County District Attorney's Show with Host J. Paul Newman

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Two Life Sentences in Terry Barber Murder Case, One Suspect to Appear in Court this January

Aug 03, 2022 at 10:36 am by WGNS

  Two of three suspects in the murder of Christiana resident Terry Barber have been convicted and now sentenced to prison. On July 6th, Vernice Farrar was found guilty o.... Read More

The District Attorney’s Show on WGNS - Court Updates, Cold Cases, Missing Persons and More

Jul 01, 2022 at 08:49 am by Producer

Today, we learned about upcoming court cases with Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones. Assistant District Attorney Trevor Lynch talked to listeners about differ.... Read More

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

100th Episode of the Rutherford County District Attorney's Show on WGNS Radio

Feb 04, 2022 at 09:22 am by Producer

Friday (02/04/2022) marked the 100th Episode of the Rutherford County District Attorney's Show on WGNS Radio, hosted on the first Friday of each month by retired Rutherford Co.... Read More

Past Criminal Cases and More with the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office

Nov 05, 2021 at 07:11 pm by WGNS

On today's program, Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones and Retired Assistant District Attorney J. Paul Newman take a look at past criminal cases in the news th.... Read More

Former District Attorney in Memphis among 9 Indicted in Year Long TBI Investigation

Aug 06, 2021 at 03:24 pm by WGNS

MEMPHIS, TN – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former Shelby County Assistant.... Read More

Murfreesboro Resident Files Sworn Complaint Focusing on the Campaign Funds of the County Mayor

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro resident Joe Liggett has filed a “Sworn Complaint” with the Registry of Election Finance for Tennessee. The complaint involves Rutherford County M.... 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