child sex abuse

Indiana Man Convicted of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure in Murfreesboro

Dec 15, 2023 at 01:30 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - An Indiana man has been convicted on a sexual crime in Murfreesboro after the case was investigated by the MPD Special Victims Unit. Matthew E. Ree.... Read More

Number of Forensic Interviews at the Child Advocacy Center is Growing

Oct 23, 2023 at 05:36 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Child Advocacy Center in Murfreesboro is where forensic interviews take place for not only children who've been victims of sexual abuse, bu.... Read More

Light Up the Night End of Summer Party a Huge Success!

Sep 11, 2023 at 03:37 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO – “Friday, September 8 was a beautiful night for an end of summer party!” announced Child Advocacy Center Director Sharon De Boer. &ld.... Read More

Child Abuse Prevention Month to Comes to a Close with Annual Walk on Friday

Apr 25, 2023 at 06:10 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – The annual Child Advocacy Center Hometown Heroes Walk for Children will take place this Friday, April 28th in Murfreesboro, as Child Abuse Prev.... Read More

Online Child Predators Could Be Talking to Your Children in Rutherford County

Apr 25, 2023 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - In today’s social media focused society, it is no wonder that children and teens feel so comfortable talking to strangers online. This holds espe.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Warns Parents of the Dangers Waiting for Kids on Apps, Video Games and More

Apr 20, 2023 at 11:28 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - Children in communities both large and small are being targeted by adults with bad intentions. Parents often fail to realize their kids ar.... Read More

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 11, 2023 at 11:51 am by WGNS News

MUFREESBORO – “Every year, we serve hundreds of child abuse victims at the Child Advocacy Center,” said Community Education Coordinator Presley Hosford. &l.... Read More

Today's Show Focuses on the Trauma of a Stepfather Sexually Abusing their Daughter and a book about a Middle Tennessee Survivor of Child Sex Abuse

Mar 17, 2023 at 11:24 am by WGNS News

Today on the Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker talked to authors Valerie Dimino and Jessica Renee about their book, The Man Behind the Curtain: A Memoir, about Jessica.... Read More

TBI Arrested Suspect for Allegedly Uploading Child Sexual Abuse Material Online

Mar 16, 2023 at 05:08 pm by WGNS News

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted.... Read More

UPDATED: Suspect in Aggravated Sexual Battery of a Child Case Found Dead

Jan 20, 2023 at 04:38 pm by WGNS News

(Middle Tennessee) A man who was wanted by police in Nashville was found dead in Carthage, Tennessee. 41-Year-old Jeremiah Timon Abel was wanted by the long arm of the law for.... Read More

Suspect Accused of Inappropriately Touching a Child Under the Age of 13

Jan 05, 2023 at 01:23 pm by WGNS News

Middle, Tenn. – A suspect has been developed in a case that focuses on the sexual battery of a child. Metro Nashville Police reported on Thursday that Youth Services det.... Read More

Child Sex Abuse Victims and Their Family Can Have an Even Harder Time around and After the Holidays

Dec 26, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Child Sexual Abuse has a lasting impact on a child’s well-being into adulthood, which is why it is important to help victims receive the proper h.... Read More

1,452,040 Reports of Online Child Exploitation and 123,790 Suspects Since 1998

Jun 14, 2022 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “We live in the age of technology, and our children are growing up in a world full of it,” stated Child Advocacy Center Community Education Co.... Read More
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Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children this past Friday was a Success

May 02, 2022 at 05:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Several hundred people met on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza this past Friday in support of the Child Advocacy Center. Participants – all wearing b.... Read More

Darkness to Light - Five Days of Action

Apr 22, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – According to the Darkness to Light child sexual abuse prevention training, “disclosure, discovery, and suspicion of sexual abuse prov.... Read More

Hometown Heroes Walk for Children in Murfreesboro on April 29th

Mar 28, 2022 at 06:56 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “On your mark.  Get set.  Go!” said Development Coordinator Katie Enzor.  “The Child Advocacy Center is making prepa.... Read More

Hometown Heroes Walk for Children in Murfreesboro

Feb 17, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “Lace up your favorite walking shoes and join us for the 7th Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children,” announced Child Advocac.... Read More

FRIDAYBeautiful Weather Forecast for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 29, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The weather forecast for Friday is 73 degrees and sunny.  That is perfect walking weather,” announced Child Advocacy Center di.... Read More

FRIDAY: Beautiful Weather Forecast for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 29, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The weather forecast for Friday is 73 degrees and sunny.  That is perfect walking weather,” announced Child Advocacy Center di.... Read More

APRIL 30, 2021: Participate in the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:59 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “Lace up your tennis shoes and join us for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children,” announced Child Advocacy Center director, Sharon.... Read More