law enforcement

Repeat Offender's High-Speed Chase into Rutherford County

Feb 27, 2024 at 10:11 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - In a recent incident in Williamson County on February 8th, 33-year-old repeat offender William Manery led deputies on a harrowing high-speed chase thro.... Read More

Street Racer Initiative Yields Five Arrests in Nashville Crackdown

Feb 26, 2024 at 05:43 pm by Chandelar Williams

Nashville, TN - In an effort to crack down on street racing, the Traffic Division, with assistance from MNPD Aviation, conducted a Street Racer Initiative Saturday night resul.... Read More

Smyrna Police Officers Inspire at Career Fair Benefiting M.L. King Jr. Scholarship Fund

Feb 26, 2024 at 04:20 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Officers Clemons and Smallwood, representing the Smyrna Police Department, recently attended a career fair at Patterson Park. The event aimed to benefit The Leade.... Read More

Police Commend Smyrna Officers for Halting International Vehicle Theft Ring

Feb 24, 2024 at 09:49 am by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Smyrna Police Department Commends Officers and Communication Personnel for Disrupting International Vehicle Theft Ring   In a recent development, Smyrna Po.... Read More

Join Us: Child Advocacy Center's Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Feb 20, 2024 at 03:04 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - Support child abuse victims and drug endangered children by joining the Child Advocacy Center's Hometown Heroes Walk for Children. This event is crucia.... Read More

Prosecutors Reveal Links Between Opioid Cases in Small-Town Pharmacies

Feb 19, 2024 at 03:13 pm by Chandelar Williams

Middle Tennessee - Federal prosecutors have uncovered connections between previously unconnected cases involving opioid prescribers, revealing a troubling pattern in two small.... Read More

Help Needed: Identifying Persons of Interest in Vehicle Break-in and Credit Card Fraud Case

Feb 15, 2024 at 04:35 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Detectives are seeking assistance in identifying two persons of interest related to a vehicle break-in and fraudulent credit card usage. On February 4, 2024.... Read More

Detectives Seek Assistance in Identifying Persons of Interest in Murfreesboro Theft Cases

Dec 04, 2023 at 10:53 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Detectives from the Murfreesboro Police Department are actively seeking the public's help in identifying four persons of interest related to a series of the.... Read More

Felony Shoplifting Case Reported at Ulta Beauty in Smyrna

Jun 13, 2023 at 10:58 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNYA, TN - Smyrna Police are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying two subjects who may be tied to a recent shoplifting incident. According to the Smyrna.... Read More

SCAM ALERT: Unknown Con-Artist Calling Rutherford County Residents Claiming to be a Williamson County Sheriff's Dept. Lieutenant

Mar 07, 2023 at 09:54 am by WGNS News

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office reports another scam is hitting residents in our community. This most recent scam involves a fake law enforcement officer who clai.... Read More

National SRO Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Feb. 15

Feb 14, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers have provided safety for Rutherford County Schools’ students for 30 years. The National Association of School.... Read More

New Sheriff's Deputies in Rutherford County

Nov 04, 2022 at 02:11 pm by WGNS Radio News

Seven experienced law enforcement officers with various backgrounds recently joined the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Deputy Chi.... Read More

Politics: LaVergne Mayor Announced that he has Received Support from Top Law Enforcement Officials

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:05 pm by WGNS Radio News

LA VERGNE - Mayor Jason Cole announces that Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and former La Vergne Assistant Chief and current Rutherford County Chief Deputy Keith Lowry.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Officers will soon have Body Cameras

Sep 08, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department is outfitting their officers with body cameras, which will record video footage of arrests and law enforcement interactions with the public..... Read More

How would Rutherford County Sheriff SRO's React to a School Shooting Similar to What Occurred in Uvalde, Texas?

Jul 27, 2022 at 06:49 pm by WGNS

    On May 24, 2022, one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history unfolded about 85-miles west of San Antonio, Texas. 19-Children and 2-teachers were gunn.... Read More

8-New Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies and 13-New Murfreesboro Police Officers

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

  There are 21-new law enforcement officers in our community. Of that number, 8-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies (photo above) and 13-Murfreesboro Police Offic.... Read More

Sheriff’s Captain Promoted to Major by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh

Jun 02, 2022 at 11:47 am by WGNS

Photo Above This News Story: Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promotes Capt. Britt Reed to major over law enforcement divisions. Flanking them at left are Deputy Chief Egon Grissom and C.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by SUV on Old Fort Parkway was a 3-Year-Old Child

May 26, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on the pedestrian / SUV related accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the victim was a.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

Cannon County Sheriff's Employee Accused of Animal Cruelty

May 26, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

(Cannon County, TN) - In Woodbury, an employee with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office was arrested this past week on charges of cruelty to animals. The Sheriff’s.... Read More