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Fake Law Enforcement, Real Scammers: Rutherford County's Latest Phone Scam

Jul 15, 2024 at 04:02 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the latest wave of criminal creativity, scammers are now pretending to be none other than Captain Jeff Keaton from the Murfreesboro Police D.... Read More

Authorities Say Two Missing Teens from Bedford County

Jul 15, 2024 at 09:55 am by WGNS News

BEDFORD COUNTY, TN - The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing/runaway juvenile, Allizon Gomez-Venture. All.... Read More

Virtual Reality: The Future of Police Training Unfolding in Rutherford County

Jun 24, 2024 at 08:06 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - A Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) professor is pioneering the use of virtual reality (VR) as a training tool for police officers. Dr. B.... Read More

$50 Debt Lead to Murder in 2020 – Convictions Now Lead to Prison

Jun 08, 2024 at 12:23 am by WGNS News

    Murfreesboro, Tenn. — A $50 debt led to the tragic murder of 32-year-old Javarius Malone in September of 2020... That was Rutherford County District Atto.... Read More

Murfreesboro Man Among 12 Arrested in Tennessee Child Exploitation Crackdown

May 22, 2024 at 05:04 pm by Chandelar Williams

MURFREESBORO, TENN. - UPDATED - A major operation targeting online child exploitation and sextortion in Tennessee has led to the arrest of 12 individuals and the identificatio.... Read More

Suspect Under Community Corrections from Murfreesboro Case Arrested in Nashville After 6-Wounded in Shooting Incident

Apr 17, 2024 at 04:54 pm by WGNS News

A total of six persons were wounded in gunfire and suspect, Erik Dewaun Williams, a 24-year-old who is currently under a community corrections sentence from a conviction i.... Read More

UPDATED: Trailer Theft Mystery: One Suspect Named, One Not

Apr 16, 2024 at 09:53 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In the ongoing saga of the stolen trailer in Murfreesboro, authorities have made progress in cracking the case but are still on the lookout for a missing.... Read More

From Colorado to Court, Pursuing the Suspect who Killed Brandon Anderson in Murfreesboro

Apr 10, 2024 at 09:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A man who was once on the TBI 10 Most Wanted list now sits behind bars in Rutherford County and awaits an upcoming court date. Jamar Marks, 23, was arrest.... Read More

Smyrna Resident's Fatal Attempt to Evade Police Ends in Tragic Arkansas Crash

Apr 03, 2024 at 09:43 am by Chandelar Williams

Jennette, Ark - Tragedy struck on the evening of April 1, 2024, when an attempt to evade law enforcement ended in a fatal crash near Jennette, Arkansas. The incident unfolded.... Read More

Two Suspects in Custody Following Grand Jury Indictment for 2023 Murder

Mar 28, 2024 at 02:11 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - In a significant development, two homicide suspects have been apprehended yesterday (March 27, 2024) in connection with the September 2023 murder of Ky.... Read More

Quick Action by Deputies Leads to Safe Recovery of Abducted Child

Mar 26, 2024 at 05:48 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - In a swift and coordinated effort, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies in Murfreesboro, Tenn., apprehended a non-custodial father within 2-1/2 hours.... Read More

Warning: Scammers Target Rutherford County Residents with Jury Duty Threats

Mar 20, 2024 at 06:01 pm by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - Residents of Rutherford County are being urged to remain vigilant as scammers continue to prey on unsuspecting individuals by posing as law enforcement.... Read More

UPDATE: The Murfreesboro Police Real Time Crime Center

Mar 18, 2024 at 10:27 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - More crime-fighting tools are now under the watchful eye of the Murfreesboro Police Department in their Real-Time Crime Center... That was MPD.... Read More

UPDATE: Two-Vehicle Accident Involving Tennessee Highway Patrol in Murfreesboro Remains Under Investigation

Mar 11, 2024 at 06:13 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Murfreesboro Police were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident on Monday morning that involved law enforcement from another agency. According to the MPD, t.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Bolster their Crime-Fighting Arsenal with Technology

Mar 07, 2024 at 05:41 pm by WGNS News

Seeupdated story HERE. MURFREESBORO, TN - More crime-fighting tools are now under the watchful eye of the Murfreesboro Police Department in their Real-Time Crime Center... Th.... Read More

Traffic Alert: Crash Causes Delays on Shelbyville Highway

Mar 06, 2024 at 05:45 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - A crash on Shelbyville Highway has resulted in road closures heading towards Shelbyville, particularly in front of Christiana Middle School.   Sherif.... Read More

Austin Turner Placed on Palliative Care - Family Demands Justice

Mar 06, 2024 at 05:32 pm by WGNS News

Nashville, TN - It's been described as a tragedy that is leaving a lasting impact on Middle Tennessee, and for the Turner family, it is their worst nightmare. The incident tha.... Read More

Shelbyville Police Bust Drug Operation, Apprehend Suspects

Feb 29, 2024 at 05:12 pm by Chandelar Williams

Shelbyville, Tennessee - In a coordinated effort between Shelbyville Police Detectives and the 17th District Drug Task Force, a successful operation was conducted on February.... Read More

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