Unknown Man Allegedly Breaks Into Local Preschool, Stays for Over an Hour, Stealing Food, an iPad and a Gift Card

Jan 06, 2023 at 11:16 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) A burglary that occurred late last year remains under investigation. Evidently, the crime took place just 9-days before Christmas at a location few would th.... Read More

Smyrna Police Need Help Identifying Suspect in Attempted Robbery Case

Dec 19, 2022 at 02:07 pm by WGNS News

(Smyrna, TN) An attempted robbery is under investigation in the Town of Smyrna. The incident occurred on December 8th at “5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill&rdquo.... Read More

Shoplifting Continues to be a Big Problem - Murfreesboro Alone has Recorded Over 300 Theft Cases Since Oct. 1

Dec 08, 2022 at 05:53 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Shoplifting continues to be a costly problem for area retailers in Rutherford County. In Murfreesboro, the Chief of Police and the Mayor have been in contac.... Read More

Possible Uptick in Crime as we Enter the Holiday Season - More Shoppers = More Opportunities

Nov 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) As we enter into the holiday season, more and more thefts will likely be reported. There are several reasons for an uptick in thievery during the weeks befo.... 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

Murfreesboro Police Trying to Identify Woman in Video After Car Break-in and Fraud (See Video)

Oct 06, 2022 at 04:17 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) The Murfreesboro Police Department reports that detectives are searching for a person of interest in a fraudulent use of a credit card case that also involv.... Read More

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers Alert - Have you seen this subject?

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) The MTSU Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with identifying a person of interest in a burglary at the Stephen B. Smith Clubhouse at.... Read More

Smyrna Police Continue Investigation into Alleged Aggravated Assault Incident

Aug 25, 2022 at 11:51 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TENN.) In Smyrna, police continue to investigate an incident that was reported on August 14, 2022, at 9:40 in the evening. On that Sunday, the Smyrna Police responded.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Report that Residents Continues to Leave their Vehicles Unlocked - Vehicle Break-ins Continue

Aug 03, 2022 at 06:54 pm by WGNS

Over the past 3-weeks, 22-vehicles have been reported as stolen in Murfreesboro. Making it easier on thieves, many people are leaving the keys to their car inside their rides,.... Read More

Rutherford County: Alleged Debit Card Fraud Case in Smyrna and Nashville

Jul 18, 2022 at 07:44 am by WGNS

In Smyrna, the Police Department is in the midst of an investigation involving a debit/credit card fraud case that adds up to more a loss of over $2,000. Evidently, the case s.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigating Car Break-In Case - Unknown Subjects Allegedly Write $6,300 in Checks

Jul 14, 2022 at 05:39 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) UPDATE - BOLO CANCELED! Murfreesboro Police report, "Detective Rice has identified the two persons of interest in this auto burglary/fraud case.".... 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

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More
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Pedestrian Dies...Hit by SUV on MLK Blvd.

Jun 03, 2022 at 07:28 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A pedestrian who was attempting to cross Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard around 6:50PM Friday night (6/3/2022) was hit by an SUV. The man was p.... Read More
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Friday Lunchtime Swift Water Rescue of 2-Teens from Stones River

Jun 03, 2022 at 05:39 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Around lunchtime Friday (6/3/2022) two teens were clinging to trees in the fast moving Stones River near the Searcy Street Greenway trailhead. The 18-year.... Read More

Barcode Trickery, shoplifting at a variety of Walmart Stores and more

Jun 03, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

In cases of shoplifting, you often hear about thieves who simply steal merchandise and leave. But, is switching price tags considered the same as simply picking up an item and.... Read More

Man trying to buy marijuana gets robbed at gunpoint

Jun 03, 2022 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police were flagged down by a man who wanted to report a robbery, after attempting to purchase marijuana. The man told police after he dropped off his significant.... Read More

Shoplifting woes in Murfreesboro

Jun 03, 2022 at 11:58 am by WGNS

Shoplifting continues to be a big problem for retailers in the 'Boro... In one of the more recent theft cases reported to police, an unknown man entered the Kohl's department.... Read More

Honduran National and MS-13 Member Sentenced To Federal Prison

Jun 03, 2022 at 10:11 am by WGNS

22-Year-old Franklin Pineda-Caceras, aka “Bomba” of Honduras, was sentenced on May 26, 2022 to 90 months in federal prison for drug distribution and firearms.... Read More

Woodbury Woman Charged with Filing a False Report by the TBI

Jun 02, 2022 at 05:48 pm by WGNS

CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into an allegation of sexual assault has resulted in the arrest of a C.... Read More