$17,500 Fraud Case in Murfreesboro - Car Reported as Stolen after Fraudulent Purchase

Jun 01, 2022 at 03:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police released a video captured on a home surveillance system in hopes of someone in the community being able to identify a person of interest in a fraud inves.... Read More

Two accidents on I-24 Wednesday in Rutherford County

Jun 01, 2022 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

There were two accidents that slowed Interstate 24 in Rutherford County on Wednesday. The first involved a semi-truck that caught fire on I-24 West (headed towards Nashville),.... Read More

Scams Continue in Rutherford County

May 31, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Be leery of scammers and please don’t fall for this scam… Rutherford County residents are once again receiving calls from someone.... Read More

U-Haul truck reportedly used to steal enclosed trailer

May 24, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a pickup truck that was used to steal a pull-behind trailer. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the.... Read More

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputies return fire on alleged suicidal man standing on I-24 overpass

May 24, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

About 30-minutes east of Murfreesboro in Hillsboro, Tennessee, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a phone call just before midnight on Monday from a man who was expressing suicidal te.... Read More

UPDATE: 17-Year-old suspect in Riverdale graduation shooting held in juvenile detention

May 23, 2022 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police told WGNS on Monday, "The 17-year-old shooter in the Riverdale High School after-graduation shooting at MTSU will remain i.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile female arrested by La Vergne Police

May 18, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police Department’s license plate reader system alerted officers to a stolen vehicle, resulting in the arrest of a juvenile. The Blue Senti.... Read More

2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting Case Remains Open and Unsolved in Murfreesboro Area

May 18, 2022 at 06:30 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A $26,000 reward is still being offered in a shooting investigation that occurred a little more than 2-years ago in the Murfreesboro area. According to the.... Read More

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Furry Family Members of Abusive Households Now Offered Shelter - Onsite Pet Kennel

May 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In the United States 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence, and/o.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police need assistance identifying subject in "Threat's" case

May 13, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a woman caught on video at Applebee's. Detectives suggest the subject is a per.... Read More

Guns being left in unlocked cars, trucks and SUV's continues to be a problem in Murfreesboro and throughout Middle Tennessee

May 11, 2022 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

  (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) Guns being stolen out of unlocked vehicles continues to be an issue… so far, about 16-guns have been stolen out of cars and trucks in Murf.... 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

Investigation underway in recent Murfreesboro car burglary case

Mar 03, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating several car break-ins that took place in a Murfreesboro neighborhood. Detectives from the.... Read More

CrimeStoppers in Rutherford County and a New App to Turn-In Crime Information

Oct 19, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (October 19, 2021) - Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting.... Read More

Crime of Tree Poaching Increasing

Sep 25, 2021 at 07:06 am by WGNS

With the rising costs of lumber, the crime of tree poaching is increasing. A Pikeville man has pleaded guilty to stealing timber from Bledsoe State Forest.In Ju.... Read More

UPDATE: The 2019 Murder of Terrell Ray in Murfreesboro

Sep 02, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate the August 2, 2019 murder of Terrell Ray. The 30-year-old man was shot and killed outside the Villager Condominiums on Middle Tenne.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro Men Indicted Following Violent Crime Spree Last Summer

Aug 04, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

A federal grand jury last week handed down a 13-count indictment charging three Murfreesboro, Tennessee, men with a variety of serious offenses, stemming from a July 2020 seri.... Read More