Rutherford County Sheriff’s SWAT Team members walk toward a barricaded suspect’s home Wednesday on Bradyville Pike.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Man Barricaded Himself in for Six Hours at Home off of Bradyville Pike

Mar 03, 2021 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

A man who allegedly shot a relative’s tire barricaded himself for six hours before surrendering to Rutherford County Sheriff’s SWAT team Wednesday off Bradyville P.... Read More

UPDATE: 18-Year Old Arrested for Sunday Shooting in Murfreesboro Hotel

Mar 01, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Here's an update on the Sunday (2/28/2021) morning shooting inside a second floor room at the Baymont Inn & Suites at 2230 Armory Drive. A 15-year old.... Read More

Morning Hit and Run on Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro ends with Foot Pursuit and Arrest

Feb 23, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police responded to a hit-and-run crash at North Thompson Lane at Medical Center Pkwy around 8:43 Tuesday morning (Feb. 23, 2021).Shortly after the hit and run, o.... Read More

UPDATE: Fugitive Murder Suspect Antwan Churchwell Apprehended After Leading Officers on a Pursuit in a Carjacked Nissan Altima

Feb 23, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

A man on the "WANTED" list for a Nashville murder has been captured. This past Saturday night, Metro Nashville Police apprehended fugitive murder suspect Antwan Chur.... Read More

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in weekend fatal shooting on Ewing Blvd. in Murfreesboro

Feb 10, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The suspect in this past weekend’s fatal shooting of 21-year-old Giovanni Gilis on Ewing Blvd. has been arrested in Cheatham County, TN..... Read More

Grundy County Man Arrested by TBI for First Degree Murder

Feb 04, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

GRUNDY COUNTY – About 40-miles down I-24 East, the TBI is wrapping up a First Degree Murder investigation. Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and.... Read More

Deputy Recovers $17,000 Worth of Drugs During Traffic Stop for Speeding - Earns State Reward

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Recovering about $17,000 worth of illegal drugs during a traffic stop for speeding earned a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy a state award.Deputy Carol Stafford earned.... Read More

Second Suspect in Murder of Nashville Nurse Caitlyn Kaufman Arrested

Jan 13, 2021 at 03:51 pm by WGNS

The second man wanted for the December 3rd murder of Nashville nurse Caitlyn Kaufman as she traveled to work on I-440 is now in custody.James Edward Cowan, 28, was apprehended.... Read More

INTERESTING STUDY: Tennessee Ranked as 8th Most Defiant State in the United States

Dec 15, 2020 at 07:18 am by WGNS

We’ve all heard that “rules are meant to be broken,” but some of us take that observation too far.In a year of excessive disobedience — peopl.... Read More

Buying Christmas Gifts from Individuals Could Equal an Arrest in Some Cases

Dec 14, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

During the Christmas Season, you may hear about more crime in Rutherford County and throughout the nation. Typically, the crime increases as criminals know they have a better.... Read More

Over One Dozen Arrests in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Dec 13, 2020 at 11:01 am by WGNS

CHATTANOOGA – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Task Force, the Chattanooga Police Department, and Homeland S.... Read More

Special Victim Unit Crimes, Arrests and Court Cases

Dec 10, 2020 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

In special victims crimes, a suspect named David Rowland will face rape charges in 2021, as explained by Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones... Christopher.... Read More

TBI Drug Roundup Ends with 35 Arrests

Dec 09, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

About two hours southwest of Murfreesboro in Savannah, TN, the TN Bureau of Investigation has wrapped up an investigation that ended with 35-arrests. WGNS was told that Specia.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Suspect accused of possessing 100 or more Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Images

Dec 08, 2020 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

A suspect by the name of Chad David Braley has been arrested in Rutherford County for crimes that targeted children.According to court documents, Braley is accused of possessi.... Read More

Arrest after Series of Fires in DeKalb County / Center Hill Lake Area

Nov 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Sm.... Read More

Subject Facing 26 Sexual Abuse Related Charges Against a Minor in Rutherford County

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:02 am by WGNS

WGNS NEWS - A five-day trial has been scheduled in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom for a man by the name of Juan Florentino.The 58-year old suspect is facing a long list.... Read More

Arrest in Overdose Death of Smithville Woman - Fentanyl Contributing Factor

Nov 18, 2020 at 12:23 pm by WGNS

DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the DeKalb County Sheriff&.... Read More

Three Arrested Following Hours-Long Standoff in La Vergne

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:50 am by WGNS

A wanted person out of Sumner County was one of three people arrested in La Vergne overnight after an hours-long standoff with police.Around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16 t.... Read More

Suspect allegedly used Kik app in Tennessee child porn case

Nov 09, 2020 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Technical Services Unit have arrested and charged a Hohenwald man accused of possessing and transmitting chil.... Read More

POLICE: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro detectives need assistance identifying the person who allegedly stole six DEWALT cordless chainsaws from the Home Depot on Old Fort Pkwy. The theft was reported o.... Read More