UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Convicted in 2016 Smyrna Shooting Appeals - Appeal Court Says No

    Aug 04, 2021 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

    A man convicted of attempted voluntary manslaughter and employing a firearm in the attempted commission of a dangerous offense in Rutherford County has filed an appeal.The M.... Read More

    UPDATE: Security Guard Shot With Flare Gun While Attempting to Stop Shoplifter

    Jun 18, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

    In nearby Antioch and directly off of Bell Road, Metro detectives are working to identify the man who on Tuesday night, shot a Kroger security guard with a flare gun.... Read More

    Officer applies tourniquet to control bleeding of shooting victim; police searching for the shooter and get-away vehicle

    Jun 15, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Quick thinking by a Murfreesboro Police Department officer may have helped save the life of a shooting victim on Sunday, June 13. The off.... Read More

    Arrest Made in Alleged "Mishandling of a Firearm" Death in Murfreesboro

    Jun 08, 2021 at 12:53 pm by WGNS

      What was believed to be an accidental shooting death, or a "Mishandling of a firearm" case that resulted in the death of 22-year old Ben Wright in Murfreesboro has led.... Read More

    UPDATE: Woman Shot and Car Wrecks and Goes Up in Flames on Leaf Avenue

    Jun 07, 2021 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

    UPDATED: MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division have released the name of the victim in the.... Read More

    Bedford County Officials Charge Man with Four Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder

    Jun 07, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

    In nearby Bedford County, the Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a man who allegedly fired shots at a car with two adults and two children in it.  Officials said&nb.... Read More

    UPDATE: Guilty Plea Filed in Summer 2020 Shooting Death of man in Cason Lane area

    May 17, 2021 at 10:49 am by WGNS

    Gunfire broke the quiet summer air in the normally peaceful Westhaven Subdivision on July 9th of last year (2020) when a man was shot and killed on Maylon Drive off of Ca.... Read More

    Rutherford County Resident WANTED for Nashville Fatal Shooting on I-24

    May 17, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

    Metro Homicide Unit detectives in Nashville have sworn out a criminal homicide warrant for a Rutherford County resident. The warrant charges 31-year-old Eddie Fitzgerald Newso.... Read More

    BEDFORD COUNTY: 6-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Gun Accident

    May 12, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

    A 6-year old boy is dead after Shelbyville police say he accidentally shot himself in the head on Monday, May 10th.According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Shelbyville poli.... Read More

    FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

    May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

    One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

    Man Sought for Questioning in Monday Morning Fatal Shooting on I-24 West at Harding Place

    May 11, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

    NASHVILLE: Homicide Unit detectives are seeking Eddie Fitzgerald Newsom, 31, for questioning in connection with this morning’s fatal shooting of Tony Williams Jr., 36, u.... Read More

    ANTIOCH: Man Arrested for Wednesday Night's Shooting of His Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend and Her Current Boyfriend

    May 03, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

    Detectives assigned to the MNPD’s TITANS (The Investigate Team Addressing Neighborhood Shootings) Unit this afternoon arrested Brian T. Mitchell, 23, on 3 counts of atte.... Read More

    Early Saturday AM Shooting In 'Boro

    Apr 24, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

    (MURFREESBORO)  Early Saturday morning around 4:37AM, Murfreesboro police were called to the House of Hummas at 1621 Middle Tennessee Boulevard. Once on-the-scene, they f.... Read More

    UPDATE: Shooting on I-24 near Smyrna

    Apr 21, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

    A man escaped injury when another driver fired two bullets into his car Monday morning on Interstate 24 near Smyrna, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.Driver.... Read More

    OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

    Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

    The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

    Local College Students to have a Shot at Getting their COVID-19 Vaccination

    Apr 09, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University students are being encouraged to not miss a special on-campus opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine wi.... Read More

    19-Year-old Arrested in Connection to a 2020 Murder Case

    Apr 05, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

    The investigation of a murder that took place on October 24th in 2020 has come to a close with an arrest being made last month.Last year, Blake Bolton was shot twice at the in.... Read More

    DRIVE-BY SHOOTINGS in Rutherford County: Have you seen any of these suspect vehicles?

    Mar 23, 2021 at 09:21 pm by WGNS

    La Vergne, Tenn. - Police throughout Rutherford County are looking for three vehicles believed to be involved in multiple targeted drive by shootings that occurred recent.... Read More

    Drive-By Shooting in Blackman Area Tuesday

    Mar 23, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

    One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday monring in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said.The 63.... Read More

    COVID Vaccines for Area Homeless in Rutherford County on March 26th

    Mar 22, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

    Those who are homeless in Rutherford County will have an opportunity to receive the COVID Vaccine this Friday on March 26th.Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital is offering the Jo.... Read More