East Tennessee

Public's Help Requested to Identify Male Found Dead in Norris Lake

May 10, 2024 at 09:14 pm by WGNS News

GRAINGER COUNTY – A popular recreational lake in East Tennessee that was created by the TVA in 1936 is currently the site of an investigation. Reports indica.... Read More

200 Most Sustainable Cities in America - Where Does Murfreesboro Rank?

Apr 19, 2023 at 09:02 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Out of 200 large sized cities across the nation, Murfreesboro ranked at number 185 on the 2023 "Most Sustainable Cities" report. The overall number 1 rankin.... Read More

Missing Teen Located - 2 Arrested on Human Trafficking Charges

Feb 26, 2023 at 12:04 am by WGNS News

HICKMAN COUNTY – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside the Tennessee Highway Patrol, have arre.... Read More

Update: Teen From East Tennessee is Still Missing

Feb 23, 2023 at 05:45 pm by WGNS Radio News

An Amber Alert was issued at around 5:30pm Wednsday evening about a missing teenager in East Tennessee. The Amber Alert alerted phones throughout the state of Tennessee. The.... Read More

Representative Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro praises decision in lawsuit challenging religious freedom of adoption agencies

Jul 07, 2022 at 06:18 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, today praised the decision by a panel of three judges to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the religious freedom of private adoption agencies.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks at #5 for States with Veteran Owned Businesses

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES: A new report found that the Volunteer State has 5th most veteran-owned businesses in the country. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Af.... Read More
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Cause of wildfires in East Tennessee Released

Apr 14, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Agricultural Crime Unit (ACU) completed their investigation into the cause of two recent Sevier County wildland fires (Cl.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire-Rescue Units Head To East Tennessee

Mar 31, 2022 at 05:28 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) Several fire departments in Rutherford County are sending equipment and manpower to help battle the Sevier County wildfire in East Tennessee after a r.... Read More

Police shut down drug operation at a local hotel; two people arrested also wanted for questioning in an East Tennessee homicide

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigation Division narcotics detectives arrest a man and woman at a Murfreesboro hotel on dru.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

Human Trafficking Operation ends with Multiple Arrests

Nov 17, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit, Chattanooga Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, and Tennessee Human Traf.... Read More