domestic violence

Suspect Charged in Wife's Murder Scheduled to Appear in Court Next Month in Rutherford County

Oct 25, 2022 at 07:05 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.)  A man accused of killing his wife on September 27th of last year will appear in court this November for a preliminary hearing. Rutherford Cou.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program Protects Victims of Domestic Violence

Sep 30, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS News

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett reminds Tennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality program for anyone.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program Protects Victims of Sexual Assault

Apr 01, 2022 at 07:14 am by WGNS

At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages anyone who has experienced sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking or domesti.... Read More

MTSU center partners with domestic violence center to collect new bras to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 11, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Join the observation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating to the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students’ bra.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program Protects Victims of Domestic Violence

Sep 30, 2021 at 09:16 am by WGNS

At the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett reminds Tennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality progra.... Read More

UPDATE: New laws combatting human trafficking and aiding victims of domestic abuse and rape went into effect this past week

Jul 05, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Major legislation combatting human trafficking and strengthening protections for victims of rape and domestic violence are among 203 new laws that became effective lat.... Read More

Rutherford County Welcomes Green as New Domestic Violence Coordinator

Jun 08, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Sarahi Green was recently named Rutherford County’s new Domestic Violence Coordinator.A Motlow State Community College alum with a major in s.... Read More

Secretary of State Launches Protect Your Address. Protect Yourself. Campaign for National Stalking Awareness and Human Trafficking Prevention Months

Jan 04, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

In time for National Stalking Awareness Month and National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, which are recognized each January, the Secretary of State’s of.... Read More

Trees of Hope: You can be the reason someone has hope this holiday season

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Trees of Hope, the newest spin on an Angel Tree, are now spread across town. These 2ft tall, mini Christmas Trees showcase purple and teal orn.... Read More

19 Days of Activism: Children and Domestic Violence in Rutherford County and Beyond

Nov 11, 2020 at 08:42 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – As many as 15 million children and adolescents witness domestic violence between their parents or caregivers every year. Domestic violence is the w.... Read More

Suspect's Children Witness Domestic Violence Arrest of Mom in the Middle of a Busy Smyrna, TN Intersection

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Smyrna Police were recently called to a domestic violence incident that involved an armed suspect at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and West Sam Ridley Parkway. App.... Read More

Appeal filed in Rutherford County Rape Case where Victim was Murdered 1 Week After her Testimony

Jul 15, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Appeals Court in Nashville will hear a Rutherford County case over a live internet stream this week.The case deals with an appeal that focuses on the admissibili.... Read More