Study Examines Genetic Risk for Suicide Attempt

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Suicide attempt most often occurs in individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. A new study reported in Biological Psychiatry identifies the first r.... Read More

Authorities Report Murder / Suicide in Coffee County

Oct 07, 2021 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

Authorities with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the Coffee County District Attorney’s office are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide.... Read More

Local VA Hospitals kick off new video series to highlight assistance for Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month

Sep 08, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is launching a new video series called “We’ve Got Your 6” each Wednesday during the month of September to spread awareness.... Read More

Suicides Rates Rise in Tennessee: Join Ascension Saint Thomas in Recognizing Suicide Awareness Week

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

Suicide deaths in the U.S. are prevalent now more than ever. Tennessee’s suicide rate is the highest it has been in five years, according to the Tennessee Suicide Preven.... Read More

Man Takes His Life In Weekend Domestic

Jul 25, 2021 at 05:24 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Around 10:40PM Saturday (7/24/2021) night, police were called to a domestic disturbance at a duplex on the Old Lascassas Pike. It ended with a man taking.... Read More

Deaths of Camara Harris and Anthony Davis Investigated as Apparent Murder-Suicide

Apr 20, 2021 at 07:01 am by WGNS

What has been labeled a murder-suicide took place this past Friday just over the Rutherford County line in Antioch. The incident is being investigated by the Metro Nashville P.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Youth Suicide Prevention Training for Parents

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are teaming up with Trustpoint Hospital in Murfreesboro for an important seminar geared towards parents.The event will provide youth suicide prev.... Read More

UPDATE: Mother and Daughter Killed in Lebanon, TN, Allegedly by Estranged Husband

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update to the shooting that left two dead in nearby Lebanon, TN on Monday.The Lebanon Police Department has confirmed the identities of the victims as 31-year-old.... Read More

Suspect in Lebanon, TN Double Murder found Dead in Nashville

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

See the updated story HERE PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:In nearby Lebanon, TN, two people are dead following a shooting that took place on Monday morning.Suspect Shaun R. Varsos e.... Read More

Greenway Suicide In Parking Lot On Barfield Rd.

Jan 09, 2021 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Persons living along Barfield Road reported a large police presence in the Greenway parking lot around 10:00 o'clock Saturday morning (1/9/2021).A vigil n.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Attorney who Took His Own Life was Scheduled to Appear in Court to Face Rape Charges Before the End of This Year

Dec 18, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on the attorney from Murfreesboro who reportedly took his own life before appearing in court to face multiple rape charges. David Whelan would have appea.... Read More

11 Murders and Approximately 120 Suicide, Overdose, Unknown Cause of Death Cases in Murfreesboro

Dec 02, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives continue to actively work cases involving shootings and murders. Detective James Abbott in the Violent Crimes Unit reported some of the numbers for 202.... Read More

TN Department of Health Joins New CDC Suicide Prevention Program

Sep 30, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health today announced receipt of a $750,000 funding award for suicide prevention efforts over the next five years. The Centers for Disease Control.... Read More

Suicide Prevention: VA encourages supporters to #BeThere for Veterans

Sep 02, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

In light of Suicide Prevention Month in September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to connect Veterans and their loved ones through the Be There&n.... Read More

Michael DeLeon with Steered Straight on Dramatic Increase in Overdoses and Suicides*

Aug 31, 2020 at 10:57 am by Producer

Bryan talks to Michael DeLeon with Steered Straight about the dramatic increase in drug and overdose deaths in the United States. 16:00

Nearly one third of Tennessee parents are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, new poll finds

Jul 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

One third of Tennessee parents with children aged 6-17 are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, a new poll from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Heal.... Read More