Nashville news

Currently, Tennessee is the 7th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) - According to AAA, the Auto Club Group, Gas prices across Tennessee are trending lower this week after a run of record-setting prices at the pump. The.... Read More

This Month Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate Scandal that Ultimately Brought Down President Nixon

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY and MORE: The scandal that brought down a United States President occurred this month, 50-years ago. That scandal... Watergate – on June 17, 1972. With m.... Read More

Rape Conviction Confirmed - Murfreesboro Man Added to TN Sex Offender Registry

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

WGNS confirmed the suspect in a 2020 rape investigation has officially been convicted on two counts of rape. 31-Year-old Joshua D. Walton of Murfreesboro was added to the Se.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

BEWARE: Deadly Folded Money

Jun 11, 2022 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

(LEBANON) The Tennessee Sheriffs' Association is warning the public to avoid folded one-dollar bills that are spotted in the street, sidewalks or in yards. Reports indicate th.... Read More

"Rock Burglar" Case in Murfreesboro Remains OPEN as Metro Police in Nashville Make Arrests in the "Sledgehammer Crew" Burglaries

Jun 11, 2022 at 12:32 am by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, police continue to investigate the serial criminal dubbed the “Rock Burglar,” who is accused of breaking into more than 30-businesses. Meanwhile.... Read More

Body discovered by boater in Percy Priest Lake Thursday

Jun 10, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: - Identity Confirmed - A body was discovered near a marina on Percy Priest Lake Thursday morning (06/09/22). According to the Nashville Fire Department, the body was i.... Read More

Council approves Fiscal Year 2023 Budget on second reading; $247.1 million General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23

Jun 09, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (June 8) approved the City’s $247.1 million proposed Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) General Fund Budget.... Read More

New Stroke Procedure Saves Rutherford County Woman's Life

Jun 09, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

According to the CDC, someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 40 seconds. Carmen Rodriguez, 79, is now a member of that group. It was the evening of May 15th when.... Read More

Juneteenth Celebration Expands to Three Blocks - will be held June 16th - 18th

Jun 09, 2022 at 05:11 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved persons in the United States, will be observed in Murfreesboro with thr.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Edited Photos and Other Images in the Media - What are you REALLY Seeing?

Jun 08, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Editing images and the pictures you see in magazines, on websites and in the news – what is real and what is considered okay and what is a no-no? With more,.... Read More

Duo wanted by authorities after a robbery unfolded in Warren County, TN with one victim shot

Jun 08, 2022 at 02:52 pm by WGNS

The Warren County Sheriff's Department has active warrants for the arrest of Dale "Sam" Deason Jr. and Christopher "Levi" Lavern Ferguson for aggravated robbery and attempted.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announces four new principals

Jun 08, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

Four new principals are stepping into leadership roles with RCS for the 22-23 school year. All come with incredible experience in education and leadership. Justin Smith, Blac.... Read More

TVA Fuel Cost Adjustment will add to summer electric bills

Jun 08, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MTE members can expect higher than normal bills this summer as the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Fuel Cost Adjustment charge remains up, thanks primarily to much hi.... Read More

Another Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Case Reported in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2022 at 10:02 am by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, Detectives need assistance identifying a person of interest in another fraudulent use of a credit card case. The case revolves around the dates of April 13th.... Read More

Bedford County man facing rape of a child charges

Jun 08, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A Bedford County man is behind bars after multiple charges involving child sex abuse. According to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department, Rustin Bowen, age 37, is now.... Read More

Fire in Murfreesboro neighborhood - no injuries reported

Jun 07, 2022 at 09:33 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Crews were dispatched to a residential fire around 4:45 Tuesday evening at just before 7:30. The blaze was on Hacienda Court. The fire was in th.... Read More

Unknown subject accused of fraudulently spending over $6,500 on stolen credit card in Murfreesboro and La Vergne, TN

Jun 07, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are asking for residents to be on the lookout for a subject who has been labeled as a person of interest in a fraud case. The fraud is tied to the use.... Read More

MTSU Board of Trustees to hold June 14th Quarterly Meeting - Talk of a New Liberal Arts Building

Jun 07, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, June 14th. The meeting begins at 1 p..... Read More