public safety

Murfreesboro Police Dispel False Social Media Claims of Missing Child

May 13, 2024 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - A troubling social media post has emerged, sparking concerns and frustrations among the community and law enforcement officials alike. The post, cla.... Read More

Smyrna Police Seek Public's Assistance in Identifying Suspect Involved in Public Shooting

May 01, 2024 at 07:13 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - The Smyrna Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a male suspect involved in a public shooting incident. On April 24, 2024, the individu.... Read More

I-840 Closure in Williamson County After Railroad Equipment Damages Overpass

Apr 16, 2024 at 02:09 pm by WGNS News

  Williamson County, TN - Law enforcement agencies were compelled to close a section of Interstate 840 in Williamson County on Tuesday morning following an incident wher.... Read More

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center Celebrates Employee Achievements and Lifesaving Efforts

Mar 25, 2024 at 12:36 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center (MECC) Director Seth Russell has proudly announced the promotion of three exceptional employees, recognizing th.... Read More

Elevated Fire Danger Prompts Cautionary Measures in Rutherford County

Mar 25, 2024 at 10:44 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - Residents are urged to exercise caution as Rutherford County faces elevated fire danger on March 25th due to high winds and other contributing factors..... Read More

UPDATE: Car Goes Up in Flames at Barfield Park Wilderness Station

Mar 12, 2024 at 05:31 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - We have more news on a car fire that occurred in a local park. Evidently, smoke could be seen from residents in nearby neighborhoods as the vehicle began.... Read More

Police Seek Fugitive Following Undercover Operation

Mar 08, 2024 at 07:18 pm by Chandelar Williams

Shelbyville, TN - Shelbyville Police Department Detectives conducted an undercover operation on March 6th, 2024, aimed at capturing 26-year-old Robert Austin Mohrmann, who had.... Read More

Lane closures on Thompson Lane expected from March 4 to March 15 for tree trimming work

Mar 01, 2024 at 05:33 am by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) has issued a cautionary notice for motorists in Murfreesboro, urging them to exercise caution starting Monday, March 4, with.... Read More

Street Racer Initiative Yields Five Arrests in Nashville Crackdown

Feb 26, 2024 at 05:43 pm by Chandelar Williams

Nashville, TN - In an effort to crack down on street racing, the Traffic Division, with assistance from MNPD Aviation, conducted a Street Racer Initiative Saturday night resul.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee Issues Official Call, Presents Legislative Priorities Ahead of Public Safety Special Session

Aug 08, 2023 at 06:31 pm by WGNS Radio News

On Tuesday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued the special session proclamation and presented the administration’s legislative and budget priorities that will.... Read More

MTSU Names 5 Metro Nashville Police Officers as Honorary Professors of Public Safety - Find Out Why?

May 03, 2023 at 10:56 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University will honor five officers of the Metro Nashville Police Department on Friday, May 5, for their “precisi.... Read More

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center announces 2023 Public Safety Telecommunicators of the Year

Apr 12, 2023 at 12:51 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center Communications Specialist II Ethan Vanover and Celeste Stewart have been named 2023 Public Safety.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

Ground breaking for Kittrell public safety and health building

Mar 14, 2022 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron, county commissioners and first responders helped break ground Thursday for the Public Safety and Health Building to serve the Kittrell c.... Read More