Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Wednesday, just before Thanksgiving in Murfreesboro

Nov 22, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) The Tennessee Highway Patrol aims to nab drunk drivers during the upcoming week of Thanksgiving. A sobriety checkpoint will be located on South Rutherfor.... Read More

DUI Checkpoint Planned for Murfreesboro on November 23rd

Nov 17, 2022 at 12:11 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) The Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security confirmed 7,535 motor-vehicle crashes in Tennessee that involved a DUI driver between October.... Read More

242 Citations for Driving Offenses this Past Week During Second "Operation Fall Brakes"

Nov 15, 2022 at 07:13 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Citations were issued to drivers on 242 driving offenses during the second “Operation Fall Brakes” enforcement and education event last W.... Read More

Weekend Street Racer Enforcement by MNPD and THP Leads to Multiple Arrests

Oct 31, 2022 at 06:16 pm by WGNS News

  (NASHVILLE, TENN.) Two Rutherford County men, along with subjects from Memphis, Humboldt, Gallatin and Nashville are facing charges after a coordinated street racer en.... Read More

Arrest Made After Sunday Auto Accident on I-840 Near Rutherford / Williamson County Line

Oct 31, 2022 at 12:47 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD / WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN) There was a serious auto accident near the Rutherford / Williamson County line around 5:45 Sunday evening on I-840. The wreck highlights t.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Officers and THP Troopers Make Arrests in Kidnapping, Robbery and Extortion Case

Oct 25, 2022 at 11:23 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) troopers solved an alleged kidnapping, robbery, and extortion case.... Read More

UPDATED: Name of Man Killed in I-24 Accident on Thursday Morning Released by the THP

Oct 06, 2022 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: A 79-year-old Murfreesboro man was killed on I-24 East early Thursday morning in Rutherford County. The wreck occurred about 15-minutes before 5AM at mile-marker 67.8.... Read More

For the Second Time in 16-Days, Vehicle Runs Into Love's Truck Stop

Sep 24, 2022 at 12:56 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) For the second time in only 16-days, another vehicle ran into the side of Love’s Truck Stop, directly off of I-24 in Rutherford County. T.... Read More

UPDATE: Minivan driver killed after driving onto I-24 in oncoming lane at South Church St. Interchange

Sep 16, 2022 at 03:57 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) There was a fatal accident on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro during the early AM hours of Friday morning. The wreck involved a vehicle driving in the wrong.... Read More

DRUNK DRIVERS: Booze It & Lose It Enforcement Continues This Month in Rutherford County

Sep 16, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The long running Booze It & Lose It campaign continues throughout Tennessee and Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies are working overtime to.... Read More

UPDATE: Accident on Interstate 24 at S. Church Street Exit

Sep 15, 2022 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

All lanes of I-24 reopened around 10:45 Thursday morning after the Tennessee Highway Patrol shut down the roadway due to an accident. As originally reported, the wreck occurr.... Read More

UPDATE: Tuesday morning hydrogen peroxide spill on I-24 in Murfreesboro

Sep 13, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - UPDATE: An accident that occurred on Tuesday morning in Rutherford County took several hours to clear. The incident was reported on I-24 West n.... Read More

UPDATE: Two School Students Struck by Vehicle on Tuesday

Aug 10, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Two Rutherford County School students were reportedly struck by a vehicle on Tuesday in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the students were struck by a motorist on Fortress Bou.... Read More

Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-24 near Old Fort Parkway Interchange Monday

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:56 am by WGNS

There were two serious auto accidents on Interstate 24 Monday morning in Murfreesboro. Both wrecks were reported to have occured around the 77-mile marker near the&n.... Read More

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force on the prowl for unsafe driving in school zones

Aug 01, 2022 at 04:55 pm by WGNSRadio

Law enforcement officers will focus on traffic safety in school zones when students return to school beginning this Friday on August 5th.  Teams of officers in Rutherfor.... Read More

One Killed in Saturday Accident on Bradyville Pike in Rutherford County

Jul 25, 2022 at 08:45 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) UPDATE - WGNS has more information on a Bradyville Pike accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon around 3PM (07/23/22). 70-Year-old Antonio Pe.... Read More

Special THP Operation with Other Agencies Aim to Curb Fatal Accidents

Jul 13, 2022 at 07:27 pm by WGNS

Are you planning to getaway before the end of summer? A lot of families are traveling by car to their vacation destination this year, after hearing about a large number of f.... Read More

UPDATE: Speed a Likely Factor in Tuesday Rollover Accident on I-24 in Rutherford County

Jun 24, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: (Rutherford County, Tenn.) – We have an update on the Tuesday morning accident that occurred on Interstate 24 East around 7:30 AM. The wreck happened at the.... Read More

Two accidents on I-24 Wednesday in Rutherford County

Jun 01, 2022 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

There were two accidents that slowed Interstate 24 in Rutherford County on Wednesday. The first involved a semi-truck that caught fire on I-24 West (headed towards Nashville),.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More