Sgt. Sean Vinson Promoted

Sep 03, 2022 at 08:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Sheriff's Sgt. Sean Vinson has been promoted to patrol sergeant. His primary responsibilities will include managing the Tennessee Highway.... Read More

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Wednesday Shooting on Molloy Lane in Murfreesboro

Sep 02, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Arrest made in Wednesday’s Molloy Lane Shooting MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to 1501 Molloy Lane in reference to a shootin.... Read More

Public Invited to 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 9th

Aug 26, 2022 at 03:47 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The public is encouraged to attend the 21st Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony starting at 9:00 o'clock Friday morning, September 9, 2022. The event will ta.... Read More

Retired Teacher Making Blankets for Needy Babies

Jul 21, 2022 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Many times you have heard this community referred to as "the heart of Tennessee". Originally that referred to being in the geographic center of Tennessee..... Read More

Home Fire Tuesday Morning In Smyrna

Jul 12, 2022 at 11:58 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) A massive home fire around 10:30AM Tuesday morning (7/12/2022) brought units from Rutherford County Fire Rescue along with assistance from the Smyrna Fire Departm.... Read More

16-Year-Old Injured in Monday Afternoon Shooting on Baker Road in Blackman Area

Jul 11, 2022 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

A juvenile was injured in a shooting around 12:45 on Monday afternoon. The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports the 16-year-old boy suffered the wounds as a result of.... Read More

UPDATE on I-840 Monday AM Shooting...RCSO Needs Your Help!

Jul 11, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) More news on the shooting that unfolded in the Murfreesboro area Monday morning... One victim was admitted to a Nashville hospital and a second victim tr.... Read More

RCSO Adds 5 Deputies...More Opens Available!

May 28, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Our county is safer now with five new deputies who are now on the job after intensive training. Welcome Deputy Nadia Sinclair, Deputy Corey Montgomer.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by SUV on Old Fort Parkway was a 3-Year-Old Child

May 26, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on the pedestrian / SUV related accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the victim was a.... 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

Cannon County Sheriff's Employee Accused of Animal Cruelty

May 26, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

(Cannon County, TN) - In Woodbury, an employee with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office was arrested this past week on charges of cruelty to animals. The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Arrest made in bomb threat that was called into a Nashville school

May 26, 2022 at 09:20 am by WGNS

(Middle Tennessee) WGNS has learned that only one-day before the May 18th shooting outside of the Riverdale High School graduation at the MTSU Murphy Center, there was a bomb.... Read More

SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE. P.... 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

Vehicle Break-Ins - Recognize This Truck?

May 23, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

In Smyrna, Police need the communities help in tracking down the driver of a black Dodge pickup truck. Evidently, the subject behind the wheel of the truck (above photo) pulle.... Read More

18,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected in TN

May 23, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health and Substance Abuse has announced that last month’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Tennessee collected over 18,000 pounds of.... Read More

Did You See This Truck At Vehicle Burglary?

May 21, 2022 at 09:22 am by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  Car burglaries are on the increase in Walter Hill, and the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office is asking for the public's help in locating a person of in.... Read More

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More