RCSO Narcotics Detective Who Died This Year Challenged Co-Workers to Excel - His Unit Recently Received State Award

Nov 14, 2023 at 09:25 pm by WGNS Radio News

Inspiration from a narcotics detective who died in a motorcycle crash invigorated fellow Rutherford County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives to work harder in his memo.... Read More

Halloween Sobriety Checkpoint

Oct 28, 2023 at 07:27 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Anytime is a bad time to mix alcohol/drugs with driving, but area law enforcement agencies are teaming-up to squelch it on Halloween weekend. Police will be on.... Read More

U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and RCSO Arrest Nathaniel Lamont Buchanan

Oct 20, 2023 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A suspect who allegedly eluded prosecution on a first-degree murder charge was arrested Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force with Ruther.... Read More

More Details Released: Attempted Murder by Fire at Homeless Camp in Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2023 at 10:35 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – WGNS has more details on an attempted murder that occurred earlier this month in Murfreesboro. According to police, officers were called to a &ldquo.... Read More

Trey Nunley Promoted to Lieutenant

Oct 05, 2023 at 04:32 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Sheriffs Office Patrol Sgt. Trey Nunley was promoted to lieutenant. Nunley will serve as lieutenant for the Patrol Division’s midnight s.... Read More

Man Charged with the Attempted First-Degree Murder of Girlfriend in Murfreesboro

Oct 04, 2023 at 06:18 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A 56-year-old man allegedly tried to kill his girlfriend this past Sunday in Murfreesboro. The suspect, identified as Charles Robert Hirsch, poured a flamma.... Read More

Public Invited To 9/11 Ceremony at MTSU Monday

Sep 08, 2023 at 07:11 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Monday is Patriot Day, 9/11--a day we will always remember! MTSU will be helping the community to remember the 9-11 victims with a special ceremony sta.... Read More

RCSO Patrol Division Now Using BODY CAMS

Sep 01, 2023 at 05:18 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies now using body cameras A comprehensive pilot body-worn camera program for the unif.... Read More

Rockvale Health and Public Safety Building Opened Sunday

Aug 27, 2023 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

(ROCKVALE, TN)  At 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon (8/27/2023) elected officials, emergency responders and area residents toured the new Public Health and Safety Build.... Read More

Still Looking For Ashley Greenwood, Have You Seen Her?

Aug 25, 2023 at 06:46 pm by WGNS

(MILTON, TN)  With the passing of time, the family of a Milton woman are growing more concerned. Ashley Greenwood is 29-years-of-age and has not had any contact with her.... Read More


Aug 01, 2023 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) If you were traveling I-24 a week ago, between 2:30 and 8:30PM last Wednesday, July 26, 2023, you definitely saw lots of BLUE LIGHTS in Rutherford as well.... Read More

UPDATE: Saturday Morning Big Rig Crash On I-840

Jul 31, 2023 at 11:36 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Here's an update on the 18-wheeler that crashed into another big rig on I-840 and flew off the roadway into a deep, thickly wooded, embankment near NW Bro.... Read More

Happy 80th Dick Peach!

Jul 20, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) It was 80-years ago today (7/20/2023) that gyrations were discovered in nearby Maury County. It took decades before officials discovered the cause.... Read More

3 Promoted at RCSO

Jun 30, 2023 at 04:19 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promotes three officers with the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office. Sgt. Troy Hooker to lieutenant over the SWAT Team, Cpl. Ashley King to.... Read More

Becoming a Sheriff's Deputy for the Day in Rutherford County

Jun 05, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Seth Parks dreamed of being a cop. His dream came true when he became “Deputy for the Day” this past Friday at the Rutherford County Sherif.... Read More

End of Watch, RIP Detective Jake Beu

May 20, 2023 at 07:49 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   Detective Jacob “Jake” Beu’s line of duty death marks one of the darkest days at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, She.... Read More

Police Week Ending With Tribute To RCSO Det. Beu

May 18, 2023 at 04:19 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  As Police Week draws to a close, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Detective Jake Beu came home Thursday (5/18/2023) for his visitation at Franklin.... Read More

A Chance To Bid RCSO Det. Beu "Farewell and Thank You"

May 17, 2023 at 05:28 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Bringing Detective Beu home will result in road closures Thursday and Friday. Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement officers and em.... Read More

Call RCSO if you recognize him

May 11, 2023 at 06:49 pm by WGNS

Do you know this man?  He is a person of interest for an investigation by Detective Joseph Duncan.   If you know his identity or have information about him,.... Read More

Officers Reunite With Amber Alert Child--1 Year Later!

Apr 06, 2023 at 09:05 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Four-year-old Riley Bockes dashed to the outstretched arms of her best friend, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Denise Smotherman.  The.... Read More