OPINION: "Rep. Mike Sparks Shares Passion Behind Firearm Safety Act and Efforts to Curb Rash of Stolen Firearms”

Nov 28, 2023 at 11:01 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - Opinion: A pivotal moment for firearm safety in Tennessee began Nov. 1 with the enactment of the Safe Storage of Firearms Act. The new legislation, formerly known.... Read More

Safe Storage of Firearms Act Began on Wednesday, November 1

Nov 02, 2023 at 03:43 am by WGNS News

A pivotal moment for firearm safety in Tennessee began November 1st with the enactment of the Safe Storage of Firearms Act. The new legislation, formerly known as House Bill.... Read More

Voices for a Safer Tennessee Issue Statement following the Conclusion of Special Session

Aug 29, 2023 at 06:35 pm by WGNS News

An organization known as Voices for a Safer Tennessee (Safer TN), which focus on firearm safety and promoting responsible firearm ownership through bipartisan legisl.... Read More

Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting in Middle Tennessee Blvd. Parking Lot

May 31, 2023 at 01:33 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police officers arrested a man after a shooting and brief foot pursuit on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, several minutes after.... Read More

TN Democratic Party calls on Governor Lee to halt Advancement of a Variety of Gun Laws

Mar 28, 2023 at 09:34 pm by WGNS News

On Monday night at 7, the Tennessee Democratic Party sent media outlets a press release that focused on gun laws in the Volunteer State. The release stated, “Today has.... Read More

TBI: Man Arrested on Murder Charge

Mar 02, 2023 at 03:27 pm by WGNS News

About one hour East of Rutherford County in the area of Sparta, Tennessee,  a suspect in a White County murder investigation has been apprehended.  The 64-year-old s.... Read More

UPDATE: Additional Details on the Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Sale

Jan 17, 2023 at 06:53 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: Australian defense contractor NIOA has expanded its global reach with the 100 percent acquisition of the industry-leading rifle design and manufacturing company, Barr.... Read More

Rep. Sparks Plans to Again Propose a Gun Safe Sales Tax Exemption

Jan 13, 2023 at 01:58 pm by WGNS News

  (Rutherford County, TN) Guns left unattended in vehicles continue to be a contributing factor to increased crime in Tennessee. To help combat criminals access to.... Read More

Owners Of Franklin Gun Shop Plead Guilty To Federal Charges

Nov 22, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS News

(FRANKLIN, TENN.) A short drive down Highway 96 in nearby Williamson County, the owners of Franklin Gun Shop pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to obstruction of justice an.... Read More

UPDATE: Gunshots fired Outside of the Riverdale / Oakland High School Football Game

Oct 14, 2022 at 10:36 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Multiple gunshots were fired outside the Riverdale / Oakland High School football game on Friday night. Evidently, the shots were fired near the Riverd.... Read More

Police arrest three people on auto burglary, weapon, and drug charges

Oct 13, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest three men who were reportedly breaking into cars in the Rocky Lane area Sunday, Oct. 9. Two of the m.... Read More

Teen with two firearms arrested at Riverdale / Blackman High School Football Game

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

An incident occurred during this past Friday’s Riverdale / Blackman High School football game. Evidently, a teen showed up at the game with two guns and marijuana, accor.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Report that Residents Continues to Leave their Vehicles Unlocked - Vehicle Break-ins Continue

Aug 03, 2022 at 06:54 pm by WGNS

Over the past 3-weeks, 22-vehicles have been reported as stolen in Murfreesboro. Making it easier on thieves, many people are leaving the keys to their car inside their rides,.... Read More

Sheriff Auctions Pistols, Rifles, Shotguns

Jul 30, 2022 at 05:10 pm by WGNS

(WOODBURY, TN)  Guns, guns, guns--if you want rifles, handguns, shotgun, knives and more weapons--the Cannon County Sheriff’s office is having an auction of seized.... 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

MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss with an audio commentary about news surrounding the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Jun 01, 2022 at 06:48 am by WGNS

Audio Commentary: Journalism and the reporting of the past shooting in Uvalde, Texas - With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…  Verbatim.... Read More

Guns being left in unlocked cars, trucks and SUV's continues to be a problem in Murfreesboro and throughout Middle Tennessee

May 11, 2022 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

  (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) Guns being stolen out of unlocked vehicles continues to be an issue… so far, about 16-guns have been stolen out of cars and trucks in Murf.... Read More

Handgun reported as being STOLEN Earlier This Year in Murfreesboro Recovered in Nashville - One Suspect Arrested

Apr 11, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

A 9-millimeter semi-automatic handgun reported as stolen in Murfreesboro earlier this year in January (2022), has been recovered in nearby Nashville. The pistol was alleged to.... Read More

MURFREESBORO POLICE: Recent rash of vehicle burglaries - police remind citizens to lock vehicles, remove guns and valuables

Apr 08, 2022 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.- Murfreesboro Police “Crimes Against Property” detectives are urging residents to lock their vehicles and remove valuables after multiple car b.... Read More

On Today's show we covered 3-topics: "Releasing Stress in the Rampage Room," What is a Pregnancy Coach? AND - The Gun Safe Bill in Tennessee - What is it?

Apr 05, 2022 at 09:15 am by Producer

First Half of Show - Destroying things for fun and to release STRESS: During today's Action Line (Podcast Above), WGNS' Scott Walker was joined by Combat Veteran David Carson.... Read More