Convicted Felon Arrested in North Rutherford County with New Fingerprint Device

Feb 01, 2023 at 07:27 am by WGNS News

(La Vergne, Tenn.) A convicted felon is back behind bars thanks to a new finger printing device that was used to positively identify the suspect. The incident unfolded in Nort.... Read More

Trial Date Confirmed for Final Suspect in the Murder of 68-Year-Old Terry Barber of Christiana

Jan 10, 2023 at 11:21 am by WGNS News

(Christiana, TN) On June 26, 2019, Deputies with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of Mr. Terry Barber in Christiana.  Once on the scene,.... Read More

MURFREESBORO UPDATE: December 4, 2020 Murder Case Bound Over to a Grand Jury

Dec 05, 2022 at 12:05 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Rutherford County Courts found probable cause to present a murder case from December of 2020 to a Grand Jury… That was Rutherford County.... Read More

3-Persons Arrested by the MNPD in Sex Trafficking Case Now Federally Indicted

Nov 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS News

(ANTIOCH, TN) A federal indictment was unsealed this week that charges three Nashville individuals in a sex trafficking and drug distribution conspiracy that operated from a h.... Read More

UPDATED: More Details on Smyrna Man Convicted for 2020 Rape on Florence Road in Murfreesboro

Nov 03, 2022 at 11:16 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) - UPDATED - We have more details on the conviction of a 41-year-old Smyrna, TN man who was found guilty on multiple rape charges late last month. Ilaz N.... Read More

Bedford Co. Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Nov 01, 2022 at 10:12 pm by WGNS News

(Shelbyville, TN) In Bedford County, authorities have arrested a man who is accused of having images of children engaged in sexual activity. Christopher Reinhardt was apprehen.... Read More

Smyrna Man Found Guilty of Sexual Offenses Committed during a Party at a Florence Road Home in 2020

Oct 21, 2022 at 09:55 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) A 41-year-old Smyrna, TN man was found guilty on rape charges October 21st and is now awaiting sentencing. Ilaz Neziri was arrested under a sealed.... Read More

20-Year-Old Rutherford County Man Faces Unlawful Photography Charge

Oct 13, 2022 at 03:06 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Smyrna, TN man on a charge of.... Read More

11-Charged with FACE Act Violations Stemming From 2021 Blockade of Mount Juliet Reproductive Health Clinic

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:56 pm by WGNS News

(WILSON COUNTY, Tenn.) A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charges eleven individuals with violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, announc.... Read More

Virginia man charged with making threats at Smyrna High School

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:21 pm by WGNS News

Making threats against Smyrna High School resulted in the arrest of a Virginia man Tuesday, Sheriff’s Detective Lt. Chuck Barnes said. Suspect Bobby Shabazz Cole of Roan.... Read More

Shoplifters allegedly caught vandalizing merchandise in Murfreesboro

Oct 11, 2022 at 10:17 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Two shoplifters caused a disturbance inside the Old Fort Parkway Walmart, allegedly breaking bottles of wine and throwing packages of Hallowee.... Read More

New Johnsonville man arrested in connection to 2021 homicide

Oct 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS News

A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office has led to indictmen.... Read More
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Man Allegedly Runs from Murfreesboro Police, but Arrested a Short Time Later in City Hall Parking Garage Friday Morning

Sep 30, 2022 at 11:36 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO) Shortly after the 3AM hour on Friday morning, Murfreesboro Police were called to West Castle Street near Old Salem Road in reference to a physical fight. Eviden.... Read More

Alcohol is Not the Only Factor in the Climbing Number of DUI Arrests Made in Rutherford County

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY TN) – Last year, Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers made 18,757 DUI arrests statewide, which is a 3.03% increase compared to 2020. In Rutherford.... Read More

Local Suspect Charged with Robbery and Theft Under $1,000 after Allegedly Stealing $29

Sep 27, 2022 at 05:58 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) After parking his car behind JD’s Market at the intersection of Vine Street and Maney Avenue, the soon-to-be victim began walking towards the store. I.... Read More

UPDATE: More Details on Robbery Case in Murfreesboro that Allegedly Involved a Cellphone Store Customer

Sep 27, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE (MURFREESBORO, TN) – WGNS has more details on an upcoming October court case involving an alleged robbery that was reported in Murfreesboro. The incident occurred.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office warns of MORE Scams Using the Names of Real Deputies

Sep 20, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY,  TN - Another reminder to be watching out for scam-artist... On Tuesday,  the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said to beware of scams whe.... Read More

TBI: Rutherford County man arrested in a Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Case

Sep 15, 2022 at 03:28 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A popular beach destination by thousands of Rutherford County residents was the site of an alleged crime against children - - a crime that allegedly.... Read More

Former RCS Teacher Taylor Cruze Indicted by Grand Jury

Sep 11, 2022 at 05:03 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Taylor Cruze, a former fifth-grade teacher at John Coleman Elementary School is free on $100,000 bond and her plea hearing is set for September 28, 2022. She was.... 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