Residential Treatment Center Employee Charged with Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure

Aug 10, 2021 at 12:18 pm by WGNS

A 29-year-old staff member at the McDowell Center for Children, a residential treatment facility in Dyersburg, today was charged by Youth Services detectives with two counts o.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Found Guilty of Raping Male Victim at Murfreesboro Party

Jul 15, 2021 at 04:17 pm by WGNS

The 29-year-old man arrested several years ago in Murfreesboro for raping another man at a party was in a Rutherford County Courtroom this week.Investigative work by now ret.... Read More

18-Men Arrested in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Jul 12, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eighteen men accu.... Read More

Murfreesboro Suspect Charged with Raping Man at a 2019 Party will Head to Trial Next Month

Jun 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

A 29-year-old man arrested 3-years ago in Murfreesboro for allegedly raping another man at a party will head to trial next month on July 13th. Investigative work by now reti.... Read More

Nurse Aide in Rutherford County Arrested - Charged with Theft and Financial Exploitation

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and detectives with t.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

Major TBI Drug Arrest

May 28, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

A major drug arrest has been made by the TBI just over the Rutherford County line in Davidson County.As the result of an ongoing drug investigation, special agents with the Dr.... Read More

Nashville Man Indicted on Murder and Child Abuse Charges Related to the Death of His 2-Week-Old Daughter

May 21, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

A former Nashville resident indicted this month on charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse in connection with the January 2020 deat.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro Men Indicted following Violent Crime Spree Last Summer

May 11, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Some of the allegations surrounding a violent crime spree last summer included robberies, carjackings, kidnappings and firearms violations, according to the U.S. Dep.... Read More

Teen arrested in Murfreesboro following drive-by shooting and chase

Apr 23, 2021 at 10:55 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A 16-year-old male has been arrested a day after a drive-by shooting with one of the bullets hitting only inches away from a 1-year-old baby i.... Read More

19-Year-old Arrested in Connection to a 2020 Murder Case

Apr 05, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The investigation of a murder that took place on October 24th in 2020 has come to a close with an arrest being made last month.Last year, Blake Bolton was shot twice at the in.... Read More

Smithville, TN Man Arrested - Charged with Rape of a Child

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:33 am by WGNS

DEKALB COUNTY – About thirty minutes from Murfreesboro in DeKalb County, an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in th.... Read More

Alleged Drug Distribution and Organized Crime leads to 37-Indictments, 4-From Rutherford County

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County residents are tied to a federal indictment that was unsealed this past Friday.According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the indictment charged 27 ind.... Read More

UPDATE: One Dead in Friday Night Shooting in Murfreesboro

Mar 13, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department continues to investigate a shooting that took place on Friday night.The shooting took place on Sevier St. at University.... Read More

UPDATE: Teen Shot at Baymont Inn & Suites has Died - Charges Upgraded Against Suspect

Mar 11, 2021 at 07:53 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more news on the teenager who was shot while inside a room at Baymont Inn & Suites on Armory Drive in Murfreesboro. Police have now co.... Read More

Driver in LaVergne Arrested After Crashing into School Bus

Mar 02, 2021 at 06:42 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn) A woman was arrested after colliding with a school bus on Monday (March 1, 2021) in La Vergne, Tennessee. The wreck happened at the 300 block of Blair R.... Read More

Second Suspect in Murder of Nashville Nurse Caitlyn Kaufman Arrested

Jan 13, 2021 at 03:51 pm by WGNS

The second man wanted for the December 3rd murder of Nashville nurse Caitlyn Kaufman as she traveled to work on I-440 is now in custody.James Edward Cowan, 28, was apprehended.... Read More

Over One Dozen Arrests in TBI Human Trafficking Operation

Dec 13, 2020 at 11:01 am by WGNS

CHATTANOOGA – A two-day undercover operation by Special Agents with the TBI Human Trafficking Unit and Task Force, the Chattanooga Police Department, and Homeland S.... Read More

Suspect allegedly used Kik app in Tennessee child porn case

Nov 09, 2020 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Technical Services Unit have arrested and charged a Hohenwald man accused of possessing and transmitting chil.... Read More

Man, woman arrested accused of robbing two Murfreesboro businesses at gunpoint

Nov 04, 2020 at 07:37 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Nashville man and woman accused of robbing two businesses at gunpoint have been arrested. John T. Harris, 43, and Samira Bostic, 25, were ta.... Read More