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Oops: Out of town police officer accidentally leaves gun at a Rutherford County area hotel

Oops: Out of town police officer accidentally leaves gun at a Rutherford County area hotel

A Collegedale, Tennessee City Police Officer apparently forgot his off-duty gun in a Murfreesboro hotel room. Collegedale is near Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Shoplifter duo hits Plato's Closet in Murfreesboro

Shoplifter duo hits Plato's Closet in Murfreesboro

Instead of paying for the clothing they made their way out the front door without paying a penny for the items that added up to $300 or more dollars.


Alleged drug dealer robbed of "Molly" in downtown Murfreesboro

Alleged drug dealer robbed of

A 19-year old Murfreesboro woman told police that she was robbed while sitting in her vehicle, of course there is much more to this story.


The Big Payback - WGNS "LIVE" on the Murfreesboro Square

The Big Payback - WGNS

WGNS was "LIVE" on the square Tuesday morning for the Big Payback, a day where non-profits are recognized and a website allows you to easily donate to multiple organizations with the click of a button.


Stabbing reported in Murfreesboro - Victim would not give police details

Stabbing reported in Murfreesboro - Victim would not give police details

A man who was simply visiting friends at Campus Crossing Apartments in Murfreesboro was apparently stabbed this past weekend. The case remains under investigation at this time.


Motorcycle Vs. Car - "Leaving the Scene of an Injury Crash" charges could be filed

Motorcycle Vs. Car -

After the wreck happened, the driver of the car fled the scene and has not been seen since. As of Tuesday (May 5, 2015), an arrest has not been made.


Glock .40 caliber handgun "Found"

Glock .40 caliber handgun

A man on Compton Road in Murfreesboro called the authorities after finding a .40 handgun near his mailbox.


Man convicted of kidnapping soon to face sentencing in Rutherford County

Man convicted of kidnapping soon to face sentencing in Rutherford County

20-Year old Brandon Frost of Rutherford County will soon appear in a local court room for sentencing. District Attorney Jennings Jones stated...


Murfreesboro Cash Mob is thinking Flowers

Murfreesboro Cash Mob is thinking Flowers

On Saturday, May 9th between the hours of 8am-2pm the Murfreesboro Cash Mob will descend on...


Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...


May is officially Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is officially Motorcycle Awareness Month

The Tennessee Governor's Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol have joined to share a unified message: Share the Road.


Plane crash on Monday in nearby Lincoln County, TN

Plane crash on Monday in nearby Lincoln County, TN

Crews responded Monday to investigate a small plane crash in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County EMA director confirmed the plane crash happened near 2 Steelman Rd. in Mulberry between Lynchburg and Fayetteville.


Pregnant Woman Involved In Monday Night Christiana Crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a Monday night one-car crash on the Manchester Pike near Christiana Hoovers Gap Road. The female driver, Selby Lacewell, was said to be pregnant and driving on a revoked license.


Great Day...Bumper Thumpers All Around!

Great Day...Bumper Thumpers All Around!

Homeward bound traffic on Thompson Lane moved at a snail's pace as it passed New Vision Baptist Church shortly before 6:00 Monday night. Motorists traveling away from the hospital and shopping areas saw rows of emergency lights at the crest of the bridge over the CSX railroad tracks.


Two women charged with Prostitution and two men charged with Patronizing Prostitution

Two women charged with Prostitution and two men charged with Patronizing Prostitution

Tennessee law requires police to issue a misdemeanor citation (ticket), in lieu of a custodial arrest, to certain offenders. Officers cited 26-year old John D. Proctor of Eagleville and 41-year old Cornell Creciun III with Patronizing Prostitution, and released them.


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Recent Articles

Man in Murfreesboro allegedly moved by the National Anthem to go nude and hold a flag

Man in Murfreesboro allegedly moved by the National Anthem to go nude and hold a flag

Officer J. Lamb wrote in a report, "He stated that he was watching the Mayweather vs Pacquiao and when he watched the National Anthem, he felt very moved..."


Throwing up baggies of Mary Jane

Throwing up baggies of Mary Jane

Eating bags of marijuana is bad for your digestive system. That could be an understatement as you can't digest the plastic very well.


Burglary suspect arrested in Murfreesboro

Burglary suspect arrested in Murfreesboro

According to an arrest report, 25-year old Jason G. Moss of Murfreesboro was arrested and charged with theft over $1,000 and aggravated burglary.


Farmers Market to kick off the season in Rutherford County THIS FRIDAY

Farmers Market to kick off the season in Rutherford County THIS FRIDAY

This week is the start of the 40th season of the Rutherford County Farmers' Market. The market is opening Friday, May 8th.


State Troopers to set up seat belt check point on Cinco de Mayo

State Troopers to set up seat belt check point on Cinco de Mayo

Regardless of the origin, it is a date where historically, increased alcohol sales take place in the U.S. The Distilled Spirits Council reported in 2013 that on-premise Tequila sales more than doubled on Cinco de Mayo.


Nominate your favorite health care provider today

Nominate your favorite health care provider today

If you or a loved one has recently been hospitalized in Murfreesboro at St. Thomas Rutherford, let WGNS know who stood out in your journey to healing. St. Thomas Rutherford CEO Gordon Ferguson told WGNS...


TN Dept. of Health warns of heat strokes among children

TN Dept. of Health warns of heat strokes among children

"Children should never be left alone in cars. Children should never be left alone in cars. Children should never be left alone in cars."


Eagleville's Mary Lane Minatra Honored by FFA

Eagleville's Mary Lane Minatra Honored by FFA

Mary Lane Minatra, a junior FFA member at Eagleville School, was chosen from a group of candidates to serve as Treasurer of the Regional FFA Officer team for the 2015-2016 school year.


MPD Squad Car Parked At Officer's Home Hit By Bullets

MPD Squad Car Parked At Officer's Home Hit By Bullets

When a Murfreesboro police officer left home to get into his squad car, he discovered two bullet holes in the passenger door. No gunfire was heard, so it is not known when the bullets hit the vehicle.


Miss Tennessee to be at Stewarts Creek Middle School on May 16th

Miss Tennessee to be at Stewarts Creek Middle School on May 16th

The highlight of the evening will be a guest appearance from reigning Miss Tennessee, Hayley Lewis. Lewis will perform three songs at the pageant, including the song she sang at the recent Miss America pageant, plus she will sign autographs during intermission of the show.


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