Tom Jones

Tom is a native of Houston, Texas. He graduated from Texas Southern University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Tom has reported the news in Amarillo, Texas, Shreveport, Louisiana and Las Vegas.  He has worked at WSB-TV as a General Assignment Reporter for nearly a decade.

Tom considers himself a news junkie.  He enjoys covering crime and court stories.

Latest from Tom Jones

Teen says man exposed himself while she was walking to school

A teenager who says a man flashed her as she walked to and from school says she doesn't want the suspect back in her neighborhood.   Clayton County police arrested 76-year-old Franklin Eugene Day on Monday. He faces child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes and indecent exposure charges. ...

Not everyone happy with Douglasville blue light resolution

People in a Douglas County city are using blue lights on their front porches to show support for law enforcement.   Channel 2’s Tom Jones talked to residents in Douglasville who say officers need their support now more than ever.   "When someone catches some of them doing something wrong, ...

Victim says alleged shooter should not be out on bond

A man who was shot within inches of his heart says the alleged shooter should have never been released on bond.   Tavious Watson faces aggravated assault charges. He was released on bond and then,when he was supposed to show up for a court hearing, he was a no-show.   ...

Teen accused shooting another over iPhones has sordid past

Channel 2 Action News has uncovered a string of crimes committed by the man accused of shooting a college student and stealing his iPhone.   Ricco Arnold, 18, faces felony aggravated assault, aggravated battery, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.   But it ...

Man tries to escape through second floor window during SWAT raid

A man who was shot after meeting someone on Facebook to sell an iPhone says he thought he was going to die.   Channel 2’s Tom Jones was the only reporter on the scene when a Clayton County SWAT team arrived at the home of the man accused of pulling ...

Man pleads guilty to deadly shooting at Underground Atlanta

The mother of a man murdered at Underground Atlanta told a judge she cries every time she drives by the area. Channel 2’s Tom Jones was in court when Mychal Fair's family heard the man accused of killing him admit to the shooting. Brandon Barnes, 27, pleaded guilty in the killing ...

Sister of slain store clerk pleads for answers

The sister of a slain convenience store clerk is pleading with the public to help find his killer. Three years after the killing, Alagie Dibba's sister says somebody knows something.  Sirah Jobe wants the killers caught so she can ask them one question. "Why do you kill that innocent man ...

Students arrive at school to find no heat

Some students got a chilly reception when they arrived at East Clayton Elementary School Wednesday morning: The heat was out in parts of the school. "It was like so cold," 6-year-old Cheyenne Shelton told Channel 2’s Tom Jones. Cheyenne said she had to keep her coat and hood on as ...

Woman scorned tries to get foe fired, lands in jail

A woman says her rival called her job and told her bosses she has a drug problem and is a drug dealer.   It was all a lie that got the caller thrown in jail.   The woman who almost lost her job because of the phone call says it ...

Local mother warns of dangers of connecting with people online

A mother is warning people about the dangers of connecting with strangers online and then meeting them in public. She also was disturbed by a Facebook video of a man accused of meeting a woman online and then shooting her during their date. Police say the video shows Dontarius Turner ...