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

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 ...

Teen mother accused in videotaped beating at party

Police have arrested a teenaged mother accused in a videotaped beating of two women during a party. The young mother was out on bond at the time after police said she was behind the wheel during a drive-by where a man was shot. Coweta County Sheriff's Investigators said 18-year-old Aryanna ...

Ex-school employee denies inappropriate relationship with student

A fired paraprofessional says he never had an inappropriate relationship with a student or a minor. But Channel 2's Tom Jones got police records that say the former Banneker High School teacher's aide and assistant band director Tristan Carswell confessed to stealing band equipment worth thousands of dollars. Carswell faces ...

Witness: Sagging pants helped police catch restaurant robbers

A restaurant owner is thanking police for quickly apprehending two men who allegedly robbed his store. Police say the robbers held one of the workers at gunpoint and took $120 from the cash register before running away. Xavier Mitchell and Jimmy Wright, both 24 years old, face armed robbery charges ...

Witness: Sagging pants helped police catch restaurant robbers

A restaurant owner is thanking police for quickly apprehending two men who allegedly robbed his store. Police say the robbers held one of the workers at gunpoint and took $120 from the cash register before running away. >> Read more trending stories   Xavier Mitchell and Jimmy Wright, both 24 ...

Family relieved that a mother’s accused killer is behind bars

The family of a woman murdered on Christmas Eve said they are relieved the accused killer is finally behind bars. A fugitive squad captured Jake Jackson Monday night at a Walmart on Memorial Drive in DeKalb County. Jackson is accused of shooting his ex-wife, 40-year-old Tiffanie Phillips, at her home ...

 
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