Tony Thomas, WSB-TV

Tony Thomas


Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by tony:

Bumbling burglars: Police video shows moments robbers caught hiding in dumpster

The unlucky crooks were caught red-handed when a police officer drove by the store just as they were trying to break in. → Read More

Person injured in police shooting outside Wendy’s in Gwinnett County

Channel 2 Action News confirmed an officer shot a suspect near a Wendy’s on Georgia State Route 124 in Lawrenceville. → Read More

Students react to rape of fellow UGA student: “We’re all just asking, ‘Why?’"

University of Georgia students are in shock after Channel 2 Action News reported Saturday that police are investigating reports a 22-year-old University of Georgia student was raped Saturday morning in downtown Athens. → Read More

UGA lacrosse player shot in robbery starts foundation focused on campus security

Tate Prezzano was waiting for a bus to campus when he says a stranger came out of nowhere and changed his life forever. → Read More

Gwinnett judge, DragonCon co-founder indicted in hacking case

Channel 2's Tony Thomas was there the moment the judge turned herself into officials. Watch our exclusive interviews, on Channel 2 Action News at 6 p.m. → Read More

Who should pay for legal experts in Grinstead case? Judge could decide in days

Channel 2 Action News is staying on a developing story surrounding the murder of missing teacher Tara Grinstead. → Read More

Man pleads guilty, apologizes for role in officer's killing

TODAY AT 5: What Pretlow's mother had to say about her son during the hearing. → Read More

Officer out of a job after friend poses as cop to get free snacks at QT, police say

Gwinnett police told Channel 2's Tony Thomas that the officer worked for the Department of Community Supervision. Her friend was a former officer for the department. → Read More

DEVELOPING: Man dies after being pulled from Gwinnett house fire

We're gathering new details from the scene for Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m. → Read More

Child hit by SUV in Gwinnett County, police say

We have reporters and photographers on the way to the scene for LIVE updates on Channel 2 Action News at Noon. → Read More

Gwinnett says it could be 2-3 months before they can prosecute pot cases again

Police chiefs from across Gwinnett County met behind closed doors with prosecutors Friday, trying to figure out how they might handle minor marijuana possession arrests going forward. → Read More

This metro county will not prosecute any more marijuana cases

TODAY AT 6: Why the Gwinnett County district attorney agrees with the decision and the impacts it could have across the state. → Read More

Dashcam video shows ATV riders creating havoc in Gwinnett streets

Zachary Barrett told Channel 2 Gwinnett County Bureau Chief Tony Thomas was out for a Sunday afternoon drive when all of a sudden surrounded, he was surrounded. → Read More

Lawrenceville police latest victims of cyberattack

Lawrenceville police confirmed the FBI and private security experts have been called in to help with the cyberware attack. → Read More

Video shows 3 inmates, deputy jump into action to save another inmate'

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Several inmates inside a Gwinnett County jail are being credited with saving a life. Channel 2 Action News obtained video as they jumped into action. The deputies at the jail are paid to protect and save lives. The inmates -- not so much. But three inmates teamed up with a deputy and saved someone, and it may have had more of an impact on the rescuers than they realized.… → Read More

Neighbors on alert after bear seen swimming in lake

We go to the scene of its latest sighting and explain how you can protect yourself, on Channel 2 Action News at 4. → Read More

Five more teens arrested in connection to murder of Hall County deputy

Channel 2's Tony Thomas broke this story on Twitter. He will have more on this story in a LIVE report on Channel 2 Action News at 5. → Read More

Job offer, but no job? Background checks for potential employees in metro county delayed

Over the last couple of weeks Channel 2's Gwinnett County bureau chief Tony Thomas received several emails and phone calls from frantic viewers. → Read More

DEPUTY SHOT HALL COUNTY: Deputy killed in line of duty identified as 28-year-old father of 2 young kids

We’re learning more about the deputy and speaking with a homeowner whose house was shot up during the deadly shooting, on Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m. → Read More

Car chase suspect leaves behind device that caused neighborhood evacuation

We'll explain what happened next that cause families to be rushed out of their homes, on Channel 2 Action News This Morning → Read More