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Private investigator T.J. Ward and Felicia Thomas talk to CBS Radio's Maria Boynton after today's meeting with acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Nicholas Thomas Cop Killing To Be Looked At For Federal Civil Rights Violations

Federal investigators are now taking up the case of the police killing of 23 year old Nicholas Thomas. He was shot and killed in March by a Smyrna, Georgia, police officer. The Grand Jury in […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

Nicholas Thomas, shown above, was shot and killed by a Smyrna police officer in May. Last week a Grand Jury ruled that the shooting was justified. A medical examiner has found that Thomas was shot in the back. (Courtesy of the Thomas Family)

Thomas Family Hires Private Investigator To Get “The Real Truth” In The Cop Killing of Nicholas

T.J. Ward is known for having tackled some well-known cases, including that of Ariston Waiters who was shot and killed by a Union City police officer in 2011. A Grand Jury had ruled that the […]

07/14/2015

The Thomas Family has hired noted private investigator T.J. Ward (far right) following a Cobb County Grand Jury's ruling that a police officer was justified in the shooting death of Nicholas Thomas. The medical examiner ruled that Thomas had been shot in the back. (Also pictured: Attorney Mawuli Davis, Tristan "TJ" Thomas, and Felicia Thomas) (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Mother Of Son Slain By Smyrna Cop Says “They Have Messed With The Wrong Family!”

Felicia Thomas says she found out about a Cobb County Grand Jury being called and about its decision, the same way she found out about her son’s death, through the media. Thomas calls it “disrespectful”. […]

WAOK-AM–07/10/2015

Nicholas Thomas was in this white Maserati at a tire store in Cobb County when he was shot and killed by a Smyrna police officer. (Courtesy of the Thomas Family)

Cobb Grand Jury Says Police Shooting Of Nicholas Thomas Was Justified

The shooting of 23 year old Nicholas Thomas has been ruled justified by a Cobb County Grand Jury. Reports also indicate that the panel recommended that no further action be taken in the case. When […]

WAOK-AM–07/09/2015

Nicholas Thomas' mother Felicia (second from right) was among protesters Monday morning outside Smyrna police headquarters.(Courtesy of Huey Thomas)

Protestors Call For Justice In The Police Killing Of Nicholas Thomas

They held signs that read “Kenneth Owens is a murderer” and “Nicholas Thomas did not die in vain. He died for change.” Protesters rallied in front of Smyrna police headquarters Monday morning. They expressed outrage […]

WAOK-AM–06/08/2015

While reports indicate that Smyrna Police Officer Kenneth Owens is back on duty in an administrative role, Tristan "TJ" Thomas (far right)  calls it "an excuse". Protests are planned Saturday outside CNN and next week in Cobb County.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

“A Spit In The Face”: Family Of Nicholas Thomas Reacts As Smyrna Police Officer Returns To Duty

“District Attorney Vic Reynolds said that the officer would not be back at work until the investigation is over”, says Tristan “TJ” Thomas, the brother of Nicholas Thomas. He calls the return to duty of […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2015

Fulton County District Paul Howard (r) speaks with community activist Joe Beasley following a meeting with Freda Waiters on Wednesday. Waiters' son Ariston was shot and killed by a Union City police officer in December 2011.  (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

[VIDEO] Second Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Young Man Shot In Back By Union City Police Officer

Above is the video of Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and community leaders following his meeting with Freda Waiters, family attorney Mawuli Davis and State Senator Vincent Fort. Howard told community leaders that the […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2015

Attorney Mawuli Davis and Freda Waiters talk to Maria Boynton about the case of her son's death being reopened by the GBI (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Mother Says Police Chief Needs To Be Fired As Case Is Reopened Into The Death of Ariston Waiters

It’s been almost three and a half years since Freda Waiters lost her only son. 19 year old Ariston Waiters was shot and killed by a Union City police officer on December 14, 2011. According […]

WAOK-AM–05/19/2015

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