‘They messed with the wrong family:’ 300 gather at...
by Hilary Butschek
04:00 AM, Wednesday, April 01
SMYRNA — About 300 people stood by the steps of Smyrna City Hall on Tuesday evening to rally around the family whose son was shot to death by a police officer last week. As the sun set, the crowd gathered to remember 23-year-old Nicholas Thomas of...

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