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Bill Shields

420x316 grad shields1 Bill ShieldsBill Shields is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. He joined the station in July 1980 with an extensive background in reporting, news photography and editing. He was honored with New England Emmy Awards for his work in 1982 and 1987.

Prior to joining WBZ-TV Shields was a reporter for KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas from 1977 to 1980. He also worked as a photographer and reporter for KTVV-TV and as a reporter for KHFI radio, both in Austin, Texas.

Shields holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He lives with his wife and three sons in the Greater Boston Area.

You can contact Bill at bdshields@boston.cbs.com.

Police on scene after a device was found inside a Milton home. (WBZ-TV)

Milton Police Searching For Person Who Rigged Home With Incendiary Device

Milton police are still searching for the person who apparently rigged up an incendiary device in a house on Craig Street.

03/25/2015

Jamie Hemple (Photo credit Orleans police)

Orleans Man Charged In Ax Attack, Home Invasion

A man armed with an ax and knife assaulted three people inside a home in Orleans on Monday, sending one woman to the hospital.

03/24/2015

Liam Fitzgerald. (WBZ-TV)

Beloved Fist-Bumping Bruins Fan In Running For Cancer Group’s ‘Man Of The Year’

Little Liam Fitzgerald, who is arguably one of the most beloved and popular Bruins fans, is looking to add another title to his name: Man of the Year.

03/16/2015

Post-It notes found on Ipswich Middle School lockers (WBZ-TV)

Anonymous Notes Spread Positivity At Ipswich Middle School

Someone came into school early and made all 149 eighth graders feel special with a simple message.

03/12/2015

Snow in Weymouth yard (WBZ-TV)

Commuter Rail Contractor Leaves Mountain Of Snow In Weymouth Yard

Workers have been busy digging out the MBTA and Commuter Rail, but one family says the dig out is happening at their expense.

02/17/2015

Sidney Thomas jewelry store inside Chestnut Hill Mall. (WBZ-TV)

Thieves Smash Display Case, Steal Rolex Watches At Chestnut Hill Mall

Tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of jewelry was stolen from a Newton store on Monday.

01/12/2015

Michael Doherty (WBZ)

Boston Police Officer Released On Bail In Alleged Uber Attack

A longtime Boston police officer is accused of attacking an Uber driver over the weekend.

01/05/2015

State Police crime lab technician and Chatham Police prepared to examine Chatham Police cruiser involved in fatal pedestrian accident on New Year's Day.  (Photo credit: David G. Curran)

College Student Lying In Road Run Over By Chatham Police Cruiser

A man was run over and apparently killed by a Chatham police cruiser early Thursday morning.

01/01/2015

DPW sign in Marshfield (WBZ-TV)

‘Merry Christmas’ Sign Removed After Complaint In Marshfield

An electronic DPW sign with the message ‘Merry Christmas’ has been banned in Marshfield.

12/18/2014

Ernie Tomascik won $1 million during halftime at the Patriots game. (Mass Lottery image)

Fairhaven Man To Keep Job At RMV After $1M Lottery Win

You may think Tom Brady is a lucky guy, but his number 12 was also lucky for a Registry worker.

12/16/2014

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