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.

For three straight Patriots Days someone has planted these flags in Sandwich. (WBZ-TV)

Mysterious Patriot Surprises Cape Neighborhood With American Flags

For the past three years on Patriots Day, someone has been surprising homeowners in a Sandwich neighborhood with American flags next to their mailboxes.

04/22/2015

(Image Credit: United States Army)

Family And Friends Pay Final Respects To Cpl. John Dawson Of Northbridge

Cpl. John Dawson’s funeral took place in Upton on Monday.

WBZ-TV–04/20/2015

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New Camera Technology Connects Mothers With Newborns In NICU

South Shore Hospital is using new technology that allows mothers to monitor their newborn babies in the NICU.

CBS Boston–04/17/2015

WWII veteran Bob Noble of Quincy (WBZ-TV)

Quincy WWII Veteran To Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

A Quincy veteran has been selected to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for National POW Day.

WBZ-TV–04/03/2015

A Middleboro man was reunited with his missing wedding ring. (WBZ-TV)

Melting Snow Uncovers Middleboro Tree Cutter’s Missing Wedding Ring

Tree trimmer Tim Abdow lost his ring during a February storm and was just recently reunited with it.

04/01/2015

Michael Wynn (WBZ-TV)

Sex Offender Accused Of Trying To Lure Cohasset Girl Into Car

A 44-year-old Level 2 Sex Offender is being held without bail thanks to the sharp eye of a 10-year-old Cohasset girl.

03/30/2015

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

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