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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.

REMUS 6000 at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. (WBZ-TV)

Woods Hole Researchers Ready To Help Find Missing Malaysian Jet

Researchers from Woods Hole helped find the wreckage of an Air France jet two years after it crashed.

03/27/2014

Kevin Bosssart (WBZ-TV)

Man Rescued By MBTA Workers Has New Mission In Life

Kevin Bossart was at the Wollaston MBTA station when his heart gave out.

03/13/2014

A Wareham family's insurance company won't pay up because new FEMA maps put the fire damaged home in a flood zone. (WBZ-TV)

Wareham Family’s Home Rebuild Stalled Due To FEMA Flood Maps

A Wareham family is ready and willing to rebuild after a devastating fire but the town says any new home on the site must be built on expensive stilts that insurance won’t cover and the family can’t afford.

02/26/2014

Lucas Braman was found dead in a West Yarmouth home. (Family photo)

Mom Fights For Custody Of Daughter After Son Dies In Relatives’ Care

A Cape Cod mother, whose little boy just died, was in court Friday trying to regain custody of another child.

02/14/2014

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North Attleboro Man Sickened At Sea Praises Ship’s Crew

A North Attleboro couple is back home after surviving a cruise ship loaded with norovirus.

01/31/2014

Jeffrey Nichols, principal of Grace Baptist Christian Academy, right, with his attorney Gregory DiPaolo, in Attleboro District Court Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. (Photo courtesy: Attleboro Sun Chronicle)

Attleboro Principal Facing Child Sex Abuse Charges

An Attleboro principal and assistant pastor, is behind bars held on $25,000 bail.

01/15/2014

Duxbury rescue

Duxbury Man Helps Save Neighbor During Nor’easter

A Duxbury man is alive thanks to a neighbor who plowed out his front walk after he collapsed during last week’s nor’easter.

01/06/2014

Man robs Rockland Dunkin Donuts. (Surveillance image)

Armed Robbery At Rockland Dunkin’ Donuts

Rockland Police say the latest robbery happened around 7:40 p.m. at the Hingham Street location.

10/16/2013

Dog in a shelter. (WBZ-TV photo)

Mass. Animal Shelters Worry About New State Regulations

Animal shelters in Massachusetts may be in trouble. Some say that new state regulations would make it harder for them to care for abandoned animals.

10/07/2013

Work being done on the sewall in Scituate. (WBZ-TV)

New Seawall Being Built To Protect Scituate Lighthouse, Coast

Engineers are rebuilding the seawall there, which was severely damaged during last winter’s storms.

10/03/2013

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