Bill Shields

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Bill 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.

Alleged Robber Found Asleep In Back Seat Of Car

A little girl found a suspected robber asleep in the back seat of her family’s car before school.

10/09/2017

Local Florist Makes Special Bouquets For Las Vegas Victims

A Newburyport florist made special bouquets to help Las Vegas victims and their families.

10/06/2017

Youth Football Team Walks Off Field To Honor 94-Year-Old Veteran

A youth football team walked off the field to thank a 94-year-old veteran for his service.

09/27/2017

Book Finally Returned To Library Almost 80 Years Later

A book checked out of the Attleboro Public Library in November 1938 was finally returned after 78 years.

09/22/2017

Beachgoers On Alert After Shark Attack Off Cape Cod

There was not a lot of swimming at Nauset Beach Tuesday and the warning signs were out after a shark attacked a seal just yards offshore.

08/22/2017

Cape Cod Lifeguard Reunites With Baby He Rescued On Beach

A 19-year-old lifeguard from Craigville Beach is being hailed as a hero, after saving the life of a 14-month-old boy.

08/03/2017

Teenager Bitten By Monkey At Brockton Fair Petting Zoo

A Bridgewater family got some very welcome news Thursday, after an excruciating wait for answers.

07/06/2017

‘Multi-Layered’ Security Plan In Place For 4th Of July In Boston

The 4th of July is a huge part of the very fabric of Boston, but it’s also a monstrous security headache.

06/30/2017

Selectmen Opt Not To Renew Lease Of Longtime Plymouth Resident

After years of not paying his taxes, 61-year-old John Scagliarini will not be allowed to renew his lease on Long Beach.

06/21/2017

Pig Overfed, Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

Maybelle the potbellied pig came to the Animal Rescue League of Boston weighing 196 pounds, almost double what she should weigh.

06/05/2017

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