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.

Lt. Col. James Goodson

Decorated WWII Pilot Laid To Rest In Bourne

Lt. Col. James Goodson, one of the most decorated fighter pilots in World War II, was laid to rest Friday at Bourne National Cemetery.

05/09/2014

Rhode Island Hospital doctors talk to reporters about the acrobats' injuries. (WBZ-TV)

Doctors: Unclear Whether Three Injured Acrobats Will Walk Again

The medical professionals treating the acrobats who fell during a circus performance in Rhode Island say time will tell whether three of the women will walk again.

05/07/2014

A pipe bomb was detonated in Marshfield, Sunday. (WBZ-TV)

Marshfield Police: Pipe Bomb May Have Fallen Off Moving Vehicle

Police now believe the pipe bomb found Sunday, may have fallen off a moving vehicle before being discovered on Ocean Street.

04/28/2014

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

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