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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.

7th Grader Responds To Trump Supporter Who Criticized Anti-Hate Campaign

A controversy is brewing in Winchester, fueled by a war of words between a 7th grader and an elderly Trump supporter.

05/01/2017

Off-Duty Wrentham Firefighters Save Demolition Worker From 25-Foot Fall

Two off-duty firefighters found a worker dangling from an old airplane hangar.

04/28/2017

Halifax Kennel Under Quarantine After Parvovirus Outbreak

Tarawoods Kennel sanitized their facility, but they will remain under quarantine for at least another week.

03/21/2017

Chelsea Residents Fearful Of Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts

Sen. Ed Markey spoke with members of Chelsea Collaborative about the possible effects of President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts.

03/17/2017

Former Kingston Fire Chief Charged With Sexual Assault

The victim said the 60-year-old sexually assaulted him in his grandfather’s house last month.

03/16/2017

Counterfeit Bills Put Quincy Clerks To The Test

The fake bills have been found at several fast-food places, The Big Y and Stop & Shop.

03/03/2017

Man Saved After 13 Hours Clinging To Overturned Boat Thanks Rescuers In Emotional Reunion

A man who was rescued after 13 hours clinging to his overturned boat reunited with the Coast Guard members who saved him.

03/01/2017

Former Substitute Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

A former substitute teacher for Sandwich Public Schools is accused of sexually assaulting a child.

02/27/2017

Crumbling Jeep Buried For Decades Pulled From Cape Cod Dune

The vehicle was buried under sand for decades in the garage of an old cottage.

02/24/2017

Dighton Uses Molasses To Treat Snowy Roads

The town is using molasses to help keep the roads clear of snow.

02/15/2017

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