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.

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Anne Scott and and Katie Wales (WBZ-TV)

Former Students Say St. George’s School Covered Up Sex Abuse

Former students at the prestigious St. George’s School in Rhode Island gathered to recount their horrific stories.



Switch Problem Leads To Significant Red Line Delays

You have to wonder, if it wasn’t for bad luck, the Red Line would have no luck at all.


Armed robbery suspect in Brewster Farms Country Market (WBZ-TV)

Alleged Serial Robber Arrested In Brewster

A man on the FBI’s Most Wanted List has been arrested on Cape Cod.


Dean College (WBZ-TV)

Dean College To Eliminate Campus Police, Hire Security Firm

At a time when many colleges are arming their campus police, Dean College in Franklin is getting rid of their police altogether.


Uber driver Abdul Aziz (WBZ-TV)

Uber Driver Attacked By Passenger In Boston

Video from inside a Boston Uber shows the driver being attacked.


Clothes left on the Boston Common by a Good Samaritan. (WBZ)

Clothes For Needy Hang From Boston Common Trees

The spirit of giving is alive and well in Boston.


Local police conduct active shooter training (WBZ)

Calls For Security Plans At Workplaces In Wake Of San Bernardino Shooting

In Massachusetts, many state buildings have security. But what about private companies?


Police believe the man in this surveillance footage stealing donation money is 44-year-old David DeShiro of Norwood. (Photo credit: Norwood Police Department)

Mother Turns In 44-Year-Old Son Who Allegedly Stole Jimmy Fund Donation Can On Thanksgiving

Police have arrested a man they say stole a Jimmy Fund donation canister from the counter of AJay’s Market in Norwood.


The firefighters of Ladder 15 Engine 33 sit down for a Thanksgiving meal. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Firefighters Share Thanksgiving Meal Between Calls

Right when they’re about to partake in their Thanksgiving feast, the firefighters of Ladder 15 Engine 33 on Boylston Street get a call and have to make a run.


A bullet entered a home near a North Attleboro gun range (WBZ-TV)

Bullets Hit 2 Homes Near North Attleboro Gun Range

Residents of a neighborhood in North Attleboro say they’re living in fear, after two bullets have shot into homes there.




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