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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.

Whitey Bulger Trial Evidence, presented in court: June 12, 2013.

Honest Detectives Played Key Role In Bringing Bulger To Justice

We all know now how some corrupt FBI agents protected, and enabled, Whitey Bulger. But there were many good, honest cops trying to build a case against the killer.

08/13/2013

Phillip Vasialka (Photo from Randolph PD)

Police: Randolph Man Attacked After Road Rage Incident

A Randolph man will undergo extensive surgery Wednesday, after a road rage incident left him in Beth Israel Hospital.

08/06/2013

Minot's Light off Cohasset Harbor. (WBZ-TV photo)

Baby Among 15 People Rescued After Boat Sinks Off Cohasset

An entire family, including many children, escaped from a boat that was quickly sinking this weekend.

08/05/2013

Mosquitoes (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Authorities Catching Record Number Of Mosquitoes

In some parts of the state, huge numbers of mosquitoes with West Nile Virus are being found.

07/29/2013

Members of the Medical Examiners Office remove the body of a construction worker killed in an accident at the Pine Hills Development in Plymouth. (Photo credit: David G. Curran/ SatelliteNewsService.com)

Worker Dies In Construction Accident In Plymouth

A 27-year-old worker has been killed at a construction site in Plymouth.

07/23/2013

Audrea Gause. (Image courtesy: CBS-6 Albany)

Woman Charged With Defrauding One Fund Of $480,000

A woman who claimed she suffered a traumatic brain injury in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged with collecting a fraudulent $480,000 claim from The One Fund Boston.

07/19/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Image courtesy: Rolling Stone-Facebook)

Rolling Stone Responds To Outrage Over Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Cover

Rolling Stone magazine defended its decision Wednesday to feature accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of its next issue.

07/17/2013

Prison cell at Bristol County House of Corrections.

Aaron Hernandez Remains Isolated In Jail

It is not a pleasant life inside the Bristol County House of Corrections, and for Aaron Hernandez, it is especially isolating.

07/16/2013

BEN SHEALEY

No Bail For Man Charged In Fatal Chatham Pedestrian Crash

The driver accused of killing a man at a Cape Cod bus stop is behind bars, held without bail.

07/15/2013

A shed in Plymouth where police say they found explosives.

Boston Police Officer Arrested In Plymouth For Possession Of Military Grade Explosives

A Boston police officer is under arrest and has been suspended from the department after police in Plymouth say they found explosives in a shed at his former home.

07/12/2013

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