Lana Jones

420x316 grad jones1 Lana JonesLana Jones is a general assignment reporter for WBZ Newsradio 1030. She joined the station in 1991 as a news writer, editor and fill-in anchor/reporter. She has been part of WBZ’s award-winning coverage of the Priest sex abuse scandal, the crash of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s plane and the Worcester warehouse fire.

Jones began her broadcast career in Toledo, Ohio while studying Special Education at Bowling Green State University. A native of Warren, Ohio, Jones moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1981 to join the staff of WAAF. There she anchored the news and hosted a weekly talk show on local youth issues. From 1983 to 1988, Jones was a news anchor and reporter for WMJX, Boston. She worked as a reporter for the former WHDH radio from 1989 to 1991.

Jones and her husband live in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Hopkinton Considers School On Good Friday To Make Up Snow Day

School may be held on Good Friday for some districts hampered by a lack of snow days.

03/21/2013

Boston Public Schools

Panel Recommends Home-Based School Assignment Plan In Boston

The home-based assignment plan was approved on the first ballot. It would do away with the zone system that has assigned many to schools far from their neighborhoods.

02/25/2013

Jersey Drop at Cask 'n Flagon in Boston. (Photo credit Lana Jones)

No Red Sox Fans Take Advantage Of “Jersey Drop”

A bar behind Fenway Park offered fans a chance to drop off their old Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford jerseys.

09/07/2012

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Bulger Lawyers Accuse Prosecutors Of Hampering Case

James “Whitey” Bulger’s lawyer says prosecutors are hampering his preparation for the mobster’s trial by drowning the defense with repetitive pre-trial documents.

09/07/2012

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Holy Cross Students Suspended, Cited For Vandalism

Five Holy Cross students were cited by police at a party just day before classes begin.

08/29/2012

Aaron Dahrooge poses with his Dodge Charger.

Police: Foreclosure Service Crews Stole Vintage Muscle Car

Nearly five months after Aaron Dahrooge discovered his beloved muscle car had gone missing, the 1973 Dodge Charger has been recovered.

08/02/2012

Steven Embry claims he was assaulted by the Harvard swim coach in the 1960's.

Man Suing Harvard Over Alleged Abuse By Swim Coach

A man who claims he was sexually abused by a Harvard swim coach 30 years ago is now suing Harvard for alleged negligence in keeping the coach on staff.

07/12/2012

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Group Pushes To Overturn Arlington Leaf Blower Ban

The battle to ban gas-powered leaf blowers in Arlington seems far from over, despite last week’s town meeting vote to pass the new bylaw.

05/25/2012

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cause Of Sudbury Soldier’s Death Under Investigation

The body of Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Ronner will be returned to Massachusetts for burial next week.

05/11/2012

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Handful Of Pennies Becomes Road Rage Weapon In Ashland

A Framingham man allegedly threw a handful of pennies at another car in an apparent case of road rage.

02/09/2012

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