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.

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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


David Pouliot (Photo courtesy: Hampden D.A.)

Sister Of Molly Bish: Man Linked To Piirainen Case Resembles Sketch

Photographs of Pouliot were startling to the family of Molly Bish, the Warren lifeguard who disappeared seven years after Piirainen was killed.


Gov. Deval Patrick and Senate President Therese Murray light the menorah at the State House in 2011. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Lawmakers Mark Beginning Of Hanukkah At Statehouse

Massachusetts political leaders are marking the first night of Hanukkah with the annual menorah lighting at the Statehouse.


Occupy Worcester

Occupy Worcester Moves To Lincoln Square

When Occupy Worcester’s permit at Lake Quinsigamond expired Sunday, the group that had been protesting there for a month packed up.


Harvard Yard (Photo courtesy: Mancala/Wikimedia Commons)

Occupy Harvard – Students Set Up Tents In Harvard Yard

The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement has come to Harvard University.


US soldiers inspect the site of a blast outside a bank where Iraqi police officers were collecting their salaries in the ethnically-mixed oil-rich city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on September 29, 2011. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN IBRAHIM (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Soldiers Returning From Iraq May Impact Job Market, Patrick Not Worried

With the Iraq War coming to a close by Christmas, the flood of returning soldiers could an impact the local job market, but Gov. Deval Patrick is not worried.