Lana 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.
As the jury in the Boston Marathon bomber’s trial begins its first full day of deliberations in the punishment phase Thursday, they’ll be filling out a very long, complicated form on their way to a decision.
Christie proposed an income cap on Social Security.
In 2014, a handful of runners who did not qualify used photos found on social media to duplicate bibs and join the race.
In some cases, city workers are forced to tow cars from their parking spaces, even if they are legally parked, in order to clear snow from the roads.
A man operates an Allston store where he sells marijuana products he believes are legal. Boston police, meanwhile, are looking into the shop’s legality.
People who heat their homes with oil are catching a break this year.
The college hired some paranormal investigators to find out for sure.
Voting “yes” on Question 1 would repeal gas tax indexing; voting “no” would mean that starting next year, the gas tax would be adjusted according to inflation.
The minority student population in Boston Public Schools is close to 90%, but only about a fifth of the teachers are minority.
Town officials say they wish they had been given a heads up before 60 homeless families were placed at the Days Inn located on Route 9.