Bill Shields

Lowell Police Investigating Officer For Sleeping On DutyA Lowell police officer is under investigation after a resident took a picture of him apparently asleep behind the wheel of his police cruiser.
Upside-Down Billboards Along Highways Turn HeadsA new advertising campaign has motorists around Boston turning their heads.
Woman Allegedly Raped By Kingston Martial Arts Instructor Breaks Her SilenceA woman is breaking her silence decades after she was allegedly raped by her martial arts instructor.
Senate Bill Seeks To Screen Teens For Drug AbuseMandatory screening of students for potentially risky drug behavior is among key provisions of a bill now being finalized by Mass. Senate leaders.
Duxbury-Area Oyster Beds Shut Down Due To BacteriaThe health department stepped in after at least five people got sick because of a naturally-occurring bacteria called vibrio.
The Growing Pressure Of Patrolling The StreetsCanton Police officers say the job is much different these days.
Mass. Police Officers Using Tasers More FrequentlyLaw enforcement says it’s an effective way to subdue a subject, without using deadly force.
Boston Police Looking For Man In Connection With Allston AttacksBoston Police have released surveillance images of a man they want to speak to in connection with two recent sexual assaults in Brighton.
Exclusive: Victim Recalls 'Traumatizing' Boston CarjackingOfficers are searching for a man who allegedly carjacked a woman in a Boston's South End.
Purple Flags At Acushnet Fire Station Signify Drug OverdosesEach small flag represents a drug overdose in Acushnet this year.
Great White Shark Jumps Out Of Water Chasing Seal Off CapeThere have been plenty of shark sightings off the Massachusetts coast this summer, but none quite like this.
Used Hypodermic Needle Thrown From Car Sticks South Boston ManA South Boston man is having a sudden health scare after someone hit him with a used syringe.