Bill Shields

Firefighters on scene of a fatal Hyannis fire. (WBZ)

Witness: Gasoline Mistakenly Used In Hyannis Shed Fire That Killed Boy

Two boys escaped a Hyannis shed fire, though a third died after the boys lit a piece of paper on fire and poured gasoline on it thinking the liquid was water.

09/23/2014

Police are looking for this man accused of a pickpocket incident. (Courtesy of Taunton Police Department)

Taunton Pickpocket Suspect Caught On Camera

A man can be seen on video allegedly stealing another customer’s wallet.

09/18/2014

Dwayne McNair (WBZ-TV)

Prosecutors Say New DNA Testing Ties Dedham Man To Two 2004 Rapes

Dwayne McNair is charged with armed robbery and rape in separate 2004 attacks. Prosecutors say new DNA testing distinguishes him from his twin brother.

09/15/2014

A great white shark bit into this kayak off Plymouth. (Mass. State Police photo)

Plymouth Shark Attack Survivor In Frantic 911 Call: ‘It Was A (expletive) Great White!’

The chilling and frantic call was released by police a day after two women were kayaking off Manomet Point when a great white shark sunk it’s teeth into one of their boats.

09/04/2014

Brendan Kessler. (Facebook Photo)

Weapons Found In Plymouth Child Porn Raid Registered To Grandmother

Plymouth police say an arsenal of weapons found in a home during a child pornography raid are registered to a grandmother.

09/03/2014

Police are looking for this wagon, allegedly stolen from a Taunton special needs boy. (Photo: Taunton Police Department Facebook page)

Happy Ending For Taunton Boy Whose Wagon Was Stolen

The Dutra family said they are overwhelmed by social media support they’ve received after the wagon was allegedly taken.

09/02/2014

Bruno DiFilippo survived a lightning strike. (WBZ-TV)

Plymouth Man Survives Lightning Strike

The man’s girlfriend says he “lit up like a Christmas tree” after the lightning strike.

08/07/2014

Price of clams at the Hingham Lobster Pound (WBZ-TV)

Clam Prices Jump More Than 50 Percent This Summer

This summer, storms have periodically shut down a lot of clam beds.

08/06/2014

Police examine a box containing human remains after it was found Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Duxbury. (WBZ-TV)

Man Arrested In Probe Of Human Remains Found In Box In Duxbury

An arrest has been made in connection with the discovery of human remains in a cardboard box outside a home in Duxbury last week.

08/04/2014

The microscopic red pine scale is a bug that's killing red pine trees like these in Massachusetts. (WBZ-TV)

Voracious Microscopic Bug Wreaking Havoc On Red Pines In Mass.

The red pine scale is killing entire stands of red pines and making once green landscapes look like winter.

07/31/2014

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