Bill Shields is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. He joined the station in July 1980 with an extensive background in reporting, news photography and editing. He was honored with New England Emmy Awards for his work in 1982 and 1987.
Prior to joining WBZ-TV Shields was a reporter for KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas from 1977 to 1980. He also worked as a photographer and reporter for KTVV-TV and as a reporter for KHFI radio, both in Austin, Texas.
Shields holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He lives with his wife and three sons in the Greater Boston Area.
You can contact Bill at email@example.com.
The aging seawalls in the Hough’s Neck section of Quincy is now targeted for a major overhaul.
Doctors say the 15-year-old boy who was shocked while climbing a utility pole in Plymouth is lucky to be alive.
A driver rammed by a car believes he was targeted because he had a President Trump bumper sticker on his SUV.
Governor Charlie Baker signed a law that will provide more funding for police training.
People from Weymouth and beyond have been paying their respects and and trying to help out the Chesna family in any way they can. .
In the wake of the death of another officer, Yarmouth Police Chief Frank Frederickson says they need more protection.
Lightning strikes are believed to have caused fires and tree damage in several towns in Massachusetts as storms roll through the area.
Some Falmouth residents are opposed to placing a drug detox center near a Falmouth school.
A Marshfield police officer and his dog put their five-year-long teamwork to the test when a woman with Alzheimer’s vanished from her home.
A Hingham teacher has apologized for what some are calling a homophobic tweet.
After four months in Boston Children’s Hospital, 15-month-old Bryce Derosier came home for the final time with a police escort.
Five flags flying on Mansfield’s ‘Field Of Honor’ were stolen Saturday night.
With graduation night approaching, a number of seniors who have enlisted in the military are butting heads with administrators.
Cape Cod’s Nauset beach struggles to remedy the damage done by this winter’s nor’easters.
The price of regular in Massachusetts went up six cents on Monday.
The state is keeping lobster traps out of Cape Cod Bay because dozens of right whales remain in the area.
K-9 Nero is healing well after losing his partner, fallen Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon, when both were shot while on duty April 12.
Residents say the plant is polluting the air and water without any concern for the neighbors.
Sergeant Sean Gannon leaves behind his 12-year-old little brother from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod.
Barnstable County Commissioner Ron Beaty has gone after David Hogg, the outspoken survivor of the Parkland high school shooting.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has a plan to increase parking fines across the city to reduce traffic problems.
The latest storm brought wind, snow and more flooding to coastal communities, and the bad weather is really taking a toll on residents.
Falling ice from rafters on the Sagamore Bridge damaged at least three cars Monday morning.
Residents along parts of the Massachusetts coast are “strongly encouraged” to evacuate ahead of a major coastal storm that is expected to arrive Friday.
Two women were rescued after they crashed into a creek in Brockton.
A special education teacher is convinced that she lost her job because of her son’s medical bills
Bones believed to belong to infamous pirate Black Sam Bellamy were found in a shipwreck off Cape Cod.
Police say a man approached a girl at a bus stop, told her that her father was in a car accident, and that she should come with him.
MassBike says surveillance video proves a truck driver was at fault for a fatal crash in Boston.
Danielle Mastro of Pembroke is accused of killing Debbie Combra in October.
A medical marijuana dispensary in Quincy told patients they could now only buy with cash.
Ice is a fact of life around New England in the winter, but this bitter cold spell we’ve been enduring has created ice that’s a little early and very thick.
Five kittens in Scituate are likely only alive because a team of volunteers helped find them.
When a pickup truck with three teenagers ran off the road on Route 138 in Raynham Friday morning, one of the passengers was pinned underneath.
A 92-year-old woman returned home after being attacked and robbed outside her apartment building.
In life, a veteran named John didn’t have any family. But in death he has discovered a huge family at Catholic Memorial.
An 82-year-old store clerk in Dartmouth was stabbed several times by a robber and now tells his story of the incident.
A young train enthusiast saw a tree had fallen onto the train tracks by in Haverhill on Monday after the storm and jumped into action.
Revere Fire Lt. Rob DeMauro is back on the job after he suffered a broken neck and back while battling a fire in Chelsea.
Strangers worked together to help save a woman who was trapped inside her car after a crash.
A Cape Cod couple says their dog alerted them to an intruder in their home.
A little girl found a suspected robber asleep in the back seat of her family’s car before school.