Bill Shields

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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.

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Endangered Whales Put Lobster Season On Hold In Mass.

The state is keeping lobster traps out of Cape Cod Bay because dozens of right whales remain in the area.


Fallen Officer’s K-9 Healing Well, Still Struggling Emotionally

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.


Freetown Residents Say Scrap Metal Facility Is Polluting Air, Water

Residents say the plant is polluting the air and water without any concern for the neighbors.


Sgt. Gannon Remembered As Dedicated Big Brother

Sergeant Sean Gannon leaves behind his 12-year-old little brother from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod.


Cape Cod Official Attacks School Shooting Survivor On Twitter

Barnstable County Commissioner Ron Beaty has gone after David Hogg, the outspoken survivor of the Parkland high school shooting.


Mayor Walsh Wants To Increase Parking Fines To Reduce Traffic Problems

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has a plan to increase parking fines across the city to reduce traffic problems.


South Shore Flooded Again By Second Nor’easter In A Week

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 Damages 3 Cars On Sagamore Bridge

Falling ice from rafters on the Sagamore Bridge damaged at least three cars Monday morning.


Scituate ‘Strongly Encouraging’ Evacuations Ahead Of Dangerous Nor’easter

Residents along parts of the Massachusetts coast are “strongly encouraged” to evacuate ahead of a major coastal storm that is expected to arrive Friday.


2 Women Rescued After Crashing Car Into Creek

Two women were rescued after they crashed into a creek in Brockton.