Tim Weisberg is the afternoon news anchor for WBSM, joining the newsroom in January of 2017. Previously, Tim hosted "Saturday Morning with Tim Weisberg" on the station for four years. Tim has been also been hosting "Spooky Southcoast" on WBSM since January 2006. He originally created the show, along with co-host and producer Matt Costa, to give the people of the SouthCoast a chance to discuss their own local hauntings, legends and lore. But a funny thing happened--the show has grown by leaps and bounds and is now one of the most recognized programs on the paranormal in the entire world! The show has been downloaded millions of times all over the planet. Tim has also written two books: "Ghosts of the SouthCoast" and "Haunted Objects: Stories of Ghosts on Your Shelf," the latter co-authored with Spooky Southcoast's Christopher Balzano. Tim has also made appearances on The Travel Channel ("Ghost Adventures," "Most Terrifying Places in America"), The History Channel ("MonsterQuest"), BIO ("My Ghost Story"), Discovery Channel, Destination America ("America's Bermuda Triangle") and LIVING TV in the UK. Tim is also a sports writer for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, covering the Boston Celtics, New England Patriots and local youth and high school sports. Tim is also an accomplished television writer, researcher and producer. He has worked on the Destination America series "Ghost Stalkers," "Ghost Asylum" and "Haunted Towns." Catch Tim's news updates every afternoon on WBSM and on the WBSM app. Spooky Southcoast airs Saturday nights 10 p.m. to Midnight.
New Bedford Police Recognize Officer’s Heroics
New Bedford Police are recognizing the heroic efforts of Officer Nathan Pimentel, who rescued six people from a burning building on Wednesday.
Fall River Man Accused of Stealing iPads from Elderly Couple
A 32-year-old Fall River man is accused of stealing iPads and credit cards from an elderly couple after they refused to give him a ride to New Bedford.
Pour Farm Closed After Vehicle Crashes Through Front Window
A popular downtown New Bedford spot is closed for the time being after a vehicle drove through its front window.
Shooting Leads to Evacuation of Providence Place Mall
Authorities are confirming that a shooting took place late this afternoon at the Providence Place Mall.
Former New Bedford Teen Charged With Murder of Older Brother
A 17-year-old former New Bedford resident faces a murder charge after police say he stabbed his older brother to death.
New Bedford Police Confirm Shot Fired, Offer Few Details
New Bedford Police are releasing few details about a possible shooting Wednesday night on Locust Street.
Classes Again Cancelled at 181 Hillman Street for Boiler Repairs
Some classes are again cancelled at 181 Hillman Street Friday due to needed boiler repairs.
Fall River Police Searching for Suspect in Armed Robbery
Fall River Police are searching for a suspect wanted in the armed robbery of $80 of a friend who said she was bringing the suspect cigarettes, but may have actually been a drug deal gone bad.
Classes Cancelled at 181 Hillman Street for Boiler Repairs
Some classes are cancelled at 181 Hillman Street on Thursday, January 11 due to needed boiler repairs.
Fall River Man Arrested for Stealing Woman’s Rent
Fall River Police arrested a man after he allegedly stole a woman's rent money, and then broke her phone when she tried to report him to the police.