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.
Eight People Arrested for New Bedford Robbery, Assault
Eight people were arrested Wednesday after a man reported to police that he was assaulted and robbed at 149 Tinkham Street.
New Bedford Police Arrest Ten People in Drug Raid
New Bedford Police narcotics unit arrested 10 people Wednesday as part of an investigation into a cocaine distribution service being operated out of 104 Tallman Street, Apartment 1.
Coast Guard Rescues Four from Sinking New Bedford Fishing Vessel
A Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from a sinking New Bedford-based fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha's Vineyard.
Arrest Made in Connection to Fall River Homicide
A 19-year-old Fall River man has been arrested on firearm charges connected to the ongoing homicide investigation in that city Wednesday.
Authorities Investigating Fatal Shooting in Fall River
Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in Fall River that claimed the life of a 24-year-old city resident late this afternoon.
UMass Dartmouth Unveils Master Plan for Renovations
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has some lofty goals as they release an updated master plan for the 710-acre main campus, focusing on the renovation, repair, and replacement of buildings and infrastructure.
Members of New Bedford Police, Fire Honored for Response to January Fire
Members of the New Bedford Police Department and New Bedford Fire Department were honored in a ceremony at City Hall today for their valor in responding to a January 17 fire that ultimately claimed the life of one city resident.
New Bedford Homeless Man Arrested For Second Time in a Week
A homeless New Bedford man arrested just last week for breaking into a downtown restaurant and stealing alcohol has been arrested again, this time for armed robbery.
Second of Rafael’s Two Sunken Vessels Raised to the Surface
The second of the two fishing vessels that sank last week in New Bedford Harbor has now been raised. The other was previously raised late last week.
Rochester Marine, 18, Dies from Rare Infection
A young Marine from Rochester has died from a sudden and rare illness.