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.
Fortes Petitions for Recount in New Bedford Ward 4 Loss
After losing the Ward 4 election by just 48 votes to incumbent Dana Rebeiro, defeated candidate Joseph "Jo Jo" Fortes is calling for a recount.
Fall River Police Searching for Missing Teen
The Fall River Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old girl.
Text Message Helps Fall River Police Catch Robbery Suspect
A well-timed text message helped Fall River Police catch a suspect wanted for armed robbery of a convenience store.
Mattapoisett Fire Causes $300K in Damages
Fire crews from four different towns battled a blaze on Meadowbrook Lane Tuesday morning.
New Bedford Man Arrested for Exposing Himself in Dartmouth Store
Dartmouth Police have arrested a New Bedford man after he reportedly exposed himself inside a store at the Dartmouth Mall.
Fall River Police Searching for Missing Homeless Woman
The Fall River Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing and endangered adult female.
Westfield State University Placed Under Lockdown
Westfield State University is currently under lockdown as authorities search for a suspicious man.
Authorities Provide More Details on Providence Shooting
Authorities in Rhode Island have identified the two people shot in yesterday's officer-involved shooting in Providence.
Providence Shootout Not Related to Theft of State Police Vehicle
Authorities say the shootout that occurred on I-95 in Providence was not related to the theft earlier in the day of a state police vehicle. That suspect remains at large.
Update: Route 195 Expected to Remain Closed into Friday
A serious rollover crash on Route 195 Thursday afternoon led to a portion of the highway being closed down, and it likely will not reopen until sometime Friday.