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.
Taunton Woman Sentenced in Fatal Hit and Run
A 20-year-old Taunton woman was sentenced to serve up to four years in state prison, after pleading guilty last week to a fatal hit and run incident which occurred in the City of Taunton last year.
About 100 Children Receive Toys from Fill the Bus Drive
With buses and cruisers overflowing, members of Neighborhoods United and the New Bedford Police Department distributed toys to about 100 area children this holiday season as the conclusion to the seventh annual Safe Zones Fill the Bus Toy Drive.
Kercado Ordered Held Without Bail in Double Murder Case
The man charged with New Bedford's seventh and eighth murders of the year has been ordered held without bail.
Dartmouth Police Investigate Suspicious Package Outside Walmart
Christmas Eve started off with some extra caution at the Dartmouth Walmart.
Rhode Island Man Arrested After Vehicle Breaks at Dartmouth Mall
Dartmouth Police responded to three separate calls Saturday regarding car breaks in or around the Dartmouth Mall.
With Cold Weather Looming, Montigny Reminding of New Pet Law
It's officially winter, and with cold, wet weather on the way, Senator Mark Montigny is reminding pet owners of new state laws in effect that prevent animal abuse and suffering.
East Wareham Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Gas Station
A Wareham Police K-9 recently made his second felony arrest in the past 10 days, catching a suspect in an armed robbery of a gas station.
Residents Evacuated, Device Detonated at Fall River Apartment Complex
Authorities evacuated a Fall River apartment complex Thursday night, and detonated some type of device.
Suspect in New Bedford Double Murder Nabbed in North Carolina
The New Bedford Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, United States Marshals Service, and Bristol District Attorney’s Office announce that the fugitive wanted for fatally shooting two men in October was captured yesterday in North Carolina.
Rehoboth Educator on Leave After New Bedford Prostitution Arrest
An assistant principal at a Rehoboth middle school has been placed on leave after being arrested as part of a prostitution sting in New Bedford.