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.
Attention Weirdos: Here’s Your Full Schedule for This Year’s Twilight Zone Marathon
We've got your full schedule for this year's New Year's Eve (and beyond) marathon of "The Twilight Zone" on SyFy.
State Police Recover Bodies of Missing Misty Blue Fishermen
Massachusetts State Police have confirmed that they have found the bodies of the two fishermen lost at sea since the sinking of the Misty Blue back on December 4.
Acushnet Police Searching for Suspect in Armed Robbery
Acushnet Police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred last week at Jason's Variety.
Twenty Year Sentence for Man Re-Tried in 2001 New Bedford Murder
A 36-year-old former New Bedford man was convicted Friday afternoon during a re-trial of a 2001 homicide case.
Suspect Still At Large in New Bedford Double Homicide
After more than three months, the suspect in New Bedford's 7th and 8th homicides of the year remains at large. Mayor Jon Mitchell gave an update this week.
New Bedford Sex Offender Sentenced on Child Porn Charges
A registered sex offender from New Bedford has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison in connection with possessing and disseminating child pornography, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.
Gas Odor Prompts Another Evacuation at Normandin
For the third time in a week, there are reports of the smell of gas at Normandin Middle School.
Wareham Middle, High School Dismissal Delayed Due to ‘Concern’ on Bus
In what school officials are describing as “a concern with a bus,” Wareham Middle School students were evacuated from school buses during afternoon dismissal Monday.
Family of Missing Fisherman Issues Statement
It’s been almost a week since the Misty Blue sunk off the coast of Nantucket, and there have still be no signs of the survival of 44-year-old Michael Roberts of Fairhaven, or 32-year-old Jonathan Saraiva of New Bedford.
Fill the Bus With Gifts for Needy Families This Saturday
The 7th Annual Safe Zones Fill the Bus Toy Drive is taking place this coming Saturday, as the organization teams up with police departments in New Bedford, Acushnet, Dartmouth and Fairhaven to collect toys for local children and families that can't afford gifts.