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 Fire Displaces South End Family
One person was sent to the hospital and a family displaced from their home following a Friday evening fire in New Bedford.
New Bedford Man Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges
New Bedford Police took a loaded firearm and nearly 37 grams of fentanyl off the streets Thursday, and arrested a man with a long criminal history.
New Bedford High Student Caught with Knife, BB Gun in School
The New Bedford School Department has issued a statement regarding an incident that took place at New Bedford High School earlier this week.
Course Map and Information for New Bedford Half Marathon
On Sunday, thousands of runners will participate in the 41st Annual New Bedford Half Marathon. Here's all the info you need to know.
Superintendent Finalists to Visit New Bedford Schools Next Week
The our finalists presented to the School Committee earlier this month for the superintendent position will visit New Bedford Public Schools next week, spending the day in the district and visiting several schools.
New Bedford Man Indicted on Federal Gun, Drug Charges
A New Bedford man was indicted today in federal court in Boston on drug and gun charges.
Fall River Police Looking for Missing Woman
The Fall River Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult female.
Eversource: SouthCoast Power Should Be Restored by Midnight Thursday
Eversource line and tree crews, working non-stop alongside hundreds of out-of-state utility workers from as far as Florida, Arizona, and Louisiana, continue working to restore power to hundreds-of-thousands of customers following yesterday’s latest round of severe weather.
Fall River Man Sentenced in 2016 Shooting
A 27-year-old Fall River man, who shot another city man after a failed attempt to break into the victim’s vehicle, was convicted at trial last week and sentenced to serve 10 to 15 years in state prison.
New Bedford to Lift Parking Ban at 8 am, Trash on One-Day Delay
After a major winter storm that brought blizzard conditions, high winds and snow to New Bedford on Tuesday, City crews have made significant progress in removing snow from the City’s roads, and their work will continue throughout the night.