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.
Significant Snow on the Way for the SouthCoast
ABC6 meteorologist Jeff Desnoyers says the SouthCoast can expect its first significant snowfall of the season on Thursday.
No Charges Filed in Wareham Motel Incident
There will be no charges filed after a 36-year-old Raynham man allegedly barricaded himself inside of a Wareham motel Tuesday morning, claiming to have a weapon and threatening to harm himself.
Roosevelt Middle School Dismissed Early
Students at the East Fairhaven School, as well as Roosevelt Middle School in New Bedford, are being dismissed early due to water and heating issues at the schools.
Dartmouth Police Charge Dighton Man with Animal Cruelty
A Dighton man faces animal cruelty charges after leaving his dog in a car with no heat for more than an hour.
Fire Rips Through Three-Family Fall River Home on New Year’s Eve
A three-alarm fire ripped through a multi-family home in Fall River on New Year's Eve.
Maplecroft, Lizzie Borden’s ‘Other House,’ Sold to B&B Owners
Maplecroft, Lizzie Borden's beloved home she purchased after being acquitted for the murders of her father and stepmother, has been sold to the same owners of the house where the murders took place.
Some City Celebrates Events Moved Indoors
NEW BEDFORD — With frigid temperatures expected on Sunday evening, many of this year's City Celebrates! New Year's Eve events in downtown New Bedford have been moved indoors.
Serious Crash on Route 6 in Dartmouth Thursday Night
A medflight was required after a serious motor vehicle crash on Route 6 in Dartmouth Thursday night.
Repeat New Bedford Drug Offender Arrested Again, Released on $500 Bail
A New Bedford man with a history of dealing drugs going back to 1999 was arrested again on drug charges Wednesday, but released on $500 bail.
New Bedford Police Confirm Bank Robbery in Far North End
For the second time in a week, a Santander Bank branch in New Bedford has been robbed, police have confirmed to WBSM News.