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.
Request Denied to Reinstate Hernandez Murder Conviction
A single justice of the highest court in Massachusetts has denied prosecutors' request to reinstate the murder conviction of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
New Bedford Police Investigating Armed Robbery
New Bedford Police have confirmed a report of an armed robbery at the Xtra Mart on Durfee Street Wednesday night.
Deputy Who Helped ‘Codfather’ Smuggle Cash Sentenced to Prison
A Bristol County Sheriff’s Deputy was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for smuggling the profits of Carlos Rafael's over-fishing scheme to Portugal.
Alma del Mar Shows Solid Growth in MCAS Report Card
The Alma del Mar Charter School got a strong report card from the Massachusetts Department of Education regarding its MCAS scores on Wednesday.
Multi-Car Crash in Mattapoisett Injures Five
Five people were sent to the hospital following a multi-car crash Tuesday in Mattapoisett.
GNB Voc-Tech Report Card Shows Continued Improvement
The annual Massachusetts Department of Edcuation Schools Report Card, issued today, shows Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech scored better in 2017 than any year since 2012 in nine of 11 categories.
‘Great Team Effort’ As North End Park Gets Makeover
Mayor Jon Mitchell and city officials formally reopened Pine Hill Park to the public Friday after significant renovations and updates, including a basketball court, lighting, and added accessibility for the public.
New Bedford Man Wanted in Connection with Double Homicide
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 35-year-old New Bedford man, wanted in connection with Tuesday's double homicide on Central Avenue.
New Bedford Man Arrested for Recent Suspicious Fires
A New Bedford man was arrested and ordered held without bail in connection to two intentionally-set fires in the city earlier this week.
Freetown Police Warn Residents of Car Break-Ins
Police are still looking for the suspects involved in car break-ins and two vehicle thefts.