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 Union: Engine, Ladder Company Forced to Relocate
The president of the New Bedford firefighters union says the City could have avoided relocating Engine 1, Ladder 1 during renovations to Station 2.
Search Underway for Suspect in Woods Off Route 140
A manhunt is underway for a suspect in the woods along Route 140 believed to have fled from a stolen vehicle.
Wareham Police Arrest Three for Stealing Televisions from Walmart
Three people are arrested after allegedly stealing televisions from the Wareham Walmart.
New Bedford Man Arrested in Connection with Series of Car Break-Ins
Swansea Police have arrested a New Bedford man who allegedly broke into vehicles in multiple communities.
New Bedford Police Investigating Armed Robbery Report, Threatening Phone Call
New Bedford Police are investigating a possible armed robbery of a city convenience store, as well as a subsequent threatening phone call.
Acushnet Man Arrested for OUI in New Bedford
New Bedford Police arrest an Acushnet man on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Arrest Made in Connection with Fatal Crash in Fall River
A 37-year-old Fall River man has been arrested in connection to this morning's fatal motor vehicle crash in Fall River.
Montigny Secures Bipartisan Protections for Commercial Fishing
Sen. Mark Montigny secured bipartisan legislation today to ensure protections for commercial fishing prior to any future increased offshore wind procurement.
Taunton Man Sentenced for Attacking Dog, Owner with Machete
Thomas Vargas pleaded guilty a two-count indictment charging him with animal cruelty and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
Dominican National Living in New Bedford Charged with Federal Drug Crimes
Two Dominican nationals and one Cape Cod man were charged in connection with drug trafficking resulting in seizures of over a half-kilogram of fentanyl.