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.
Montigny Could Be in Running for Senate Presidency
A fifth Democrat is not saying no to the idea of him becoming Senate president in 2019: Mark Montigny of New Bedford.
New Bedford Man Sentenced for Assaulting Girlfriend and Her Daughter
A 30-year-old New Bedford man was sentenced to serve up to a decade in state prison for twice assaulting his girlfriend and her young daughter.
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Possible Mariner in Distress
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at 1:09 p.m. for a possible mariner in distress in Buzzards Bay after the searches yielded no findings or correlating information.
Coast Guard Searching for Possible Mariner in Distress Near Buzzards Bay
The Coast Guard and the Buzzards Bay Task Force are searching for a possible mariner in distress Wednesday night after hearing a mayday call over the radio.
Mayor: Time Needed for Marijuana, Money Needed for Gangs [VIDEO]
Mayor Jon Mitchell said he's once again pushing for a moratorium on recreational marijuana sales in New Bedford, and more money is needed for anti-gang programs.
New Bedford Police Warn of Tax Season Scams
With tax season upon us, New Bedford Police warn this is the time of year where scammers try to fool you into thinking they're with the IRS.
Fairhaven Woman Arrested for Assault, Theft, Violating No Trespass
A 23-year-old woman is arrested after a victim reports being assaulted and having items stolen after getting a ride from the suspect.
Repeat Offender Arrested on Oxycodone Charges in New Bedford
A New Bedford man was arrested Tuesday as part of an investigation into an oxycodone distribution service being operated out of a West End residence.
Vehicle Crashes Through Front of Store in Assonet
A vehicle has driven through the front of the Circle K convenience store in Assonet.
Rally Planned Wednesday for Local Boxer Ahead of First Main Event
Wednesday night, the New England boxing world is converging upon Euphoria Lounge in New Bedford for a pep rally for boxer Ray Oliveira, Jr.