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.
Opioid Overdose Deaths Down 10 Percent in New Report
Opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts declined by 10 percent in the first nine months of 2017 when compared to the same time period last year, the Department of Public Health reported Monday.
Fall River Police Searching for Missing Homeless Woman
The Fall River Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing and endangered adult female.
Westfield State University Placed Under Lockdown
Westfield State University is currently under lockdown as authorities search for a suspicious man.
Chief Cordeiro: ‘Some Laws We Can Enforce’ Regarding Panhandlers
New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro says his department will soon be cracking down on panhandlers entering into the street and harassing motorists for money, and that his department is also looking into the possibility of asking judges to commit more overdose victims to rehab facilities.
Authorities Provide More Details on Providence Shooting
Authorities in Rhode Island have identified the two people shot in yesterday's officer-involved shooting in Providence.
Providence Shootout Not Related to Theft of State Police Vehicle
Authorities say the shootout that occurred on I-95 in Providence was not related to the theft earlier in the day of a state police vehicle. That suspect remains at large.
Update: Route 195 Expected to Remain Closed into Friday
A serious rollover crash on Route 195 Thursday afternoon led to a portion of the highway being closed down, and it likely will not reopen until sometime Friday.
Lakeville Man Pleads Not Guilty in Shooting of Family Dog
The man accused of killing a family dog in Lakeville last month pleaded not guilty Thursday in Fourth District Court.
Video Emerges of Shootout on Providence Highway
A video has emerged of this morning's shootout on a Providence Highway, which left one person dead and another wounded.
Mayor Mitchell On New Bedford’s Future
After celebrating his re-election to a fourth term Tuesday night, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell returned to the WBSM airwaves Wednesday afternoon with an eye toward the future.