Jim Letizia

Reporter, News Anchor

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.

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Voters in central Ohio are gearing up to see Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on her post-convention bus tour.

Circleville Police

Licking County prosecutors have dropped tampering with evidence charges against the former husband of the woman charged with killing her boyfriend.

Marion Police

Marion Police say the parents of an 18-month-old girl who overdosed on a painkiller twice in one week have been charged with child endangering.

Madison County Sheriff's Office

Bond is set at 500 thousand dollars for former Mount Sterling administrator Joseph Johnson, who is charged with stealing nearly 1 million dollars from the village.

The unemployment rate for the Columbus metropolitan area increased in June.

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Columbus police have charged a 14-year-old boy with shooting and wounding a man who tried to get his cell phone back when the boy robbed him.

The City of Columbus is leasing 56-acres of the Scioto Peninsula to the Riversouth Authority to continue years worth of redevelopment work in the area.


Erie County health officials say the Kalahari resort in Sandusky is not the source of a norovirus outbreak that sickened a dozen members of the support team for the California delegation to the Republican National Convention last week.


The remains of a U.S. soldier from Ohio who was killed in the Korean War are back home.

Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus man accused of killing his estranged wife last week is scheduled to appear in court today.

Reynoldsburg Police

A Reynoldsburg woman has pleaded guilty to human trafficking and other charges for allegedly forcing three women into slavery.

American Dairy Association Midwest

The 163rd annual Ohio State Fair opens today in Columbus. Musical acts, agricultural displays, information booths, rides and food are among the offerings.


Columbus police say a white powder was delivered to the downtown headquarters yesterday in an envelope with a threatening letter, forcing a lockdown.

Two Columbus firefighters are recovering from minor injuries sustained battling at two-alarm fire yesterday near Reynoldsburg.


A group of Columbus residents is pushing for the creation of a citizens police review board in the wake of several officer-involved shootings.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has been indicted on a murder and other charges after police say he sold the large animal tranquilizer Carfentanil as heroin, leading to a rash local overdoses earlier this month.

Nearly two thousand American Electric Power customers in Lancaster are still in the dark after losing service last night when a substation went offline.

Central Ohio Transit Authority

Orange barrels will be rolling out in Columbus next month for COTA's Cmax project.

Arraignment is scheduled Wednesday for a Columbus woman indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on charges of injecting her father with a lethal dose of heroin.

Columbus Division of Police

A Mount Vernon woman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for helping a friend evade law enforcement after he killed his girlfriend and mother last year.