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.
Columbus City Council last night approved legislation to purchase a multi-acre tract of land on McKinley Avenue for 880-thousand dollars.
A Franklin County judge has refused to grant a request by a child care center to block the opening of a 190-bed homeless shelter next door in Franklin Township.
Columbus police have identified the man who was found shot to death in a vacant Near East Side home Sunday morning.
Columbus police say an officer shot and killed a man who was threatening another man with a gun inside a North Linden home last night.
Governor John Kasich wants to fund highway construction projects by increasing tolls on the Ohio's Turnpike.
Ohio legislators have given final approval to a bill backed by the National Rifle Association but opposed by gun control advocates.
The Ohio Senate has passed a plan that would make changes in the process for drawing the lines for legislative and congressional districts.
Ohio Governor John Kasich says he will sign a newly passed bill giving school districts letter grades for their performance.
A state legislative correctional committee report says lost or stolen inmate property costs Ohio taxpayers more than 150-thousand dollars a year in reimbursements and diverted staff time.
State lawmakers have approved a bill requiring convicted arsonists to register with local sheriffs departments.
Some Ohio State University students are working to improve off-campus housing.
Plans are in the works for a new Columbus library branch.
Columbus police say a north side resident will not be charged for shooting and killing a teenage burglar Wednesday night.
Columbus police say four people riding in a van were shot and wounded late last night on the Southeast side.
Central Ohio Salvation Army workers are hoping a pair of rare coins will help their Red Kettle campaign reach its financial goal.
Cleveland and Akron are ranked among the nation's "dirtiest" cities."
Dominion East Ohio Gas will pay a large fine for its role in last year's explosions and fires in Fairport Harbor.
A Federal District Judge has sentenced a Columbus man to more than 15 years in prison for coercing a 14-year-old girl into sex.
Columbus fire officials say a vacant North side home caught fire this morning for the second time this week.
A City Hall source tells WCBE the head of Dublin-based Cardinal Health will lead a 25-member commission appointed by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman to make recommendations to improve the Columbus City Schools.