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.

Pages

News
12:23 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Full Animal Shelter Needs Adoptive Caregivers By Week's End

The Ashtabula County Animal Shelter is full, so officials are hoping to find good homes for 60 dogs that could be put down if they're not adopted.

Read more
News
9:36 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Gas Company Using New Meter-Reading Technology

Columbia Gas customers in Central Ohio will no longer receive estimated bills.

Read more
News
9:34 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Franklin County Settles More Excessive Force Lawsuits

Franklin County has agreed to settle excessive use of force lawsuits filed by four former county jail inmates who were shocked with tasers.

Read more
News
9:32 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Mom Chooses Drugs Over Child's Health

A Columbus mother is behind bars, accused of neglecting her young son's health.

Read more
News
9:31 am
Thu October 4, 2012

School Board Member Facing Weapons Charge

A Whitehall school board member is facing felony charges, after being caught with a concealed weapon gun at a community event.  Police say 21-year-old Brandon Howard was carrying a loaded gun without a permit at the city's National Night Out event last month. Howard claimed he had just received a permit through his full-time job as a security guard. He's due to appear in court on October 15th.  

Election Coverage
9:29 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Campaign Donations Dominate SUPCO Forum

An accusation of improperly accepting campaign donations was one highlight of Wednesday's forum with four of the six candidates for Ohio Supreme Court.

Read more
Election Coverage
9:27 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Reaction

Reaction to last night's presidential debate is falling along party lines in Ohio. Jim Letizia reports.

Read more
Election Coverage
9:23 am
Thu October 4, 2012

More Presidential Campaign Ads Airing In Ohio

A Jewish political organization supporting Republican Mitt Romney's presidential bid is launching 2-point-5 million dollars worth of television ads in Ohio and four other states.

Read more
Election Coverage
9:20 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Issue 2 Backers, Opponents Settle Mailer Complaint

The coalition behind a fall ballot push seeking to change the way Ohio draws legislative and congressional districts wants its complaint against a Republican opposition mailer dismissed.

Read more
News
9:46 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Columbus Creating New Development Arm

The City of Columbus is creating a new development arm to replace one that was closed a few years ago.

Read more
News
9:41 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Gambling Addiction Survey Completed

Ohio Addiction Services officials have complated a survey on gambling addiction, designed to see if new casinos and video slot machines placed at horse racing tracks will fuel more addiction in the future. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports. 

News
9:39 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Trillin Wins Thurber Prize

The Thurber Prize for American Humor has been awarded to Calvin Trillin for his collection of writings entitled "Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff."

Read more
News
9:34 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Ohio Abortions Decline

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of abortions performed last year was nearly 24-thousand-8-hundred.

Read more
Election Coverage
9:32 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Husted Seeks Dismissal Of Suit Filed By County Elections Officials

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two Democratic Montgomery County Board of Elections officials who claim he unjustly fired them in August.

Read more
News
9:30 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Insanity Plea For Alleged Chardon High School Gunman

Defense attorneys for the teen charged with killing three Chardon High School students last February have entered a not guilty by reason of insanity plea on their client's behalf.

Read more
News
9:29 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Head Of Scam Targeting Veterans Now Identified

Federal Marshals in Ohio say a former fugitive suspected of running a 100 million dollar cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans is in fact a Harvard-trained attorney.

Read more
News
12:48 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Ohio Woman Sets Endurance Record

Connie Gardner of Medina is the nation's best female endurance runner.

Read more
News
12:45 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

New Ex-Felons Law Taking Effect

A new law designed to remove some roadblocks for ex-felons looking for jobs takes effect today.

Read more
News
12:42 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Raising Awareness Of Infant Mortality

Health officials say Ohio has one of the highest rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the nation.

Read more
News
12:31 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Arson Fire Damages Two Homes

Columbus Fire officials say a vacant house fire on the west side is a case of arson.

Read more

Pages