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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Ohio's Governor and two U.S. Senators are weighing in on plans by Congressional Republicans and the incoming Trump administration to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


Former interim Delaware County Sheriff Mark Wolfe was sentenced yesterday to 15 years behind bars for sharing child pornography. 

Jacksonville, Florida Police

Greene County Sheriff's deputies say skeletal remains found by mushroom hunters near Xenia last May have been identified as a Florida woman who was last seen in Springfield, Ohio in July of 2015.

Associated Press

The Columbus Blue Jackets last night fell short of tying the NHL record for consecutive victories.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have identified the person who was killed overnight in the OSU campus area. 


Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic performed what is believed to be the nation's first deep brain stimulation surgery in an effort to better assist the recovery of stroke patients.


Cleveland search crews continue to find debris washing up on the Lake Erie shoreline in their hunt for the plane that disappeared from radar after taking off from Burke Lakefront Airport late last Thursday.

Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance plans to close its facility in Highland Hills that serves its non-standard auto-insurance business.

Giant Eagle says it will close stores on East Dublin-Granville Road, Neil Avenue and Hilliard-Rome Road in March. 

Cincinnati-based  Macy's says it is eliminating more than 10 thousand jobs and plans to proceed with 68 store closures after a disappointing holiday shopping season.


Hilliard school district officials say two students are to blame for a computer security breach at Bradley High School last fall. 

No injuries are reported out of a large fire yesterday at an apartment building near Westerville.

A Delaware girl remains hospitalized after being struck by a car on her way to school yesterday. 

Power has been restored to the 6 thousand people who lost service last night on the south and east sides.

Columbus police say one person was killed overnight in the OSU campus area.


The fallout from the New Year's Eve confrontation between police and revelers in Yellow Springs includes the resignation of the village's police chief. 

The Inter-University Council of Ohio, which represents the state's public universities, is seeking a  funding increase in the next two-year state budget totaling nine percent.

Ross County Sheriff's Office

Columbus police say a prisoner who escaped from Ohio State University's Medical Center early Monday morning did not really escape.


People living in German Village may now get in line for sidewalk repair funds.

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of last night's blaze that destroyed a Volunteers of America warehouse on West Broad Street.