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
6:52 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Study Shows Impact Of Electric Vehicles On Climate Change

Credit wikipedia

Carbon emitting vehicles are among the primary sources of the greenhouse gases that fuel global climate change.

Read more
News
6:44 am
Fri June 27, 2014

GM Recalling 2013, 2014 Chevy Cruze Models

Chevy Cruze
Credit Chevrolet

General Motors is recalling thousands of Chevy Cruze cars made at its plant in Lordstown.

Read more
News
6:30 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Leaders Of Two Religions To Meet In Columbus This Weekend

Credit worldsikhcouncil.org

Columbus will host a summit of two religions this weekend.

Read more
News
6:26 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Covington Mayor Says Tolls For New Brent Spence Necessary

Covington, Kentucky Mayor Sherry Carran
Credit City of Covington

The Mayor of Covington, Kentucky says charging tolls is the only way to fund a new Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River in the Cincinnati area.

Read more
News
6:16 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Man Believed To Have Drowned At Local Quarry

Columbus fire division teams will resume their search today for a man who is believed to have drowned at a quarry on the South side yesterday.

Read more
News
6:14 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Local Authorities Searching For Supects Of Child Neglect

The Columbus city prosecutor's office says authorities are searching for more than 100 parents charged with neglecting their children.

Read more
News
11:52 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Regional Jobless Rate Increased In May

Students looking for summer jobs are being blamed for an increase in central Ohio's unemployment rate.

Read more
News
7:26 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Several People Charged With Assaulting Couple At Hilltop Home

Police Respond To Home On North Harris Avenue
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have arrested three people who allegedly sexually assaulted and tortured a couple at a home on the Hilltop.

Read more
News
7:23 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Local Cop, Wife Facing Drug Charges

Credit Hilliard Police

A Madison Township police officer and his wife have been arrested on drug charges.

Read more
News
7:18 am
Thu June 26, 2014

State Wants Five Dozen CCS Employees To Give Up Their Licenses

The Ohio Department of Education is giving 60 principals, assistant principals and other Columbus City Schools administrators a chance to give up their teaching licenses voluntarily or face a costly process to have them revoked.

Read more
News
7:13 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Search For Two Missing Boaters Resumes Today

Muskingum County Sheriff's deputies plan to resume their search today for two people spotted in the rain-swollen Muskingum River Tuesday night.

Read more
News
7:04 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Grave Of Legendary Ohio Baseball Player Gets A Marker

Grant "Home Run" Johnson
Credit wikipedia

The western New York grave of an African-American baseball legend from Ohio who played more than a century ago now has a marker.

Read more
News
7:00 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Jackets Trade Nikitin For 5th Round Draft Pick

Nikita Nikitin
Credit Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenseman Nikita Nikitin to the Edmonton Oilers for a fifth-round pick in next year's draft.

Read more
News
6:54 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Cleveland A Finalist To Host 2016 Republican Convention

The Republican National Committee says Cleveland and Dallas are the two finalists to host the party's convention in 2016.

Read more
News
6:31 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Battelle Working On Device To Help Quadriplegics

Credit battelle.org

A team from Battelle Memorial Institute and Ohio State University is in clinical trials of Neurobridge, a device that allows quadriplegics to move.

Read more
News
6:26 am
Thu June 26, 2014

SUPCO To Hear Appeal Of Central Ohioan Freed From Prison In 1990

Dale Johnston
Credit State of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of a former death row inmate from the Columbus area who says he did not commit the two murders for which he was convicted.

Read more
News
11:49 am
Tue June 24, 2014

GE Gets Millions IN Tax Breaks To Move Into The Banks Development

General Electric is moving two-thousand jobs to The Banks development in downtown Cincinnati.

Read more
News
11:25 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Defense Attorneys Want Kasich To Testify During Corruption Trial

Ben Suarez
Credit cleveland.com

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is fighting a subpoena to testify for the defense at the federal trial of a businessman accused of using employees and others to funnel illegal campaign contributions to two GOP politicians.

Read more
News
11:21 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Two Crumbling Cincinnati Landmarks Named To Endangered List

Music Hall in Cincinnati
Credit cincinnati.com

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has placed Union Terminal and Music Hall in Cincinnati on its annual list of Most Endangered Historic Places.

Read more
News
7:48 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Study: State Tax Burden Shifting From Businesses To Property Owners

A new study shows Ohio's tax burden has been shifting from businesses to property owners for 35 years.

Read more

Pages