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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6:43 am
Fri August 2, 2013

OSHA Finds Safety Violations At Aberdeen Super Pond

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says nearly a dozen safety standards were violated at a U.S. Army weapons-testing pond near Baltimore, where an Ohioan and two other people died earlier this year.

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6:38 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Authorities Raid Local Internet Cafes

State Authorities and Marysville police have served search warrants at 10 Internet cafes and other locations in seven counties in central and southwest Ohio.

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6:32 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Three People Wounded In South Side Shootings

Columbus police are investigating the shootings of three people Thursday in separate incidents on the South side.

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6:31 am
Fri August 2, 2013

ONG Major Posts Bond

A Ohio National Guard major indicted in Union County on charges of sexually abusing three children in his care, including two of his own, is free on a 500-thousand dollar bond.

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6:28 am
Fri August 2, 2013

More Gun Bills In State Legislature

Lawmakers are introducing more gun-related bills in the Ohio Legislature.

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6:25 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Layoffs Of Cincinnati City Workers Avoided

Dozens of Cincinnati city workers who faced layoffs this year won't lose their jobs.

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6:24 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Police Release Name Of Officer Involved In Shooting

Columbus police have released the name of an officer who shot and wounded a man during a traffic stop on the South Side on Monday.

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12:42 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Reds Want County Money For Ballpark Improvements

The Cincinnati Reds are asking Hamilton County Commissioners to spend taxpayer dollars to help the team host the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

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12:40 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Authorities Identify Burning Body Found In Morgan County

Muskingum County prosecutors say the burning body of a man found last week was killed there and dumped in Morgan County.

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12:32 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Jobless Claims Decline

The Labor Department says first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits have hit their lowest mark of the year.

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12:28 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Report: State Fracking Regulations Lag Behind Other States

A report by environmentalists raises questions about a little-examined aspect of the fracking debate.

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12:23 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

GOP Lawmakers Benefit From Oil And Gas Industry

As the debate over fracking and raising the state severance tax continues, campaign finance reports show oil and gas companies have poured money into Republican legislative campaign coffers over the last few years.

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8:29 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Reported Crew Sale Price: 68 Million

Forbes Magazine is reporting the sale price of the Columbus Crew is 68 million dollars.

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7:56 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Two Week Boil Alert In London

London residents will be forced to boil their water for the next two weeks, after a major break in the city's water system.

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7:55 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled In Ostrander Tonight

Mosquito-fogging efforts begin tonight in a Delaware County community where a resident has contracted La Crosse Encephalitis.

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7:52 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Body Found At Hoover Dam

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say they are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at Hoover Dam yesterday.

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7:47 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Tom Charles Retires

State Public Safety Director Tom Charles retired yesterday to meet a key retirement benefit deadline under state pension reform.

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7:32 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Former Federal Drug Official Opposing Medical Marijuana In Ohio

Ohioans could vote on whether to legalize medical marijuana next year if a group of activists are able to get the issue on the ballot.

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7:27 am
Thu August 1, 2013

More Confirmed Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease

Health officials have confirmed three more cases of Legionnaires' Disease at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

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7:24 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Three City Workers Resign Amid Misconduct Allegations

A Columbus city engineer and two code inspectors have resigned after an internal investigation found they misused city vehicles and clocked in for each other when not working.

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