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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News
6:58 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Sentence Change For Trooper's Killer

A Central Ohio man convicted of killing a State Highway Patrol Trooper will be moved off death row.

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Newscasts
6:48 am
Fri May 31, 2013

New Police Chief In Genoa Township

A Delaware County community has a new Police Chief.

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6:31 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Sentencing In Slaying Of Sunbury Businessman

Two Louisiana prison inmates were sentenced to life behind bars yesterday for the kidnapping and slaying of a Sunbury businessman abducted from a Mississippi hotel after they escaped in 2011.

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6:27 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Mallory Calls For Immigration Reform

Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory says a lack of immigration reform is stymieing economic growth and innovation in his city.

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6:26 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Authorities Ask For Help Solving Local Murder

Authorities are asking for the public's help in solving the cold-case slaying of a Hocking County greenhouse owner three years ago.

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6:24 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Prisoner Suicide Results In Lawsuit

A prisoners' rights group has sued a former prison doctor charging he violated the civil rights of an inmate who committed suicide after allegedly being denied pain medication. 

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6:16 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Wright-Patt Civilian Workers Get Furlough Notices

Officials at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton say more than 10 thousand civilian employees will get furlough notices beginning Friday.

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News
6:15 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Elmwood Place Council Members Resign

The village of Elmwood Place in Southwest Ohio is down to two council members after the majority resigned.

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12:31 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Boy Saves Sister From Kidnapping

Lancaster police say an 11-year-old boy helped save his sister from a would-be kidnapper on Monday.

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News
12:29 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Board Approves Plans For Poindexter Village

The Columbus Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved plans to raze at least part of the Poindexter Village housing complex on the East side.

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News
12:25 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Gang Violence Summit Today

Community activists from around the country are meeting at Cleveland State University today to discuss solutions to gang violence.

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12:21 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Budish Running For County Executive

Former Ohio House Minority Leader Armond Budish today is announcing he will run for Cuyahoga County executive.

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12:20 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Higher Cincinnati Murder Rate

Cincinnati police say they are keeping a closer watch on repeat offenders and working hard to get more information from victims of violent crime.

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12:18 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

BWC Board Approves Business Payouts

The board of the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation today approved Governor John Kasich's proposal to give 1 billion dollars worth of cash rebates to businesses, local governments and schools.

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10:09 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Crackdown On Cell Phone Theft Introduced

With reports of thefts of smartphones circulating online, Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is proposing a bill to make it a felony to resell stolen cell phones.

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7:46 am
Thu May 30, 2013

DSW Reports Lower First Quarter Profit

Columbus-based shoe retailer DSW reports a first-quarter profit of 34.5 million dollars, compared with nearly 40 million in the same period a year ago.

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7:36 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Health Officials Close South Side Restaurant

Columbus Health authorities have ordered a South Side restaurant closed for the week after inspectors found several food-safety violations.

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7:31 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Equity Firm Buys Local Plant

A private equity firm has purchased a Columbus magnet factory.

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7:28 am
Thu May 30, 2013

PUCO Staff Approves AEP Cost Recovery Plan

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio staffers have recommended Columbus-based American Electric Power be allowed to charge customers for nearly all of the 61.8 million dollars it spent on repairs from the June 2012 windstorm.

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7:25 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Hospital Researcher Struck And Killed

A researcher at Children's Hospital is dead after being hit by a bus yesterday.

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