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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7:33 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Officials Seek More Funding For Blanchard River Study

Findlay officials who are pushing for the completion of a flood control study got less money than they wanted from the federal government.

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7:31 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Police Chief Seeks Termination For Officer In Overtime Probe

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she will ask the safety director to fire a narcotics lieutenant who falsified overtime slips.

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7:27 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Haslam Upbeat About Outcome Of Federal Investigation

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says he's very optimistic about the outcome of a federal investigation of Pilot Flying J, his family's truck-stop chain.

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7:16 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Legal Experts Differ On East Cleveland Triple Murder Case

A legal scholar says an indictment should be issued soon in the East Cleveland triple homicide case.

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7:03 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Ohio Gun Rights Group Gives Money To Zimmerman

The Buckeye Firearms Foundation has raised more than 12 thousand dollars to buy guns or a security system for George Zimmerman, who was recently acquitted in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Florida.

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6:57 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Sutton Getting Job In Obama Administration

President Obama says he plans to appoint a longtime Ohio lawmaker to a position within his administration.

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6:54 am
Fri July 26, 2013

ODOT Construction Plan Facing Criticism

The Ohio Department of Transportation has released a draft construction plan with new projects slated for every part of the state.

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12:31 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

No Injuries Out Of Marysville Prison Fire

Marysville fire officials say a small blaze on the roof of the Marysville Reformatory for Women this morning was caused by an electrical malfunction.

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12:29 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Three People Slain On South Side

Columbus police say a convenience store clerk in Driving Park was shot and killed during a robbery late last night.

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12:27 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Woman Convicted Of Poisoning Her Finace'

A Cleveland woman has been convicted of killing her fiancé by poisoning his beverage with antifreeze.

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12:22 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, Ohio Jobless Claims Decline

The Labor Department says first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose again last week.

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12:21 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

AEP 2Q Profit Down

Columbus-based American Electric Power is reporting a decline in second quarter profit and flat sales figures, due to weak demand for electricity.

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12:19 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Wendy's 2Q Profit Up

Dublin-based Wendy's says second quarter profit beat the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

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12:15 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Governor Appoints Successor To Hale

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Franklin County Assistant Prosecutor Daniel Hawkins as the county's Environmental Court judge.

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11:59 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Man Sues Columbus Casino Over Stolen Winnings

A man who was robbed of more than 35 thousand dollars he won at the Columbus casino is suing the owners of the facility.

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7:44 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Meyer Comments On Buckeye Legal Troubles

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer says he will make a decision about running back Carlos Hyde once he evaluates the facts surrounding the case.

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7:37 am
Thu July 25, 2013

OSU Doc Resigns Amid Child Pornography Charge

Federal prosecutors have charged the director of a pediatric cancer radiation unit at Ohio State University with downloading sexually explicit child pornography videos and photos.

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7:27 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Sheriff IDs Two Deputies Involved In Shooting

Pickaway County Sheriff Dwight Radcliff has identified the two deputies who shot and wounded a man on Sunday.

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7:25 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Three Defendants In Ashland Slavery Case Enter Pleas

Three people accused of enslaving a mentally disabled Ashland woman and her daughter and beating the woman and stealing her pain medication have pleaded not guilty.

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7:04 am
Thu July 25, 2013

State Attempting To Lower Premie Death Rate

A Republican and a Democratic State Senator are trying to figure out what the state can do to lower the number of deaths of premature infants.

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