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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6:31 am
Thu May 23, 2013

House Approves Internet Cafe Moratorium

The Ohio House has approved a bill extending the state's moratorium on the opening of new internet cafes and imposing a new reporting requirement.

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12:41 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Authorities Raid Alleged Columbus Pill Mill

City, county, and state authorities raided a clinic and two pharmacies on Columbus' South side this morning as part of a nine-month investigation of alleged pill mills.

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12:38 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Man Indicted For Injuring Cop

A Knox County grand jury this morning indicted a Mount Vernon man charged with hitting and injuring a Danville police officer during a cross-county chase early Sunday morning.

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12:34 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Police ID Drowning Victim

Zanesville Police say a 2-year-old autistic boy from Akron drowned in the Muskingum River Saturday after wandering away from his family's cabin.

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12:32 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Missing Columbus Man Found

Funeral services are pending for the Columbus man whose body washed ashore on a North Carolina beach over the weekend.

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12:30 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Lye Blamed For Fish Kill

Ohio EPA investigators suspect a chemical leak is to blame for a fish kill in Sycamore Creek in Blue Ash last week.

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12:27 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Police Disciplinary Hearings Begin

Disciplinary hearings for six of the twelve Cleveland police supervisors stemming from last year's chase and fatal shooting are underway.

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7:56 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Local Red Cross Volunteers Going To Oklahoma

Red Cross volunteers from Central Ohio leave this morning to help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma.

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7:53 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Immigration Reform Debate

Ohio is one of 15 states where undocumented immigrants are being sent back to their home country after seeking medical care.

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7:37 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Franklinton Warehouse To Become Business Incubator

Plans are in the works to renovate a former warehouse in Franklinton for use as a place to launch new businesses.

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7:30 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Food Truck Program On Hold

Rules designed to govern Columbus' growing food truck scene are on hold.

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7:26 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Pillich To Challenge Mandel

Democratic State Representative Connie Pillich says she is running for State Treasurer.

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7:17 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Program Helps Former Foster Youth Transition To College Life

Research shows only 2 percent of former foster care youth earn a college degree.

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7:12 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Woman Sentenced For Killing Teen

A Logan County woman was sentenced yesterday to eight years in prison for killing a teenager while driving drunk.

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7:02 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Police Official Charged With Falsifying Records

Columbus police have filed departmental charges against a lieutenant for falsifying overtime records.

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6:57 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Man Charged With Injuring Cop

The State Highway Patrol has filed charges against a Mount Vernon man accused of hitting a Danville police officer after leading officers on a chase across Knox County early Sunday.

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6:55 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Sequestration Hits Summer Meal Program Workers

The fallout from the Federal sequestration cuts continues.

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6:51 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Ending Wall Street Subsidies

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is co-sponsoring bi-partisan legislation calling for the end of federal subsidies for big banks.

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6:43 am
Tue May 21, 2013

JPMorgan Chase Gets State Tax Break

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved a tax break for JPMorgan Chase to set up shop in a facility near the Tuttle Crossing mall, bringing 500 jobs to Dublin.

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6:41 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Fatal Fall In Hocking Hills Region

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the second fatal fall in three days in the Hocking Hills region occurred near a waterfall.

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