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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11:32 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Jackets' Horton Undergoes Surgery

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a shoulder injury.

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8:03 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Legionnaires' Disease Confirmed At Local Nursing Home

Franklin County health officials have confirmed a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

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7:53 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Interim OSU President Meets With Reporters

Interim Ohio State University President Joe Alutto is promising to continue the plans of his predecessor during the search for the school's next leader.

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7:28 am
Thu July 18, 2013

ACLU Gives OHP Plate Scanners Good Review

An American Civil Liberties Union report on police departments' increased use of license-plate scanning notes the policy of the State Highway Patrol is more protective of privacy than some others.

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7:24 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Prosecutors Drop Charge Against Katzenmoyer

Columbus city prosecutors have dropped a criminal charge against former Ohio State linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer.

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7:16 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Reivew Board Clears Columbus Cops Of Wrongdoing

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board has cleared three officers of wrongdoing for shooting armed suspects.

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7:03 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing His Friend

A Clintonville teenager is awaiting sentencing for the shooting death of a friend.

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6:58 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Local Priest Allegedly Abused Boy

A Columbus priest is accused of sexually abusing a child.

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6:52 am
Thu July 18, 2013

"Operation Cool Down" Begins Today In Columbus

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has ordered fire hydrants be opened today and Friday at Beatty Recreation Center, Driving Park, Linden Park and Westgate Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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6:46 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Orange Township Settles Lawsuit Filed By Firefighter

A Delaware County township has reached an 875-thousand dollar legal settlement with a former firefighter who sued over alleged sexual harassment.

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6:44 am
Thu July 18, 2013

AG Says Veterans Are Targets Of Scammers

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says active duty military members and their families are often the target of scams.

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6:32 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Castro Enters Plea To Updated Indictment

The Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home for roughly a decade has pleaded not guilty to nearly one thousand criminal charges.

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6:27 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Kasich, FitzGerald Touring State Talking About Budget

Ohio Governor John Kasich plans to stop in Republican friendly Batavia today to discuss the state budget, as part of a summer tour on the spending plan.

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6:15 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Finan Resigning From Statehouse Board

The Capitol Square Reivew and Advisory Board plans to decide today whether to accept a design for a Holocaust memorial to be erected on the Statehouse grounds.

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6:11 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Curbside Recycling Program Available To Short North Businesses

The City of Columbus is expanding its free curbside recycling program to some area businesses.

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6:07 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Poll Worker Sentenced For Illegal Voting

A former Ohio poll worker has been sentenced to five years in prison for casting illegal ballots in other people's names, including a relative in a coma.  

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12:21 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Long Term Obesity Creates Greater Health Risks

A study conducted by Columbus Public Health shows more than 60 percent of adults in Franklin County are considered overweight or obese.

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11:59 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Ohio Man Indicted For White House Security Breach

A federal grand jury has indicted a Kettering man who allegedly crashed his SUV into steel barriers at the White House last month, and jumped a fence.

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11:55 am
Wed July 17, 2013

More Reports Of Mushroom Poisoning

The recent heavy rainfall in central Ohio has spawned the growth of more poisonous mushrooms, including a ring at Schiller Park in German Village.

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11:54 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Former Deputy Charged With Sexual Abuse

A former Clark County sheriff's deputy is being arraigned today on sexual assault charges.

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