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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11:53 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Girl Thwarts Home Invaders

Clark County Sheriff's deputies say a teen girl successfully fought off two masked home invaders who fled without taking anything.

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8:03 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Columbus

Columbus Public Health officials say mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found on the South side, and two areas will be sprayed on Thursday morning.

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7:30 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Parole Board Rejects Clemency For Slagle

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a death row inmate convicted of killing a woman in her home in 1987.

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7:16 am
Wed July 17, 2013

UA Schools Put Levy On November Ballot

The Upper Arlington school board voted this week to put a 4 mill levy on the November ballot. Voters rejected a 5.9 mill levy last year.

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7:12 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Columbus Man Drowns In North Carolina

Funeral arrangements are pending for a Columbus man who died while pulling his two sons from the Atlantic Ocean in North Carolina.

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7:03 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Slain Highway Construction Worker Identified

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have identified the construction worker killed yesterday in a work zone on I-270 near the Georgesville road exit.

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7:01 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Teen Driver Injured In Marion County Crash

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a 13-year-old driver.

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6:57 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Authorities Probing Two Apparent Murder-Suicides

Hardin County Sheriff's deputies say a man killed his fiancee and then took his own life on Tuesday.

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6:54 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Columbus Firefighter Accused Of Improper Conduct

A Columbus firefighter is accused of having sex at his fire station with an 18-year-old woman over a period of nearly two years.

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6:47 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Invention Could Save Young Lives

An invention by a child in a University of Akron competition could soon be saving lives.

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6:45 am
Wed July 17, 2013

State Offering Two Websites For Historical Information

The state of Ohio is now offering two websites for easier access to historical information about the state and its founding principles.

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6:42 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Prosecutors Detail Charges In Ashland Slavery Case

Four people have been charged with enslaving a mentally disabled Ohio woman and her daughter.

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6:28 am
Wed July 17, 2013

KSU Wins Lawsuit Involving Geno Ford

Kent State University has won a 1.2 million dollar judgment against former men's basketball coach Geno Ford for leaving in 2011 to become the coach at Bradley.

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6:18 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Florida Football Coach Says OSU Reported Gators To NCAA

Florida football coach Will Muschamp says Ohio State University reported the Gators for possible NCAA violations.

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9:49 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Heat Wave A Hazard For Outdoor Workers

The U.S Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding Ohioans who work outdoors to take precautions during this week's heat wave.

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12:28 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Police ID Teen Slain On Far East Side

Columbus police have now identified the 16-year-old boy shot and killed last night at an apartment complex on the Far East side.

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12:26 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Construction Worker Killed On I-270

The Ohio Department of Transportation says a construction worker was struck and killed on I-270 on the West Side early this morning.

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12:23 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Internet Cafe Petition Collectors Allege Harassment By Casinos

People collecting signatures on a petition aimed at blocking the state's internet cafe law say they have been harassed by opponents hired by Ohio casinos.

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12:16 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

OSU Names Presidential Search Committee

Ohio State University has appointed a search committee to seek a successor to former president Gordon Gee.

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9:23 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Man Waives Confederate Flag At School Board Meeting

A  man who unfurled a Confederate battle flag at a recent Springboro school board meeting says he was trying to make a point about history.

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