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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7:04 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Estate Caretaker Sentenced To Prison For Theft

The former caretaker of the Muskingum County estate of Longaberger basket company owner Tami Longaberger will serve six years in prison for stealing 1.5 million dollars from the facility.

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7:01 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Police Have No Answers In Death Of Local Woman

Columbus police say they are unable to determine what caused the crash that killed a woman whose car swerved into a Far East Side pond last October.

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6:57 am
Tue July 2, 2013

McKinley Museum Seeks To Ban Personal Trainers

A popular workout destination in Canton may soon become off-limits to personal trainers.

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6:55 am
Tue July 2, 2013

CBJ Says Goodbye To Wright, Hello To Bobrovsky

The Columbus Blue Jackets and former player Tyler Wright, most recently a director of amateur scouting, are parting ways.

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6:52 am
Tue July 2, 2013

High Speed Kills Teen Driver

The State Highway Patrol says a teenage driver was killed Monday in a crash in Fairfield County.

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6:47 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Boy Dies In Hot Tub

Pickerington police are investigating the drowning death of a two-year-old boy last night at a condominium complex on Brookview Circle.

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1:23 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Council To Vote On Bond Package

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation placing an 842 million dollar capital improvements bond package before the voters this fall.

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12:01 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Resource Officer Gets Seven Years In Prison

A former Columbus police school resource officer was sentenced to seven years in prison this morning for coercing sexual behavior from female students.

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11:52 am
Fri June 28, 2013

North Linden Shooting Victim Identified

Columbus police have now identified the man shot and killed in front of his home in North Linden Thursday.

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11:49 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Cincinnati Gay Pride Activities This Weekend

Cincinnati's 40th annual Gay Pride Festival takes place this weekend. It celebrates the queen city's lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgendered community.

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11:47 am
Fri June 28, 2013

WW II Vet Gets Medals This Week

A 91-year-old veteran of World War II has received his medals.

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11:46 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Local Hospital Settles Lawsuit

Ohio State University's medical center has settled a negligence lawsuit involving a brain-damaged newborn.

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11:44 am
Fri June 28, 2013

AG Releases Human Trafficking Report

The Ohio Attorney General's Office says local law enforcement agencies reported 30 human-trafficking cases in the past year.

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11:43 am
Fri June 28, 2013

OHP Releases Wrong-Way Crash Study

A State Highway Patrol analysis of wrong-way crashes since 2011 concludes they occur less frequently than other types of wrecks, but tend to be more severe and almost always involve multiple vehicles.

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9:04 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Whitehall Schools Withdraw From Race to the Top

The Whitehall City Schools are pulling out of the federal Race to the Top program.

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8:52 am
Fri June 28, 2013

New Curbside Recycling Figures Released

Columbus' curbside recycling program saved the city 1.2 million dollars in landfill tipping fees through the end of May.

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7:55 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Columbus Company Getting Second Municipal Tax Break

A food storage company is getting a second tax break from the city of Columbus.

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7:46 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Antioch College To Increase Security

Security will be increased on the Antioch College campus in Yellow Springs this weekend after authorities yesterday searched for but failed to find a gunman.

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7:36 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Body Found At Cemetery Identified

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have identified the man whose body was found at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery this week.

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7:31 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Cincinnati Schools' Budget Approved

The Cincinnati School board has approved the district's 474-million-dollar budget plan for the upcoming school year.

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