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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8:12 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Resentencing In Brinks' Warehouse Robbery

The man who planned the 2009 burglary of a Brink's warehouse in South Linden was resentenced yesterday to 13 years in prison and 3 years of supervised release.

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8:04 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Man Charged In Real Estate Scam

A former Dublin resident has been charged with bilking 10 million dollars from an investor in an alleged scam involving real estate purchases in Pakistan.

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8:02 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Former "Devo" Drummer Passes Away

Funeral services are pending for longtime former "Devo" drummer Alan Myers, who died Monday in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer.

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7:57 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Connecticut Says Wright Brothers Were Not First In Flight

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has signed into law a measure officially declaring a german-born aviator and Bridgeport resident as the first man to fly.

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7:54 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Two Kids Found Dead In Jackson

Jackson police say two children were found shot to death in their grandparent's home yesterday.

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7:45 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Budget Bill Vote Today

State lawmakers are scheduled to vote today on the new two year state budget bill.

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7:28 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Democrats Propose “Pro-Life” Gun Bill In Response To Abortion Measures In State Budget

Two Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a bill requiring a state study on gun injuries.

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7:17 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Judge Orders Mental Health Evaluation Of Castro

A judge has ordered the man charged with kidnapping three women and holding them in his Cleveland home for a decade undergo a mental health evalaution, over the objection of Cuayhoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty.

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7:03 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Study Projects Ohio Will Add Jobs

A new study shows Ohio stands to see nearly 2-million new jobs by the next decade, if all goes well with the economy between now and then.

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12:27 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Man Who Drowned At State Park Identified

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies have identified the man who drowned while swimming at Alum Creek State Park on Sunday.

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12:25 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Two Killed In House Fire

Adams County Coroner Larry Best has identified the father and daughter who were killed in a house fire Monday afternoon in Seaman.

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12:24 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Hit-And-Run Crash Kills Two

The State Highway Patrol is looking for a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash last night in Pike County.

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12:22 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Ex Judges Cannot Use That Title Anymore

The Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline says former Ohio judges should not be using the title of judge when they are not on the bench.

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12:20 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

County Jobless Rates Increased Last Month

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says unemployment rates in several central Ohio counties rose last month.

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12:18 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Two Former Lawmakers Want JobsOhio Lawsuit Blocked

Two former Republican state lawmakers who helped make the job-creation entity JobsOhio a reality tell the Ohio Supreme Court a lawsuit against the agency should not be allowed to proceed.

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7:32 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Magazine Gives Delaware County High Marks For Child Health

A new U.S. News and World report survey ranks Delaware County as the healthiest in the state for kids.

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7:30 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Committee Approves More Streetcar Money

Cincinnati city council is expected to officially approve an additional 17.4 million dollars for the streetcar project.

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7:27 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Body Found At Cemetery Entrance

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are trying to identify the man whose body was found Monday at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery.

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7:25 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Man Killed In South Linden

Columbus police are searching for suspects in Monday's fatal shooting of a man in South Linden.

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7:24 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Authorities Probing Deaths Of Two Local Children

Columbus police say a 15-month-old boy died last night after being found unresponsive inside a sleeping bag at a Lonsdale Place apartment.

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