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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7:21 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Grants Funding Regional Sexual Assault Coordinators

The Ohio Attorney General's office has begun funding new regional sexual assault coordinators to oversee direct and comprehensive services for victims.

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7:17 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Mother Pleads Guilty In Drowning Deaths Of Sons

The mother of two boys who drowned in the Muskingum River in 2011 has pleaded guilty.

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7:15 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Wright-Patt Workers Appeal Unpaid Furloughs

More than 150 civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton have taken steps to appeal furloughs imposed by the federal sequester cuts.

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7:12 am
Tue June 25, 2013

No Injuries In Marion Plant Fire

Firefighters are expected to release more details today about a fire last night at a Marion County factory.

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7:02 am
Tue June 25, 2013

New Developments In Steubenville Rape Case

Supporters of a Kentucky man who exposed the Steubenville rape case want federal prosecutors not to not file charges against him.

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7:00 am
Tue June 25, 2013

JobsOhio Affiliate Underwrote College Hoops Game, Buys Branding Campaign

Receipts show an affiliate of Ohio's job-creation agency JobsOhio spent 15 thousand taxpayer dollars for a Dayton-area development agency to help underwrite the 2012 NCAA basketball game attended by Governor John Kasich, President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron.

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12:02 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Mallory Calls On Congress To Take Action On Immigration

Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory says immigration reform needs to be at the top of the nation's priorities.

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12:33 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Security Enhanced For Gay Pride Parade

Columbus' annual gay pride parade starts on Saturday at Noon.

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12:29 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Police, CCAD Fight Bullying

Columbus police and the Columbus College of Art and Design are teaming up to fight bullying.

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12:27 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Jobless Rate Holds Steady

Ohio's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7 percent for the month of May.

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12:25 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Ohio Guns Used In Out-Of-State Crimes

Federal statistics show Ohio is a top source for guns used in crimes in other states.

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12:23 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Missing Girl Found Safe

A Pickerington girl who was reported missing last July has been found in Massillon.

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8:43 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Two Companies Plan Local Layoffs

Two companies will lay off a combined 205 central Ohio workers in August.

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7:47 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Home Sales Rose In May

Sales of existing homes rose last month. 

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7:36 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Attorney Sentenced In Corruption Case

A Cleveland attorney accused of facilitating various bribery schemes involving former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora and former County Auditor Frank Russo has been sentenced to nine years in prison in the FBI's ongoing probe of corruption in county government.

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7:26 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Chillicothe Cop Under Investigation

A Chillicothe police officer is under investigation for falling asleep at the wheel of his cruiser on Tuesday.

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7:24 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Columbus Woman Beaten By Grandson Passes Away

Upgraded charges are pending against a Columbus man following the death of his 90-year-old grandmother.

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7:17 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Home Robber Killed By Resident

Athens County Sheriff's deputies say a Glouster man was shot and killed Thursday by the resident of a home he was attempting to rob.

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7:02 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Legislature have agreed to a larger income tax cut as part of a package of changes to be included in the state budget bill.

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6:56 am
Fri June 21, 2013

ODYS Meeting Benchmark Goals

A federal district judge in Columbus says Ohio's youth prison system has met another benchmark for improvement as a long-running lawsuit against the agency continues to wind down.

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