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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6:57 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Hormones Linked To Violent Behavior In Certain Boys

A study by researchers at Cincinnati Children's hospital shows a quick swab of the mouth could help predict violent behavior in boys held in psychiatric care.

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6:48 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Arrests Made In Beating Death Of Circleville Woman

Four people have been arrested in connection with the beating death of a Circleville woman.

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6:44 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Local Man Setenced For Killing Child

A Pickaway County man who fled to California to escape charges in the shaken-baby death of a 10-month-old boy will serve 19 years in prison.

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6:43 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Cincinnati Appeals Parking Plan Ruling

The city of Cincinnati has appealed a judge's ruling blocking implementation of its parking lease plan.

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6:41 am
Fri March 29, 2013

MLB Names Award After Feller

The late Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller is being honored by Major League Baseball with an annual award in his name.

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6:37 am
Fri March 29, 2013

OSU Football Legend Passes Away

Dave Leggett, the Most Valuable Player in Ohio State's 1955 Rose Bowl win over Southern California that clinched a national championship, died Tuesday at the age of 79 after a long illness.

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6:32 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Teen Charged With Threatening Air Base

A Chillicothe teenager has been charged with making a phony threat against Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

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6:27 am
Fri March 29, 2013

More Jobs At Ohio Air Base Possible

The Mansfield Air National Guard base is getting a new mission and eight C-130H planes from the U.S. Air Force that could mean 180 new jobs.

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6:25 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Whirlpool Subject Of Cancer Cluster Lawsuit

Attorneys have filed a 750 million dollar class action lawsuit against Whirlpool related to a child cancer cluster near Clyde, Ohio.

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6:17 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Juvenile Shot On East Side

Columbus police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile outside of a fast food restaurant on the East side.

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6:16 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Decree Ends Lawsuit By Female Jail Guards

The Justice Department has approved a consent decree that will end a discrimination lawsuit filed by female guards at the Summit County Jail.

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6:14 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Mother Sues Akron Police

A million-dollar lawsuit has been filed on behalf of an unruly middle-school girl who suffered a broken arm while being restrained by an Akron police officer.

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12:35 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Study On Feelings From Helping Others

The good feeling people get from spending money on others or donating to charity may be part of human nature.


Cleveland Clinic psychologist Mike McKee says a study by researchers at the University of Canada shows participants worldwide, even in poor countries, got a mental lift from spending money on someone other than themselves. The researchers surveyed nearly 235-thousand people in 136 countries. The study is published in the "Journal of Personality and Social Psychology."




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12:31 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

School Board President Resigns

Medina School Board President Charles Freeman has resigned amid controversy over district spending and the superintendent's compensation, which included 265-thousand dollars for his college education bills.

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12:27 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

OSU Ovals To Become Pedestrian Only

Ohio State University plans to fine anyone who violates a new policy prohibiting people from riding a bicycle or skateboard on the north and south Ovals.

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12:25 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Man Killed By Deputy Identified

The Coshocton County Coroner has identified the man who died Wednesday after being shot by a sheriff's deputy on Tuesday.

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12:23 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Ohio Weekly Jobless Claims Decline

The Labor Department says claims for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio fell last week by nearly 12-hundred due to fewer layoffs in manufacturing.

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12:22 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Drug Ringleader Sentenced

A Springfield man charged with running a marijuana-trafficking ring in Columbus was sentenced this week to 10 years in federal prison.

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12:20 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Campbell To Be Executed In 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for the man who faked paralysis, overpowered a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy, hijacked a pickup truck and killed the driver in 1997.

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8:48 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Petition Seeks Firing Of Steubenville Coach

There are calls to fire the Steubenville High School football coach in the aftermath of the rape convictions of two players.

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