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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8:24 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Bridge Plot Suspect Found Guilty

A jury has found the last of five suspects in a failed plot  to bomb a bridge over the Cuayhoga Valley National Park guilty on all counts. 

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7:16 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Debate Over Health Care Costs Continues

With the federal health insurance plan taking effect soon, there are a lot of cost projections being tossed around by state officials.

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7:12 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Another County Offering Veterans ID Cards

Cuayhoga County is following the lead of officials in Franklin and other counties by offering veterans identification cards to help them claim benefits.

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7:02 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Assault, Carjacking Suspect Arrested

Columbus police say they have arrested the teenager who allegedly attacked a social worker and stole her car.

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6:58 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Police Briefing Targets Shoplifting Rings

Ohio police officers are scheduled to attend a briefing at the Columbus Police Academy today on ways to fight organized retail crime such as large-scale shoplifting rings.

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6:56 am
Fri June 14, 2013

More Prison Time For Man Convicted In Savage Beating

A Columbus man will serve an additional seven years in prison for the death of a woman he assaulted in 1998.

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6:54 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Five Years In Prison For Man Who Caused Fatal Accident

A Franklin County judge has sentenced a Michigan man to five years in prison for causing a crash that killed one person and injured another in Franklinton last August.

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6:53 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Downtown Cincinnati Getting First Grocery Store

Construction is scheduled to start later this year on downtown Cincinnati's first grocery store.

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6:52 am
Fri June 14, 2013

State Money Helps Pay For New Track

An automotive test track in Central Ohio has new pavement, thanks in part to taxpayers.

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6:47 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Ohio Military Members Delivering Meals To Haiti

The 445th Airlift Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton leaves today to deliver meals from a nonprofit group to residents of Haiti.

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6:44 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Owner Of Stolen Bike Helps Police Find Suspects

Columbus police say a crime victim helped recover his stolen bicycle and put four people behind bars last night.

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6:42 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Girl Hit By Cruiser

A Whitehall girl is recovering from injuries sustained yesterday after being hit by a police cruiser.

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6:36 am
Fri June 14, 2013

NWS Confirms Tornado Touchdowns

The National Weather Service says the predawn storms on Thursday spawned five tornado touchdowns in Auglaize, Wood and Van Wert counties.

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6:32 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Lawmakers Consider Plan Allowing E-Proof Of Insurance

The Ohio House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security committee is reviewing a bill that would allow drivers to show proof of insurance via a wireless device.

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6:28 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Delaware Deaths Ruled Drug Overdoses

Delaware police say two people found dead inside of two homes on Bernard Avenue died of heroin overdoses.

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6:27 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Sentencing Of Columbus Cop Rescheduled

A federal judge has rescheduled sentencing for a former Columbus police school resource officer convicted of coercing sexual behavior from students.

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6:25 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Lawmakers Introduce Medicaid Bill

State lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan proposal aimed at curbing Medicaid costs.

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6:22 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Family Sues Dayton Police Alleging Wrongful Death

A lawsuit has been filed in the 2011 death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who Dayton police say jumped from a bridge after escaping custody by breaking a cruiser window with his head.

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12:40 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Worthington Library Levy Planned For Fall Ballot

Worthington Library officials say they will put a 2.2-mill operating levy on the November ballot.

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12:38 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Reed Gets Liver Transplant In Ohio

Rock-and-Roll Hall-of-Famer Lou Reed has revealed that he underwent a successful liver transplant at the Cleveland Clinic last month.

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