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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12:33 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Ohio Man Allegedly Breached White House Security

A Kettering man is scheduled to appearin federal court today on charges of breaching security at the White House.

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12:31 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Ohio Foreclosures Decline

The foreclosure listing service RealtyTrac says Ohio foreclosure filings fell sharply in May, but the state had one of the highest rates in the country.

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12:25 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Ohio Documentary Premiers Tonight

A documentary film produced in Cleveland makes its world premiere tonight.

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7:26 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Fired Teacher's Supporters Seek Meeting With Bishop

Supporters of a teacher fired from Bishop Watterson High School because she is gay are asking for a meeting with the Columbus Catholic Diocese.

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7:23 am
Thu June 13, 2013

House Rejects Senate's Budget Bill Changes

An Ohio House and Senate Conference Committee meets today to begin sorting out differences between the two chambers' versions of the state budget bill.

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7:12 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Retailers Reporting Growth

Franklin County retailers are reporting steady growth so far this year.

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7:04 am
Thu June 13, 2013

COTA Holding Public Meeting On Bus Stop Consolidation

The Central Ohio Transit Authority holds a public meeting tonight on its plan to eliminate more bus stops.

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7:01 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Bond Set For Serial Rape Suspect

Bond is set at 900 thousand dollars for a Columbus man suspected in four local rapes.

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6:58 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Police Close Local Hotel

Columbus police have closed a hotel on the North side that has been declared a public nuisance.

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6:56 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Reported Barricade Situation Was False Alarm

Columbus police say a barricade situation last night on the North side turned out to be a false alarm.

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6:55 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Prosecutors Rest In Bridge Bomb Plot Trial

Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a man accused of plotting to blow up a bridge over the Cuayhoga Valley National Park.

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6:51 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Former Teacher Pleads No Contest To Video Voyeurism

A former drama teacher at the Wellington School in Upper Arlington has pleaded no contest to 21 charges of secretly videotaping girls as they undressed in the building.

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6:45 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Storms Leave Thousands Without Power

The State Highway Patrol says strong thunderstorms overnight brought high winds that damaged barns and trees and caused thousands of power outages throughout the state.

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12:27 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Timkin Split Study Continues

A study examining whether to split the Canton-based Timken Company in two is proceeding.

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12:24 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Man Rescued From Burning South Columbus Home

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of a South side house fire that broke out early this morning.

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12:21 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Two Hilliard Adults Charged Following Rowdy Party

Hilliard police have charged two adults with hosting an alcohol-fueled graduation party over the weekend.

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12:20 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Mount Vernon Police Chief Under Investigation

Mount Vernon Police Chief Michael Merrilees is being investigated for alleged criminal or ethical violations involving the police impound lot.

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12:18 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Discipline Announced For Police Officials In November Chase And Shooting

Cleveland police say one supervisor was fired, two were demoted and nine were suspended for their roles in a chase last November in which 12 white officers and one latino officer fired 137 shots, killing two unarmed African-Americans.

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7:43 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Retired Generals To Promote Pre-K Education

Some retired military generals plan to promote President Obama's pre-K education program today in suburban Dayton.

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7:36 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Dephi Retirees Hear From Congressmember

The head of a congressional panel is vowing to subpoena more people about why the pensions of salaried retirees of bankrupt auto-parts supplier Delphi were cut, while those of other auto industry retirees were not.

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