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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7:48 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Transparency At JobsOhio Complicated By Request To Get “Questions In Writing”

The continuing questions surrounding transparency at Governor John Kasich's job-creating entity JobsOhio came up again in a routine meeting Monday that ended with a statement that shocked many observers.

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7:32 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Casino Cheaters Given Probation

Franklin County prosecutors say two people charged with cheating at the Columbus casino last fall have pleaded guilty and will serve probation.

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7:28 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Local Landlord Jailed For Probation Violations

A Franklin County judge has sentenced a local landlord to one year in prison for violating his probation by failing to sell his properties.

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7:26 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Legislation Would Raise Highway Speed Limits

An Ohio Senate committee is scheduled to vote today on a plan to increase the speed limit to 70 miles an hour on some freeways.

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7:22 am
Tue March 12, 2013

FitzGerald Forms Gubernatorial Exploratory Committee

Democratic Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald says he has formed an exploratory committee to examine a possible run for Governor in 2014.

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7:15 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Nun Charged With Illegal Voting

A Hamilton County nun who voted on behalf of another nun who died before last year's presidential election has been charged with illegal voting.

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7:14 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Dublin Schools Choose New Leader

The Dublin School Board has voted to hire 47-year-old Todd Hoadley as the district's new superintendent.

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7:12 am
Tue March 12, 2013

No Injuries Reported In Early Morning Fire

No injuries are reported out of an early morning fire in the 16-hundred block of Parsons Avenue.

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7:11 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Football Player Wants Rape Charges Dismissed

Attorneys for Trent Mays, a Steubenville high school football player facing rape charges, are asking a judge to dismiss the case because they say the "unavailability of material witnesses" denies him his right to a fair trial.

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6:57 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Capital Club Fined For Discrimination

A Columbus club has been fined for discriminating against a former transgendered employee.

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6:55 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Apartment Fire Injures Four

Columbus fire officials are still investigating the cause of Monday's fire at an East side apartment complex that left four people injured.

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12:34 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Medina Schools Chief Returns Retention Bonus

The uproar over an 83-thousand dollar retention bonus paid to Medina schools Superintendent Randy Stepp appears to be over.

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12:29 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Columbus Police Searching For Gunman

Columbus police are searching for the suspect who shot and wounded a man early this morning on the East side.

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12:27 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Cincinnati Police Chief Calls For Stronger Gun Laws

Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig wants to see stronger gun laws.

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12:25 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

CSU Has First Female President

Central State University has installed the first female president in its history.

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12:24 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

OU Begins Historic Building Demolition

Ohio University began demolishing a historic — and supposedly haunted — campus building on Thursday.

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12:22 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Columbus Economy Strongest In The State

A new state report says the Columbus economy is the strongest in Ohio.

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8:26 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Apartment Fire Injures Two

Columbus fire officials say two people were injured in an early morning blaze at a Near West side apartment complex.

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8:13 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Former Tax Commissioner Talks About Sales Tax Plan

Some Ohio lawmakers continue to hear testimony opposing Governor John Kasich’s proposal to apply a 5 percent state sales tax and local piggy-back taxes to 80 goods and services.

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8:02 am
Fri March 8, 2013

CCS Official Leaving Amid Data-Scrubbing Scandal

A third Columbus City Schools administrator is stepping down amid the district's data-rigging scandal.

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