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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12:38 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

No Progress In Strongsville Contract Negotiations

The teachers' strike in the Strongsville City Schools will continue through at least a second week.

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12:34 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Driver In Fatal SUV Crash Identified

One of the two Warren teenagers who survived Sunday's SUV crash that killed six of his friends says the driver was speeding before she hit a guard rail and flipped into a pond.

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12:30 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Possible Referendum On Parking Operations Lease

Opponents of the City of Cincinnati's plan to lease its parking operations have begun collecting petition signatures to get a referendum on the November ballot.

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12:28 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Prosecutor Misses Deadline In Inman Appeal

An Ohio appeals court magistrate has ruled the Hocking County prosecutor will not be allowed to make oral arguments in the appeal of a Logan man convicted of murdering his estranged wife.

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12:27 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Suspect Arrested In Saturday Slaying

Columbus police say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting and killing of a Mansfield man.

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9:23 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Sequestration Impacts U.S.A.F. Museum

The National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton will not be spared from the federal sequestration cuts.

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9:21 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Sequestration Cuts Impact Control Tower

Corporate jet operators who use the Cuyahoga County Airport are bracing for the loss of control tower personnel.

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9:20 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Alcohol Possible Factor In Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating last night's small plane crash in Miami Township that injured two people.

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7:57 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Smaller CCS Budget Cuts Now Expected

Columbus City School Board members are looking at a smaller slate of budget cuts than presented to them last week.

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7:53 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Jury Deliberating Beasley Case

A Summit County jury resumes deliberations today in the case of a self-styled street preacher accused of killing three men he lured to Eastern Ohio with phony on-line job offers.

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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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