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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12:43 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Second Cleveland Casino Planned

Cleveland Casino owner Dan Gilbert says he plans to build a second gambling establishment in that city.

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12:34 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Gawkers Showing Up At Castro Home

There is apparently no shortage of people who want to see the house where three once-missing Cleveland women were found alive.

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12:26 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

OSU Students Witness Oklahoma Twister

Two Ohio State University metorology students are back from Oklahoma, where they got to chase some storms.

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12:22 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Astronomers ID Fireball Seen In Ohio

A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses in  Ohio and several other states is what astronomers are calling a fragmenting meteoric fireball.

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9:24 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Species Named

Cleveland Museum of Natural History curator Michael Ryan has named a new species of dinosaur he found in Canada.

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9:21 am
Thu May 23, 2013

CCS Board Backs Some Education Commission Recommendations

The Columbus school board is throwing its support behind some of the findings of Mayor Michael Coleman's education commission.

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7:42 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Pottery Thief Sentenced

A Columbus man who admitted stealing rare pottery from Ohio State University and selling it to an antiques dealer has been sentenced to eight months in jail.

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7:13 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Fatal Crash Closes Portion of I-70

One man was killed overnight in a chain-reaction crash involving three tractor-trailer trucks and a pickup truck on Interstate 70 in Licking County.

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6:57 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Existing Home Sales Increase

Sales of existing homes rose in April on the local, state, and national levels.

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6:56 am
Thu May 23, 2013

No Air Force Jets For Rickenbacker

The Pentagon says Central Ohio will not get a base for the U.S. Air Force's next generation of refueling aircraft.

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6:54 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Columbus Man Charged With Threatening POTUS

Federal charges have been filed against a Columbus man accused of threatening to kill President Obama.

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6:52 am
Thu May 23, 2013

New Fairfield County Interchange Planned

Major improvements are planned for U.S. Route 33 in Fairfield County.

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6:47 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Preventing Deaths In Hocking Hills

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is taking steps to prevent more deaths from falls in the Hocking Hills area.

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6:45 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Police Raid Marijuana Growing Operation

Hilliard police are looking for a person of interest in connection with a marijuana raid on Wednesday.

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6:44 am
Thu May 23, 2013

COTA Bus Shooter Indicted

The man charged with firing a shot that struck a woman on a COTA bus last month has been indicted on 12 counts of felonious assault.

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6:43 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Escaped Inmate Recaptured

The state prisons department says an inmate has been captured after walking away from his work assignment as an auto mechanic at the Lebanon Correctional Institution on Tuesday.

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6:31 am
Thu May 23, 2013

House Approves Internet Cafe Moratorium

The Ohio House has approved a bill extending the state's moratorium on the opening of new internet cafes and imposing a new reporting requirement.

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12:41 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Authorities Raid Alleged Columbus Pill Mill

City, county, and state authorities raided a clinic and two pharmacies on Columbus' South side this morning as part of a nine-month investigation of alleged pill mills.

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12:38 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Man Indicted For Injuring Cop

A Knox County grand jury this morning indicted a Mount Vernon man charged with hitting and injuring a Danville police officer during a cross-county chase early Sunday morning.

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12:34 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Police ID Drowning Victim

Zanesville Police say a 2-year-old autistic boy from Akron drowned in the Muskingum River Saturday after wandering away from his family's cabin.

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