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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3:55 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Man Indicted For Relative's Death

A Delaware County grand jury today indicted a man in connection with an assault that killed his father-in-law.

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3:53 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Man Injured Crashing Stolen Tanker Truck

The State Highway Patrol says a man is hospitalized in Columbus in critical condition after stealing a tanker truck from the Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department in rural Ross County this morning.

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3:52 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Amber Alert Teen Held Pending Extradition

A Franklin County Magistrate has ordered a 17-year-old Putnam County youth be held until he can be extradited on a warrant for grand theft of a motor vehicle.

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12:44 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Judge Sets Bond For Ariel Castro

Bond was set this morning at 8 million dollars for 52-year-old Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man charged with rape and kidnapping two days after three women missing for roughly a decade were found at his home.

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12:37 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

"Stamp Out Hunger" Drive This Saturday

This Saturday, U.S. Postal Service carriers will collect donations of food to help feed hungry Central Ohioans.


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12:31 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Deal Reached In Cleveland Schools' Plan

Cleveland City Schools officials and the teachers' union have reached a tentative agreement on the district's sweeping turnaround plan.

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12:30 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Foreclosure Activity Up 12 Percent

Ohio foreclosure activity rose by 12 percent in April to the third-highest level in the nation, fueled by an increase in repossessions and sheriff's auctions.

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12:28 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Fire Temporarily Closes Portion Of I-70

The State Highway Patrol says the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near West Jefferson have now been reopened after a tractor-trailer fire this morning forced their closure.

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7:18 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Charges Filed In Case Of Three Women Found This Week

Charges have been filed against a former Cleveland school bus driver in the case of three women found in his home earlier this week.

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6:54 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Bill Encourages Military Sexual Assault Victims To Come Forward

New figures from the Defense Department show military sexual assault cases are increasing, and the majority go unreported.

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6:46 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Local Manufacturer To Lay Off Workers

Columbus-based Emerson Network Power is laying off 60 employees at its plant on the North side.

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6:32 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Central Ohioans Charged With Wrongly Taking Jobless Benefits

Nine central Ohio residents are accused of stealing from the state's unemployment fund.

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6:29 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Brothers Charged In Standoff

Two men are in custody after a standoff in a Mifflin Township home Wednesday that forced the lock-downs of seven Columbus schools.

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6:27 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Charges Pending In Fatal Wreck

Charges are pending against a tractor-trailer driver accused of starting a deadly crash on I-70 in Prairie Township Wednesday.

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6:25 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Police Seek Clintonville Vandals

Columbus police are searching for vandals who struck in the Clintonville area on Sunday.

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6:24 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Ohio, Indiana Want To Test Drones

All 11 members of the Indiana congressional delegation have co-signed a letter to federal officials supporting an Ohio-Indiana bid for one of six drone aircraft test sites.

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6:22 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Hundreds Of Bridges Need Repair

Ohio Department of Transportation records show more than 22 hundred bridges are structurally deficient but there is not enough money to fix them. 

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6:17 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Yost Proposes ODOT Cost Cutting Measures

Cutting its annual mowing schedule from four to three times could save the Ohio Department of Transportation millions, according to a study by State Auditor Dave Yost.

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6:15 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Canton Museums Working Together

Five museums in Canton are working to attract more visitors by banking on the popularity of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and creating a new marketing campaign.

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12:31 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Former OU Professor To Lead Florida A&M Band

Florida A&M University has named former Ohio University music professor Sylvester Young as the new director of its marching band.

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