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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6:27 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Two U.S. Navy Officials Suspected In Divers' Deaths

The U.S. Navy says two senior leaders face involuntary manslaughter and dereliction-of-duty charges in the drowning deaths of two divers, including one from Ohio, at the Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore in February.

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12:34 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Heavy Rain Worsens Lake Erie Algae Blooms

Lake Erie charter captains are helping Ohio EPA researchers gather water samples to test for toxic algae blooms.

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12:29 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Services For Late UD Official Scheduled

A University of Dayton administrator has died in Korea.

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12:27 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Judge: Haslam Not Tampering With Witnesses

A Tennessee judge has denied claims that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is tampering with potential witnesses in a lawsuit stemming from an FBI raid on his Pilot Flying J truck stop business.

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12:26 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

No Travel Reimbursments For State Pension Workers

The Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review has voted that no retirement system employee may be reimbursed for travel from now on.

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12:24 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Three Injured In Morning Crash

Columbus police say three people are hospitalized for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Gemini Place near Lyra Drive this morning on the far North side.

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12:22 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Stabbing Victim Identified

Columbus police have identified the man who died at an East side hospital last night after driving himself there for treatment of a stab wound.

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8:03 am
Tue April 30, 2013

City Council Roundup

Columbus City Council last night approved spending nearly 1.2 million dollars to renovate the ventilation system at the North Market.

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7:29 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Cleveland Police Officers Violated Policy In Fatal Shootings

A Cleveland Police report on last year's officer-involved chase and shooting on shows dozens of officers violated department policies.

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7:25 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Proposed "Adult" Hotel Draws Protests

Some Delaware County residents are fighting plans to build an "adult" hotel in their community.

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7:23 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Groveport-Madison Schools Examining Proposed Cuts

Deep cuts are looming over the Groveport Madison Schools if voters say no to a request for new money next week.

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7:17 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Athens County Man Holds Deputies At Bay

An Athens County man is in custody following a standoff and shootout at his home yesterday.

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7:01 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Ohio High School Student Attempts Suicide In Class

Students will participate in an all-school prayer service prior to the start of classes this morning at an all-male Catholic high school West of Cincinnati, where police say a student shot himself in a classroom on Monday.

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6:55 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

Columbus police arrested two suspects following an armed robbery on the Northeast side yesterday that forced the lockdowns of four elementary schools, a middle school and a high school.

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6:54 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Police Investigating Stabbing Death

Columbus police say a man with a stab wound who drove himself to an East side hospital last night has passed away.

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6:53 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Nominations For Veterans Hall Of Fame Sought

The state's Department of Veterans Services is seeking nominations for induction into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.

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6:48 am
Tue April 30, 2013

New Website Allows Easier Access To State Rules Process

The Ohio Legislature has launched a new website that allows the public to more easily follow the thousands of state rules written each year.

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6:46 am
Tue April 30, 2013

ODH Ending Testing For West Nile

The Ohio Department of Health is dropping its program that tests mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, due to budget cuts.

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6:42 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Goodyear, Union In Contract Talks

Akron-based Goodyear and the United Steelworkers Union are negotiating new national contract covering 8 thousand tire workers at six plants.

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Sports
11:52 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Blue Jackets Look To Improve After Just Missing Playoffs

The Columbus Blue Jackets will once again be watching the NHL playoffs on television.

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